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Frank Gardiner Wisner Papers [manuscript] 1931-1971.

Wisner, Frank Gardiner; Helms, Richard; Israel, Albert R; Holsinger's University Studio (Charlottesville, Va.)
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
The collection consists chiefly of photographs and copies of photographs of Wisner and the Eastman, Gardiner Lumber Company, including one at a conference on forest conservation also attended by Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover; copies of photographs of an event at Glen Welby the farm of Phil and Kay Graham, 1955, that included Chip Bohlen, Llewelyn Thompson, Joseph Alsop, Graham and Wisner; copy of a photograph with Allen Dulles, in Berlin, 1945; photograph of General George Marshall inscribed to Wisner; and copy of a photograph as a Lieutenant Commander in the OSS.
The collection also contains copies of clippings chiefly pertaining to Wisner as a student athlete at the University of Virginia; a pamphlet "Reforestation and timber conservation by Albert R. Israel; a letter from George B. Eager announcing Wisner's receipt of the Samuel Baker Woods, Jr., Memorial Award; a copy of a letter regarding Wisner as candidate for Board of Visitors; 1958, a memorial address by Richard Helms and photographs of the ceremony; and letters from Frances Farmer noting contributions to the law school library in Wisner's name.
The collection also contains a citation, medal and letter appointing Wisner an honorary officer of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire; and a certificate announcing that Wisner has won the Army Commendation Ribbon.
Of particular University of Virginia interest is a 1931 photograph by Holsinger of the IMP Society.
Description
ca. 30 items.
Cite as
Frank Gardiner Wisner Papers, 1931-1971, Accession #15049, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Biographical Note
Wisner was head of Office of Strategic Services operations in southeastern Europe in 1944-1945 at the end of World War II, and served as the 2nd Deputy Director of Plans in charge of the Directorate of Plans of the Central Intelligence Agency from August 23, 1951 to January 1, 1959. Wisner was educated at the University of Virginia, where he received both a B.A. and a LL.B. degree.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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    a| Wisner, Frank Gardiner, d| 1909-1965.
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    a| Frank Gardiner Wisner papers h| [manuscript], f| 1931-1971.
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    a| The collection consists chiefly of photographs and copies of photographs of Wisner and the Eastman, Gardiner Lumber Company, including one at a conference on forest conservation also attended by Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover; copies of photographs of an event at Glen Welby the farm of Phil and Kay Graham, 1955, that included Chip Bohlen, Llewelyn Thompson, Joseph Alsop, Graham and Wisner; copy of a photograph with Allen Dulles, in Berlin, 1945; photograph of General George Marshall inscribed to Wisner; and copy of a photograph as a Lieutenant Commander in the OSS.
    520
      
      
    a| The collection also contains copies of clippings chiefly pertaining to Wisner as a student athlete at the University of Virginia; a pamphlet "Reforestation and timber conservation by Albert R. Israel; a letter from George B. Eager announcing Wisner's receipt of the Samuel Baker Woods, Jr., Memorial Award; a copy of a letter regarding Wisner as candidate for Board of Visitors; 1958, a memorial address by Richard Helms and photographs of the ceremony; and letters from Frances Farmer noting contributions to the law school library in Wisner's name.
    520
      
      
    a| The collection also contains a citation, medal and letter appointing Wisner an honorary officer of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire; and a certificate announcing that Wisner has won the Army Commendation Ribbon.
    520
      
      
    a| Of particular University of Virginia interest is a 1931 photograph by Holsinger of the IMP Society.
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    a| Frank Gardiner Wisner Papers, 1931-1971, Accession #15049, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| Wisner was head of Office of Strategic Services operations in southeastern Europe in 1944-1945 at the end of World War II, and served as the 2nd Deputy Director of Plans in charge of the Directorate of Plans of the Central Intelligence Agency from August 23, 1951 to January 1, 1959. Wisner was educated at the University of Virginia, where he received both a B.A. and a LL.B. degree.
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    a| Alsop, Joseph, d| 1910-1989 v| Photographs.
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    1
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    a| Bohlen, Charles E. q| (Charles Eustis), d| 1904-1974 v| Photographs.
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    1
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    a| Coolidge, Calvin, d| 1872-1933 v| Photographs.
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    a| Dulles, Allen, d| 1893-1969 v| Photographs.
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    1
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    a| Graham, Philip L., d| 1915-1963 v| Photographs.
    600
    1
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    a| Hoover, Herbert, d| 1874-1964 v| Photographs.
    600
    1
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    a| Thompson, Llewellyn, d| 1904-1972 v| Photographs.
    600
    1
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    a| Wisner, Frank Gardiner, d| 1909-1965.
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    a| Eastman, Gardiner Lumber Company v| Photographs.
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    a| University of Virginia. b| I.M.P. Society v| Photographs.
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    a| University of Virginia x| Students v| Photographs.
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    a| Photographs. 2| aat
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    a| Letters (Correspondence) 2| aat
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    a| Eager, George Boardman, d| 1888-1942, e| correspondent.
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    a| Farmer, Frances, d| 1909-1993 e| correspondent.
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    a| Helms, Richard. t| In memoriam Frank Gardiner Wisner 1909-1965.
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    a| Israel, Albert R. t| Reforestation and timber conservation.
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    a| Holsinger's University Studio (Charlottesville, Va.)
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    a| MSS 15049 w| ALPHANUM i| 5190527-1001 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 15049 Folder 1 w| ALPHANUM i| X030747553 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 15049 Folder 2 w| ALPHANUM i| X030747554 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 15049 Folder 3 w| ALPHANUM i| X030747552 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 15049 Medal w| ALPHANUM i| X030442687 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| RAREBOOK
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    a| MSS 15049 Autograph folder w| ALPHANUM i| X031589142 l| SC-STKS-X m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 15049 Oversize certificates w| ALPHANUM i| X031589337 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 15049 Oversize photographs w| ALPHANUM i| X031589338 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT

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