Harold Stassen papers. 1910s-1999 (bulk 1938-1980).


Harold Stassen papers., 1910s-1999 (bulk 1938-1980).

Harold Stassen papers. 1910s-1999 (bulk 1938-1980).

Papers documenting the life and career of a former Minnesotagovernor, presidential contender, naval officer, United Nations charter delegate,and Eisenhower cabinet member.






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Stassen, Esther Glewwe.

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University of Pennsylvania.

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Minnesota. Division of Conciliation

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Neighbors for Stassen (Minneapolis, Minn.).

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National Fund for Medical Education (U.S.)

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