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   Container / Location    Title
 
Series 1. General correspondence [series]:
General correspondence is divided into two subseries:-subseries 1. A chronological arrangement of general correspondence.-subseries 2. Correspondence of a particular topic arranged chronologically.

 
Subseries Ia. General Correspondence Arranged Chronologically [subseries]:
  1  
1902-1914
  1  
1915
  1  
1916-1917
  1  
1918, 1921
  1  
1922-1924
  1  
1926-1929
  1  
1930
  1  
1931-1932
  1  
1933-1934
  1  
1935
  1  
1936
  1  
1937
  1  
1938
  1  
1939
  1  
1940
  1  
1941
  1  
1942
  1  
Jan. 1943-Mar. 1943
  1  
Apr. 1943-May 1943
  1  
June 1943-Dec. 1943
  1  
1944, and undated
 
Subseries Ib. Correspondence of a particular topic arranged chronologically [subseries]:
  74  
Letters from Van Loon to the Netherlands commenting on wartime in America. Photocopies
  2  
Letters from reviewers about Hendrik Willem van Loon's Fall of the Dutch Republic, 1912-1914
  2  
Letters of introduction, 1913-1916
  2  
Correspondence pertaining to a job with the University of Wisconsin, 1914
  2  
Correspondence to Mr. Zuberbuehler (about Willem's schooling), 1926-1929
  2  
Correspondence concerning a debate that Verdi Alien was trying to set up that centered about Darwinian theories, 1937
  2  
Correspondence about Queen Wilhelmina's knighting of Hendrik Willem van Loon, 1937
  2  
Congratulation telegrams on Hendrik Willem van Loon's 60th Birthday (A-M, N-Z, Misc.) includes telegrams from H. Kerster and the Netherlands, 1942
  2  
Congratulation letters on Hendrik Willem van Loon's 60th Birthday (A-M, N-W, Misc.), 1942
  2  
Correspondence about Van Loon's Lives, 1942
  2  
Correspondence about a pamphlet for the state of Connecticut, 1943
  2  
Correspondence from World War II soldiers, 1943
  2  
War Relief correspondence, June 1941 - July 1941
  2  
War Relief correspondence, Aug. 1943-Jan. 1944
  3  
Condolence telegrams (A-H, J-M, P-Z, Misc.), 1944
  3  
Condolence letters(A, B, C, D-E, F, G, H, J, K, L M, N-0, P, R, S, T,V, W-Z, Misc.), 1944
  3  
Letters after Hendrik's death, 1944-1962
 
Series II. Family correspondence [series]:
Family correspondence of ten or more letters arranged chronologically. Family members include Hendrik's immediate family of parents, aunts, uncles, and two sons, and Eliza Bowditch van Loon's parents, her siblings, and cousins. Also postcards to and from family members. Major correspondence of ten or more letters between those friends with whom Hendrik maintained a regular correspondence is included in this series. Also included is correspondence between his second wife, Helen Criswell van Loon, and his third wife, Frances Ames Goodrich. This material is listed alphabetically by correspondent and arranged chronologically.

 
Subseries IIa. Chronologically Listed Letters [subseries]:
  4  
Early correspondence mostly in Dutch from Hendrik Willem van Loon's mother, father, and aunts and uncles, 1897-1899
  4  
Letters from Hendrik Willem van Loon to his mother in Dutch, c. 1900
  4  
Early correspondence mostly in Dutch to and from Hendrik Willem van Loon's family, c. 1901-1904
  4  
1905
  4  
Hendrik Willem van Loon's overseas letters, includes letter to Hendrik Willem van Loon from Eliza, 1906
  4  
Jan. 1907 - May 1907
  4  
Miscellaneous (including June 22-birth of Henry Bowditch), June 1907 - Aug. 1907
  4  
Sept. 1907 - Dec. 1907
  4  
1908
  4  
1909
  4  
1910
  4  
Birth of Gerard Willem, Jan. 1911
  4  
Feb. -Apr. 1911
  4  
May 1911-[misc]
  4  
1912
  4  
1913
  4  
1914
  4  
1915
  4  
1916
  4  
1917
  5  
Mar.1918 -July
  5  
Aug.1918 - [misc]
  5  
Jan. -July 1919
  5  
Aug. 1919 - [misc]
  5  
1920 Jan. 1920-July 1920
  5  
Sept. 1920 - [misc]
  5  
1921 Jan. 1921 -May 1921
  5  
June 1921 - [misc]
  5  
1922 Jan. - May 1922
  5  
July 1922 - [misc]
  5  
1923
  5  
1924
  5  
1925
  5  
1926
  5  
1927
  5  
1928
  5  
1929
  5  
1930
  5  
1931
  5  
Miscellaneous, 1931
  6  
Jan. 1932 -Mar 1932
  6  
Apr. 1932 - June 1932
  6  
July 1932 - Sept. 1932
  6  
Oct. 1932 -[misc]
  6  
Jan. 1933 - Mar. 1933
  6  
Apr. 1933 - Aug. 1933
  6  
Sept. 1933 - [misc]
  6  
Jan. 1934 - May. 1934
  6  
June. 1934 - Aug. 1934
  6  
Sept. 1934 - [misc]
  6  
Jan. 1935 - Apr. 1935
  6  
May 1935 - [misc]
  6  
(includes note to GWVL on back of a note to Hendrik Willem van Loon from Ed Sullivan, dated December 7, 1936), 1936
  6  
Jan. 1937 - Dec. 1937
  6  
Miscellaneous, 1937
  6  
Jan. 1938 - June 1938
  6  
July 1938 - [misc]
  7  
(including letter from Henri Hanken), 1939
  7  
1940
  7  
1941
  7  
Jan. 1942 - Dec. 1942
  7  
Miscellaneous, 1942
  7  
Letters to Gerard Willem, 1943
  7  
Jan. 1943 -May 1943
  7  
June 1943 - Dec. 1943
  7  
Miscellaneous, 1943
  7  
(includes one letter to Henry Bowditch from Eliza after Hendrik Willem van Loon's death), 1944
 
Postcards [subseries]:
  8  
To: EBVL, 1888-1899
  8  
1900-1903
  8  
1904
  8  
1905
  8  
1906 Jan. -June, July-Aug., Sept. -Oct., Nov. -misc., 1906 Jan. -June, July-Aug., Sept. -Oct., Nov. -misc.
  8  
1907 Jan. -March, Apr. -June, July-Aug., Sept. -misc., 1907 Jan. -March, Apr. -June, July-Aug., Sept. -misc.
  8  
1908 Jan. -Mar. , Apr. -Sept., 1908 Jan. -Mar. , Apr. -Sept.
  8  
1908 Oct. -misc. includes postcards from Blok, 1908-1910, 1908 Oct. -misc. includes postcards from Blok, 1908-1910
  8  
1909 Mar. -July, Aug. -misc., 1909 Mar. -July, Aug. -misc.
  8  
1910
  8  
1911
  8  
1912
  8  
1913
  8  
1914
  8  
1915
  8  
1916
  8  
1917-1920
  8  
1921, 1923
  8  
1924-1925, 1930, n.d.
 
