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DeGolyer, Everett L. (Everett Lee), 1923-1977


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George C. McGhee papers

Identifier: WHC-M-2168
Scope and Contents

U.S. Ambassador. Papers and artifacts of George Crews McGhee, who served as 8th U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, and 4th U.S. Ambassador to West Germany. McGhee’s career achievements include being a Rhodes Scholar, oil entrepreneur, naval officer, diplomat, philanthropist, and author. The papers contain his business correspondence (1950-2002), ambassadorial papers (1948-1968), personal correspondence (1935-2002), writings and speeches (1928-2005), financial records (1947-1978), and family history materials (1980-2002). The collection also contains photographs, slides, scrapbooks, and memorabilia documenting the McGhee family’s life and world travels; as well as Mesoamerican artifacts collected primarily by McGhee’s father-in-law, Everette Lee DeGolyer, and by Ambassador and Mrs. McGhee. The bulk of the papers (1937-1998) relate to Ambassador McGhee’s business enterprises and to his service to the country as a member of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Department of State.

Dates: 1928 - 2005

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