U.S. Senator, ambassador to Great Britain, U.S. Secretary of State, and judge on the Permanent Court of International Justice (World Court), Frank B. Kellogg had a distinguished and wide-ranging career in public service. The co-negotiator of the Kellogg-Briand Treaty of 1928, he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1929.
This collection brings together correspondence, memoranda, speeches, background materials, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers from throughout Kellogg_s career. Besides reflecting the issues and activities associated with his high-ranking national and international positions, the papers also provide considerable information about state and national Republican party politics, and about U.S. politics in general. His senatorial files document:
The Colombian (Panama) and Versailles treaties
Post-World War I governments and economic conditions in Europe, including the League of Nations
Revision of judicial procedure
The development and regulation of domestic and international communications systems
Protection of aliens residing in the U.S
The agricultural depression of the early 1920s