Scope and Content of Collection
Title: Thomas Byrne Edsall Papers
Collection number: 88024
Edsall, Thomas Byrne.
255 manuscript boxes, 8 oversize boxes.
(157 linear feet)
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, notes, memoranda, poll data, statistics, printed matter, and photographs, relating to American politics
during the presidential administration of Ronald Reagan, especially with regard to campaign contributions and effects on income
distribution; and to the gubernatorial administration of Michael Dukakis in Massachusetts, especially with regard to state
economic policy, and the campaign of Michael Dukakis as the Democratic candidate for president of the United States in 1988;
and to social conditions in the United States.
Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
Collection is open for research. Access to audiovisual materials requires at least two weeks advance notice. Audiovisual materials
include sound recordings, video recordings, and motion picture film. Hoover staff will determine whether use copies of the
materials requested can be made available. Some materials may not be accessible even with advance notice. Please contact the
Hoover Institution Archives Audiovisual Specialist for further information.
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
[Identification of item], Thomas Byrne Edsall Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1988.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find
the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at
. Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes
listed in this finding aid.
|1941 August 22
||Born, Cambridge, Massachusetts
||Attended Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Providence Journal, Rhode Island
||B.A., Boston University, Massachusetts
||Volunteer worker, Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA), Maryland
Baltimore Sun, Maryland
||Recipient, Bill Pryor Memorial Award and Front Page Award from Washington Baltimore Newspaper Guild
The New Politics of Inequality
The Rise and Fall of the New Deal Order
Chain Reaction: The Impact of Race, Rights, and Taxes on American Politics
Scope and Content of Collection
Acquired in 1988, the Thomas Byrne Edsall papers relate to American politics during the presidential administration of Ronald
Reagan, especially with regard to campaign contributions and effects on income distribution; and to the gubernatorial administration
of Michael Dukakis in Massachusetts, especially with regard to state economic policy, and the campaign of Michael Dukakis
as the Democratic candidate for president of the United States in 1988; and to social conditions in the United States. They
consist of correspondence, memoranda, notes, poll data, printed matter, statistics, writings, and photographs.
An increment to Thomas Edsall's papers, received in 2005, consists chiefly of research materials and draft manuscripts for
an unpublished book on American men. The increment is housed in boxes 130-253.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Dukakis, Michael S.(Michael Stanley),1933-
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Massachusetts--Politics and government--1951-
United States--Politics and government--1981-1989.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
United States--Economic policy--1981-1993.
United States--Social conditions--1980-