Benjamin Everett Jordan papers, 1936-1974 and undated, (bulk 1958-1972).

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Jordan, B. Everett (Benjamin Everett), 1896-1974. Benjamin Everett Jordan papers, 1936-1974 and undated, (bulk 1958-1972).

Benjamin Everett Jordan papers, 1936-1974 and undated, (bulk 1958-1972).

Senate office files from Jordan's Washington office consisting mainly of correspondence, committee and legislative files, speeches, memoranda, clippings, and background materials. Relates to politics and government both in the United States and North Carolina. Topics include public works projects in North Carolina, especially those related to water resources such as rivers, harbors, beaches, inland navigation, flood control, the B. Everett Jordan Lake, and the New Hope Dam. Other subjects represented in the files are U.S. foreign relations, in particular with the Middle East as well as the Vietnam War; agricultural laws; civil rights; school desegregation and busing; pollution; the National Park Service; transportation and highways; social security; public health; the United Nations; the Senate Rules Committee investigation of Bobby Baker, 1963-1966; labor laws; economic policy; library legislation; and economic conditions in North Carolina.

ca. 104,000 items (110 linear ft.)

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