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Oliver Lincoln Lundquist Papers TAM 465

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Oliver Lincoln Lundquist Papers
Dates: 1947-2009
Quantity: 1 Linear Feet in 1 box
Mixed Materials [31142063293859] [Box]: 1
Call Phrase: TAM 465

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Historical/Biographical Note

Oliver Lincoln Lundquist (1916-2009), an architect and industrial designer, led the team that created the United Nations logo. For a number of years, he worked directly with Alger Hiss and the architect Eero Saarinen, preparing visual presentations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Washington press corps.

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Scope and Contents

The collection includes a small box labeled "United Nations Documents from the Personal Collection of Alger Hiss." Within the box are several letters written to Hiss concerning research and book reviews; one issue of United Nations News dated November, 1947; a page from  The Congressional Record (April 29, 1971); a small collection of booklets and pamphlets (1947-1966) relating to the United Nations; and two color snapshots of Alger Hiss. The collection also contains a personal photo album titled "House in Springs" with what appear to be family snapshots taken at several locations. There is a small envelope of loose snapshots. No one in the photos is identified.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Lundquist, Jill
  • Hiss, Alger
  • Lundquist, Oliver Lincoln

Document Type

  • Photographs.

Subject Organizations

  • United Nations

Subject Topics

  • Logos (Symbols)
  • Architects -- United States.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive has no information about copyright ownership for this collection and is not authorized to grant permission to publish or reproduce materials from it. Materials in this collection, which were created in 1947-2009, are expected to enter the public domain in 2079.

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