John J. McCloy Papers
John J. McCloy Papers, 1897-1989 (Bulk: 1940-1979)
48 records cartons, 26 archives boxes, 10 flat boxes, 1 oversize box (74.25 linear ft.)
The John J. McCloy Papers span the years 1897-1989, with the bulk of the material falling into the period 1940-1979. The roughly 74 linear feet of material cover the breadth of McCloy's activities, from lawyer to banker to government official to negotiator to behind-the-scenes adviser. The papers include working papers, correspondence and memoranda, speeches, scrapbooks, photographs, legal documents, printed material, and memorabilia. The collection includes very little personal or family-related material.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
In general, there is no restriction on access to the John J. McCloy Papers for research use. Selected items may be restricted to protect the privacy rights of individuals or for other legal reasons. Particularly fragile or valuable items have been replaced with copies. Material from other collections, which may be found in the McCloy Papers, cannot be duplicated, as indicated.
All copyrights held by John J. McCloy or his heirs were transferred to Amherst College along with the papers. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of other copyrights. Requests for permission to publish material from the papers should be directed to the Archivist of the College.
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