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Guide to the Jerry Voorhis Papers
H1976.2  
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Description
Summary Books and papers related to his political campaigns and years in Congress, including his voting record. Research material for his books, files related to his political, economic, and social interests, material about the Voorhis School for Boys, and Voorhis family history. Includes information on co-operatives and personal and business correspondence with prominent figures. Also includes supporting books and periodicals, phonograph records used in radio broadcasts, scrapbooks, photographs, articles and speeches by Voorhis, newspaper clippings, and other artifacts.
Background
Jerry Voorhis, 1901-1984, was founder of the Voorhis School for Boys in San Dimas, Calif.; U.S. congressman from California's 12th district, 1936-1946, until his defeat by Richard Nixon; member of the Dies Committee on Un-American Activities; president and later executive director of the Co-operative League of the U.S.A
Extent
132 feet 132 boxes
Restrictions
For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact Special Collections Library staff.
Availability
This collection is open for research.