Additional papers, 1959-1979 (inclusive).


Beyer, Clara M. (Clara Mortenson). Additional papers, 1959-1979 (inclusive).

Additional papers, 1959-1979 (inclusive).

Collection includes professional correspondence, reports, speeches, material on foreign trips and conferences, as well as family correspondence and photographs. Printed material concerns her service as consultant on labor and on women in U.S. foreign aid, as well as her work for the Agency for International Development and for the 1974 Percy amendment to the Foreign Assistance Act.

8 linear ft. (8 cartons)

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