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International Platform Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2273
Overview The International Platform Association was an organization that functioned between 1831 and 2001. The organization began as the American Lyceum Association, and served as a means for people to debate and voice their oppinions in a public setting. In the early years that followed, organizations all across the country began establishing their own lyceums; by 1834, there were several thousand. Thousands of people came to sessions to hear lectures made by eminent politicians, artists, and...
Dates: 1904-2001; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1990

Jack Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2001
Abstract Jack Northman Anderson (1922-2005) was an investigative journalist, author, television personality, and for over 50 years the columnist behind the syndicated political column "Washington Merry-Go-Round." Cultivating sources who provided him with exclusive access to classified information, Anderson became the longest-running political columnist in America, appearing at one point in more than 1,000 American newspapers and claiming 40 million readers. He received the Pulitzer Prize for national...
Dates: 1930-2004; Majority of material found within 1969 - 2004