Subseries IIc. Correspondence To And From Hendrik Willem van Loon [subseries]:
  9  
Helen Augur, 1931-1942
  9  
Harold Bauer, 1931-1934 (to and from) 1935-1944
  9  
William Berger, 1929
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1928 Feb., Mar., Apr., May
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1928 June-Sept.
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1928 Oct. -misc.
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1929 Jan. -May
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1929 June-Dec.
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1930 Jan. -June
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1930 July, Aug.
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1930 Sept. -Nov.
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1931 Jan. -Apr.
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1931 May- Aug.
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1931 (undated)
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1932 Feb. -Oct.
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1932 (undated)
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1933 Jan, Apr. -Dec.
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1933 (undated)
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1934 Jan. -May
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1934 June-July
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1934 Aug. -Oct. (letter to Harvard about a "Jewish" scholarship)
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1935
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1937
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1938
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1939 Feb. -Apr.
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1939 May-Dec., n.d.
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1940-1941
  9  
Alice Bernheim, 1942-1944
  10  
Morris Bishop, 1914-1943
  10  
Fraser Bond, 1941-1944, 1956
  10  
Dr. Frank Boyden, 1923-1925, n.d.
  10  
Florence Brobeck, 1935-1941, n.d.
  10  
George Lincoln Burr, 1902-1904
  10  
George Lincoln Burr, 1905-1907
  10  
George Lincoln Burr, 1908-1913
  10  
George Lincoln Burr, 1914-1917
  10  
George Lincoln Burr, 1918-1935
  10  
Dr. H. Colijn , 1939-1940
  10  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1887 (letter from Helen Criswell van Loon's father)
  10  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1903 (letter from Bryn Mawr College)
  10  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1919 Sept.
  10  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1919 Oct.
  10  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1919 Nov. 1-15
  10  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1919 Nov. 16-24
  10  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1919 Nov. 25, 1920 Jan. 5
  10  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1926 Oct. -Dec.
  10  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1927 Jan. -Feb.
  10  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1927 Mar. -June
  10  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1927 July- Aug.
  10  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1927 Dec.
  10  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1928 Sept.
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1929 March
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1929 Aug. , ca. 1929
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1930 Jan. , Mar. 2-6
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1930 Mar. 11-25
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1930 Mar. 26-29
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1930 April
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1930 June 6-July 16
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1930 Oct. 6-18, Nov. 8
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1933 June 19-July 11
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1933 Sept. -Nov.
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1934-1935 (includes legal correspondence about the estate of Mary-Ann Hostetter)
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1936 Apr. 18-30
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1936 May 1-4
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1937
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, 1945-1959 (includes bills from convalescent home, and obituary)
  11  
Helen Criswell Van Loon, n. d.
  11  
Elmer Davis, 1939-1943 . ,
  11  
Albert Einstein, 1930-1943, 1945
  11  
Ruby Fuhr, 1929
  11  
Ruby Fuhr, 1930 Jan. -Feb.
  11  
Ruby Fuhr, 1930 Mar. -July
  11  
Ruby Fuhr, 1930 Aug. -Dec.
  11  
Ruby Fuhr, 1931 Feb. -Aug.
  11  
Ruby Fuhr, 1931 Sept. -Dec.
  11  
Ruby Fuhr, 1932 Jan. -May
  11  
Ruby Fuhr, 1932 June-Dec.
  11  
Ruby Fuhr, 1933
  12  
Ruby Fuhr, 1934
  12  
Ruby Fuhr, 1935
  12  
Ruby Fuhr, 1936
  12  
Ruby Fuhr, 1937
  12  
Ruby Fuhr, 1938
  12  
Ruby Fuhr, 1939
  12  
Ruby Fuhr, 1940-1941
  12  
Ruby Fuhr, 1942, 1944
  12  
Ruby Fuhr, n.d.
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 July
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Aug. 1-5 (with copy of chapter 32, The Last Hundred Years)
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Aug. 6-10
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Aug. 11-15
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Aug. 16-19
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Aug. 20-21
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Aug. 22-25
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Aug. 26-29
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Aug. 30-31
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Sept. 1-10 (includes small drawings)
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Sept. 11-13
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Sept. 14-19
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Sept. 20-24 (includes small drawings)
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Sept. 25-30
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Oct.
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925 Nov. -Dec.
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1925-1926 letters from F.G.
  12  
Frances Goodrich, 1926 (from van Loon)
  13  
Frances Goodrich, 1927 Jan. 5-19
  13  
Frances Goodrich, 1927 Jan. 20-31
  13  
Frances Goodrich, 1927 Feb. -Mar.
  13  
Frances Goodrich, 1927 May- June (includes small drawings)
  13  
Frances Goodrich, 1927 Oct.. -Dec. (includes letter to Hendrik from Frances, and small drawings)
  13  
Frances Goodrich, 1927
  13  
Frances Goodrich, 1927 letters (dated by Gerard W. van Loon collectively, June 6-July 27)
  13  
Frances Goodrich, c. 1926 (includes letter from Frances)
  13  
Frances Goodrich, 1928-1934 (Frances' letter to investigator)
  13  
Frances Goodrich, n.d., miscellaneous (includes small drawings and undated notes)
  13  
Ben Huebsch, 1913-1935
  13  
Ben Huebsch, 1936-1943, 1948
  13  
Hattie-Bell Johnston, 1927-1943
  13  
Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands, 1938-1940
  13  
Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands, 1941-1944
  13  
Mary Powell/ Charles Kingsford-Smith, 1930-1933
  13  
Marvin Lowenthal, 1936-1939
  13  
Marvin Lowenthal, 1940-1944
  14  
Thomas Mann, 1936-1944
  14  
Elizabeth Marion (Saunders), 1938
  14  
Elizabeth Marion (Saunders), 1939
  14  
Elizabeth Marion (Saunders), 1940
  14  
Elizabeth Marion (Saunders), 1941
  14  
Elizabeth Marion (Saunders), 1942
  14  
Elizabeth Marion (Saunders), 1943
  14  
Elizabeth Marion (Saunders), 1944
  14  
Henri Mayer, 1924
  14  
Henri Mayer, 1925
  14  
Henri Mayer, 1926
  14  
Henri Mayer, 1927-1928
  14  
Henri Mayer, 1930-1931 (includes one two-page newspaper article)
  14  
Henri Mayer, 1932
  14  
Henri Mayer, 1933
  14  
Henri Mayer, 1934
  15  
Henri Mayer, 1935
  15  
Henri Mayer, 1936
  15  
Henri Mayer, 1937 Jan. -Aug.
  15  
Henri Mayer, 1937 Sept. -Dec. (includes one fragment from Mayer)
  15  
Henri Mayer, 1938 Jan. -July
  15  
Henri Mayer, 1938 Aug. -Dec.
  15  
Henri Mayer, 1939 Jan. -June
  15  
Henri Mayer, 1939 July-Dec.
  15  
Henri Mayer, 1940
  15  
Henri Mayer, 1941 (includes one letter from Mayer to Jimmie, 1945)
  15  
Joost A.M. Meerloo (MD), 1940-1944
  15  
Charles Recht, 1919-1928, 1929
  15  
Dr. L. Arthur Ries, 1941 July-Nov. (includes letter from Pierre van Paassen)
  15  
Dr. L. Arthur Ries, 1942 Jan. -June (letter from Ries)
  15  
Dr. L. Arthur Ries, 1942 July-Dec. (letter from Ries)
  15  
Dr. L. Arthur Ries, 1943 Jan. -June (includes typescript copy of an introduction to Van Loon's Lives-A History of the World Written for the Benefit of Those Who Came Back)
  15  
Dr. L. Arthur Ries, 1943 July-Dec.
  15  
Dr. L. Arthur Ries, 1944 (includes several letters to Ries from Jimmie after Hendrik's death)
  15  
Dr. L. Arthur Ries, n. d.
  15  
Eleanor Roosevelt, 1932-1947 letters from E.R. (several to Jimmie after Hendrik's death) originals
  15  
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1932-1936 letters from F.D.R. , originals
  15  
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1937-1938
  15  
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1939-1944 (includes several letters to Jimmie after Hendrik's death, and one letter from Mrs. James Roosevelt)
  15  
Franklin D. Roosevelt, letters to F.D.R. (originals)
  16  
FROM: Franklin D. Roosevelt (includes photocopies), 1931-1936
  16  
FROM: Franklin D. Roosevelt (includes photocopies), 1937
  16  
FROM: Franklin D. Roosevelt (includes photocopies), 1938
  16  
FROM: Franklin D. Roosevelt (includes photocopies), 1939
  16  
FROM: Franklin D. Roosevelt (includes photocopies), 1940
  16  
FROM: Franklin D. Roosevelt (includes photocopies), 1941
  16  
FROM: Franklin D. Roosevelt (includes photocopies), 1942-1944
  16  
TO: Franklin D. Roosevelt (includes letter and typescript copies), 1933-1935
  16  
TO: Franklin D. Roosevelt (includes letter and typescript copies), 1936-1937
  16  
TO: Franklin D. Roosevelt (includes letter and typescript copies), 1938
  16  
TO: Franklin D. Roosevelt (includes letter and typescript copies), 1939
  16  
TO: Franklin D. Roosevelt (includes letter and typescript copies), 1940
  16  
TO: Franklin D. Roosevelt (includes letter and typescript copies), 1940-1944 (letters from family after Hendrik's death)
  16  
George Saville, 1929-1934
  16  
George Saville, 1935-1942, n.d.
  16  
Rene Scudamore, 1928-1930
  16  
Rene Scudamore, 1931-1932
  16  
Rene Scudamore, 1937
  16  
Rene Scudamore, 1938
  16  
Rene Scudamore, 1939-1943
  16  
Rene Scudamore, n.d.
  16  
Erik "Din" Smit (photocopies), 1928
  16  
Erik "Din" Smit (photocopies), 1929 Jan. -Aug.
  16  
Erik "Din" Smit (photocopies), 1929 Sept. -Dec.
  16  
Erik "Din" Smit (photocopies), 1930 Jan. -June
  17  
Erik "Din" Smit (photocopies), 1930 July-Oct.
  17  
Erik "Din" Smit (photocopies), 1931-1934
  17  
Erik "Din" Smit (photocopies), 1935, 1938
  17  
Erik "Din" Smit (photocopies), 1939 letters from Jimmie 1945-1952
  17  
Mary Sullivan (originals), 1926-1935
  17  
Mary Sullivan (originals), 1936-1939
  17  
Mary Sullivan (originals), 1940-1943
  17  
Mary Sullivan (originals), n.d.
  17  
Lucie Van Tal, 1927-1943
  17  
Andrew D. White, 1904-1917
 
Series III. Major correspondents [series]:
Major correspondents include those individuals who were considered important personalities in the 1900's-1940's, with whom Hendrik wrote irregularly (less than ten letters). This material is listed alphabetically and includes number of letters and inclusive dates. Also included in this series are draft copies of correspondence and microfilmed correspondence.

