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Preliminary Inventory of the Chester E. Finn, Jr. Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Chester E. Finn, Jr. papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1966-2000
    Collection number: 78089
    Creator: Finn, Chester E., 1944-
    Extent: 208 manuscript boxes (86.7 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Speeches and writings, memoranda, reports, correspondence, agenda, and printed matter, relating to education in the United States, and especially to educational policy during the presidential administrations of Richard M. Nixon and Ronald Reagan, and to activities of the Educational Excellence Network and of the United States National Assessment Governing Board.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Chester E. Finn, Jr. papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired.

    Accruals

    Increments may have been received since this finding aid was prepared. Please check Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat  to find the full extent of the collection.

    Biographical Note

    American educator; staff assistant to the president of the United States, 1969-1970; special assistant for education to the governor of Massachusetts, 1972-1973; United States assistant secretary of education for research and improvement, 1985-1988; director, Educational Excellence Network.

    Scope and Content Note

    Speeches and writings, memoranda, reports, correspondence, agenda, and printed matter, relating to education in the United States, and especially to educational policy during the presidential administrations of Richard M. Nixon and Ronald Reagan, and to activities of the Educational Excellence Network and of the United States National Assessment Governing Board.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-
    Reagan, Ronald.
    United States. Dept. of Education.
    Educational Excellence Network.
    United States. National Assessment Governing Board.
    Education.
    Education--United States.
    United States--Politics and government.