Congressional files and related papers, 1950-1995 (bulk 1990-1992).


Congressional files and related papers, 1950-1995 (bulk 1990-1992).

Papers of a Republican congressman (1981-1992) from southwestern Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District. Weber was associated with a rising group of young neo-conservatives in the House that included Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.). The collection is perhaps strongest in its documentation of agricultural policy and farming issues during the "farm crisis" years of the 1980s.

14.5 cu. ft. (15 boxes).


SNAC Resource ID: 7315079

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