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A-64

Howard, Katherine Graham, 1898-1986. Papers of Katherine Graham Howard, 1941-1979 : A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: A-64
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Katherine Graham Howard, 1898-1986
Title: Papers of Katherine Graham Howard, 1941-1967
Date(s): 1941-1967
Quantity: 7.09 linear feet (17 file boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, etc., of Katherine Graham Howard, Republican activist and federal administrator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 56-21, 71, 82, 136 58-22, 160, 410
Received 1956-1979

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Katherine Graham Howard is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Katherine Graham Howard Papers, 1941-1979; item description, dates. A-64, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Katherine Graham Howard was active in the Republican party as secretary of the National Committee (1948-1952), as a staff member for Dwight Eisenhower during his 1952 campaign, and as a volunteer worker for the Nixon-Lodge ticket in Massachusetts during 1960. She was assistant administrator and then deputy administrator of the Federal Civil Defense Administration, a member of the Committee for Civil Defense of NATO, and United States Deputy Commissioner of the Brussels World's Fair during 1957 and 1958.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Notes, records and correspondence in connection with her work as Secretary of the Republican National Committee, 1948-1952, as Secretary of the Arrangements Committee for the Republican National Convention, 1952, and as Secretary of the Republican National Convention, 1952. Complete record of her work leading up to and including the Convention of 1952 (includes roll calls), also her work while on Eisenhower's personal staff during the Campaign of 1952. Also some record of her work in civil defense, 1954-1957. Speeches, etc. as United States Deputy Commissioner of the Brussels World's Fair-1958, 1957- ; record of activities for Nixon-Lodge volunteers of Mass. in 1960.

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Additional Index Terms

Almshouses--Massachusetts
Civil defense
Elections--United States
Exposition universelle et internationale (1958 : Brussels, Belgium)
Massachusetts--Politics and government
Presidents--United States--Election--1952
Republican National Convention (1952 : Chicago, Ill.)
Speeches
Women--Political activity
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Fragment Society
Howard, Margaret Emily Pagelson
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Committee for Civil Defense
Republican National Committee (U.S.)

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