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1 June 1940
Pp 274/1/435-436 · Document · 1940.06.01
Part of Private Archives

Letter from Seymour Jacklin, South Africa, Office of the League of Nations Secretary General, Treasury, to S. Lester on the League of Nations budget and staff.

1 March 1936
Pp 274/1/94-95 · Document · 1936.03.01
Part of Private Archives

Day at Neustadt: gossip on heads of states, King George, A. Hitler, B. Mussolini.

1 March 1938
Pp 274/1/235-236 · Document · 1938.03.01
Part of Private Archives

President Hoover, who preceded Roosevelt at the Head of the United States.

1 March 1939
Pp 274/1/292 · Document · 1939.03.01
Part of Private Archives

Prentiss Gilbert, US "Consul" in Geneva and first American to sit at the League of Nations Council table.

1 May 1941
Pp 274/2/776 · Document · 1941.05.01
Part of Private Archives

Auction sale of a rug from Persia: collection of Professor Dr. Hector Cristiani.

1 November 1937
Pp 274/1/213-214 · Document · 1937.11.01
Part of Private Archives

S. Lester's letter to the editor of the "Irish Press" about the indifference to and ignorance of international affairs; possibly Dick Hayes as President.

1 November 1941
Pp 274/2/871-873 · Document · 1941.11.01
Part of Private Archives

Ernst Grunwald, an Austrian textile trader, who was in a civilian camp in Switzerland with his wife and obtained visas thanks to S. Lester's help, requested this latter if he could get visas for his parents and parents-in-law living in Vienna; Robert Vansittart's fierce pamphlet against Germany entitled "Black Record: Germans past and present", R. Vansittart was Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 1930 to 1937 and vehemently anti-German.

1 October 1941
Pp 274/2/759-760 · Document · 1941.10.01
Part of Private Archives

Letter addressed to S. Lester by someone having just arrived at Princeton on: the journey to Princeton, and the situation and state of mind in Princeton.