Orville L. Freeman papers, [ca. 1903]-1919, 1941-2003 (bulk 1946-1998).


Orville L. Freeman papers, [ca. 1903]-1919, 1941-2003 (bulk 1946-1998).

Correspondence and papers of a Minneapolis attorney who served as a Democratic-Farmer-Labor Governor of Minnesota (1955-1961) and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (1961-1969), worked for a research and counseling company specializing in economic, social, and political issues (1970-1984), and was a member of a Washington, D.C. law firm specializing in international law (1985-1995).

55.05 cu. ft. (50 boxes).

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