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  • Access
  • Use
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Herbert I. London papers
    Date (inclusive): circa 1980-2016
    Collection Number: 2019C150
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In English
    Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, digital media (1.25 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Herbert I. London was an American conservative author, activist, and academic born in 1939 in Brooklyn, New York. The Herbert I. London papers includes correspondence, speeches and writings, transcripts of radio commentary and interviews, photographs, and various clippings regarding London's academic and political activities.
    Creator: London, Herbert I., 1939-2018
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2021.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Herbert I. London papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Processing Information

    An accession inventory is a basic description of an archival collection (or a part thereof) for which a detailed finding aid has yet to be created. Additionally, no attempt at intellectual arrangement has been made. The depth of description varies depending on the format of the materials and the amount of pre-existing description when the materials were acquired. An accession inventory might also be labeled as such if it is a fully digital collection, in which the digital files have yet to be processed.

    Biographical Note

    Herbert I. London was an American conservative author, activist, and academic born in 1939 in Brooklyn, New York. After earning his doctorate in history from New York University, he began teaching there and later founded NYU's University Without Walls (later renamed the Gallatin School of Individual Study) in 1972. He was president of the Hudson Institute from 1997 to 2011. He also ran political campaigns for mayor of New York City in 1989 and governor of New York State in 1990. He died in 2018.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, transcripts of radio commentary and interviews, photographs, and various clippings regarding London's academic and political activities.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Campaign speeches
    Interviews
    Personal correspondence
    Photographs