Series 3: Personal Files
14.1 linear feet, 36 boxes
This collection is stored at Mudd Manuscript Library.
Requests will be delivered to Public Policy Papers, MUDD Reading Room
Collection Creator: Kennan, George F. (George Frost),
Extent: 14.1 linear feet, 36 boxes
The collection is open for research use.
The Personal Files series contains materials about Kennan's career, as well as his
personal life. The majority of the series is composed of newspaper articles,
either clippings or arranged in scrapbooks, about Kennan which cover his entire
career at the State Department and at the Institute for Advanced Study, as well as
his opinions on current events and his retirement. Also included are recordings of
interviews, lectures, conferences, and television programs by or about Kennan, his
appointment calendars from 1965 and 1970-2000, papers for classes he taught at
Princeton University, and materials he provided to his official biographer John
Gaddis, notably the FBI's file on Kennan. Other materials include photographs,
awards and honorary degrees, topical files of articles Kennan collected, and files
on Kennan's travels.
Arranged alphabetically by document type or subject.
Series 3: Personal Files; 1871-2005; George F. Kennan Papers, Public Policy Papers, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.