Scope and Content Note:
Small Box 20, File 5: New York Times article, "Rusk Tells a Kennedy Secret: Fallback Plan in Cuba Crisis," by Eric Pace, published August 26, 1987.
Annual Conference Worship Service program 29 June 1974. This was A. W. Cordier's last public appearance at the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference. He was the speaker for this event.
The Small Box 21 contains:
File 1 1925-1962
Program from Manchester's 1948 Commencement at which Cordier gave the address
Reprint of The Role of the Secretary-General by Andrew W. Cordier
Correspondence (including letters, telegrams, and memoranda) 1925-1962
Papers concerning Mr. Povl Bang-Jensen, dated 1959
Text of "an address delivered before the Columbia Associates" by Andrew W. Cordier, dated 28 November 1962
Clipping from The Christian Century, an article on Dag Hammarskjold written by Cordier, dated 25 october 1961.
Correspondence regarding Cordier's nomination for honorary doctoral degree at Manchester, dated 30 May 1946
Issue of Secretariat News, dated 28 February 1962, which includes article on Cordier on page 2.
Issue of Secretariat News, dated 16 March 1962, which includes cover photo of Cordier's and article on pages 8-9
Clipping from New York Times, "Hammarskjold's Closest Aide Quits U.N. Post After 16 Years," dated 27 June 1961
File 2 1963-1969
Correspondence between A. Blair Helman and Dr. Cordier 1963-1969
Text of Cordier's address to the national Council of Churches, "Motivations and Methods of Dag Hammarskjold," dated 21 October 1965
Text of Cordier's eulogy for Adlai E. Stevenson, dated 19 July 1965
Memo from Donald R. Michaelsen '67 regarding the CIA's funding of activities at Center for International Studies at Columbia, dated 1 November 1967.
Copy of article from New York Times, "Kirk Retiring at Columbia; Cordier Named," dated 24 August 1968
A. Blair Helman's invitation to Cordier's investiture as president of Columbia University on 19 December 1969
Program from Cordier's investiture as 15th president of Columbia University, 19 December 1969
Clipping from School and Society regarding Cordier's presidency at Columbia
Newspaper clipping from Elkhart Truth regarding Cordier's presidency at Columbia University, dated 26 August 1969
Memo from Mary Rupley '32 regarding Cordier's contributions to Manchester College
Biographical information and trustee information sheet, dated 1964.
Clipping from New York Times, "Cordier Praised by Students and Teachers for Work at Columbia," dated 6 January 1969
Clipping from New York Times, "Full Title for Dr. Cordier, " dated 22 August 1969
Clipping from Wall Street Journal, "The New Mood at Turbulent Columbia," dated 23 April 1969
Clipping from Time, "Universities: A Convenient Retirement," dated 30 August 1968
Issue of Columbia Chronicle, "Dr. Cordier Becomes 15th President," dated September 1969
File 3 1970-1973
Correspondence 1970-1973, including A. Blair Helman's and others' letters in support of Cordier's Nobel Peace Prize nomination
Editorial from Wabash Plain Dealer, "Tribute to Dr. Andrew Cordier," dated 24 October 1972
List of books donated to Manchester College library by Cordier
Clipping from New York Times regarding Cordier's resignation from Columbia's presidency, dated 4 September 1970 [sic]
Text of statement by Hubert de Besche, Ambassador of Sweden to the US, on occasion of Cordier's receipt of the Royal Order of the Northern Star, 1 November 1972
Copy of program from Dorothy B. Cordier's funeral service, 1 October 1972
Copy of Dorothy B. Cordier's NYTimes obituary
Article from NRTA Journal, interview of Cordier, "Thoughts for Retired Teachers"
Newsletter from The Japan International Christian University Foundation, regarding Cordier's receipt of two awards during a visit to Japan, dated February 1972
Biographical sketch of Cordier, dated 10 September 1972
Copy of letter from Alumni Federation of Columbia University, informing Cordier of a "message of goodwill and affection contained in a resolution" of the Alumni Council, dated 26 June 1972
Clipping from Wabash Plain Dealer, "Dr. Andrew W. Cordier--Former Wabash County Man Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize," dated 2 March 1973
Clipping from Indianapolis Star Magazine, "Andrew W. Cordier: Mister Peacemaker," dated 29 July 1973
Invitation to Columbia University's Charter Day Dinner, dated 13 October 1972, at which Cordier was paid tribute--also menu, program, and seating list
Clipping from unknown newspaper, "Hartville Native Cordier Gets Regula Nomination for Nobel"
Clipping from Akron Beacon-Journal, "Stark Church Nurtured A Nobel Candidate," dated 11 March 1972
Small Box 20, File 4 1974-1982 Note: Most of Doreen Geary materials are now in Small Box 21
Collection of newspaper clippings regarding Dr. Cordier's death, 10 July 1975
Correspondence with and regarding Dr. Cordier 1974-1982
Correspondence with Miss Doreen Geary regarding a profile she wrote about Dr. Cordier (Death of a Stalwart) (now in Small Box 21)
Copy of Doreen Geary's article, "Andrew Cordier As I Remember Him"
Handwritten note on Doreen Geary's connection to Cordier
Indiana Academy program, dated 16 June 1975, which includes information on Cordier
Clipping from Indianapolis Star regarding Cordier's induction into Indiana Academy, dated 17 June 1975
Program from Columbia University's memorial service for Cordier, dated 14 October 1975
Text of memorial words by Dr. William McGill, Columbia's president, 14 October 1975
Text of statement by Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim at Cordier's memorial service, 14 October 1975
Text of tribute by Honorable Ernest A. Gross at Cordier's memorial service, 14 October 1975
Text of tribute by William E. Peterson at Cordier's memorial service, 14 October 1975
Program from Cordier's memorial service at Manchester Church of the Brethren, 15 July 1975
Text from A. Blair Helman's memorial sermon for Cordier's memorial service, 15 July 1975
Article from Columbia Today, "Andrew Cordier--A Precious and Unique Human Being," dated September 1975
Working copy, with handwritten changes, of A. Blair Helman's introduction to the 5 June 1975 issue of the Manchester College Peace Studies Bulletin, dedicated to Cordier
Press release, "Dr. Andrew Wellington Cordier, former President of the Columbia University, honoured by Germany," dated 11 December 1974
Clipping from Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, "Around the Area," dated 2 February 1975 (regarding Cordier's receipt of the Commander's Cross of the German Order of Merit)
Collection of statements from Columbia Envoy, undated
Small Box 21: "Death of a Stalwart," by Doreen Geary (Part I and II, partially restricted, Part III, restricted).
See Also: Indiana Academy MC2002/2e, Faculty/Staff Cordier, Andrew W. 1 MC2002/104f