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Finding Aid to the Tom Lantos Papers, 1944-2008, bulk 1979-2008
BANC MSS 2008/121  
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Description
The Tom Lantos Papers document the career of a Hungarian-born American politician who was the only Holocaust survivor to have served in the United States Congress. He served 14 terms, from 1981-2008, in the United States House of Representatives as Congressman for the California district encompassing parts of San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.
Background
Thomas Peter Lantos (1928-2008) was a Hungarian-born American politician who was the only Holocaust survivor to have served in the United States Congress. He served 14 terms in the United States House of Representatives as Congressman for the California district encompassing parts of San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.
Extent
Number of containers: 155 cartons, 14 boxes Linear feet: 199.35
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is restricted until January 1, 2013 or the death of Annette Lantos, whichever is later; researchers may apply for access to the collection. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.