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Law Students Civil Rights Research Council Records, 1961-1994 (mostly 1964-1987)

MC070 31 boxes 2 items
The Law Students Civil Rights Research Council (LSCRRC), founded in 1963, is a non-partisan organization dedicated to facilitating discussion on civil rights and providing research for civil liberties cases. In the early years, it worked to recruit support young law students who would then work with civil rights organizations in the south. The documents consist of minutes, correspondence, reports, pamphlets, notes, and briefs related to the LSCRRC. Through these materials the collection highlights the organization's growth, student protests and arrests, and activism in civil rights issues and lawsuits.

Economists' National Committee on Monetary Policy Records, 1925-1971 (mostly 1940-1970)

MC022 209 boxes
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The Economists' National Committee on Monetary Policy, active from November 1933 to 1970, was composed of economists and other financial experts who sought to educate the public and United States government on sound monetary policy. The Committee advocated for a return to the gold standard and sought to combat what they saw as dangerous inflationist sentiment and aggressive monetary policies of the time through public addresses, publishing articles and pamphlets, and testifying before Congress. The records document the Committee's work, as well as its organization and administration, and include correspondence, meeting minutes, and publications.

Ferdinand Eberstadt Papers, 1868-1970 (mostly 1935-1965)

MC021 277 boxes 6 items
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Ferdinand Eberstadt (1890-1969) was a prominent Wall Street investment banker who also served in several government posts throughout his career. During World War II, he organized the production and distribution of supplies to the United States military through his work with the Army-Navy Munitions Board and the War Production Board, and he was subsequently involved in plans for the reorganization of the armed services and in the development of post-war economic policies. The Eberstadt papers primarily document his extensive career in public service to the United States related to defense and the economy, as well as his career as an investment banker and his personal life, and include correspondence, reports, his writings, and his personal papers.

Kreuger & Toll Company Records, 1911-1952 (mostly 1930-1939)

MC078 105 boxes
The Kreuger & Toll Company, founded by Ivar Kreuger, was the holding company of an international match trust based in Sweden whose securities were popular during the 1920s. The company was organized as a giant pyramid scheme and went bankrupt in 1932. The Kreuger & Toll Company Records document the company's bankruptcy and include court and legal documents and accountants' reports.

Margaret Snyder Papers, 1950-2021 (mostly 1970-1990)

MC096 85 boxes 2 items
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Dr. Margaret Snyder was actively involved in women's economic and development issues in various regions of the world for more than three decades. She served as advisor to Kenya and East African Women's Seminars, Regional Advisor of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Vice President of the Sirleaf Market Women's Fund, co-founded the African Training and Research Center for Women, and was the Founding Director of the United Nations Development Fund for Women. The papers document Dr. Snyder's career, the organizations she worked for, and the projects conducted to help women across the globe.

G. Edward Pendray papers, 1829-1981 (mostly 1923-1971)

MC105 106 boxes 2 items
G. Edward Pendray was an early proponent of rocket power and space flight and co-founder Pendray and Company, a prominent public relations firm. The G. Edward Pendray Papers consist of correspondence, notes, memoranda, drafts, reports, photographs, and printed material related to Pendray's career in public relations and his life-long interest and involvement in aeronautics and astronautics.

Historical Audiovisual Collection, 1912-2012 (mostly 1945-1996)

AC047 241 boxes 9 items 1 digital file 1.5 GB
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This collection contains more than 2,300 items, including film, videotapes, compact discs, audio cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tape, and record albums and covers a broad range of topics including classical music, alumni reunions, lectures, and interviews.

John Van Antwerp MacMurray Papers, 1715-1988 (mostly 1913-1942)

MC094 176 boxes
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The John Van Antwerp MacMurray Papers describe the public and personal lives of John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1881-1960), diplomat and specialist in Far Eastern Affairs, and his father, Junius Wilson MacMurray (1843-1898).

Princeton University Archives Collection on the American Whig-Cliosophic Society, 1908-1999 (mostly 1928-1992)

AC023 26 boxes 1 websites
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The American Whig-Cliosophic Society (1941-present) is a literary, political and debating society which has had an important impact on the lives of generations of Princeton students. It provides students with both social alternatives and an opportunity to develop skills not emphasized by the University curriculum. The contents of the initial group of records were acquired between 1941 and 1993 in agreements between Princeton University and the American Whig-Cliosophic Society. The library initially cataloged some of these records into the P Collection. Subsequently, an attempt was made to organize some of these records in 1975.

