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SERIES Identifier: UAI 15.898

High Commissioner and Ambassador to Germany, 1953-1959, 1953-1959

Scope of the High Commissioner and Ambassador to Germany Series

The series documents Conant's service as United States High Commissioner for Germany and United States Ambassador to Germany. Paper documents include texts of official speeches given by Conant, his travel itineraries and correspondence regarding his arrival and departure in Germany. Other formats found in this series are scrapbooks, photographs, photograph albums, and newspaper clippings (chiefly from German newspapers).


  • Creation: 1953-1959

Physical Description

(4.5 cubic feet (approx.))

Conditions on Use and Access

Restrictions on access apply. Consult with the reference staff of the Harvard University Archives for details.


50 cubic feet (177 containers)


The High Commissioner and Ambassador to Germany series has five subseries based on the format of the material. Each subseries has its own filing structure.


Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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