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), 1904-2005..
Extent: 14.1 linear feet, 36 boxes
Boxes 1-53, 240-241, and 298-311 of this collection have been sent off-site to a vendor to be scanned. Soon, these materials will be available from anywhere with an internet connection.
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.