Paul M. Weyrich papers, 1968-2002.


Paul M. Weyrich papers, 1968-2002.

The Paul M. Weyrich collection contains a wide variety of materials reflecting his work as a conservative lobbyist and advocate during the 1970s to the present. There are brief histories of opposing members of congress with their vulnerabilities. There are correspondence, memos, many research files, notes, meeting minutes, manuscripts, publications, and photographs from his work at the committees and foundations. Much of the material is concerned with domestic issues like adoption, abortion, and homosexuality. The collection contains political audio tapes, VHS tapes, and Beta Cam SP video tapes from Weyrich's television and radio broadcasts from 1979-2002. There are National Railroad Passenger Corporation, or AMTRAK, meeting agendas when Weyrich served on the Board of Directors and railway publications. There is also a small amount of personal correspondence and biographical information about Weyrich. The collection also contains the manuscripts and rough drafts written by Connaught Marshner, as well as her correspondence and committee files while working with Weyrich and the Free Congress Foundation.

84.58 cubic ft. (90 boxes)

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Paul M. Weyrich (person)

Paul Weyrich was born on October 7, 1942 in Racine, Wisconsin. He was involved in politics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and became one of the most influential conservatives in America. He was a lobbyist and advocate for some of the early New Right foundations which preceded the Heritage Foundation, Cato Institute, and others. He was President of the Free Congress Research and Education Foundation, he headed up the Coalition for America, and was the founding President of the Heritage Fo...

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