Contents and Arrangement

Relations with Truman, 1945-1962

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged alphabetically by type (e.g. correspondence) or subject, with miscellaneous files at the end of the series.

Collection History


No information is available about whether material was separated during accessioning in 2001 or processing in 2009.


These papers were processed with the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson in 2009. During processing in 2009, materials were arranged into series and re-housed. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in April 2009.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact 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:

Relations with Truman; Arnold A. Rogow Papers on James V. Forrestal, MC240, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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Related Materials

Collections at the Mudd Manuscript Library of particular relevance to the Arnold A. Rogow Papers are the papers of James V. Forrestal, Harold Gardiner Bowen (special assistant to Forrestal while he was Secretary of the Navy), and Ferdinand Eberstadt (an advisor to Forrestal throughout his military career).

Files related to the 1949 report of the board which investigated Forrestal's death, popularly called the "Willcutts Report," are available online via the Mudd Manuscript Library Website: Admiral M.D. Willcutts Report on the Death of James V. Forrestal


The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: "Arnold A. Rogow, 81, a Writer Who Put History on the Couch" by Douglas Martin. The New York Times, March 2, 2006. Daily Closeup: "A Sickness..." by Lindsy Van Gelder. The New York Post, April 10, 1970. Obituary of Arnold A. Rogow by Benjamin Rivin. Comparative Politics, v. 39, no. 1, October 2006.

United States. Department of Defense
United States. Navy
Forrestal, James (1892-1949)
Forrestal, James (1892-1949)