Progressive Party Records
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Scope and Contents
This collection is apparently the material that Curtis MacDougall collected for writing his book Gideon's Army.
Boxes 1-60 are at third floor stacks Boxes 61-64 are at n60:05:5-6 Boxeso 65-67 are at f5:02:6-7
The O'Brien addendum has parts of it elsewhere (The Maine Historical Society) and donor would like that mentioned in the finding aid. So when that addendum is processed, please make a note of this. There is a print-out of the email she sent in the Admin file for the Progressive Party papers. jlr 5/5/2015. Done.jlr 10/28/201
- Creation: 1940-1969
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1940-1955
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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32.00 Linear Feet (Photographs in Boxes 11 and 28.)
Language of Materials
Correspondence, speeches, reports, business records, articles, campaign materials, fact sheets, form letters, directives, telegrams, pamphlets, press releases, clippings, and other related material concerning the party and the national election of 1948.
Method of Acquisition
The original portion of this collection was given to the University of Iowa in 1966 by Curtis MacDougall. The Progressive Party of Pennsylvania, the Progressive Citizens of America, and the National Progressive Party papers were donated by Ralph Keyes in 2012. Frank Turner donated in 2009.
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