Department of History records, 1926-2017 (mostly 1926-1979)

AC049 14 boxes 1 website
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From the time of the department's institution in 1924, history has typically been one of Princeton's most popular undergraduate concentrations, with the Department of History offering 40 or more undergraduate courses each year. The records consis of subject and faculty files, correspondence, departmental budgets, course syllabi, as well as records from several special projects.
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Completed Statistical Forms of 19th Century Princetoninans, undated

These boxes include biographical worksheets and research notes for a project to document all 19th Century Princetonians. The worksheets list biographical data for each member of the classes of 1811 through 1859, including status as a graduate or non-graduate, further education, occupation, and information about family members. The worksheets also list references from which the information was gathered.

American Whig Society Records, 1785-1941

AC011 202 boxes 1 folder
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The American Whig Society (1769-1941) served as a major political, debating, and literary force both on the Princeton campus and throughout the nation. The Whig records consist primarily of minutes, financial records, and correspondence of members.

Steve M. Slaby Papers, 1903-1990 (mostly 1950-1980)

AC027 6 boxes 2 items
Steve M. Slaby, professor of engineering at Princeton, 1953-1991, served as the second (and final) chair of the Graphics and Engineering Drawing Department, 1962-1968. Slaby was also one of the University's few political activists, opposing U.S. involvement in Vietnam and University investment in South Africa, and promoting student and faculty liberties.

Roy Heath Class of 1954 Advisee Project Interviews, 1950-1979 (mostly 1950-1954)

AC004 19 boxes
Roy Heath was a member of the Princeton University class of 1939. He later served on the faculty as professor of psychology and was appointed director of a sweeping study of undergraduate education at Princeton, the results of which were published in The Reasonable Adventurer (1964). The collection comprises materials related to a study that Heath, a clinical psychologist, conducted on 36 members of the Class of 1954 during their years at Princeton.

Special Committee on the Structure of the University Records, 1967-1970 (mostly 1968-1969)

AC044 14 boxes 2 items
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The 1960s was a tumultuous decade in the history of the United States. Prominent on a landscape of political assassinations, civil rights, and the fight for gender equality was the prolonged conflict in Vietnam. Although discontent was growing against the war in Southeast Asia, the largest and most vocal expression against America's involvement was compellingly articulated on college campuses throughout the nation. Author Thomas Powers notes that the war in Vietnam was, for America, "one of those things that come along once in a generation and call entire societies into question, forcing people to choose between irreconcilables." One of those irreconcilables, for the Princeton community of students and faculty, was their exclusion from university decisions that involved everything from university parietals to Princeton's association with the Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA). In response to student demonstrations and faculty protests, Princeton President Robert F. Goheen established the Committee on the Structure of the University to examine Princeton University's governance and explore how it could be more inclusive of the university community in making decisions. The Kelley Committee, as it came to be known, would be responsible for the introduction of perhaps the most sweeping administrative changes in the University's history and establishing the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC).

General Manuscripts Collection, 1765-2016 (mostly 1836-2016)

AC001 1.9 linear feet 5 boxes 1 folder
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The General Manuscripts Collection consists of manuscripts and small collections of papers and records which are related in some way to the history of Princeton University. While most documents in the General Manuscripts collection were produced by alumni or student organizations, there are several documents produced by trustees, faculty, and other members of the University community.

Princeton Alumni Publications, Inc. Editor's Records, 1895-1986

AC013 12 boxes 1 folder
The PAW is successor to the Alumni Princetonian, a weekly publication of the Daily Princetonian. In 1919 the Princeton Printing Company dissolved and printing of the PAW was taken over by the Princeton University Press. The PAW was a weekly magazine during the school year until changing to its current bi-weekly format in 1977. The magazine is now published during the academic year for alumni and professional staff of the University.

Princeton Listening Center Records, 1939-1941

AC015 24 boxes
The Records of the Princeton Listening Center (1939-1941) consist of transcripts of Axis and Allied propaganda broadcasts monitored by the Listening Center staff from November 1939 through May 1941 until the operations of the Center were taken over by the Federal Communications Commission of the United States government. Also included are subject and research files of the organization, as well as reports published by the members.

John and Robb Carson Letters, 1903-1908

AC017 1 box
This collection contains the personal letters of John Renshaw Carson (1886-1940) and his twin brother Joseph Robb Carson (1886-1953) to their parents in Sewickley, Pennsylvania. The Carson letters provide a first hand account of life at Princeton University in the early twentieth century. The bulk of the letters were written when John and Robb were undergraduates at Princeton (Class of 1907). The letters of 1903 to 1904 contain the most detail about student life at the university.

