Public policy/20th century
Princeton holdings are particularly strong in the area of civil liberties including the records on the American Civil Liberties Union, Common Cause, and Freedom House.
Collections with Divisional Holdings
Jeffrey E. Fuller Papers
Fuller's papers document his service in the U.S. military and his work for the ACLU and include his personal and professional correspondence, memoranda, and diaries.
James A. Baker III Papers
The James A. Baker III Papers document nearly every aspect of Baker's long career in politics and public service, including his time as White House Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Treasury under President Ronald Reagan, his term as Secretary of State under George H.W. Bush, and his work leading the presidential campaigns of Presidents Ford, Reagan, and Bush.
Industrial Relations Section Records
The Section's records document the research and administration of the Section and
include financial papers and materials related to its conferences, publications,
and research. Areas studied by the Section include personnel administration,
labor relations, unemployment and social security, comparative studies of
international companies, education, and discrimination. The records particularly
Howard F. Taylor Black Leadership Network StudyPapers
Collection consists of Howard Taylor's survey files, organized by last name of the survey subject. Materials include a summary of the project methodology as well as survey questionnaires, automated quantitative analyses, resumes and biographies, and clippings. In addition, some files include cassette tapes of interviews.
Harlan Cleveland Papers
Cleveland's papers document his government service and his work at the Aspen Institute, and include his speech and writings files, as well as correspondence and photographs. The subjects of his writings include world organization, the role of the United Nations, United States foreign policy, NATO, and economic aid and development.
Hamilton Fish Armstrong Papers
Consists of both personal and public papers of Armstrong (Princeton Class of 1916), including correspondence, notebooks, memoranda, writings, memorabilia, photographs, and clippings. The correspondence series is a major resource for the shaping of 20th-century American foreign policy. It documents the history of the Council, the expanding role of FOREIGN AFFAIRS magazine, the interactions of Armstrong and Archibald Cary Coolidge in shaping the journal, and Armstrong’s extended discussions with public servants, academics, and journalists regarding leading issues between 1920 and 1972.
General Manuscripts Collection
The General Manuscripts Collection is largely composed of materials related to United States politics and government, including personal and business correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, pamphlets, and reports.
Fund for the Republic Records
The Fund for the Republic, Inc. Records contain the administrative records of this educational corporation from its inception through its evolution into a think tank. The collection consists of various forms of textual material with a sparse selection of graphic and audiovisual materials.
Freedom House Records
The Freedom House Records contain the administrative records of this organization. The collection consists of various forms of textual, graphic and audiovisual materials. The collection provides an overview of the organization and its activities, primarily through 1993. Many of the more recent records remain in the hands of the organization.
Edward S. Corwin Papers
These papers document Edward Corwin's personal and professional life, including his time as chair of the Politics Department at Princeton University. The collection includes files on subjects such as church-state relations, the commerce clause, civil rights, due process of law, the Presidency, the Bricker Amendment, and American foreign policy.
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