Lyman B. Kirkpatrick Papers
circa 1933-2000 (mostly 1942-1982)
5.98 linear feet, 9 archival boxes and three audiovisual boxes
Lyman B. Kirkpatrick, Jr. served with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from its inception in 1947 until 1965. The papers document Kirkpatrick's career at the CIA, including his role as inspector general during the Bay of Pigs invasion, as well as his service in the U.S. Army and Office of Strategic Services during World War II, and his time as a professor of political science at Brown University.