Historical Postcard Collection, circa 1890-1960

AC045 5 boxes
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The Historical Postcard Collection documents the buildings and environs of the Princeton University campus in the form of picture postcards. Featuring both monochrome and color postcards, the bulk of the collection ranges in date from 1900 through the 1960s. Many of the postcards have been digitized and are searchable through Digital PUL.

"Old Nassau" Collection, 1859-1989

AC051 3 boxes
This collection contains early scores and lyrics to Princeton University's alma mater "Old Nassau" as well as information about the song and the men who created it.

Woodrow Wilson School Policy Seminar Papers, 1930-2018

AC103 96 boxes 1 item 662 Volumes
The undergraduate Policy Seminar is one of the defining elements of the academic curriculum of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. The records consist of the final reports, as well as some syllabi and course materials from the policy seminars and a short-lived graduate-level program from the 1960s.

Historical Photograph Collection: Alumni Photographs series, 1748-1998

AC058 99 boxes 1 folder 2 items
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The Historical Photograph Collection: Alumni Series consists of formal portraits of Princeton University alumni arranged chronologically by class year.

Historical Photograph Collection: Individuals series, 1861-1993

AC067 139 boxes 1 folder 1 item
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The Historical Photograph Collection: Individuals series consists of photographs of faculty, administration, trustees, staff, students, and notable visitors to Princeton University.

Peter H. B. Frelinghuysen Papers, 1952-1975

MC058 181 boxes 6 items
The Peter H.B. Frelinghuysen Papers include correspondence, speeches, copies of legislation, notes, appointment books, and audio/visual material documenting Frelinghuysen's career as the United States House representative of New Jersey's 5th district from 1952 to 1975. The papers focus on his general House activities as well as his service on the Committee of Education and Labor, Committee on Foreign Relations, and United Nations General Assembly.

Arthur Krock Papers, 1909-1974 (mostly 1930-1974)

MC079 96 boxes
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Arthur Krock (1886-1974) had a long and distinguished career as a journalist, working for much of his career as Washington correspondent and columnist for The New York Times. His column "In the Nation" was noted for its depth of information and analysis, especially on American politics. The Krock papers document his journalism career, especially with The New York Times, and include his correspondence, his writings, and biographical materials.

Maurice Pate Papers, 1904-1985 (mostly 1945-1965)

MC103 24 boxes 1 folder
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Maurice Pate (1894-1965) was an international civil servant who devoted his career to improving the welfare of children. He was involved in a variety of relief efforts during both world wars and their immediate aftermaths, and was the first Executive Director of UNICEF. Pate's papers document his career as a humanitarian and include correspondence, reports, Pate's notes and writings, publications, and photographs, as well as biographical materials and Pate's personal correspondence.

Robert Finn Papers, 1970-2014

MC302 7.92 linear feet (7 containers)
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Robert Finn is a an American diplomat, a lecturer in Turkish Studies and International Relations, and a translator of Turkish fiction and poetry. The Robert Finn Papers consist of writings, drafts, speeches, photographs, and a number of audiovisual materials related to Ambassador Finn's career as a diplomat, translator, and Princeton lecturer.

Shirley Ecker Boskey Papers, 1944-2012

MC311 10 boxes
Shirley Ecker Boskey was an attorney who served as director of the International Relations Department of the World Bank. The Shirley Ecker Boskey Papers consist of reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, and publications from Boskey's time at the Department of the Interior and at the World Bank.

Karl Klare Papers, 1977-2020

MC305 5 linear feet
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Karl Klare is a legal theorist prominent in the field of Critical Legal Studies (CLS). The Karl Klare Papers document Klare's work in the CLS movement. The papers include correspondence and planning materials for CLS conferences, publications and readings assembled for CLS conferences, as well as class readings and syllabi.

Peggy Antrobus Papers, circa 1970-2006

MC306 3 linear feet
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Peggy Antrobus is a feminist author and activist from the Caribbean. The Peggy Antrobus Papers include written reports, correspondence, and conference talks from the breadth of Antrobus' career, as well as writings from her academic career.

Samuel W. Lewis Papers, 1977-2010

MC303 5 boxes 14.67 linear feet
Samuel W. Lewis (1930-2014) was an American diplomat who is best known for his 1977-1985 service as U.S. Ambassador to Israel and active presence during the 1978 Camp David Summit. The Samuel W. Lewis Papers consist of speeches, correspondence, journals, oral history transcripts, and scrapbooks documenting Lewis's long career in the U.S. foreign service.

