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Guide to the John Brademas Congressional Papers
(Bulk) 1958-1981)
 MC 168  MC 168

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2641

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Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brademas, John, 1927-
Title: John Brademas Congressional Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1948-1981
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1958-1981
Abstract: This collection documents John Brademas' career as a U.S. Congressional Representative from Indiana's Third District from 1959 to 1981. A member of the Committee on Education and Labor throughout his tenure, Brademas piloted through Congress major legislation concerning education, arts and humanities, vocational rehabilitation, services for the elderly and handicapped, and libraries and museums. Also included in the collection are materials related to Brademas' role in the Democratic Leadership, the legislative response to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, and the creation of the Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act.
Quantity: 229.5 linear feet
Location note: New York University Archives
Call Phrase: MC 168