 
Subseries IIIa. Alphabetically Arranged Letters to van Loon [subseries]:
  17  
Dr. Frank Ezra Adcock, Feb. 12, 1921
  17  
Winthrop Ames, June 23, 1921
  17  
Peggy Bacon, Mar. 8, 1939
  17  
Ernest Sutherland Bates, July 15, 1927
  17  
Ludwig Bemelmans, 1941, n.d.
  17  
Count Bernadotte, Aug. 3, 1939
  17  
Francis Biddle, Nov. 28, 1942
  17  
Boni and Liveright Inc. (several letters from van Loon), 1921-1923
  17  
Rita and Stephan Bonsai, 1934-1942
  17  
J.A. Bouman, Christmas Eve 1943
  17  
Margaret Bourke-White (Caldwell), n. d.
  17  
Louis Bromfield, 1943, n.d.
  17  
Van Wyck Brooks (includes several postcards), 1936-1943, n.d.
  17  
William Jennings Bryan, May 28, 1915
  17  
Pearl S. Buck Mar. 7 & Apr. 11,, 1933, Nov. 16, 1938
  17  
Willa S. Cather, Jan. 1, 1943
  17  
Aaron Copland, Oct. 30, ?
  17  
Archibald Cary Coolidge, June 6, 1916
  17  
Wilbur L. Cross, 1938
  17  
Charles William Dabney, To: 1901, 1902 From: 1943
  17  
Walter Damrosch, 1935-1942
  17  
Jay N. Darling, 1942
  17  
Harding Davis' (Richard, Hope, Bessie), 1902-1903, 1919, 1929-1930
  17  
Douglas Z. Doty, 1914-1915
  17  
Max Eastman, Apr. 20, 1942
  17  
Walter D. Edmonds, September 1, 1936
  17  
Walter Prichard Eaton, 1925
  17  
Albert Ehrenstein (encl. bibliography of, 1943
  17  
Oscar Fabres his works), 1940-1942
  17  
Clifton (Kip) Fadiman, 1933-1943
  17  
Kirsten Flagstad, n. d.
  17  
Gilda Gray, 1943
  17  
John Gunther, Nov. 22, 1939
  17  
Francis Hackett, Signe Toksvig (Mrs. Hackett, 1941, 1943 )
  17  
Walter Hampden, Oct. 19, 1938
  17  
Dr. Ernst Hanfstaengl, May 8, 1935
  17  
Maurice Hanline, 1940-1941
  17  
Florence Harriman (Mrs. J. Borden Harriman), Oct. 7, 1941
  17  
Sven Hedin, 1936, 1938
  17  
Josef Hofmann, Jan. 18, 1939
  17  
Elliot Henry Holt, 1913, 1927
  17  
Herbert Hoover, 1940-1944
  17  
Harry L. Hopkins, 1938-1939
  17  
Roy W. Howard, Nov. 16, 1939
  17  
Rupert Hughes, 1932
  17  
Cordell Hull, June 7, 1940
  17  
Fanny Hurst, 1935-1940
  17  
Hans Kindler, 1941 (?)
  17  
Ten Klooster, 1938-1939
  17  
Charles Koch, July 7, 1943
  17  
Fritz Kreisler, 1920
  17  
Fiorello LaGuardia, 1935-1943
  17  
Ring Lardner, Jan. 27, 1933
  17  
Sinclair Lewis, 1941
  17  
Kate Lofting, Dec. 17, 1928
  17  
Pauline Lord, June 21, 1927
  17  
Clare Boothe Luce, 1942, 1943
  17  
Emil Ludwig, 1932
  17  
Archibald MacLeish, March 6, 1942
  17  
Ludwig Marcuse, Jan. 31, 1940
  17  
W. S. Maugham, Oct. 18, 1940
  17  
William McFee, March 10, 1939
  17  
Lauritz Melchior, Dec. 29, 1939
  17  
Mrs. Wm. Brown Meloney, Jan. 17, 1939
  17  
H.L. Mencken, 1936, 1942
  17  
Paul E. More, 1912
  17  
Anne Morgan, 1933-1943
  17  
Arthur E. Morgan, July 28, 1921
  17  
Herbert Morrison, July 1, 1940
  17  
William A. Neilson, Nov. 6, 1940
  17  
Ruth Bryon Owen, 1935
  17  
To: Arthur Pell, March 1931
  17  
Gifford Pinchot, Oct. 2, 1915
  17  
Lily K. Pons, 1941, n.d.
  17  
G.P. Putnam, Oct. 28, 1912
  17  
Jean Renoir, Nov. 16, 1942
  17  
Arthur Robinson, July 25, 1939
  17  
Jules Romains, Dex. 4, 1940
  17  
Ruth St. Denis, 1939, 1941
  17  
David Sarnoff, Sept. 8, 1939
  17  
Max Schuster, 1937, 1943
  17  
Samuel Seabury, Nov. 4, 1937
  17  
Alexander P. de Seversky, May 8, 1942
  17  
Jean Sibelius Otis Skinner (one Cornelia Otis), 1938-1941 1932-1936
  17  
Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Feb. 16, 1935
  17  
E.R. Stettinius, Jr., 1943
  17  
Melville E. Stone, 1905-1907, 1915
  17  
Rex Stout, 1942
  17  
Abbot and Gladys Thayer, 1913-1922, n.d.
  17  
Dorothy Thompson, Nov. 21, 1939
  17  
Sybil Thorndike Signe Toksvig - see Francis Hackett, n. d.
  17  
Alexandra L. Tolstoy, 1942-1943
  17  
Gene Tunney, 1934
  17  
Oswald Garrison Villard, 1929, 1938, 1942
  17  
H.A. Wallace, 1942
 
Subseries IIIb. Draft Copies of Correspondence [subseries]:
  18  
Draft copies dated 1906-1920
  18  
Draft copies dated 1921-1923
  18  
Draft copies dated 1924
  18  
Draft copies dated 1925-1928
  18  
Draft copies dated 1929-1931
  18  
Draft copies dated 1932
  18  
Draft copies dated 1933
  18  
Draft copies dated 1934
  18  
Draft copies dated 1935
  18  
Draft copies dated 1936
  18  
Draft copies dated 1937
  18  
Draft copies dated 1938
  18  
Draft copies dated 1939
  18  
Draft copies dated 1940
  19  
Draft copies dated 1941
  19  
Draft copies dated 1942
  19  
Draft copies dated 1943
  19  
Draft copies dated 1944
 
Subseries IIIc. Correspondence on Microfilm [subseries]:
  1  
Letters from Hendrik Willem van Loon to Andrew D. White, 1904-1917.
  1  
Letters from Hendrik Willem van Loon to George Lincoln Burr, 1902-1921.
  1  
Letters from files of Charles Recht pertaining to Hendrik Willem van Loon, 1919.
  1  
Hendrik Willem van Loon correspondence with Ben Huebsch.
  1  
Letters from Hendrik Willem and Helen Criswell van Loon to Erik "Din" Smith, 1928-1952.
  1  
Letters from Hendrik Willem van Loon to H. Bauer (Library of Congress) .
  1  
Letters from Hendrik Willem van Loon to numerous unidentified people.
  2  
Correspondence and other materials concerning Hendrik Willem van Loon in the papers of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
 
Series IV. Manuscript material [series]:
Manuscript material includes carbons, drafts, and typescripts for articles, books, broadcasts, lectures, serials, and Hendrik Willem van Loon's thesis. Book material is arranged alphabetically by title. Articles, broadcasts, lectures, serials, and the thesis are arranged separately in chronological order when possible. The letters N/A were used when no title was available.