Karen Delince Papers related to the "Save the ACLU" Campaign, circa 1998-2008

MC298 18 linear feet (18 containers)
Karen Delince is an attorney who worked at the ACLU from 1998-2002. The Karen Delince Papers consist of correspondence, meeting notes and minutes, and policy materials from Delince's tenure with the ACLU, as well as from her involvement in the "Save the ACLU" campaign.

Stephen F. Cohen Papers, 1922-2020

MC314 20 linear feet (17 containers)
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Stephen F. Cohen was a historian who wrote extensively on modern Russian history. The Stephen F. Cohen Papers consist primarily of research materials related to Cohen's book projects, along with other correspondence, writings, and materials related to speaking events.

Taos Blue Lake Collection, 1947 - 1972 (mostly 1954-1970)

MC106 24 boxes
Taos Pueblo lost thousands of acres of land as well as Taos Lake, a sacred Pueblo shrine, when Carson National Forest was created in 1906. After a sixty-four year fight, the government returned the land to the Pueblo. This collection brings together four discrete collections: the papers of Barbara Greene Kilberg, a White House Presidential Fellow at the time of the dispute; the papers of Corinne Locker, secretary to Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA) president Oliver LaFarge (1901-1963) and later AAIA Southwest Field Secretary; the papers of Rufus G. Poole, regional attorney for the AAIA in New Mexico, and the papers of William G. Schaab, an Albuquerque attorney who became involved in the fight in 1967.

Robert V. Keeley Papers, 1918-2008

MC284 23 boxes
Robert Vossler Keeley ('51) was a U.S. Foreign Service member and writer who served in a number of posts. The Robert V. Keeley Papers consist of reports, correspondence, writings, journals, and photographs from the breadth of Keeley's career, including his Foreign Service postings in Uganda, Cambodia, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, and Greece, as well as correspondence and other materials created and kept by Robert Keeley's wife, Louise Keeley.

John Foster Dulles Papers, 1860-1988 (mostly 1945-1960)

MC016 657 boxes 1 folder 178 items
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John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), the fifty-third Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, had a long and distinguished public career with significant impact upon the formulation of United States foreign policies. He was especially involved with efforts to establish world peace after World War I, the role of the United States in world governance, and Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Dulles papers document his entire public career and his influence on the formation of United States foreign policy, especially for the period when he was Secretary of State, and include his correspondence files, as well as his writings, reports, and memorabilia.

United Service to China Records, 1934-1967 (mostly 1941-1950)

MC135 92 boxes
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The Records of United Service to China, Inc., known from 1941 to 1946 as United China Relief, Inc., document the activities of the organization from the early formation in 1940 to its official consolidation with the American Bureau for Medical Aid to China in 1966. In addition there is a limited amount of material from other Chinese relief agencies that predate the founding of United China Relief / United Service to China. The Records focus on UCR/USC attempts to raise money in the United States, to educate Americans about China and the Chinese people, and to carry on relief work in China. The collection consists primarily of correspondence among the various individuals and agencies involved with UCR/USC, along with other material produced by the agency, such as minutes and publicity material. In addition, the collection includes a series of photographs dealing with China during the 1940s and efforts in the United States to raise money for China during the same period.

Albert O. Hirschman Papers, 1900-2008 (mostly 1950-2000)

MC160 84 boxes
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Albert O. Hirschman (1915- ) was a leading scholar in the field of economic development whose work focused on Latin America but encompassed the globe. He was a professor at Yale, Columbia, Harvard, and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Hirschman's papers document his scholarship on economic development and his academic career and include his correspondence written while he was at the Institute for Advanced Study, his writings, and his research notes and materials, especially related to his work in Latin America and for the World Bank.

John J.B. Shea Papers on Adlai E. Stevenson, 1952-1956

MC126 7 boxes
The papers of John J.B. Shea document his activities as executive chairman of the 1956 Stevenson for President Committee (New York State). The committee was comprised of Democrats, Republicans, Liberals, and Independents devoted to promoting Stevenson's candidacy and election to the office of President of the United States. The New York committee organized local Stevenson for President Committees throughout New York State, and provided guidance and overall supervision to these local groups.

Frank Augustus Scott Papers, 1912-1954 (mostly 1915-1940)

MC118 8 boxes
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Consists of papers of Scott relating, for the most part, to his positions as chairman of the General Munitions Board during World War I, co-founder and chairman of the War Industries Board (1917), chief of the Cleveland Ordnance District (1924-1928), and adviser to the Army Industrial College (1925).

