Ernest Gruening Papers, 1914-1974.


Gruening, Ernest, 1887-1974. Ernest Gruening Papers, 1914-1974.

Ernest Gruening Papers, 1914-1974.

The Ernest Gruening Papers consist of case files, research files, correspondence, scrapbooks, newsletters, diaries, notebooks, speeches and addresses, photographs and other materials relating to the life and career of the former Governor of and Senator from Alaska. Materials in the collection cover Gruening's life from the beginnings of his career in journalism in 1914 to his death in 1974. The bulk of the collection reflects his activities during his years in the United States Senate.

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Gruening, Ernest, 1887-1974 (person)

Alaska Governor, 1939-1953, who supported statehood ; U.S. Senator, 1959-1968, who was one of the earliest opponents of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. From the description of Gruening diaries [microform], 1910, 1930-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 42066998 Ernest Gruening was born in New York City, February 6, 1887. He graduated from Harvard College in 1907 and from Harvard Medical School in 1912. He began as a reporter for Boston American in 1912, served as the m...