 
Subseries IVa. Book Manuscripts [subseries]:
  20  
Adriaen Block, annotated typescript
  20  
Adventures and Escapes of Gustavus Vasa, carbon pages. 1-100
  20  
Adventures and Escapes of Gustavus Vasa, carbon (different version) p. 1-34
  20  
Adventures and Escapes of Gustavus Vasa, handwritten draft Chapter 1
  20  
Adventures and Escapes of Gustavus Vasa, Chapter 2
  20  
Adventures and Escapes of Gustavus Vasa, Chapters 3-4
  20  
Adventures and Escapes of Gustavus Vasa, Chapters 5-6
  20  
Adventures and Escapes of Gustavus Vasa, Chapters 7-9
  20  
America, handwritten draft p. 1-46
  20  
America, handwritten and typescript draft, carbon list of chapter titles Chapters 1-5
  20  
America, Chapters 6-9
  20  
America, Chapters 10-14
  20  
America, Chapters 15-18
  20  
America, Chapters 19-21
  20  
America, Chapter 22 (p. 268-317)
  20  
America, p. 318-348
  20  
America, p. 349-400
  20  
America, p. 401-443
  20  
America, p. 444-467
  20  
America, p. 468-518
  20  
Around the World with the Alphabet, annotated carbon p. 1-45
  20  
Around the World with the Alphabet, handwritten introduction, annotated typescript introduction typescript list of town names, carbon forward, typescript p. 1
  20  
Around the World with the Alphabet, annotated typescript
  20  
Around the World with the Alphabet, handwritten draft
  20  
The Arts, "old version" annotated typescript p. 5-55
  20  
The Arts, p. 56-104
  20  
The Arts, p. 105-129
  20  
The Arts, annotated typescript and handwritten draft p. 1-75
  20  
The Arts, p. 76-134
  20  
The Arts, p. 135-236
  20  
The Arts, p. 237-307c
  20  
The Arts, Chapter 19-p. 351
  20  
The Arts, p. 352-397
  20  
The Arts, p. 398-468
  20  
The Arts, p. 469-541
  20  
The Arts, p. 542-603
  20  
The Arts, p. 604-669
  20  
The Arts, p. 670-741
  20  
The Arts, p. 742-793
  20  
The Arts, p. 794-826b
  20  
The Arts, p. 826-912
  20  
The Arts, printer's typescript copy with stamped numerals, contains book front, table of contents, and title pages (annotated)
  20  
The Arts, printer's typescript copy p. 1-70
  20  
The Arts, p. 71-119
  20  
The Arts, p. 120-164
  20  
The Arts, p. 165-200
  20  
The Arts, p. 201-249
  20  
The Arts, p. 250-301
  20  
The Arts, p. 302-364.
  20  
The Arts, p. 365-404
  20  
The Arts, p. 405-469
  20  
The Arts, p. 470-527
  20  
The Arts, p. 528-627
  20  
The Arts, p. 628-679
  20  
The Arts, p. 680-721
  20  
The Arts, p. 722-857
  21  
An Elephant Up a Tree, annotated typescript and carbon
  21  
An Elephant Up a Tree, typescript with editorial corrections p. 1-40
  21  
An Elephant Up a Tree, p. 41-103
  21  
An Elephant Up a Tree, handwritten and typescript draft p. 5-53
  21  
An Elephant Up a Tree, p. 54-95
  21  
An Elephant Up a Tree, p. 96-118
  21  
An Elephant Up a Tree, handwritten and typescript draft, title page and p. 1-52
  21  
An Elephant Up a Tree, handwritten and typescript draft p. 53-97
  21  
Van Loon's Geography, typescript with editorial corrections. 1-50
  21  
Van Loon's Geography, p. 51-107
  21  
Van Loon's Geography, p. 108-167
  21  
Van Loon's Geography, p. 168-214
  21  
Van Loon's Geography, p. 215-284
  21  
Van Loon's Geography, p. 285-349
  21  
Van Loon's Geography, p. 350-417
  21  
Van Loon's Geography, p. 418-494
  21  
Van Loon's Geography, p. 495-538
  21  
Invasion, handwritten and typescript draft, introduction, foreword p. 1-75
  21  
Invasion, handwritten and typescript draft, introduction, foreword p. 1-55
  21  
Invasion, p. 56-85
  21  
Invasion, p. 86-124
  21  
Invasion, p. 125-180
  21  
Invasion, p. 181-216
  21  
The Last of the Troubadours, printed copy p. 1-16
  21  
The Last of the Troubadours, p. 17-32
  21  
The Last of the Troubadours, p. 33-48
  21  
The Last of the Troubadours, p. 49-64
  21  
The Last of the Troubadours, printed copy p. 65-80
  21  
The Last of the Troubadours, p. 81-96, end paper
  21  
The Last of the Troubadours, handwritten draft p. 1-35
  21  
The Last of the Troubadours, annotated typescript introduction p. 1-17
  21  
The Life and Times of Johann Sebastian Bach, handwritten draft p. 1-39
  21  
The Life and Times of Johann Sebastian Bach, p. 40-80
  21  
The Life and Times of Johann Sebastian Bach, p. 81-125
  21  
The Life and Times of Johann Sebastian Bach, P. 126-165
  21  
The Life and Times of Johann Sebastian Bach, P. 166-epilogue, with several typescript and corrected pages
  21  
The Life and Times of Simon Bolivar, annotated typescript with corrections p. 1-51
  21  
The Life and Times of Simon Bolivar, p. 52-107
  21  
The Life and Times of Simon Bolivar, frontispiece, dedication and other typescript corrected pages
  21  
The Life and Times of Simon Bolivar, handwritten and typescript draft p. 1-39
  21  
The Life and Times of Simon Bolivar, p. 40-79
  21  
The Life and Times of Simon Bolivar, p. 80-110
  21  
The Life and Times of Simon Bolivar, p. 111-152, end papers
  21  
The Life and Times of Simon Bolivar, handwritten draft p. 1-51
  21  
The Life and Times of Simon Bolivar, movie idea of Bolivar (1940) treated by Stephen Sleisinger (with correspondence)
  21  
Man the Miracle Maker (or Multiplex Man), handwritten and typescript draft with corrections p. 1-35
  21  
Man the Miracle Maker (or Multiplex Man), p. 36-94
  21  
Man the Miracle Maker (or Multiplex Man), p. 95-136c
  21  
Man the Miracle Maker (or Multiplex Man), p. 1-36
  21  
Man the Miracle Maker (or Multiplex Man), p. 37-93
  21  
Man the Miracle Maker (or Multiplex Man), p. 94-140
  21  
Man the Miracle Maker (or Multiplex Man), p. 141-211
  21  
Observations on the Mystery of Print, printed copy
  21  
Observations on the Mystery of Print, Galley Proof, with corrections and annotations
  21  
Observations on the Mystery of Print, typescript with corrections and annotations
  21  
Observations on the Mystery of Print, annotated carbon
  21  
R. V. R. Volume 1, handwritten draft, typescript title page and other pages with annotations p. 1-42
  21  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 43-100
  21  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 101-159
  21  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 160-210
  21  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 211-258
  21  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 259-302
  21  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 303-397
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 398-444
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 445-500
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 226-300 (#'s change, see annotation)
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 301-349
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 350-391
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 392-448
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 449-491
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 492-556
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 1, p. 557-577, several extra pages
  22  
Master Jan, annotated carbon with introduction
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 2, handwritten draft continued p. 578-620
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 2, p. 621-673
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 2, p. 674-730
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 2, p. 731-784
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 2, p. 785-842
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 2, p. 843-907
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 2, p. 908-975
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 2, p. 976-1013
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 2, p. 1014-1056
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 2, p. 1057-1098
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 2, p. 1099-1152
  22  
R. V. R. Volume 2, p. 1153-1221
  22  
Report to St. Peter (The New Perspective), carbon, 5 pgs.
  22  
Report to St. Peter (The New Perspective), typescript, 8 pgs.
  22  
Report to St. Peter (The New Perspective), typescript and carbon forward
  22  
Report to St. Peter (The New Perspective), typescript forward
  22  
Report to St. Peter (The New Perspective), carbon, Chapter 1
  22  
Report to St. Peter (The New Perspective), handwritten draft, 16 pgs.
  22  
Report to St. Peter (The New Perspective), typescript forward, 22 pgs.
  22  
Report to St. Peter, handwritten and carbon title page typescript Chapter 1
  22  
Report to St. Peter, typescript 2 pgs.
  22  
Report to St. Peter, handwritten draft, forward
  22  
Report to St. Peter, prologue, p. 1-34
  22  
Report to St. Peter, handwritten draft p. 1-46
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 47-103
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 104-141
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 142-180
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 181-204
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 205-250
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 251-303
  22  
Report to St. Peter, carbon. 1-50
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 51-100
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 101-150
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 151-181
  22  
Report to St. Peter, carbon, dedication pg. and list of illustrations, letter from Jimmie to Wallace
  22  
Report to St. Peter, annotated typescript prologue
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 1-31
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 32-74
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 75-110
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 111-145
  22  
Report to St. Peter, p. 146-180
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, carbon index
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, annotated typescript, p. 1-21 title page, dedication and table of contents
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, annotated typescript p. 22-61
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, p. 62-92
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, p. 93-125
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, p. 126-159
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, p. 160-193
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, p. 194-212
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, annotated typescript, Copy A forward, title page, dedication and table of contents
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, annotated typescript p. 7-40
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, p. 41-81
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, p. 82-109
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, annotated typescript continued p. 110-138
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, p. 139-169
  22  
Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas, p. 170-202
  22  
The Story of the Bible, annotated carbon and handwritten p. 1-24
  22  
The Story of the Bible, annotated handwritten p. 25-55
  22  
The Story of the Bible, annotated typescript p. 56-62
  22  
The Story of the Bible, annotated handwritten p. 63-103
  22  
The Story of the Bible, annotated typescript p. 104-140
  22  
The Story of the Bible, annotated typescript and carbon p. 141-168
  22  
The Story of the Bible, annotated handwritten and carbon p. 169-203
  22  
The Story of the Bible, p. 204-240
  22  
The Story of the Bible, annotated typescript and carbon p. 241-273
  22  
The Story of the Bible, annotated handwritten and carbon p. 274-329
  22  
Story of Mankind (final chapter), annotated handwritten, 6 pgs.
  22  
Pacific, carbon index and p. 1-10
  22  
Pacific, annotated typescript p. 11-43 (missing p. 19 and 20)
  22  
Pacific, annotated typescript p. 44-84 (with a few handwritten pgs.)
  22  
Pacific, annotated typescript p. 85-130 (with a few handwritten pgs
  22  
Pacific, p. 131-169
  22  
Pacific, p. 170-205
  22  
Pacific, p. 206-215
  22  
Pacific, handwritten draft p. 1-40
  22  
Pacific, p. 16-23
  22  
Pacific, p. 11-20
  22  
Pacific, p. 41-75 (missing p. 48)
  22  
Pacific, p. 76-110
  22  
Pacific, p. 111-155 (missing p. 144)
  23  
Pacific, handwritten draft continued p. 156-189
  23  
Pacific, p. 190-230
  23  
Pacific, p. 231-280
  23  
Pacific, p. 281-324
  23  
Pacific, p. 325-360
  23  
Pacific, p. 361-400
  23  
Pacific, p. 401-445 (missing p. 425)
  23  
Pacific, p. 446-480
  23  
Pacific, p. 481-500
  23  
Pacific, p. 501-515
  23  
Pacific, p. 215-223
  23  
Pacific, p. 221-229
  23  
Pacific, annotated typescript index p. 1-33
  23  
Pacific, p. 34-70
  23  
Pacific, p. 71-109
  23  
Pacific, p. 110-155
  23  
Pacific, p. 156-200
  23  
Pacific, p. 201-231
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, handwritten prologue, typescript forward, carbon list of characters
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, handwritten, typescript and carbon copies of dedication, handwritten notes on chapters
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, handwritten draft p. 1-10 pg. 1 and 2 from Chapter 1
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, carbon of notes on chapters handwritten notes
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, annotated carbon p. 1-35
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, p. 36-60, 68-80, 84, 87
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, annotated typescript p. 1-31
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, p. 32-66 and 3 pg. of afterthoughts
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, handwritten draft notes p. 1-20
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, p. 21-51
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, p. 52-78
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, p. 89-122 and 3 pg. of afterthoughts
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, annotated typescript p. 1-35
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, p. 36-60
  23  
Thomas Jefferson, p. 61-89 and 9 pg. of afterthoughts
  23  
Van Loon's Lives, handwritten, typescript and carbon introduction; Wings booklet dated Sept. 1942
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, carbon list of guests 4 pgs.
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, St. Francis, title page
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, Dedication page
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, Netherlands; carbon dedication; letter to van Loon from Princess Juliana; postcard
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, Napoleon's Mother; annotated typescript and carbon, 3 pgs.
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, Erasmus; annotated typescript p. 1-25
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, p. 26-60
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, p. 61-85
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, p. 86-106
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, Beethoven; typescript and carbon of letter from Beethoven
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, introduction, typescript and handwritten list of guests
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, miscellaneous draft, foreword
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, miscellaneous draft, dedication
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, handwritten draft, list of guests miscellaneous draft, dedication
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, miscellaneous guest list
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, annotated typescript p. 1-40
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, p. 41-80
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, p. 81-116
  23  
Historical Dinners Nieuw Veere, p. 117-150
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, annotated typescript continued p. 151-179
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 180-230
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 231-275
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 276-309
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 310-350
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 351-376
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 377-420
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 421-460
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 461-500
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 501-541
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 542-580
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 581-625
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 626-665
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 666-700
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 701-741
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 742-773
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, carbon p. 1-42
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 43-80
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 81-120
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 121-175
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 176-203
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 204-250
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 251-315
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 316-360
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 361-403
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, carbon continued p. 404-445
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 446-491
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 492-525
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 526-560
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 561-589
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 590-635
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 636-680
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 681-715
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 716-745
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 746-773 and several extra pages
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, title page, handwritten draft p. 15-40
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 41-75
  23  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 76-96
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, annotated typescript p. 1-40
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, handwritten draft p. 108-140
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 141-180
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 181-210
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Nieuw Veere, p. 211-250
  24  
Dinner Party, pg. 252-286
  24  
Dinner Party, p. 287-320
  24  
Dinner Party, p. 321-355
  24  
Dinner Party, p. 356-390
  24  
Dinner Party, p. 391-435
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, handwritten draft continued p. 436-470
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 471-500
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Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 501-540
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Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 541-575
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 576-609
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 610-645
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Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 646-680
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 681-715
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 716-750
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 751-785
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Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 786-820
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Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 821-850
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 851-880
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Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 881-914
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Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 917-950
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 951-975
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 976-1000
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 1001-1035
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 1036-1070
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 1071-1105
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 1106-1130
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 1131-1165
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Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 1166-1200
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 1201-1235
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, pi 1236-1246
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, handwritten draft continued p. 1267-1300
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 1301-1335
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 1336-1370
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Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 1371-1411
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Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 1412-1454
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, p. 1555-1590
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, possible insertions ? p. 1-50
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, possible insertions ? p. 51-85
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party, title page, list of guests, forward
  24  
Nieuw Veere, annotated typescript p. 1-35
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 36-68
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 69-100
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 101-135
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 136-167
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 168-198
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 199-235
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 236-270
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 271-305
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 306-340
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 341-375
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 376-406
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 407-440
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 441-475
  24  
Nieuw Veere, p. 476-502
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party Nieuw Veere, annotated typescript continued p. 503-540
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party Nieuw Veere, p. 541-570
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party Nieuw Veere, p. 571-607
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party Nieuw Veere, p. 608-645
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party Nieuw Veere, p. 646-671
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party Nieuw Veere, p. 672-695
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party Nieuw Veere, p. 696-730
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party Nieuw Veere, p. 731-773
  24  
Van Loon's Lives Dinner Party Nieuw Veere, annotated copies of various pgs.
  24  
The Average Man, carbon, chapter notes and dedication
  24  
The Average Man, handwritten, typescript and carbon copies of title page and forward
  24  
The Average Man, The Mill of the Gods, typescript and carbon title page, forward, and dedication
  24  
The Average Man, handwritten forward
  24  
The Average Man, annotated typescript and handwritten forward, handwritten draft of Chapter 1 and miscellaneous pages
  24  
The Average Man, A New History for a New World, typescript forward and p. 1-27
  24  
The Average Man, p. 28-44
  24  
The Average Man, handwritten/typescript forward
  24  
The Average Man, carbon and typescript dedication, forward and title page
  24  
The Average Man, carbon, dedication and forward
  25  
The Hidden Door, Jan. 3, 1944 carbon, title page, forward and miscellaneous pages handwritten, title page, forward, and dedication
  25  
In Praise of Freedom, typescript title page and dedication carbon forward, title page and miscellaneous pages
  25  
Jean Navarrin, miscellaneous pages
  25  
The Eighteenth Century, Aug. 20, 1943 handwritten and carbon forward
  25  
The Eighteenth Century, handwritten dedication and miscellaneous draft pages
  25  
The Eighteenth Century, typescript title page, dedication, and list of characters
  25  
The Eighteenth Century, carbon title page, dedication and list of characters
  25  
The World, handwritten introduction carbon forward typescript letter from publisher
  25  
The World, annotated typescript introduction, dedication and forward
  25  
The World, typescript and carbon introduction
  25  
Garden of the Poets, July 12, 1940 handwritten draft p. 1-42
  25  
Garden of the Poets, p. 43-69
  25  
Garden of the Poets, typescript and carbon p. 1-21
  25  
The New Academy, Oct. 26, 1940 carbon introduction, several typescript pages
  25  
If We Had Been There, Feb. 12, 1941 typescript title page and forward; miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
Let Us Cultivate Our Garden, Feb. 15, 1941 miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
Education, May 20, 1942 miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
A Short History of Music, Aug. 9, 1942 miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
The Prince and His Men, Feb. 2, 1943 miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
Force and Freedom, Feb. 2, 1943 miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
Confessions of Faith, Feb. 23, 1943 miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
Hate, February 1943 miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
Hannibal's Elephant, Mar. 24, 1943 miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
Hannibal's Elephant, forward and additional miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
The Netherlands, Nov. 13, 1943 handwritten draft p. 1-45
  25  
The Netherlands, miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
A Short History of Democracy, miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
A Short History of Democracy, miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
A Short History of Democracy, miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
F.D.R., annotated typescript p. 1-35
  25  
F.D.R., carbon p. 1-23
  25  
F.D.R., miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
F.D.R., miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
F.D.R., miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
F.D.R., miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
Holland Will Live, miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
N/A, miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
Miscellaneous talks West Indies, miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
Gold, miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
Gideon Ginther and God, an 8-page story with additional miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
The Unfinished Manuscript, annotated typescript, 39 pages
  25  
RCA, annotated typescript, 29 pages
  25  
RCA, miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
RCA, carbon, 24 pages
  25  
N/A, handwritten draft
  25  
N/A, handwritten manuscript
  25  
N/A, p. 1-47 p. 48-97
  25  
Beethoven, miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
N/A, miscellaneous manuscript pages
  25  
N/A, dedication to grandson
  25  
N/A, miscellaneous introductions and dedications
 
