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National Security Council (NSC) Files on Yost: Letter and Piece on Vietnam and Memos and List of NSC Meetings, 1968-1971

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Collection History

Appraisal

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Processing Information

This collection was processed by Laura J. Szymanski in 2003. Finding aid written by Laura J. Szymanski in 2003. Material was arranged into series at this time. Additions were integrated into the collection, and finding aid revised, by Adriane Hanson in 2008. Subsequent accession was added to the collection and a file list added to the finding aid by Regine Heberlein in January 22, 2010. Series 6 and Series 7 were added by Rachel Van Unen in 2014-2015. Series 8 was added by Phoebe Nobles in 2018. The finding aid was partially rewritten by Will Clements in 2023 to incorporate the most recent series into a more cohesive series structure, with the 2022 addition to the collection incorporated at the same time.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use, with the exception of the draft biography by Felicity Yost, which is restricted until publication of the biography.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

There are audiocassettes, CDs, DVDs, a VHS tape, and a film reel located throughout the collection.

Credit this material:

National Security Council (NSC) Files on Yost: Letter and Piece on Vietnam and Memos and List of NSC Meetings; Charles W. Yost Papers, MC193, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 6

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Related Materials

The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library holds many collections related to the Charles W. Yost Papers which may be located by browsing or searching for "diplomacy" on the Princeton University Library Finding Aids website. Collections of particular relevance are the papers of career diplomats Jacob D. Beam, James Hugh Keeley, Jr., Lincoln MacVeagh, Livingston T. Merchant, Karl L. Rankin, William Cattell Trimble, Marten Van Heuven and Joshua Butler Wright.

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"What Future for the UN? An Atlantic Dialogue: The Reactions of Western Europeans and Others to the Report of the Atlantic Council's Working Group on the United Nations"

"Toward a Search for Consensus in the United Nations" (Sound Recording)

Names:
United States. Foreign Service
Yost, Charles Woodruff