Correspondence, ephemera, photographs and scrapbooks relating to
the American political process, student government at Stanford, and his teaching
activities. Includes some correspondence from James Farley.
Political scientist. Professor of political science at Stanford University from 1927
until his retirement as emeritus in 1958, Barclay also served on the U.S. State
Department's Peace Commission after World War I. In his active political life, he served
for 18 years as a member of national and state Democratic Party committees, as a
delegate (1936 Democratic National Convention), as a presidential elector (1944), and as
assistant to Democratic Party chairman James Farley (1940).
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