Subseries IVb. Articles [subseries]:
  25  
"Why Holland Should Be Neutral," February 26, 1915, New York Times
  25  
"A Bird's Eye View of the War," c. February 1915, Century Magazine
  25  
"The Citizen Army of Holland," June 1916, National Geographic
  25  
"The Story of The Bible," March 1923, McCall's
  25  
"What to do With Johnny This Summer," ca. 1924
  25  
"The Author's Story of 'The Story of The Bible'," ca. 192?
  25  
"Intruding," April 1931
  25  
"Meet The Commentator," newspaper columnNov. 12 - -Nov. 30, 1934
  25  
"Meet The Commentator," newspaper columnDec. 1-Dec. 31, 1934
  25  
"Meet The Commentator," newspaper columnFeb. 1-Feb. 28, 1935
  25  
"Meet The Commentator," newspaper columnMar. 1-Mar. 30, 1935
  25  
"Meet The Commentator," newspaper columnApr. 1-Apr. 20, 1935
  25  
"From Raw Reindeer Steak to Fried Nightingale Tongues," March 17, 1935 , Pictorial Review
  25  
"N/A," , Pictorial Review II
  25  
"The End of The Great Migrations," April 11, 1935
  25  
"The Only Trouble With Revolution is the Revolution Itself," 1935
  25  
"Mussert-Would-Be Dictator of Holland," August 1942, Tomorrow
  25  
"For Mungo," written October 1943 published March 1944 , Skylark Magazine
  25  
"How The People of The Netherlands Learned to Hate," Jan. -Feb. 1944 The , Norseman
  25  
"Well Done Knickerbocker," Feb. 11, 1944 , Knickerbocker Weekly
  25  
"An Introduction by Van Loon," ca. May 17, 1941
  25  
"On a Certain Bulbous Herb-Commonly Known as the Tulip," March 18, ?
  25  
"Book Review," n.d.
  25  
"On Contemplating the Coining of the Coming Revolution From the Front Porch of the Players," n.d.
  25  
"The Kitchen of Charlemagne and of Henry VIII," n.d.
  25  
"In the Matter of One-Carl Van Doren," n.d.
  25  
"Words Fail Me," n.d.
 
