James A. Baker III Oral History collection, 1991-2016


James A. Baker III Oral History collection, 1991-2016


The James A. Baker III Oral History Project is a joint project run by the Seeley G. Mudd Library at Princeton University and the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University. The collection consists of transcripts and audio files of interviews with individuals who knew and worked closely with James A. Baker III during his career in politics and public service.

8.65 linear feet, 13 boxes, 67 digital files

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SNAC Resource ID: 6934401

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