Mona Strader Bismarck Papers,1916-1982

Descriptive Summary

Title
Mona Strader Bismarck Papers,1916-1982
Creator
Bismarck, Mona Strader, 1897-1983
Extent
7.33 cubic ft.
Subjects
Adenauer, Konrad, 1876-1967.
Art auctions-- New York (N.Y.)-- History-- 20th century.
Art auctions-- New York (N.Y.)-- History-- Sources.
Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972.
Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965.
Beaton, Cecil Walter Hardy, Sir, 1904-
Bergery, Gaston, 1892-
Buffet, Bernard, 1928-
Bush, George, 1924-
Chanel, Coco, 1883-1971.
Churchill, Randolph S. (Randolph Spencer), 1911-1968.
Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965.
Cohn-Bendit, Daniel.
Communism-- Czechoslovakia-- History-- Sources.
Conscientious objectors-- England-- History-- 20th century.
Conscientious objectors-- England-- History-- Sources.
Cooper, Duff, Viscount Norwich, 1890-1954.
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973.
Cronin, A. J. (Archibald Joseph), 1896-1981.
Cudahy, John, b. 1887.
Cunard, Emerald, 1872-1948.
Daladier, Edouard, 1884-1970.
Dali, Salvador, 1904-
Darlan, Francois, 1881-1942.
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.
European Economic Community-- History-- Sources.
Gres, Alix, 1903-
Henry-Haye, Gaston, 1890-
Hill, Derek.
Fashion designers-- France-- Paris-- History-- Sources.
France-- History-- German occupation, 1940-1945-- Sources.
France-- Politics and government-- 1969-1974-- Sources.
France-- Social life and customs-- 20th century-- Sources.
Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970.
Germany-- Politics and government-- 1945-1990-- Sources.
Givenchy, Hubert de, 1927-
John XXIII, Pope, 1881-1963.
Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969.
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968.
Laval, Pierre, 1883-1945.
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-
Malraux, Andre, 1901-1976.
Mosley, Diana, Lady, 1910-
Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, 1900-1979.
Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945.
Noailles, Marie, Laure de, 1902-1970.
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-
Palewski, Gaston, 1901-1984.
Paris (France)-- Social life and customs-- 20th century-- Sources.
Petain, Philippe, 1856-1951.
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973.
Poland-- History-- Occupation, 1939-1945-- Sources.
Prisoners of war-- Italy-- History-- 20th century.
Prisoners of war-- Italy-- History-- Sources.
Prisoners of war-- Utah-- History-- 20th century.
Prisoners of war-- Utah-- History-- Sources.
Reagan, Ronald.
Riots-- France-- Paris-- History-- 20th century.
Riots-- France-- Paris-- History-- Sources.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Royal Ballet-- History-- Sources.
Schlumberger, Jean, 1907-
Sert, Jose Maria, 1874-1945.
Sitwell, Osbert, 1892-1969.
Sternberg, Cecilia.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.
Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961.
Vidal, Gore, 1925-
Vreeland, Diana.
Wescott, Glenway, 1901-
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972.
Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-
World War, 1939-1945-- Sources.
United States-- Politics and government-- 1945-1989-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Louisville native whose marriages, with their increased wealth and social standing, brought her into company with America's and Europe's wealthy and social elite. Merging her own talents with this environment she became one of the leaders of the international social scene and the fashion world. Bismarck's papers primarily chronicle her lifestyle, but also include information on other subjects, including the experiences of a French soldier on the frontline, 1939 -1940, during World War II. Correspondents include Sir Cecil Beaton, Randolph Churchill, Rose Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, and many others. Card index in repository