Contents and Arrangement

1954 July-December, 1954 July-December

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The Dwight D. Eisenhower White House Press Releases were compiled by McPhee and are composed of press releases issued by White House press secretary James C. Hagerty of the text for speeches by President Eisenhower and members of his staff at events and regarding his domestic and foreign policies. Also included are copies of Eisenhower's speeches from his 1952 campaign for the presidency.

The majority of the press releases consist of addresses by Eisenhower at events, including meetings of organizations, clubs and community groups, dedications of buildings and memorials, and presentations of awards. Also included are press releases detailing executive orders issued by Eisenhower, addresses he gave before Congress, and statements about Eisenhower's positions on pending legislation. He most frequently discussed matters of defense, the United States economy, and foreign affairs. The press releases also include published letters between Eisenhower and world leaders, speeches delivered by Eisenhower while on visits to other countries, and statements by members of Eisenhower's staff regarding White House policies.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No material was separated from this collection during processing in 2008.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

Credit this material:

1954 July-December; Dwight D. Eisenhower White House Press Releases, MC053, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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