Kit Clardy Papers
c.00278

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Clardy, Kit
Title
Kit Clardy papers
ID
c.00278
Date [inclusive]
1950-1954
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet , 3 folders
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing,Michigan".

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Biographical Note

Kit Clardy (1892-1961) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1952 from Michigan's 6th District. He served one term and was defeated for re-election in 1954 by Donald Hayworth. During his term, Clardy served on the House of Un-American Activities Committee, concentrating his efforts on removing all Communist influences from American life. He brought a sub-committee to Michigan to investigate Communist activities in the state, particularly in the labor unions.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection contains campaign materials, newspaper clippings, and weekly "Washington Reports," newsletters to Clardy's constituents describing his Congressional and committee work.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections August 1965

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

  April 2000

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Paul D. Bagwell, 1961-06-29. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Personal Name(s)

  • Bagwell, Paul D., Mrs.

Subject(s)

  • Anti-Communist movements
  • Campaign literature
  • Campaign paraphernalia
  • Elections -- United States

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Collection Inventory

Folder

Papers 

1

Papers. Washington Reports 1953 

2

Papers. Washington Reports 1954 

3