Papers, 1897-1993 (bulk 1963-1976).

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Taft, Robert, 1917-1993. Papers, 1897-1993 (bulk 1963-1976).

Papers, 1897-1993 (bulk 1963-1976).

Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, press releases, agenda, schedules, bills, rosters, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers, comprising Taft's personal, professional, and legislative files and documenting his career as a lawyer in Cincinnati and state legislator, U.S. representative and senator from Ohio, and as an advisor to President Richard M. Nixon, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1963 to 1976. Family papers include correspondence, genealogical material, newsletters, articles, memorial programs, and other papers relating to Taft family members and campaign material, financial and legal records, speeches, and related material of Robert Alphonso Taft, Sr. (1889-1953). Topics in the younger Taft's papers include the Appalachian Regional Commission, extension of the National Labor Relations Act to include health care workers, Middle East situation, Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Vietnamese Conflict, world population control, and his service on the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs and U.S. Senate committees on Armed Services, Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and Labor and Public Welfare. Correspondents include Stanley Aranoff, George Bush, Carlton S. Dargusch, Everett McKinley Dirksen, Robert J. Dole, Gerald Ford, John Glenn, Herbert Hoover, John J. Kelley, Henry Kissinger, Douglas MacArthur, I. Jack Martin, Richard M. Nixon, James A. Rhodes, Elliot L. Richardson, and Carl Rubin.

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