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"Great Power & Great Diversity: The Perceptions & Policies of President Kennedy", 1963 November

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged alphabetically by document type.

Collection History


Duplicate materials and papers related to Cleveland's university career have been separated from this collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson in 2009. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in May 2009.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

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, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to Princeton University and researchers are free to move forward with use of materials without anything further from Mudd Library. For materials not created by the donor, where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. In these instances, researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

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.

Credit this material:

"Great Power & Great Diversity: The Perceptions & Policies of President Kennedy"; Harlan Cleveland Papers, MC234, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 4

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Related Materials

Collections at the Mudd Manuscript Library of particular relevance to the Harlan Cleveland Papers include the George Ball Papers (undersecretary of state for Kennedy and Johnson), the Adlai Stevenson Papers (U.S. ambassador to the UN 1960-1965), and the Whiting Willauer Papers (economic aid work in China during the 1940s).

Related archival collections at other institutions include the Harlan Cleveland Papers at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library (1954-1965, 120 boxes) and records at the National Archives of the government agencies Cleveland worked for during his career. Syracuse University, the University of Hawaii, and the University of Minnesota also hold records related to Cleveland's tenure at each institution.


The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: Cleveland, Harlan, Class of 1938, Undergraduate Alumni Records; University Archives, Special Collections, Princeton University Library. "Harlan Cleveland; Dean, Author, Statesman and Lifelong Learner" by Joe Holley. Washington Post, June 6, 2008. "Harlan Cleveland, Diplomat and Scholar, Dies at 90" by Dennis Hevesi. The New York Times, June 13, 2008. Harlan Cleveland Profile. Marquis Who's Who on the Web Accessed April 10, 2009.

Aspen institute
United Nations, Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
United Nations
United States. Department of State
North Atlantic Treaty Organization