Size: 0.75 linear feet
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A collection of the papers of Hugh Grant, U.S. Minister to Albania in the late 1930's. Collection includes letters, memoranda and news releases relating to the invasion by Mussolini and the plight of the Jews in Albania. The collection contains over 200 pages.
Hugh Grant was born in Alabama and educated at Howard University, Harvard University and George Washington University. He worked as a newspaper correspondent and was a professor at Alabama Polytechnic Institute prior to entering government service. After serving as secretary to Alabama Senator Hugo Black, Grant was appointed Minister to Albania. Grant served as Minister to Albania from 1935 to 1939, and then was appointed Minister to Thailand. Grant served in this position from 1940 to 1941.
Acquisition: Purchased from Sotheby's New York, New York, May 27, 1986 by Dr. Martin Bush
Processed by: MD, circa 1990; JEF, 3-23-1998