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J. William Fulbright Papers Addendum

Manuscript Collection MS/F956/144-D

ca 1944-1974 - 4 linear feet (9 containers)


Portrait of Fulbright

The addendum to the J. William Fulbright Papers, circa 1944-1974, comprises 4 linear feet of materials.

The collection consists of correspondence with Arkansas constituents on matters concerning state and national affairs; business and personal correspondence relating to variety of topics such as reactions to speeches by Fulbright, press releases or television programs relating to Fulbright, political observations, and exchange program among others; general correspondence consisting of out-of-state letters addressing national and international issues; correspondence concerning legislation reviewed by Senatorial and Congressional Committees; and correspondence regarding Fulbright's senatorial speeches, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, and the issue of ethics in government.

Included in the collection are also office files; correspondence concerning the requests for appointments with the senator; correspondence pertaining to acknowledgments by the senator for books and other publications; letters of appreciation, both by Fulbright to others and to Fulbright for his efforts in the Senate and other matters; correspondence and related materials regarding invitations received by Fulbright, accepted or declined; correspondence regarding requests for photographs, signatures, articles, and interviews; printed or duplicated texts of statements and speeches; files pertaining to the senator's trips to Italy, December 1962 and Moscow, August 1963; and files pertaining to political affairs on national level.

Files pertaining to Arkansas concern the issues such as the state's politics, political campaigns, elections, projects for economic development, educational improvement, and social services.

The collection also includes two unpublished manuscripts, including correspondence with publishers.

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu, Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in February 2006.

Box 1

  1. Correspondence–Arkansas Constituents, ca 1947, 1955-1974.
  2. Correspondence–Business, 1949-1974.
  3. Correspondence–General, 1945, 1952, 1961, 1963-1974.
  4. Correspondence–Legislative, 1956-1962 (1 of 2).
  5. Correspondence–Legislative, 1956-1962 (2 of 2).
  6. Correspondence–West Point, 1951 (1 of 2).

Box 2

  1. Correspondence–West Point, 1951 (2 of 2).
  2. Correspondence–Regarding Senate Speech "The Moral Deterioration of American Democracy," March 27, 1951 (1 of 3). See also Second Accession, Series 71, Box 5, Folder 22 and Series 92 "Ethics in Government."
  3. Correspondence–Regarding Senate Speech "The Moral Deterioration of American Democracy," March 27, 1951 (2 of 3).
  4. Correspondence–Regarding Senate Speech "The Moral Deterioration of American Democracy," March 27, 1951 (3 of 3).

Box 3

  1. Correspondence–Regarding Senate Speeches "The Basic Issues in the Campaign" of August 15, 1964 and "The Basic Issues in Foreign Affairs," September 8, 1964 (1 of 4). See also Second Accession, Series 71, Box 29, Folders 39 and 43.
  2. Correspondence–Regarding Senate Speeches "The Basic Issues in the Campaign" of August 15, 1964 and "The Basic Issues in Foreign Affairs," September 8, 1964 (2 of 4).
  3. Correspondence–Regarding Senate Speeches "The Basic Issues in the Campaign" of August 15, 1964 and "The Basic Issues in Foreign Affairs," September 8, 1964 (3 of 4).
  4. Correspondence–Regarding Senate Speeches "The Basic Issues in the Campaign" of August 15, 1964 and "The Basic Issues in Foreign Affairs," September 8, 1964 (4 of 4).
  5. Correspondence–Regarding Senate Speech, June 2, 1970. See also Second Accession, Series 71, Box 36, Folder 2.

Box 4

  1. Correspondence–Regarding CBS interview "Face the Nation," February 28, 1971.
  2. Correspondence–Personal, 1944-1974.
  3. Office Files, 1957-1973.
  4. Office Visits and Appointments, 1959-1972.
  5. Acknowledgments, 1947, 1953, 1959-1964, 1967-1970, 1972, 1974 (1 of 2).
  6. Acknowledgments, 1947, 1953, 1959-1964, 1967-1970, 1972, 1974 (2 of 2).

Box 5

  1. Appreciation, ca 1947-1976.
  2. Invitations–Accepted, 1951-1953, 1956-1957, 1959-1962.
  3. Invitations–Accepted, 1963-1965.
  4. Invitations–Accepted, 1966-1968.
  5. Invitations–Accepted, 1969-1974.

Box 6

  1. Invitations–Declined, 1954, 1959-1963.
  2. Invitations–Declined, 1964-1968.
  3. Invitations–Declined, 1969-1973.
  4. Invitations–Declined, 1974 (1 of 2).

Box 7

  1. Invitations–Declined, 1974 (2 of 2).
  2. Requests, ca 1945-1974.
  3. Speeches, 1958-1959, 1961-1969, n.d.
  4. Media and Press, 1955, 1957, 1961.
  5. Trips, 1962-1963.
  6. Arkansas Political Affairs, ca 1945-1972.

Box 8

  1. Arkansas Political Campaigns, ca 1944-1968.
  2. Arkansas Schools–General, ca 1960-1973.
  3. Arkansas Schools–University of Arkansas, 1960-1974.
  4. Arkansas State Agencies, 1959-1962, 1972.
  5. Arkansas State Projects, ca 1955-1963, 1974.
  6. National Political Affairs, ca 1955-1963, 1970.
  7. Selective Service, 1945.
  8. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1961-1970.
  9. "U.S.A. Confidential," 1952.
  10. Senate Bill 2188. Midwest and Northwest Rail System Development Act, 1973.

Box 9

  1. Manuscript on Unification of Europe (1 of 3).
  2. Manuscript on Unification of Europe (2 of 3).
  3. Manuscript on Unification of Europe (3 of 3).
  4. Correspondence Regarding the Manuscript, 1948-1949.
  5. Manuscript on Foreign Relations, ca 1960.
  6. Correspondence Regarding the Manuscript, ca 1960.

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