James W. Garner Papers, 1830, 1891-1939, 1942 | University of Illinois Archives
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Papers of James Wilford Garner (1871-1938), professor of political science (1904-38), including clippings, correspondence, programs, photographs, diaries (1920-21, 1935-36), notes, manuscripts and reprints of publications relating to Reconstruction in Mississippi (1896-1902), criminal law and political science (1907-14), American and French government and legal systems (1914, 1921, 1929), international law (1914-38), foreign policy and world peace (1922-38), arbitration (1924), Monroe Doctrine and Latin American affairs (1926-30), World Court and League of Nations (1930-32) and Fascism, Nazism and war threats (1926, 1933-38). The papers include notes taken at Chicago (1896-99) and Columbia (1900-03); manuscripts on the Civil War (1900), state government (1908), Lincoln (1909), municipal government (1910) and Americanism (1920); clippings on lectures in France and Great Britain and addresses at conferences, professional meetings and commencements (!907-38); testimonial letters from political scientists (!934); travel memorabilia; book reviews and biographical material compiled by John A. Fairlie (1942).
The series includes 52 bound reprints of Garner's articles on American and French government and international law (1904-38).