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Guide to the Thomas Swain Barclay Papers
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Description
Correspondence, ephemera, photographs and scrapbooks relating to the American political process, student government at Stanford, and his teaching activities. Includes some correspondence from James Farley.
Background
Political scientist. Professor of political science at Stanford University from 1927 until his retirement as emeritus in 1958, Barclay also served on the U.S. State Department's Peace Commission after World War I. In his active political life, he served for 18 years as a member of national and state Democratic Party committees, as a delegate (1936 Democratic National Convention), as a presidential elector (1944), and as assistant to Democratic Party chairman James Farley (1940).
Extent
9 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.