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Collection Overview

Title: Professor Louis Kestenberg Papers, 1948-1965

ID: 09/1982-002

Primary Creator: Kestenberg, Louis, -1982

Extent: 13.0 Linear Feet

Subjects: American Association of University Professors.  University of Houston Chapter, Kestenberg, Louis, -1982, Phi Kappa Phi, United Nations Association of the United States of America. Houston Chapter, University of Houston, University of Houston. Department of History, University of Houston. Division of Modern Languages, University of Houston. Faculty Senate

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Faculty papers, Records (documents)

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection contains files related to Kestenburg's teaching and activities at the University of Houston as well as his academic interests.

Biographical Note

Professor Louis Kestenberg received his A.B. degree from Rice Institute in 1930; his M.A. in German from Rice in 1933; and his Ph.D. in German History from the University of Colorado in 1943. Born in Sosnowiec, Poland in 1907, Kestenberg emigrated with his parents to Houston, Texas in 1920.

Dr. Kestenberg joined the faculty of the University of Houston in 1933 as Instructor in German; became a fulltime faculty member in 1940 and continued to teach at the University of Houston until his retirement in 1974 as Professor Emeritus of History. Professor Kestenberg also served as the Chairman of the Division of Modern Languages from 1950 to1955; he served as First Chairman of the Honors Program from 1957 to 1964; as Visiting Professor at Tulane University in 1948 and as a Fulbright Teaching Interchange Lecturer in Reutlingen, West Germany in 1956 and 1957.

He was also a member of the American Historical Association and the American Association of University Professors and belonged to Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Phi Alpha, and Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Societies. Professor Kestenberg also served as President of the Houston Chapter of the United Nations Association and as President of the Neighborhood Centers Association.

Subject/Index Terms

American Association of University Professors.  University of Houston Chapter
Kestenberg, Louis, -1982
Phi Kappa Phi
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Houston Chapter
University of Houston
University of Houston. Department of History
University of Houston. Division of Modern Languages
University of Houston. Faculty Senate

Administrative Information

Repository: University of Houston Libraries

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Use Restrictions: Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.

Preferred Citation: Professor Louis Kestenberg Papers, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries


