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Records of American Defense, Harvard Group, 1940-1945.

Collection Identifier: HUD 3139
Overview: American Defense, Harvard Group was organized by a small group of Harvard faculty members to alert Americans to the dangers posed by the Axis powers after the fall of France in June, 1940 and to marshal aid to American allies in Europe and Asia. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the Group helped mobilize support for America's war effort. The records are organized in the following series: Reports, Records of officers, Committee files, American Defense, Harvard Group News...

Langdon Warner personal archive

Collection Identifier: HUG 4872.1010
Overview: Langdon Warner (1881-1955) was a curator of Far Eastern Art at Harvard University's Fogg Art Museum from 1923 to 1950, and was an advisor to the United States military on Far Eastern shrines and art centers in World War II. The Langdon Warner personal archive documents Warner's career as a curator, art historian, and lecturer and illustrates his roles as an authority on Asian art and culture, especially on Japanese and Chinese art and culture. The collection provides a view of United States'...