Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965.
Adlai E. Stevenson Papers
1861-2001 (mostly 1952-1965)
262.81 linear feet, 461 archival boxes, 3 half boxes, 76 8x10 photograph boxes, 4 16x20 size photograph boxes, 23 oversized boxes, and 94 custom boxes
The Adlai E. Stevenson Papers document the public life of Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965), governor of Illinois, Democratic presidential candidate, and United Nations ambassador. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, writings, campaign materials, subject files, United Nations materials, personal files, photographs, and audiovisual materials, illuminating Stevenson's career in law, politics, and diplomacy, primarily from his first presidential campaign until his death in 1965.