Guide to the Arthur Herman papers, 1950-1999 Arthur Herman C0075

Guide to the Arthur Herman papers, 1950-1999

A Collection in
Special Collections and Archives
Collection Number C0075


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Repository
George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
Collection number
C0075
Title
Arthur Herman papers 1950-1999
Physical Characteristics
3.15 linear feet (7 boxes)
Creator
Herman, Arthur, 1956-
Language
English
Abstract
Collection contains research and manuscript materials used by Dr. Herman to produce Joseph McCarthy: Reexamining the Life and Legacy of America's Most Hated Senator (2000) and The Idea of Decline in Western History (1997). Types of materials in the collection include newspaper clippings, research notes, subject files, correspondence, and manuscript copies of chapters and end notes.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Arthur Herman papers, Collection #C0075, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Arthur Herman in 2003.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in March 2009.


Biographical Information

Arthur Herman is an historian and author. He received his doctorate in history at Johns Hopkins University. He is the coordinator of the Western Heritage Program at the Smithsonian Institution, and was an associate professor of history at George Mason University . He has been a contributor to books, including Research Guide to European Historical Biography and to periodicals, such as European Legacy, Journal of Modern History, Sixteenth Century Journal, Journal of History of Ideas, and Cahiers du Dix-Septieme. He is also a consulting historical editor for Time-Life Books. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Elizabeth. Books he has authored include: How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World and Everything in It (2001), Joseph McCarthy: Reexamining the Life and Legacy of America's Most Hated Senator (2000), and The Idea of Decline in Western History (1997).

Scope and Content

Collection contains research and manuscript materials used by Dr. Herman to produce Joseph McCarthy: Reexamining the Life and Legacy of America's Most Hated Senator (2000) and The Idea of Decline in Western History (1997). Types of materials in the collection include newspaper clippings, research notes, subject files, correspondence, and manuscript copies of chapters and end notes.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by subject.

Related Material

Special Collections and Archives also holds other political collections, including the Francis J. McNamara papers.


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957.
  • Subjects:

  • Anti-communist movements--United States--History--20th century.
  • Civilization, Western--Philosophy.
  • Regression (Civilization).

