Contents and Arrangement

Convention, May-July, dates not examined

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The subseries are in chronological order.

Collection History


Appraisal criteria for acquiring this collection include the Library's ongoing efforts to strengthen its public policy papers collection and its Adlai Stevenson holdings.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Matt Reeder in June 2005. Finding aid written by Matt Reeder in June 2005.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing 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, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to Princeton University and researchers are free to move forward with use of materials without anything further from Mudd Library. For materials not created by the donor, where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. In these instances, researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Convention, May-July; W. Willard Wirtz Collection on Adlai Stevenson, MC149, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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Related Materials

Princeton University's Mudd Manuscript Library holds a number of collections documenting the life and career of Adlai Stevenson, particularly the Adlai Stevenson Papers. Other collections include the Carol Evans Files on Adlai Stevenson, the Walter Johnson Papers on Adlai Stevenson, the John Bartlow Martin Files on Adlai Stevenson, and the John J. B. Shea Papers on Adlai Stevenson.

The John F. Kennedy Library holds the David E. Bell Papers, which includes some correspondence regarding Stevenson's campaigns for president.


The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: Martin, John Bartlow. Adlai Stevenson of Illinois and Adlai Stevenson and the World (Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1976 and 1977).

Democratic Party U.S.
Bell, David
Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006.
Martin, John Bartlow, 1915-1987
McGowan, Carl, 1911-1987
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2010
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965
Tufts, Robert W., 1915-
Wirtz, Willard, 1912-2010