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Guide to the Thomas Swain Barclay Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0327
    Creator: Barclay, Thomas S. (Thomas Swain), 1892-1993
    Title: Thomas Swain Barclay papers
    Dates: 1915-1984
    Physical Description: 9 Linear feet
    Summary: 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.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University Libraries.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Thomas Swain Barclay Papers (SC0327). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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).

    Description of the Collection

    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.

    Access Terms

    Barclay, Thomas S. (Thomas Swain), 1892-1993
    Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976
    Stanford University--Students.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Political Science--Faculty.
    Democratic Party--California.
    Students--Political activity.
    United States--Politics and government.