Contents List

Arthur Herman Collection
  • 1
    1
    McCarthy-Chapter 7-Soviet Espionage, HUAC and HISS
  • 2
    1
    Finished ms. corrected chapters
  • 3
    1
    McCarthy and Cold War Culture
  • 4
    1
    Fax Memorandum-Edith Lewis-Free Press Copy editing Department
  • 5-9
    1
    Joseph McCarthy: Reexamining the Life and Legacy of America's Most Hated Senator-Prologue Endnotes [Proof]-Prologue Endnotes 1.1 [Proof] - Prologue Endnotes 3.0 [Proof]- Chapter 1 Endnotes 1.1 [Proof]-Chapter 2 Endnotes [Proof]
  • 10-15
    1
    Joseph McCarthy: Reexamining the Life and Legacy of America's Most Hated Senator-Chapter 6 [Proof]-Chapter 6 Endnotes [Proof]-Chapter 7 Endnotes [Proof]-Chapter 9 Endnotes [Proof]- Chapter 10 Endnotes [Proof]-Chapter 11 [Proof]
  • 16-20
    1
    Joseph McCarthy: Reexamining the Life and Legacy of America's Most Hated Senator-Chapter 12 [Proof]-Chapter 13 Endnotes [Proof]-Chapter 16 [Proof]-Chapter 17 [Proof]- Epilogue [Proof]
  • 21
    1
    McCarthy Bibliography
  • 22-26
    1
    Joseph McCarthy: Reexamining the Life and Legacy of America's Most Hated Senator-Miscellaneous Notes-Prologue [Manuscript]- Chapter 1 [Manuscript]- Chapter 2 [Manuscript]-Chapter 3 [Manuscript]
  • 27-31
    1
    Joseph McCarthy: Reexamining the Life and Legacy of America's Most Hated Senator-Chapter 4 [Manuscript]- Chapter 5 [Manuscript]- Chapter 6 [Manuscript]- Chapter 7 [Manuscript]- Chapter 8 [Manuscript]
  • 32-35
    1
    Joseph McCarthy: Reexamining the Life and Legacy of America's Most Hated Senator-Chapter 9 [Manuscript]- Chapter 10 [Manuscript]-Chapter 13 [Manuscript]- Chapter 14 [Manuscript]
  • 36
    1
    Counterattack (Notecards)
  • 37
    1
    McCarthy-Photo Spread
  • 1
    2
    McCarthy-Public Relations
  • 2
    2
    George Sokolsy-Materials
  • 3
    2
    McCarthy-Chapter 3- Two Nations Thesis
  • 4
    2
    Drew Pearson and David Karr
  • 5
    2
    C. Kersten-Oral
  • 6
    2
    McCarthy-In Decline and Obits
  • 7
    2
    McCarthy-Korea and MacArthur
  • 8
    2
    McCarthy-David Lawence Columns
  • 9
    2
    McCarthy-State History Society
  • 10
    2
    McCarthy-Peres Case
  • 11
    2
    McCarthy-Ms. Comments
  • 12
    2
    Willard Edwards-Oral
  • 13
    2
    McCarthy-Introduction-Anti McCarthy Quotes
  • 14
    2
    Robert E. Lee-Oral
  • 15
    2
    U. Van Susteren-Oral
  • 16
    2
    Lately Thomas M.
  • 17
    2
    McCarthy-Executive and Censure
  • 18
    2
    McCarthy, Chapter 5-R. Taft
  • 19
    2
    McCarthy, Chapter 4-Congress and Government in 1946
  • 20
    2
    Chapter 6-Tydings Chapter
  • 21
    2
    Chapter 13
  • 22
    2
    Notes-McCarthy
  • 23
    2
    Ed Nellor-Oral
  • 24
    2
    John Birch Society
  • 25
    2
    McNamara Archives-List
  • 26
    2
    McCarthy, Chapter 2-Wisconsin History and Politics
  • 27
    2
    McCarthy-H. Matusow Ivm. Jenner and Later Cold War
  • 28
    2
    McCarthy, Chapter 2-Army
  • 29
    2
    Venona Materials
  • 1-6
    3
    McCarthy- Archives-Biblio's-Opinion Polls- Paul Huges Case- Benton- Henning
  • 7
    3
    Imperial Spain-Spring 1999
  • 8
    3
    History 642-Renaissance
  • 9
    3
    Jean Kerr- Correspondence
  • 10
    3
    McCarthy-1951-1952
  • 11
    3
    McCarthy, Chapter 8-State Department- Service Lattimore- Tydings Committee
  • 12
    3
    McCarthy, Chapter 9-China Lobby- Anti-Com's
  • 13
    3
    Chapter 1- Bio's for McCarthy Censure Debate
  • 14
    3
    McCarthy-Supporters Club
  • 15
    3
    McCarthy, Chapter 6-Democrats and Communism
  • 16
    3
    McCarthy-Ruthnatt Interview
  • 17
    3
    Notecards
  • 1
    4
    The Idea of Decline in Western History - Revised Proofs
  • 2-4
    4
    The Idea of Decline in Western History - Chapters 1-16- Author's Master Proofs
  • 5
    4
    The Idea of Decline in Western History (Book)
  • 1
    5
    The Idea of Decline in Western History - Prologue- 1/97 Pub.
  • 2
    5
    The Idea of Decline in Western History - Introduction- 1/97 Pub.
  • 3-14
    5
    The Idea of Decline in Western History - Chapters 1-12- 1/97 Pub.
  • 15
    5
    The Idea of Decline in Western History - Afterward Notes- 1/97 Pub.
  • 1
    6
    Prophets-Introduction
  • 2
    6
    Decline-Chapter 1
  • 3
    6
    Decline-Chapter 2
  • 4
    6
    Decline-Chapter 3
  • 5
    6
    Version-Chapter 4
  • 6
    6
    Version-Chapter 5
  • 7
    6
    Decline- Chapter 5
  • 8
    6
    Decline-Chapter 6
  • 9
    6
    Toynbee-Decline-Chapter 7
  • 10
    6
    Frankfurt School-Chapter 8
  • 11
    6
    Chapter 9-French School
  • 12
    6
    Decline-Chapter 10
  • 13
    6
    Decline-Chapter 11
  • 1
    7
    Gobineau and Modern Racism
  • 2
    7
    Megan Ingersoll
  • 3
    7
    Prophets of Doom
  • 4
    7
    H. Adams
  • 5
    7
    Racism-Biblio
  • 6
    7
    Index-MS-Decline
  • 7
    7
    Footnotes-Decline

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Herman, Arthur, 1956-
  • McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957.