Charles Willis Thompson Papers, 1881-1948 (mostly 1890-1940)

MC131 49 boxes
Consists of selected papers of Thompson, including 27 scrapbooks of clippings (1884-1941) of his columns and articles written while he was a Washington correspondent, book reviewer, and editor of the New York Times (1899-1921) and, later, a writer in Philadelphia for the Public Ledger (1921-1922) and Commonweal (1930-1931).

Roland S. Morris Papers, 1855-1988 (mostly 1915-1929)

MC214 4 boxes
Roland S. (Sletor) Morris was a leader of the Democratic Party in Pennsylvania and was the ambassador to Japan from 1917-1921. The Roland S. Morris Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, and other materials that document Morris's family life, political involvement in the Democratic Party, and his position as the U.S. Ambassador to Japan from 1917-1921.
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Morris, Roland, General Writings and Speeches, undated

Includes: "Townsend Harris: A Chapter in American Diplomacy," "John F. Stevens: A Problem of Trade and Transportation," "Clay MacCauley: An Intellectual Adventurer," "War Days in Japan: Democracy Among Nations," "War Days in Japan: Memorial Day, 1918," "War Days in Japan: A World Organized For Peace, November 1918," "War Days in Japan: Loyalty to Ideals, November 1918," "War Days in Japan: The Bond of Language," "War Days in Japan: International Cooperation in the Far East," and "The Codification of International Law."

Harry Dexter White Papers, 1895-2000 (mostly 1935-1948)

MC140 17 boxes 1 folder 2 items
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Harry Dexter White (1892-1948) was an economist with expertise in international finance and monetary issues. White served in the United States Department of the Treasury from 1934 to 1946, rising to the position of Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, and was one of the principal architects of the Bretton Woods agreements in 1944 that established the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. White's papers document his service in the Department of the Treasury and include correspondence and memoranda, notes, and writings.

Walter E. Spahr Papers, 1923-1966 (mostly 1930-1950)

MC121 8 boxes 2 items
Walter E. Spahr (1891-1970) was a professor of economics at New York University who was a strong supporter of the gold standard. Spahr was a founding member and officer of the Economists' National Committee for Monetary Policy, which advocated for sound monetary policies for the United States. Spahr's papers document his scholarship and include his writings and related correspondence.

H.H. Wilson Papers, 1938-1979

MC143 8 boxes
The papers of Princeton University professor Harper Hubert Wilson document his interest and work in civil liberties. A self described "conservative, anarchist and socialist," Wilson provoked his students to think critically about the social problems confronting society, and to challenge the prevailing assumptions about American politics.

William Hard Papers, 1914-1934

MC145 5 boxes
The William Hard Papers consist of correspondence files, notes, typescripts, speeches, papers and articles relating to the career of William Hard. The papers also contain a significant amount of supplementary printed materials Hard used for research on his unpublished publication on the League of Nations fight during the Wilson presidency.

Barr Ferree collection, 1880s-1920s

MC152 23 boxes
Consists of two groups of material collected by Ferree: 1) copies of government reports, resolutions, proclamations, statements, and clippings concerning foreign relations, the entry of the United States into World War I, and other varied issues during the administration of Woodrow Wilson.

Hugh C. Wallace Papers, 1882-1931

MC111 1 box
Identified post-1887 with the commercial development of Tacoma, Wash., Wallace became one of the most influential financiers of the U.S. Northwest and was a leader of the Democratic party in the region. Consists of correspondence primarily of Wallace, former member of the Democratic National Committee in 1916, relating to the campaign and reelection of president Woodrow Wilson.

Rubber Development Corporation, Amazon Division Records, 1942-1945

MC117 22 boxes 1 folder
The Rubber Development Corporation, Amazon Division Records (1942-1945) reflect Philip H. Williams' interests and concerns as manager of the Manaos Office in Brazil. As manager, Williams was called upon to play various roles including diplomat, manager and administrator. His fellow staff members were C. Homer McDuff–Acting General Manager, Mr. Swain–Accounting Department, H. A. Beck–Acting Manager, Manaos Office, George A. Seaman–Assistant to Mr. Williams, John Herman Neumann–Manager of Amazon Division and Douglas H. Allen–President of the Rubber Development Corporation. The bulk of this collection consists of copies from William's personal files. The majority of the collection is composed of correspondence, memoranda, reports, charts, photographs and newspaper clippings.

Frank Thompson Papers, 1955-1980 (mostly 1955-1970)

MC132 411 boxes
Frank Thompson was a New Jersey politician. He was elected congressman from the Fourth Congressional District of New Jersey in 1955 and was assigned to the Education, Labor, and Administration committees. The papers in this collection reflect his special interests in federal aid to education and the arts.