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  • Title: Chester E. Finn, Jr. papers
    Date (inclusive): 1966-2000
    Collection Number: 78089
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 208 manuscript boxes (86.7 Linear Feet)
    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.
    Creator: Finn, Chester E., Jr, 1944-
    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Chester E. Finn, Jr. papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Education -- United States
    Reagan, Ronald
    Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
    United States. Department of Education
    Educational Excellence Network
    United States. National Assessment Governing Board