Broadcasts, Lectures and Serials [subseries]:
  25  
"Van Loon's Geography" ;Sept. 21, 1932
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Oct. 6, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Oct. 10, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Oct. 13, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Oct. 17, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Oct. 20, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Oct. 24, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Oct. 27, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Oct. 31, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Nov. 3, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Nov. 5, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Nov. 7, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Nov. 10, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Nov. 14, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Nov. 17, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Nov. 24, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Nov. 28, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Dec. 1, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Dec. 8, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Dec. 12, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Dec. 15, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Dec. 19, 1935
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Feb. 19, 1939
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Feb. 26, 1939
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Mar. 5, 1939
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Mar. 12, 1939
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Mar. 19, 1939
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Mar. 26, 1939
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Apr. 2, 1939
  25  
"Day of Glory" ;Apr. 2, 1939
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Apr. 9, 1939
  25  
"Van Loon's interpretation of Crown Prince Gustav Adolf of Sweden" ;Apr. 9, 1939
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Apr. 16, 1939
  25  
NBC Broadcast ;Apr. 23, 1939
  25  
"Let us turn our lumber-yards into bonfires" ;Nov. 11, 1942
  25  
"Freedom House" ;Dec. 24, 1942
  25  
"The Laughing Cavalier" ;Dec. 13, 1943
  25  
"Words at War-The 9th Commandment" ;Dec. 28, 1943
  25  
"From The JV Vandercock Broadcast" ;Mar. 11, 1944
  25  
"The Challenge" ;n. d.
  25  
"Near Antwerp (NBC)" ;n.d.
  25  
"Rubber" ;n.d.
  25  
"The Laughing Philosopher" ;n. d.
  26  
"The Congress of Vienna" ;carbon, 17 pages
  26  
"The History of Man" ;carbon, list of lectures
  26  
"Lecture Announcements" ;3 pamphlets
  26  
"Cunard Cruise Line Lectures" ;handwritten draft, 7 pages
  26  
"Cunard Cruise Line Lectures" ;handwritten draft, 39 pages
  26  
"Cunard Cruise Line Lectures" ;handwritten draft p. 1-30
  26  
"Cunard Cruise Line Lectures" ;p. 31-58
  26  
"History of the Dutch Navy" ;carbon
  26  
"Modern European History" ;miscellaneous typescript pages
  26  
"Modern European History" ;typescript p. 1-20
  26  
"Modern European History" ;p. 21-40
  26  
"Modern European History" ;p. 41-57
  26  
"Modern European History" ;p. 58-81
  26  
"Modern European History" ;p. 82-106
  26  
"The French Revolution" ;carbon, general bibliography
  26  
"The French Revolution" ;p. 1-19
  26  
"The French Revolution" ;p. 20-54
  26  
"The Ten Commandments" ;handwritten draft p. 1-35
  26  
"The Ten Commandments" ;p. 36-70
  26  
"The Ten Commandments" ;p. 71-101
  26  
"The Ten Commandments" ;annotated typescript p. 1-30
  26  
"The Ten Commandments" ;p. 31-56
  26  
"The Ten Commandments" ;carbon p. 1-30
  26  
"The Ten Commandments" ;p. 31-60
  26  
"The Week in America" ;miscellaneous handwritten and carbon pages
  26  
"With a Dutch Accent" ;miscellaneous handwritten and carbon pages
  26  
"Kipling Was Right" ;The New Mason Dixon Line carbon p. 1-14
  26  
"Kipling Was Right II" ;miscellaneous handwritten and carbon pages
  26  
"The Spectator" ;miscellaneous handwritten and carbon pages
  26  
"Common Sense and the Alphabet" ;carbon, 6 pages
  26  
"Hijackers' Sea" ;annotated typescript 8 pages
  26  
"The Canal That Goes A-Climbing" ;annotated typescript 7 pages
  26  
"Traveling With Your Head" ;annotated handwritten draft carbon Aug. 18, 1934
  26  
"Traveling With A Hobby" ;carbon 16 pages
  26  
"USA-An Empire in Spite of Itself" ;annotated handwritten, typescript and carbon
  26  
"Junior Book of Authors" ;carbon, 8 pages, 1934
  26  
"The General Idea for a Revue Done in a New Way" ;carbon
  26  
"The Tower Talks" ;
  26  
"The Stories I Liked as a Child as Retold to my Grandchildren" ;typescript forward and dedication]
  26  
"The Story of a Homesick Boy" ;typescript, 16 pages
  26  
"The Story of a Homesick Boy" ;handwritten draft
  26  
"A Chronicle of Freedom" ;annotated typescript
  26  
"The Story of the Old Netherlands" ;typescript, 7 pages
  26  
"The Tower Talks continued" ;
  26  
"The Hidden Door" ;miscellaneous typescript pages
  26  
"Janker Jan" ;handwritten draft, Chapter 1
  26  
"In the Palace of the Governor" ;handwritten draft , carbon Chapter 1
  26  
"An Innocent Man is Done to the Death" ;Chapter 2
  26  
"Picture of a Roman Gentleman and a Few of His Contemporaries" ;Chapter 3
  26  
"Eleanor?" ;handwritten draft Chapter 4
  26  
"Janker Jan" ;typescript copy
  26  
"N/A" ;carbon forward
  26  
"The Laughing Cavalier" ;miscellaneous handwritten, typescript and carbon pages
  26  
"The Laughing Cavalier" ;typescript Chapter 1
  26  
"George VI" ;annotated handwritten draft and carbon
  26  
"George VI" ;Chapter 1
  26  
"George VI" ;Chapter 2
  26  
"George VI" ;Chapter 3
  26  
"George VI" ;Chapter 4
  26  
"George VI" ;Chapter 5
  26  
"George VI" ;Chapter 6
  26  
"George VI" ;Chapter 7
  26  
"George VI" ;Chapter 8
  26  
"George VI" ;Chapter 9
  26  
"George VI" ;annotated handwritten draft and carbon Chapter 10
  26  
"Edward VIII" ;carbon Installments 1-10
  26  
"Napoleon and Josephine" ;miscellaneous handwritten and carbon pages
  26  
"King Features" ;typescript and carbon p. 1-16
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 17-28
  26  
"King Features" ;handwritten and typescript p. 29-32
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 33-38
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 39-46
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 47-52
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 53-59
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 60-70
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 71-78
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 79-84
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 85-92
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 93-97
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 98-109
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 110-123
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 124-130
  26  
"King Features" ;p. 131-138
  26  
"The English War" ;Annotated typescript of Hendrik Willem van Loon's thesis written in German
  26  
"The English War" ;Intr. 15-30
  26  
"The English War" ;p. 1-34
  26  
"The English War" ;Intr. 31-44
  26  
"The English War" ;W. 1-25
  26  
"The English War" ;A. 1-21
  26  
"The English War" ;p. 1-7
  26  
"The English War" ;p. 8-25
  26  
"The English War" ;p. 26-52
  26  
"The English War" ;p. 53-63
  26  
"The English War" ;p. 64-76
  26  
"The English War" ;p. 77-85 Belgien 1-10
  26  
"The English War" ;p. 181-191
  26  
"The English War" ;bp. 61-107
  26  
"The English War" ;bp. 108-140
  26  
"The English War" ;p. 141-180
  26  
"The English War" ;B. 1-6 Wv. 1-17 Ar. 1-34
  26  
"The English War" ;Ar. 35-49
  26  
"The English War" ;bp. 1-25
  26  
"The English War" ;bp. 26-60
 
Series V. Printed material [series]:
Printed material consists mainly of English and foreign translations of various van Loon books: articles about van Loon in both foreign and American papers and magazines; reviews; promotional book material; cruise ship pamphlets; copies of illustrations that appeared in various newspapers and magazines; and miscellaneous clippings.

 
Subseries Va. Printed material, mostly photocopied [subseries]:
  27  
Articles about Hendrik Willem van Loon
  27  
Articles, divorce
  27  
Articles, foreign
  27  
The Arts
  27  
Fall of the Dutch Republic
  27  
Van Loon's Geography
  27  
Van Loon's Lives
  27  
Report to St. Peter
  27  
Story of Mankind/Thomas Jefferson
  27  
Book reviews; miscellaneous
  27  
Commercial views (of Cambridge)
  27  
Cunard Cruise Line material ( Hendrik Willem van Loon lecturer) 1934 Jan. -May
  27  
Obituary material (several photocopied clippings, news accounts, bulletins)
  27  
Publisher's promotional material
  27  
One copy Netherlands News; Vol. 9, No. 1; March 15, 1944
  27  
Two copies De Varende Hollander; Deel V, No. 6; March 15, 194
  27  
One copy Netherlands News Digest; Vol. 11, No. 13; March 27, 1944
  27  
Two copies The Spectator; No. 4, 445; September 6, 1913
  28  
Reviews/clippings
  28  
Reviews/clippings "Invasion"
  28  
Reviews/clippings "The Story of the Pacific"
  28  
Foreign articles
  28  
Articles about Hendrik Willem van Loon
  28  
Articles written by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  28  
Illustrations by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  28  
Copies of illustrations by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  28  
Copies of cartoons from The Nation by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  28  
Copies of sketches by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  28  
Newspaper photos of Hendrik Willem van Loon
  28  
Menus from dinners attended by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  28  
Cunard Cruise material
  28  
Obituary materials
  28  
Miscellaneous
 
Subseries Vb. Magazines containing Hendrik Willem van Loon articles, reviews and related magazines [subseries]:
  29  
The Atlantic; Feb. 1942
  29  
Century; 1917 issue, 1916, 1915
  29  
National Geographic; June 1916
  29  
Knickerbocker Weekly; 1944: #'s 4, 5, 18, 20; 1942 Vol. 2 # 30
  29  
The New Yorker; March 20, 27th, April 3rh 1943
  29  
The Nation; 1921, 1922, 1924 (2 issues), 1944
  29  
The Survey; 1924
  29  
Survey Graphic; April 1944
  29  
Tomorrow; 1942 (2 issues)
  29  
Ons Zeewezen; Jan. 1929
  29  
The Players 13th Annual Revival; 1935
  29  
The Seven Seas (Chas. T. Stork and Co.);3 copies
  29  
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine; Oct. 1913
 
Subseries Vc. Books [subseries]:
  30-33  
Foreign language translations of various Van Loon books
  34  
Books written by Van Loon:
  34  
The Arts of Mankind The Home of Mankind The Story of Mankind The Liberation of Mankind Jefferson and Bolivar The Story of the Pacific; Some Books Removed June 1996 see catalog
  34  
This Changing World written by Samuel S. Fels illustrated by Hendrik Willem van Loon
 
Series VI. Illustrative material [series]:
Illustrative material includes the illustrations made for many van Loon books arranged by book title; sketches for unfinished books; sketchbooks; illustrated stories and unpublished material; illustrated folders, envelopes, and menus; small pen-and-ink and watercolor sketches either mounted or on mats; ornate matted sketches; book jackets; many miscellaneous sketches; and portraits of van Loon by other artists.

 
Subseries VIa. Illustrations Made For Van Loon Books [subseries]:
  40  
Adriaen Block
  40  
America
  75-76  
America
  38  
Ancient Man
  36  
Around the World with the Alphabet
  78-79  
Around the World with the Alphabet
  39-40  
The Arts of Mankind
  76-77  
The Arts of Mankind
  40  
The Average Man
  36  
Christmas Carols
  79-80  
Christmas Carols
  39  
Dutch History
  M-8  
An Elephant Up a Tree
  41  
Geography
  41A  
Geography
  41B  
Geography
  37  
Gulliver's Travels
  41C  
Jean Navarrin
  41C  
Scandinavia
  41D  
Scandinavia
  37  
Ships
  41D  
A Short History of Music
  41B  
The Songs America Sings
  41E  
The Songs America Sings
  36  
The Songs We Sing
  81  
The Songs We Sing
  38  
The Story of Mankind
  37  
Tolerance
  35-36  
Wilbur the Hat
  82-83  
Wilbur the Hat
  42  
Sketches for unfinished books
  42  
Miscellaneous sketches
  43  
Sketches for a child's book
  43  
Simon and Schuster sketches
  43  
Dodd, Mead and Co. sketches
  43  
Drawings used in "The Story of Hendrik Willem van Loon"
  43  
Material entitled "The original concept of 'A Short History of Discovery'"
  44  
Untitled published drawings
  44  
1 hardcover notebook of sketches for various books
  44  
Sketches for various books
  44  
Miscellaneous sketches
  83-84  
Miscellaneous colored sketches on illustrator's board
  84-86  
Miscellaneous sketches of buildings, maps, and various scenes
  45  
Small envelopes of miscellaneous original sketches
  45  
Illustrated story for Rene Scudamore
  46  
5 sketchbooks
  46  
1 guest book with illustrations by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  46  
1 illustrated story about the French Revolution in a notebook dated 1905
  47  
14 sketchbooks
  48  
Illustrated folders
  48  
Illustrated envelopes
  49  
6 etching impressions
  49  
5 menu sketches
  49  
1 envelope of small mounted sketches in watercolor and pen and ink
  49  
2 folders of miscellaneous matted sketches
  49  
17 pages from Woman's Home Companion with Van Loon article and illustrations
  49  
Book covers from various Van Loon books
  49  
Copies of Van Loon illustrations in various magazines
  50  
Portraits of Hendrik Willem van Loon
  50  
Several unsigned
  50  
1 by: Theodore Bolton
  87  
Oversized prints
  87  
Bettina Steince
  50  
Oyvind Sorensen
  50  
R. Taylor, 1939
  50  
Ruth Hoffman
  50  
Muncher (?) 1909 (?)
  50  
Karolin (?) Nenplatz, March 1909
  50  
2 pages of monogram sketches, July 5, 1910
  50  
1 oversized duplicate photo
  50  
1 sketch initialled by H.V.D.V.L.
  50  
1 folder of miscellaneous sketches (Van Loon's Lives ?)
  50  
Several oversized and reprinted sketches
  68  
Miscellaneous sketches of maps and painted scenes
  M-8-M10  
15 watercolor sketches on heavy cardboard
  M-8-M10  
Watercolor sketch of Elephant Up a Tree on heavy cardboard
  M-8-M10  
Book of maps
  M-8-M10  
Map for The History of Early Printing12
  M-8-M10  
Original watercolor sketches on watercolor board
  M-8-M10  
2 sketches with Nazi theme (on thick sketch paper)
  M-8-M10  
Miscellaneous sketch (on thick sketch paper)
  M-8-M10  
Watercolor sketch mounted on heavy cardboard
  M-8-M10  
2 watercolor sketches on heavy cardboard Elephant Up a Tree
  M-8-M10  
Foreign language advertisement with illustration by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  M-8-M10  
Map for The Arts, on heavy cardboard
  M-8-M10  
2 pages with a general outline for The Arts and tiny sketches
  M-8-M10  
Bookmark for The Arts
  M-8-M10  
Back of book jacket for The Arts
  M-8-M10  
Map of Europe
  M-8-M10  
Map of Netherlands
  M-8-M10  
Map of the United States, 1935
  M-8-M10  
Map of "La Zelande"
  M-8-M10  
Illustrations from NY Tribune, Dec. 1,8, 15, 1918
  M-8-M10  
Large canvas portrait of Hendrik Willem van Loon
  M-8-M10  
On heavy cardboard
  M-8-M10  
17 reproductions of various scenes
  M-8-M10  
Sketch of hands
  M-8-M10  
Sketch of Erasmus
  M-8-M10  
Photo of Hendrik Willem van Loon's hands
  M-8-M10  
Photo of Hendrik Willem van Loon with statue of Erasmus
  M-9  
"Water and Sky" (1935) - ink/watercolor on watercolor paper
 
Series VII. Memorabilia [series]:
Memorabilia is divided into two subseries:-subseries a. Includes scrapbooks, guest books, photograph albums and photographs, notebooks, diaries, passports, pamphlets, certificates, diplomas, phonograph records, games, puzzles, and miscellaneous. Subseries b. Collected memorabilia includes various miscellaneous documents, volumes, and reprints collected by van Loon.

 
Subseries VIIa. Includes scrapbooks, guest books, photograph albums and photographs, notebooks, diaries, passports, pamphlets, certificates, diplomas, phonograph records, games, puzzles, and miscellaneous. [subseries]:
  53  
Scrapbook, news clippings of articles written by Hendrik Willem van Loon, especially a column, "Deliberate Reflections." c. 1939-1940
  53  
Scrapbook, news clippings from various papers, reviews ca.1937; also includes certificate from Finnish Relief Fund Inc. 1939-1940, Herbert Hoover signed.
  53  
Photograph album, views of Switzerland, Washington, Niagara Falls, and many small family snapshots.
  54  
Guest book, 1920-1938 see separate listing next page)
  54  
Volume, blank pages of The Story of Mankind, contains press clippings and reviews of the book
  54  
Two record notebooks (in German or Dutch) dated Dec. 28, 1938, with very few entries
  54  
Diary, begins Nov. 30, 1907, intermittent entries through April 1, 1909
  54  
Diary, intermittent dates 1913 and 1914, contains original sketches, clippings photos, etc.
  55  
Passports and pamphlets
 
Games and puzzles
  34  
Van Loon's Geography Picture Puzzle
  34  
Jigsaw puzzle of Mungo and Noodles (Hendrik Willem van Loon's dogs)
  34  
Van Loon's Story of Mankind Game
  60  
Hendrik Van Loon's Wide World Game
  54  
Guest book volume 1920-1924

Guests:

  1. Dwight Franklin, artist
  2. Paul V. Kellogg, editor, Presidential Committee on Economic Security, 1934-1935
  3. Lewis Browne, writer
  4. Van Wyck Brooks, The Seven Arts
  5. Margaret Bowditch, relative through Eliza
  6. Oscar Howard, illustrator for New York World
  7. Lila Howard, sculptress
  8. George Hand Wright, artist, Dutch Treat club member
  9. Jay Norwood Darling, (J.N. Ding) cartoonist
  10. Hugh Lofting, author Dr. Doolittle
  11. Richard Connell, author Murder at Sea


  54  
Guest book volume 1925

Guests:

  1. Harry Hansen, editor, war correspondence
  2. Frank Case, Algonquin Hotel
  3. Bayard Veiller, playwright
  4. Everett Shinn, artist
  5. Grace Miller White, author Tess of the Storm Country


  54  
Guest book volume 1926

Guests:

  1. Theodore Dreiser, author An American Tragedy


  54  
Guest book volume 1931

Guests:

  1. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect
  2. Victor Hammer, (Trygue)


  54  
Guest book volume 1935

Guests:

  1. Thomas and Katia Mann, philosopher


  54  
Guest book volume 1937

Guests:

  1. H.G. Wells, author


  54  
Guest book volume 1938

Guests:

  1. Julian LaRose Harris, editor, Pulitzer Prize, Nation's roil of honor


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World War I
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Certificates, diplomas and documents
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Genealogy
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Hendrik Willem van Loon and EBVL engagement
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Miscellaneous
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Two envelopes addressed to Hendrik Willem van Loon
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Photographs, duplicates and negatives
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Publicity pictures for movie version of The Story of Mankind by Warner Brothers, released in 1957, directed by Irwin Alien (a Cambridge Production in Technicolor) see list of actors and actresses:
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Vincent Price, Ronald Colman, group photos
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John Carradine, group photos, Nick Cravat, Vincent Price, Ronald Colman
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Vincent Price, Ronald Colman, Groucho Marx, Harry Ruby, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Anthony Dexter, Melinda Marx, Frank Rapport
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Hedy Lamar
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Virginia Mayo, Helmut Dantine, Peter Lorre
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Dennis Hopper, Marie Windsor, Francis X. Bushman, Charles Coburn
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Reginald Gardiner, Frank Pangborn, Marie Wilson, Austin Green, Cesar Romero, Toni Gerrie or Cathy O'Donnell, Marvin Miller, George E. Stone, Edward Everett Horton
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Dani Crayne, Cedric Hardwicke, Bobby Watson, Jim (Don) Ameche, Reginald Sheffield, and several unidentified people
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Hendrik Willem van Loon snapshots, c. 1902-c. 1944 (dated) with Edward Filene and Marguerite Davis, 1932 with Grace Castagnatta and Ruby Fuhr, 1938 Cornell dorm room c. 1902
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Hendrik Willem van Loon snapshots, ca. 1902-1944
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Hendrik Willem van Loon snapshots, ca. 1902-1941
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Hendrik Willem van Loon and "Jimmie" travel photos
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Hendrik Willem van Loon and "Jimmie" travel photos Middleburg photos pictures and postal cards from photos
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Photos of: "Jimmie" Hendrik Willem van Loon Hendrik Willem van Loon with family: Janet Hall, Henry Bowditch Van Loon, unidentified
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Unidentified carte-des-visites
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Hendrik Willem van Loon childhood photos, ca. 1884-1892 carte-des-visites cabinet cards picture of parents (1 picture possibly of Hendrik Willem van Loon's mother Elisabeth Johanna Hanken)
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Hendrik Willem van Loon in "Nieuw Veere" photographs in Veere, Holland
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Miscellaneous small photos, includes: gravesite of Elisabeth Johanna 1904 (neg.) Hendrik Willem van Loon in costume (postal card) Hendrik Willem van Loon in South Seas (Franconia Cruise) 1934 Hendrik Willem van Loon and "Jimmie" aboard ship Eliza Bowditch photo Ruth/Helen Hoffman (twins) photos and postal cards Hendrik Willem van Loon on sun deck of S.S. Nieuw Veere, Jan. 23, 1938 Elisabeth Johanna Hanken
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Criswell Family pictures: Martha Emily McKee Criswell
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Criswell Family pictures: John T. Criswell
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Miscellaneous pictures of Hendrik Willem van Loon's relatives class pictures of Hendrik Willem van Loon pictures of Dorset, VT Ruby Fuhr photos
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Pictures of JCVL (with Noodle, Meisel, and her parents)
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Post card views
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Hendrik Willem van Loon with President Medina of Venezuala, 1944 photo and correspondence from William LaVarne Hendrik Willem van Loon's 60th birthday party (at "Nieuw Veere"), 1942
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Miscellaneous photos, includes: Suus with her two boys, Wimmie and Janneman, from The Hague, Holland, 1920 aboard the R.M.S. "Franconia," Jan. 1934 Dutch relatives in native costume: color print of Jo and Hein Verlinde, 1959 in Veere black and white of Jo and Hein Verlinde in Veere 1 other, 1905 Hendrik Willem van Loon fresco at "De Houtuin" in Veere, Holland Hendrik Willem van Loon at a dinner Hendrik Willem van Loon and unidentified man commemorative plaque at "De Houtuin" (duplicate)
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"Information Please" and publicity photos with Elsie the Cow, cancer committee dinner photo with Lady Armstrong
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"Information Please" and publicity photos
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Washington Square West photos, c. 1932 interior of Holley Chambers c. 1932 photo with Noodle
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Hendrik Willem van Loon portraits : Cornell 1906 graduation picture with various annotations Erasmus statue Hendrik Willem van Loon with soldier figurines, Old Greenwich, Conn. , 1940 portrait painting of Hendrik Willem van Loon (by Joseph Groin) portrait painting of Hendrik Willem van Loon Hendrik Willem van Loon poses (2 in "Nieuw Veere") Hendrik Willem van Loon poses with violin
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Graduation picture from Cornell, 1902 several photos with Noodle
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Hendrik Willem van Loon at the typewriter Hendrik Willem van Loon at the microphone at WVRL, NY, 1943
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Hendrik Willem van Loon poses (1 with Mungo, c. 1942)
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Graphic illustrations of Hendrik Willem van Loon
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Hendrik Willem van Loon and sons (Gerard and Henry Bowditch) "Jimmie" photos, 1923, 1927, 1933, and others including 1922 (Ithaca, NY), 1932, 1941 photos
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Launching of Liberty Ship "Hendrik Willem van Loon" , 1945
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Hendrik Willem van Loon and friends, including: Eleanor Roosevelt, Westbrook Pegler, Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith, Ross Skinner, Lucie van Dam Van Isselt, J.W. Perrels, Rene (Lorena Gibbs) Godfrey Scudamore
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Miscellaneous large photos: postal cards, several views of Middleburg, rendering of the Criswell Home, Eleanor M. Lanyon, JCVL, Raymond Gram Swing
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Friends, includes: Henri Mayer, 1932; Frits Phillips; Dr. Alice Bernheim; Dr. Charles Koch, 1932, Middleburg; Rene (Lorena Gibbs) Godfrey Scudamore, Paris, 1931
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"Jimmie", 1931, 1932 and undated Hendrik Willem van Loon and Gerard, 1931, Veere Hendrik Willem van Loon on bicycle Hendrik Willem van Loon with Ten Klooster (artist) on the Kade in Veere, 1931 (Isle Bing, photographer) reverse negative print
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Hendrik Willem van Loon, 1930, 1932, 1936, c. 1942 with Mungo, with Erasmus, with violin, and others
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Hendrik Willem van Loon studio portraits, c. 1913
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Photographic reproductions
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Duplicate photos
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June 13, 1935, WJZ, 3 records (R49-R51)
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Sept. 26, 1935, NBC, "Music is My Hobby," 2 records (R32)
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May 11, 1940, NBC, "Council Against Intolerance", 2 records (R48)
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Nov. 10, 1940, "Let's Face Facts", 4 records (R27-R30)
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1941-1942, Nederlandsche feestmarsch (R37)
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April 19, 1942, WABC, "Freedom" (R52)
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Nov. 18, 1942, WOR, "Cresta Blanca Carnival," 2 records (R45-R46)
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Dec. 24, 1942, WNCA, "Christmas Eve Message" (R53)
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June 14, 1944, "JCVL, Launching of the ship 'Hendrik Willem van Loon'" (R38)
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May 26, ?, WJZ (R47)
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Dr. N.A.C. Slotemaker de Bruine (R36)
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"Heritage" (R34)
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Hendrik Willem van Loon's Suite by Furcell, Bach Society (R33)
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"Music You Want", 2 copies (R35)
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7 unidentified records (R31, R36-R44)
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18 Talking Book Records, "The Arts"
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Bells of The Spanish Armada
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The Liberty Bell
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NBC Broadcasts : Dec. 28, 1937 Jan. 5, 1938
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WQXR Broadcast; Sept. 15, 1939
 
35 mm film of Hendrik Willem van Loon speaking on League of Nations and an "Economic League of Nations" c. 1939 (F. 169)
 
Sound for movie film F. 169 (TR. 1716a, TR. 1863)
 
Copy of film reel 934. (V-384)
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Microfilm reels
 
Subseries VIIb. Collected memorabilia includes various miscellaneous documents, volumes, and reprints collected by van Loon. [subseries]:
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The Companionate Marriage
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Volume, La Constitution Francaise, Paris 1791
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Volume, (bound in vellum) Eleytheria Sive De Manumissione, Wilhelmo a Loon, 1685
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1 sketch
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3 travel posters
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3 prints
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Portfolios: Rembrandt's Etswerk met Tekst van Jhr. Dr. Six, reprints of sketches and portraits
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2 Bible Almanacs, 1832 and 1852, written in Dutch (in envelopes addressed to Dr. L. Ries)
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W. Fiske bookplate
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Copper engraved etching plate
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Evelyn Rusby poems and music scores
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Dante memorabilia
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Collected photographs
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Miscellaneous
  Map case A-23  
Map of Veere, Holland
 
The Newbery Medal for 1921 can be found in the Ezra Cornell Safe
 
Series VIII. Papers of Helen Criswell "Jimmie" van Loon [series]:
Papers of Helen Cromwell "Jimmie" van Loon include an original play, diaries, "Mad Hatter Mutterings," and other miscellaneous material.

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"Sixty Days of Sunshine" (a play, 2 copies)
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"Mad Hatter Mutterings", April 1920- July 1921
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Pamphlets
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List of vocabulary words in English, Dutch and Italian
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The Annie Wright Seminary
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WCBS broadcast, March 1, 1947
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Miscellaneous
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Bible belonging to Eliza Helen Criswell given to Gerard Willem Van Loon
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40 diaries dated 1921-1954
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1 folder containing certificates and documents
 
Series IX. Papers of Gerard Willem van Loon [series]:
Papers of Gerard Willem van Loon includes drafts and photos for his biography about Hendrik Willem van Loon, and correspondence pertaining to his father and the manuscript.

 
Subseries IXa. Drafts [subseries]:
 
The Story of Hendrik Willem Van Loon was originally entitled Hendrik Willem Van Loon: A Portrait in Paradox
 
Original photos and art work from The Story of Hendrik Willem Van Loon by Gerard Willem Van Loon can be found in Box 50
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The Story of Hendrik Willem Van Loon by Gerard Willem Van Loon, interviews and obituaries
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Carbon of The Story of Hendrik Willem Van Loon
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Hendrik Willem van Loon quotations from books
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Draft copy of The Story of Hendrik Willem Van Loon
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Hendrik Willem van Loon quotations from letters checklist
 
Subseries IXb. Correspondence [subseries]:
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A-Fraser Bond
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Boni-Brumbaugh
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Katherine Mygatt (Bright)
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Grace Castagnetta
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C
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Mary Lewis Chapman
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D
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E-F
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G
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H
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Francis Hackett
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Lorena Hickock
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Ruth/Helen Hoffman
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Fanny Hurst
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J-L
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Library of Congress
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Joop Meijlinck-Hanken (cousin Jopie)
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Professor Bayard Quincy Morgan
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M
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N-P
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Waldo Peirce
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June Hamilton Rhodes
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R-Sears
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Shimkin-Spingarn
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Stadtoberinspektor-Swing
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Peter Schwartzkopff
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Richard Simon
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Erik "Din" Smit
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Elsie Spiess
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Lucy Tal
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T
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Margaret Valiant
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Tonia van Rijn van Alkemade
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Suus van Loon van der Hilst (tante Suus)
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Van Der Veen-Van Loon
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Van Paasen-Von Muller
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(Tante) von Trischke
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W-Z and unidentified
 
Subseries IXc. Visual Materials [subseries]:
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Seven slides, which include:
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Portrait of Hendrik Willem van Loon by Leon Gordon, painted in Veere, Holland, 1932 (unfinished)
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Bakastraat der Haag, April 1961 (3 slides)
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Utaw Place in Baltimore, photographed in 1966 just after the house in which Hendrik Willem van Loon and "Jimmie" lived had been torn down
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Newbery Award medal made by George Brewer in Detroit at the annual American Library Association meeting, July, 1965 (2 slides)