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Series 2: Class and Research Subject Files
This series is the largest in the Collection and contains two hundred and seventy two folders. Folders are in alphabetical order by subject, then chronologically where necessary. The material in these folders contains items used by Professor Kestenberg in his classes and as research for his own purposes. A large portion of this series includes material related to Germany (history and politics) and to the United Nations Association.
Box 3
Folder 1: AJP Taylor; Hoggan; Origins of WWII; Dolchstol, 1956-1966
Folder 2: A League of Nations, 1920-1923
Folder 3: America, 1950s
Folder 4: American Friends Service Committee
Folder 5: Area Language Studies, 1944-1951
Folder 6: Arizona; Background Papers, 1977-1978
Folder 7: Arts & Sciences Faculty Meetings, 1952-1955
Folder 8: Assistants; Graders, 1957-1973
Folder 9: Atlantic Union, 1943-1958
Folder 10: Atlantic Union, 1959-1966
Folder 11: Auschwitz Buchenwald Dachau KZs, 1956-1981
Folder 12: Aus Politik Und Zeit Geschichte, 1956-1962
Folder 13: Aus Politik Und Zeit Geschichte, 1963-1964
Folder 14: Aus Politik Und Zeit Geschichte, 1965-1969
Folder 15: Aus Politik Und Zeit Geschichte, 1970-1973
Folder 16: Basques, 1960
Folder 17: Berlin, 1948-1959
Folder 18: Berlin, 1960-1972
Folder 19: Bibliographies, 1943-1972
Box 4
Folder 1: Bibliographies, 1945-1977
Folder 2: Bibliographies: Germany History, newspapers, journals, etc, 1961-1972
Folder 3: Bonn, 1948-1978
Folder 4: Bormann, (nd)
Folder 5: British Information Services, 1954-1955
Folder 6: Bundesarchiv, Notes and Outlines, 1970
Folder 7: Bundesarchiv, Photocopier, 1970
Folder 8: Bundesverfassungsgericht, 1974-1981
Folder 9: Bundeswehr, 1962-1975
Folder 10: Cartoons - Diagrams - Photos, 1950-1974
Folder 11: Charta der deutschen Hematvertriebenen, 1950-1952
Folder 12: Chronologies, 1940s-1960s
Folder 13: Chronologies, 1970s
Folder 14: Committee on Advanced Hours and Minors, 1954
Folder 15: Common Market, 1949-1973
Folder 16: Conferences, 1941-1978
Folder 17: Conferences - Geneva, 1953-1955
Folder 18: Consulting-Marquart Company, 1967-1981
Folder 19: Contemporary Germany: Culture, 1965-1975
Folder 20: Contemporary Germany: Culture, 1976-1981
Folder 21: Curriculum Suggestions, 1945-1962
Folder 22: Data Used, 1949-1979
Folder 23: Denazification, 1945-1950
Folder 24: Dismemberment; Order - Meisse, 1948-1953
Folder 25: Dismemberment; Order - Meisse, 1954-1973
Folder 26: Dolchstosz - Verrat, 1963-1968
Folder 27: Donitz, Clippings, 1974-1981
Folder 28: Donitz Correspondence, 1970
Folder 29: Donitz: Number Trails Salewski (1943 takeover), 1945-1974
Folder 30: Donitz Regierung, Notes, (A-J), 1960-1971
Box 5
Folder 1: Donitz Regierung, Notes, (A-J), 1960-1971
Folder 2-3: Donitz Regierung, (K-Z), 1971-1974
Folder 4: Donitz Regierung: Uncond'l Surdr, 1948-1972
Folder 5: East Berlin, 1965-1981
Folder 6: East Europe, 1960-1978
Folder 7: East Germany No. 1, 1940s
Folder 8: East Germany No. 2, 1950s
Folder 9: East Germany No. 3, 1960s
Folder 10: East Germany No. 4, 1970s
Folder 11: East Germany No. 3, 1951-1964
Folder 12: Economics, 1947-1953
Folder 13: Economics, 1954-1959
Folder 14: Eichmann Trail, 1960-1967
Folder 15: Eichmann Trail, 1972-1980
Folder 16: Europe: Education (1) Bibliography (2) Vocabulary, (since 1945), (1960-1968)
Folder 17: European Recovery: Marshall Plan, 1947-1949
Folder 18: European Studies, 1957-1962
Folder 19: European Studies, 1963-1980
Folder 20: Facts and Figures about Germany's Refugee and Expellee Problem, 1956
Folder 21: France, 1950s
Box 6
Folder 1: France, 1960s
Folder 2: France & Germany, 1948-1958
Folder 3: France & Germany, 1959-1966
Folder 4: France & Germany, 1967-1981
Folder 5: Free Mind, 1978-1982
Folder 6: German Americanisms, 1971-1974
Folder 7: German Club, 1947-1950
Folder 8: German Club, 1951-1954
Folder 9: German Club Notices, 1949-1954
Folder 10: German History Reading Lists, Ph.D, Topics since (1914)
Folder 11: Germans on America, 1955-1973
Folder 12: Germany, 1975-1980
Folder 13: Germany Adenauer, 1949-1959
Folder 14: Germany Adenauer, 1960-1976
Folder 15: Germany: Anglo-German Relas, 1954-1979
Folder 16: Germany Bibl.: Bibliographies, outlines, abbreviations, 1952-1973
Folder 17: Germany Cultural (1), 1940s
Folder 18: Germany Cultural (2), 1950s
Folder 19: Germany Cultural (3), 1960s
Folder 20: Germany Cultural (4), 1960s
Folder 21: Germany Cultural (5), 1970s
