Guide to the Thomas Swain Barclay Papers

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0327
Creator: Barclay, Thomas Swain, 1894-
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: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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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 Swain, 1894-
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.


Collection Contents

 

Papers Accession ARCH-1991-079

Box 1

Certificate of appreciation to Barclay from U.S. Senate, signed by Frank Church, Lee Metcalf, Mark O. Hatfield, and Alan Cranston; on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Department of Political Science, 1970

Note

OS item boxed with assorted SC oversize materials: