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  • Title: Ernest Lundeen papers
    Date (inclusive): 1860-1944
    Collection Number: 50003
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 384 manuscript boxes, 7 card file boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 cubic foot box, 42 envelopes, 2 albums (156.5 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, notes, clippings, printed matter, and photographs, relating to American politics, American neutrality in World Wars I and II, military conscription in the United States, New Deal social and economic legislation, the Supreme Court controversy of 1937, the Progressive movement in the United States, and the Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party.
    Creator: Lundeen, Ernest, 1878-1940
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives.


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

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

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1950.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ernest Lundeen Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    1878 August 4 Born near Beresford, South Dakota
    1898 Joined the Minnesota National Guard
    1901 BA degree, Carleton College
    1906 Admitted to the bar
    1910-1914 Member, Minnesota House of Representatives
    1917-1919, 1933-1937 Member, U.S. House of Representatives
    1919 Married Norma Matheson Ward
    1920-1922 Editor and publisher of Uncle Sam
    1937-1940 Member, U.S. Senate
    1939 Formed the Make Europe Pay War Debts Committee
    1940 August 31 Died near Lovettsville, Virginia

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Statesmen -- United States
    United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century
    World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
    Neutrality -- United States
    World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
    United States -- Economic policy -- 1933-1945
    Draft -- United States
    Progressivism (United States politics)
    Minnesota -- Politics and government
    United States. Supreme Court
    United States. Congress
    Farmer-Labor Party (Minn.)