In the centre of Washington D.C., opposite the Capitol Building and down the street from the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress claims to be the largest library in the world with ‘164 million items on approximately 838 miles of bookshelves’ according to their website housing a wide range of artefacts from U.S. history. Getting […]

Named after the philanthropist, Seeley G. Mudd, the library lies in the heart of the university town of Princeton, New Jersey. The library holds 45,000 feet of archived materials including files from the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Civil Liberties Union as well as distinguished individuals such as former US President Woodrow Wilson, […]

At Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut lies the Sterling Memorial Library. Named after Yale benefactor John William Sterling, the library is the largest repository at Yale and stores archival records belonging to Dean Acheson, Henry Kissinger, Charles Lindbergh Henry Stimson and Eli Whitney. Based in the centre of the university’s campus, the Gothic style […]

Thank you for visiting my site! My name is Christopher Wallis and I’m a PhD candidate at the University of Northumbria where I’m currently writing my thesis on the foreign policy of the Carter Administration, 1977-1981 working under the supervision of Prof. Sylvia Ellis and Dr. Michael Cullinane. My research focuses on the internal debates […]