Folder 22: Germany: Education, (since 1945), (1957-1969)
Folder 23: Germany Education: Administration, (since 1945), (1955-1975)
Folder 24: Germany Education: Circulation, (since 1945), (1952-1967)
Box 7
Folder 1: Germany Education: Extra - Curriculum, (since 1945), (1951-1973)
Folder 2: Germany Education: Extra - Curriculum, (since 1945), (1972-1973)
Folder 3: Germany Education: Finance, (since 1945), (1953-1973)
Folder 4: Germany Education: Pedagogy, (since 1945), (1953-1978)
Folder 5: Germany Education: Vocational, (since 1945), (1956-1966)
Folder 6: Germany Education: Volkshochschule Adult Education, (since 1945), (1951-1974)
Folder 7: Germany: Foreign Evaluations, 1963-1975
Folder 8: Germany: Foreign Policy, 1963-1966
Folder 9: Germany: Nuclear Deterrent, 1956-1968
Folder 10: Germany: Rearmament, 1950-1978
Folder 11: Germany: Weimar Era Communist Party, 1962-1980
Folder 12: Germany since 1945, 1940s-1950s
Folder 13: Germany since 1945, 1960s
Folder 14: Germany since 1945, 1960s cont.
Folder 15: Germany since 1945, 1970s
Folder 16: Germany since 1945, 1970s cont.
Folder 17: Germany since 1945, 1980s
Folder 18: Germany since 1965, 1949-1966
Folder 19: Germany since 1965, 1967-1977
Folder 20: Germany since 1945: Archives Chicago Center, 1949-1975
Folder 21: Germany since 1945: Bader-Meinhoff, 1972-1976
Folder 22: Germany since 1945: Bader-Meinhoff, 1977-1978
Folder 23: Germany since 1945: Bader-Meinhoff, 1979-1981
Folder 24: Germany since 1945: Bibliographies, 1963-1975
Folder 25: Germany since 1945: Bundestag -- Bundesrat, 1950
Folder 26: Germany since 1945: Bundestag -- Bundesrat, 1969-1981
Folder 27: Germany since 1945: Churches, Concordat, 1970-1976
Folder 28: Germany since 1945: Communist Party in West Germany, 1967-1978
Folder 29: Germany since 1945-1965: East Germany, 1958-1975
Folder 30: Germany since 1945: East Germany, 1974-1981
Folder 31: Germany since 1945: Economics, 1960s
Box 8
Folder 1: Germany since 1945: Economics, 1970s
Folder 2: Germany since 1945: Economics, 1977-1981
Folder 3: Germany since 1945: Education, History, 1973-1978
Folder 4: Germany since 1945: Education-Reform, 1972-1978
Folder 5: Germany since 1945: European Unification, 1950-1955
Folder 6: Germany since 1945: European Unification, 1960-1978
Folder 7: Germany since 1945: Formation of Bundesrepublik, 1971
Folder 8: Germany since 1945: Gastarbeiter, 1973-1981
Folder 9: Germany since 1945: Grundgesetz, 1966-1978
Folder 10: Germany since 1945: Grundgesetz (const'n), 1951-1978
Folder 11: Germany since 1945: Historiography, 1964-1972
Folder 12: Germany since 1945: Historiography, 1973-1981
Folder 13: Germany since 1945: Hitler Bibliography, 1934-1973
Folder 14: Germany since 1945: Hitler Bibliography, 1973-1980
Folder 15: Germany since 1945: Int'l Schulbuch (UNESCO) UN University, 1972-1980
Folder 16: Germany since 1945: Israeli-German Relations, 1971-1981
Folder 17: Germany since 1945: Jews, K-Z, No. 1, 1952-1969
Folder 18: Germany since 1945: Jews, K-Z, No. 2,, 1970-1981
Folder 19: Germany since 1945: Politics Building (Folder # 2), 1955-1973
Folder 20: Germany since 1945: Politische Building, 1962-1972
Folder 21: Germany since 1945: Problems & Reform No. 1, 1969-1970
Box 9
Folder 1: Germany since 1945: Problems & Reform No. 2, 1971-1973
Folder 2: Germany since 1945: Reutlingen, 1938-1963
Folder 3: Germany since 1945: West Berlin, 1945-1970
Folder 4: Germany since 1945: West Berlin, 1971-1981
Folder 5: Germany since 1945: World War II, 1918-1959
Folder 6: Germany since 1945: World War II, 1960-1969
Folder 7: Germany since 1945: World War II, 1970-1981
Folder 8: Hitler: Biographical II, 1963-1981
Folder 9: International Conciliation, 1914-1924
Folder 10: International Conferences: Bermuda & Berlin, 1953-1954
Folder 11: International Conferences: Geneva & Caracas, 1954-1955
Folder 12: Israel - Zionism - PLO - Terrorism, 1972-1977
Folder 13: Israel - Zionism - PLO - Terrorism, 1978-1981
Folder 14: Kirchen im III. Reich, 1973
Folder 15: Kultasministeriamkouferenz, 1966-1978
Folder 16: Labor - Gewerkschaft, 1963
Folder 17: McGovern, 1971-1972
Folder 18: Microfilm German Records; Serials, 1955-1970
Folder 19: Miscellaneous, 1960s
Folder 20: MSI: Claghorn MS; (copies), 1967-1979
Folder 21: Nazi Economics, 1971
Folder 22: Nazi Propaganda, 1969
Folder 23: Nazi Sterilization, 1971
Folder 24: Net Archives: Microsoft No. T-77; Ft. Worth N/A Steinert; Bibliography; NYX's Index, 1970-1972
