Morse, F. Bradford (1921-1994)
NOTE: All or part of this collection is stored off-site. Several days' advance notice is required for retrieval.
The F. Bradford Morse collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, photographs, professional materials, audio materials, film and video materials, scrapbooks, personal memorabilia, and subject files.
Manuscripts in the collection include a biography of Morse; Lincoln P. Bloomfield and Amelia C. Leiss' Controlling Small Wars; William A. Hance's Southern Africa and the United States; Prabodh Chandra’s Bloodbath in Bangladesh; External Financing for Latin American Development; William T.R. Fox and Annette Baker’s NATO and the Range of American Choice; Larry L. Fabian’s Soldiers without Enemies; S.L.A. Marshall’s Swift Sword; Richard Cohen’s Let My People Go; Majdia D. Khaddari’s Arab-Israeli Impasse; and James M. Gavin’s Crisis Now.
Other manuscripts in the collection include speeches, press releases, statements, remarks, and other writings by Morse.
Correspondence in the collection is extensive and includes both professional and personal letters dated between 1952 and 1991. Notable correspondents include Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon, and Harry S. Truman. Most of the material is from the years 1965-1971 and focuses on legislation.
Printed materials in the collection include hearings, legislation material, programs, magazines (Time, Bostonia, Newsweek), press releases and briefings, and Department of State bulletins from 1965 to 1972.
Photographs in the collection include diplomatic prints from 1978 and various black-and-white prints, some framed.
Professional materials in the collection include many bound reports, government reports, photographs, clippings, and other materials regarding Morse’s diplomatic career and 1972 campaign.
Audio materials in the collection include 14 cassette tapes from 1996.
Film and video materials include the VHS tape, "A Dream for Africa, A Dream for the World," a tape reel titled "Pressure Groups and Congress," and 7 reel-to-reel tapes related to his 1968 campaign.
Scrapbooks in the collection consist of two scrapbooks containing clippings regarding Morse’s re-election campaign, and other scrapbooks of newspaper clippings dated between 1961 and 1963.
Personal memorabilia in the collection consists of Morse’s award for his service with the United Nations, many miscellaneous plaques and certificates, photo albums, degrees, as well as caricatures of Morse.
Subject files in the collection include foreign affairs materials, congressional record inserts, press releases, capitol comments, materials from various parliamentary meetings dated between 1965 and 1966, Truman Awards, conference materials, and other materials.
|1. Morse, F. Bradford, 1921-1994|
|1. Public Affairs Subject Guide|
|2. The Vietnam War Subject Guide|
|4. Legislators -- United States|
|5. Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- 1951-|
|6. United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century|
|7. Boston University. School of Law.|
|8. United States. Congress. House of Representatives|
|9. United Nations|
|10. Diplomats – United States|