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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ernest Lundeen Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1860-1944
    Collection number: 50003
    Creator: Lundeen, Ernest, 1878-1940
    Collection Size: 384 manuscript boxes, 7 card file boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 cubic foot box, 42 envelopes, 2 albums (156.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection 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], Ernest Lundeen Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1950.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

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

    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