Folder 25: North Atlantic Pact, 1949-1966
Folder 26: NYT Bank, 1981
Folder 27: Pius XII; Hochuth's Stellurtr, 1964-1975
Folder 28: Press and Information Office, 1971-1973
Box 10
Folder 1: Quotations, 1968-1971
Folder 2: Radio Programs: German, 1951
Folder 3: Recommendations Written, 1951-1978
Folder 4: Reference Guild to the United Nations, 1978
Folder 5: Roehm, 1957-1973
Folder 6: Schwerin Von Krosigk: Eiserner Vorhong, 1961-1973
Folder 7: Simon Wiesenthal Center - Holocaust, 1980-1982
Folder 8: Speer - Reviews, 1948-1971
Folder 9: Sponsored Classes: Socratic Society, 1941-1946
Folder 10: Southwestern Democrats
Folder 11: S. S., 1970
Folder 12: Sweden, 1948-1950
Folder 13: T.A.G.S., 1953-1955
Folder 14: Texas Education Agency, 1962-1970
Folder 15: The New York Times: Annual Education Review, January 16, 1974
Folder 16: The Red, White and Blue Series, 1917-1918
Folder 17: Third Annual HAMUN Delegate Handbook, April 13-15, 1978
Folder 18: Thomas Mann & the Third Reich, 1937-1973
Folder 19: United Nations, 1975
Folder 20: United Nations, 1976
Folder 21: United Nations, Abbreviations, Personnel & Rank, 1970-1975
Folder 22: United Nations, Achievements Pamphlets, 1945-1979
Folder 23: UN: Acronyms, 1950-1980
Folder 24: UN: Addresses, 1980
Folder 25: UN: Bibliographies, Outlines, Correspondence, 1941-1977
Folder 26: UN: Books & Publications, 1978
Folder 27: UN: Brochures, 1947-1954
Folder 28: UN: Budget, Finance, 1960-1981
Folder 29: UN: Colonialism; 3rd World, 1974-1980
Folder 30: UN: Ecology (Demography), 1974-1979
Folder 31: UN: Evaluation, Philosophy, Hopes, 1957-1979
Folder 32: UN: FACT Sheet, 1971-1979
Folder 33: UN: FAO, 1971-1979
Folder 34: UN: Geneva Conference, 1973-1977
Folder 35: UN: Historical Data, 1941-1976
Folder 36: UN: Human Rights, 1975-1978
Folder 37: UN: ILO, 1959-1980
Folder 38: UN: International Court of Justice, 1973-1980
Box 11
Folder 1: United Nations Minutes, 1965-1966
Folder 2: United Nations Minutes, 1967-1968
Folder 3: UN: Law of Sea; Seabed, 1968-1974
Folder 4: UN: Law of Sea; Seabed, 1975-1981
Folder 5: UN: Multinationals; Transnational, 1972-1981
Folder 6: UN: Newspaper Clippings, 1945-1963
Folder 7: UN: Organizations, Achievements, Problems, and Materials, 1949-1963
Folder 8: UN: Organizations, Achievements, Problems, and Materials, 1964-1975
Folder 9: UN: Peacekeeping; Truce; Observer, 1961-1980
Folder 10: UN: Potpourri: Problems Women; Slams; Habitat Interpreters
Folder 11: WMO, 1954-1981
Folder 12: United Nations: President, 1964
Folder 13: UN: Problems, 1980-1981
Folder 14: UN: Security Council & General Assembly, 1950-1980
Folder 15: UN: Security - General, 1963-1981
Folder 16: UN: Specialized Agencies, 1949-1980
Folder 17: UH: United Nations University (UNESCO); correspondence, 1975
Folder 18: UN Vienna, 1976-1980
Folder 19: UN: Who, 1973-1981
Folder 20: United Nations Association, 1970-1974
Folder 21: United Nations Association: Annual Meeting, 1980-1981
Folder 22: UNA: HAMUN, 1977-1979
Folder 23: UNA: High School Contest & Essay Contest Winners, 1963-1980
Folder 24: UNA: History, 1951-1963
Folder 25: UNA: History, 1963-1979
Folder 26: UNA: Ho. Charter, 1976-1978
Folder 27: UNA: Ho. Charter, 1978-1980
Box 12
Folder 1: United Nations Association: Houston Chapter, 1976-1981
Folder 2: UNA: 32nd & 33rd Issues, 1977-1979
Folder 3: UNA: Newsletters, Memberships, Board of Directors, 1954-1970
Folder 4: UNESCO, 1946-1961
Folder 5: UNESCO, 1962-1981
Folder 6: UNESCO - Pamphlets, 1964-1978
Folder 7: University of Maine at Orono Conferences and Institutes, 1971
Folder 8: Untitled Newspapers Clippings, 1955-1963
Folder 9: Untitled Newspapers Clippings, 1964-1973
Folder 10: U. S. & Germany, 1945-1955
Folder 11: U. S. & Germany, 1956-1966
Folder 12: U. S. & Germany, 1967-1980
Folder 13: U. S. S. R., 1950s
Folder 14: U. S. S. R., 1960s
Folder 15: US & UN, 1947-1981
Folder 16: War Guilt, 1939-1973
Folder 17: War Information Series, 1917-1918
Folder 18: Weimar/Bonn, 1945-1974
Box 13
Folder 1: Weimar Republic, 1950s
Folder 2: Weimar Republic, 1960s
Folder 3: Weimar Republic, 1970s
Folder 4: Welfare - Family - Youth, 1962-1965
Folder 5: What To Do with Germany?, 1945-1968
Folder 6: Women, 1961-1968
Folder 7: World Bank, 1969-1981
Folder 8: World Literacy Day, 1971-1978
Folder 9: World Peace Foundation Pamphlets, 1915-1924
Folder 10: Year, 1971
Folder 11: Yugoslavia, 1948-1955

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