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Alsop (J.W.), 1943-1988

MS. Berlin 239
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (passim) discussion of United States and international politics and affairs
  2. (fols. 2-7, 12b-19) letters from Alsop in wartime China, 1943-1945
  3. (fols. 52-58) discussion of the situation in Korea, 1951
  4. (fols. 60-63) discussion of the United States Presidential Election, 1952
  5. (fols. 82-96) discussion by Alsop of the Middle East situation, including description of a dinner with the Edens, 1956
  6. (fols. 121-123, 127-135) draft of a letter from Alsop to MacGeorge Bundy, about the funding of the future Wolfson College, and further discussion of the topic, 1965-1966
  7. (fols. 149-160) discussion of Berlin's article on Machiavelli, 1971
  8. (fols. 174-191) discussion of the draft of Alsop's book on the history of taste, including copy correspondence between Alsop and F.J.H. Haskell, 1972
  9. (fols. 210-224) discussion by Alsop of Middle East politics, 1976


  • Creation: 1943-1988


294 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Berlin 239

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom