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The travel series is arranged alphabetically by country (according to the name currently in use at the time of Armstrong's travels) and chronologically within each file. Although it consists primarily of business-related correspondence, there are some personal letters between Armstrong and his wife and daughter. Armstrong spent a great deal of time abroad collecting information on the current political situation for Foreign Affairs, seeking articles from local intelligentsia, and meeting with key political figures. Some of the correspondence is in a foreign language, often French, most of which is not translated. The series is divided into three categories: correspondence pertaining to specific countries (1925-1972); trip itineraries (1947, 1954-1957, 1959-1968); and general travel correspondence (1935-1972, undated).
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The address books series contains Armstrong's personal address books for most of the years between 1934 and 1966, including two folders of undated material. The series is comprised of eight folders, arranged chronologically with the books ordered alphabetically within each folder. The books were revised and updated regularly by his secretary, and reflect an accumulation of addresses over the years; this may explain why there are some years missing. They consist primarily of the addresses of Armstrong's international associates, and occasionally biographical information. Their names are also listed by their respective cities of residence at the end of each book. Also included are lists of international restaurants and hotels and other pertinent travel information and his dinner guest lists from 1938 to 1945.
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Series 8: Subject Files, 1912-1972

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The subject files are arranged alphabetically and then chronologically within each folder. The material in this series was pulled together by Armstrong in anticipation of writing a follow up volume to Peace and Counterpeace. Consequently, a wide range of topics are covered including individuals, printed matter, countries, organizations and events. The majority of this material is in the form of notes. For example, Dwight D. Eisenhower's folder contains seven pages of handwritten notes reflecting Armstrong's thoughts on a 1955 press conference. The Paris and Yugoslavia folders have the greatest quantity of material. However, a large portion of this material overlaps sections of the Travel series and the Notebooks and Memoranda series.