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HOLLIS 7599278

James S. Doyle collection of Watergate material: Finding Aid

Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 7599278
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: James S. Doyle
Title: James S. Doyle collection of Watergate material 1973-1977
Date(s): 1973-1977
Date(s): 1973-1974
Date(s): 1973-1977
Date(s): 1973-1975
Quantity: 24 boxes (10 linear feet)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: A collection of papers, court filings, newspaper articles, and letters relating to the Watergate investigation collected by James S. Doyle who was the press secretary for Watergate Special Prosecutors Cox, Jaworski, and Ruth. Also included are manuscripts for Doyle's book "Not Above The Law" and papers related to the book.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

This material was given in 1994 as a gift by James Doyle.

Processing Information:

Processed by Alvin Ealy March 2009

Conditions Governing Access:

Access to these papers is governed by the rules and regulations of the Harvard Law School Library. This collection is open to the public, but is housed off-site at Harvard Depository and requires 2 business-day advance notice for retrieval. Consult the Special Collections staff for further information.

Conditions Governing Use:

Some restrictions apply. Contact Curator of Modern Manuscripts and Archives for more information.

Historical/Biographical Information



Series List/Description

Scope and Contents

The information in this collection was collected by James Doyle who was a special assistant to Watergate Prosecutors Archibald Cox, Leon Jaworski, and Henry Ruth. The material in this collection spans the years 1973-1977. Mr. Doyle served as a special assistant from 1973-1975 and the material in this collection consists of correspondences, newspapers and newspaper clippings, magazines and magazine articles, court filings and cassettes. Included are drafts of James Doyle's book "Not Above the Law." All major events of the Watergate investigation are covered in this collection including the Saturday Night Massacre, court filings for G. Gordon Liddy and Chuck Colson, and media reaction to Richard Nixon's pardoning by Gerald Ford.

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Additional Index Terms

Watergate Affair, 1972-1974 -- Personal narratives.
Jaworski, Leon.
Doyle, James, 1935-
Cox, Archibald, 1912-