Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999 (bulk 1946-1995)

Linowitz, Sol M.,. 1913-2005


194,000 items.
638 containers plus 3 classified and 16 oversize.
270.8. linear feet.
Arranged in 9 series. Series 1: Diaries, 1944-1984; Series 2: Correspondence File, 1964-1999; Series 3: Government Service, 1913-1993; Series 4: General Office File, 1778-1999; Series 5: Haloid Xerox, Inc., 1932-1962; Series 6: Speeches and Writings File, 1922-1998; Series 7: Miscellany, 1923-1995; Series 8: Classified, 1962-1982; and Series 9: Oversize, 1945-1993.
Diaries, correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, notes, interviews, oral history transcripts, biographical material, legal files, organizational records, travel files, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney chiefly with Sutherland and Sutherland in Rochester, N.Y., and with Coudert Brothers international law firm in Washington, D.C, executive for Xerox Corporation (earlier known as Haloid Xerox, Inc.), ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator with Ellsworth Bunker of the Panama Canal treaties, and Jimmy Carter's special representative to the Middle East peace negotiations. Includes drafts and production files for Linowitz's memoir, The Making of a Public Man : A Memoir (1985) and an oral history from 1982-1983.
Documents his service in the Lyndon B. Johnson and Jimmy Carter administrations; and as co-founder with David Rockefeller of the International Executive Service Corps; representative to the Alliance for Progress; representative at the Latin American Summit Conference, Punta del Este, Uruguay, 1967; head of the public affairs television show Court of Public Opinion; founding chairman of Inter-American Dialogue; and student at Cornell Law School, Ithaca, N.Y. Also documents his work with the Commission on United States-Latin American Relations; Council on Foreign Relations; Federal City Council in Washington, D.C.; National Urban Coalition; Special Committee on Campus Tensions; U.S. Office of Price Administration during World War II; and U.S. Presidential Commission on World Hunger.
Subjects include antitrust issues; civil rights; community service; corporate responsibility; deregulation of airlines; education; national and international events; the Gerald Ford administration; global markets; government; international aid; international relations; Israel; Jewish concerns; Latin America; law; Marine Midland Bank; the Middle East; Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York; Palestinian autonomy; politicians; national and international politics; politicians; presidential campaigns of Jimmy Carter, Edmund Muskie, and Bill Clinton; presidential elections and appointments; Rank Organisation in London, Eng.; public service institutions; rent control; travel to Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East; the United Nations; urban issues; U.S. President's General Advisory Committee on Foreign Assistance Programs; U.S. State Dept. Advisory Committee on International Organizations; and xerography.
Correspondents include Menachem Begin, Peter G. Bourne, Ellsworth Bunker, Chester Floyd Carlson, Jimmy Carter, John H. Dessauer, Joseph Epstein, Henry A. Grunwald, Alexander Meigs Haig, Lee Hamilton, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Edward Moore Kennedy, Henry Kissinger, Galo Plaza Lasso, David Eli Lilienthal, Peter G. Peterson, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Dean Rusk, George Pratt Schultz, Robert S. Strauss, Earl Warren, and Joseph C. Wilson.
Lawyer, diplomat, U.S. presidential advisor, and businessman.
Open to research.
Classified, in part.
Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material.
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division.
Collection material in English.
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