Series 5: Writings

16 boxes (1 partial)

This collection is stored at Mudd Manuscript Library.

Requests will be delivered to Public Policy Papers, MUDD Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1893-1973..

Dates: 1907-1971.

Extent: 16 boxes (1 partial)

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use.


The Writings series is comprised of both published and unpublished writings, including books. The series is broken down into seven subseries by type of material, each arranged chronologically. The Articles subseries includes items from such publications as The Blue and the Gray, New York Evening Post, New York Times, and Scribner's. Armstrong's Foreign Affairs articles are not included since they are separately indexed in the journal which is available in the Reference Room. Copies from Armstrong's scrapbooks flesh out this series for the 1920s; see the Scrapbooks for a more complete record of the period since 1930.

The second subseries, Books, focuses on three of Armstrong's books: Tito and Goliath, Peace and Counterpeace, and Those Days. All book files have correspondence, notes, chapter outlines and commentaries. For example, the Tito and Goliath files have comments by R.A. Rosa, Cyril E. Black, Philip E. Mosey, P.R. Sweet, and A. Draynich. The Peace and Counterpeace files also contain subject files which are arranged by year. Within these files, topics range from Archibald Cary Coolidge's death to information on various countries such as France, Germany and Switzerland. Much of the Peace and Counterpeace material consists of Armstrong's journal entries for the period prior to 1935.

The remaining subseries are Notes, Poems, Reviews, Speeches and Unpublished Manuscripts. Most of the dates and locations of the speeches have been recorded. In some cases, a published article has sections that were never published, as is the case with the article "Last Time" (1943).


(arranged by type, then chronologically)

Preferred Citation

Series 5: Writings; 1907-1971; Hamilton Fish Armstrong Papers, Public Policy Papers, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Title Date Container
    Subseries 5A: Articles 1907-1964 June 4 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 5B: Books 1913-1972 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 5C: Notes 1919 March 5-1972 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 5D: Poems 1911 June-1923 September 14 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 5E: Reviews 1914-1933 October 7 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 5F: Speeches 1925-1971 November 1 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 5G: Unpublished Manuscripts 1907-1972 Explore Multiple Containers

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