Columbia University
Family background; childhood in New York State; Bryn Mawr; refugee work, Paris, 1917-19; graduate training, industrial management; factory employment manager; London School of Economics, 1921-22; Radcliffe and Harvard; European study and travel; teaching, Bryn Mawr, 1932-36; University of Pennsylvania; Social Security Board; Board of Economic Warfare, 1942; State Department, 1942-62: UNRRA, Morgenthau Plan, displaced persons, Bretton Woods Conference, security investigations, occupation of Austria and treaty negotiations, currency reform and monetary conversion. Impressions of Robert Lansing, John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and many others
Columbia University
Personal background and description of church-related activities; first meeting with Bishop and Mrs. Lichtenberger while on Executive Council of the Episcopal Church; recollections of Bishop Lichtenberger: his leaderhsip abilities, feelings on social issues, ecumenical work, liturgy, onset of his Parkinson's disease
Columbia University
Close personal friend of Dwight D. Eisenhower, recollections before, during and after presidential campaigns
Columbia University
Education, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; naval construction; Annapolis; navy yards in United States; Philippines; Shanghai, 1934-37; Trans-Siberian Railroad; Model Basin, Washington Naval Gun Factory; salvage and admiralty law; diving; Merritt, Chapman & Scott; San Diego salvage depot; equipment and personnel, procurement problems; Assistant Naval Attache, London; British World War II salvage operations: training personnel, blocking channels, enemy interference, financial aspects of salvage and marine insurance, rescue tugs; Bureau of Ships, 1941, salvage branch, training personnel; Pearl Harbor: communications problems, Naval districts
Columbia University
Relations with Bishop Sherrill while on national boards of Episcopal Church; Bishop Sherrill's organizational and leadership abilities and personality, his role in Episcopal Church's Department of Christian Education and in National and World Councils of Churches
Columbia University
Education, Naval Academy; world cruise, 1908; Turkey, burning of Smyrna; Geneva Conference, 1932; Naval AttacheĢ, Rome and Belgrade, 1938-41; Benito Mussolini, Galeazzo Ciano, Bernard Berenson, Spanish Royal family; destroyer squadron, convoy duty; Pearl Harbor, 1941; Task Force II, carrier operations, Coral Sea, Midway, Guadalcanal, Eastern Solomons; Commander North Pacific Fleet, Aleutians; combat intelligence; preparations for Philippine campaign; detailed description of Leyte Gulf and subsequent operations; Yellow Sea and Korea; Shanghai, Chungking; impressions of General Douglas MacArthur, Chiang Kai-shek, many prominent naval and political figures
Columbia University
Naval Academy; early cruises; Paris Peace Conference; War Plans Division, 1935; London Naval Conference, 1935; Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet, 1942-44; Operation Torch; Atlantic convoys
Columbia University
Commission for Relief in Belgium; association with Robert A. Taft; American Relief Administration; recollections of Herbert Hoover and Robert A. Taft
Columbia University
Vice consul, Calcutta, India, 1943; Chicago convention, 1952; Ambassador to Costa Rica, El Salvador; Richard Nixon's visit to El Salvador; Special Assistant, State Department, 1955; Assistant Secretary of State, 1956; Ambassador to Mexico, 1957; Eisenhower's visits to Mexico; President Lopez Mateos' visit to United States; impressions of President and Mrs. Eisenhower, John Foster Dulles, Herbert Hoover, Christian Herter, Anthony Eden, Richard Nixon
Columbia University
Sherrill family background; life at Boxford, influences on education and career choices; account of his father, Henry Knox Sherrill: influence of mother, impact of deaths of mother and brother, relations with church colleagues, power and administrative style, visit to Europe during World War II, interest in Massachusetts General Hospital and Yale University

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