Preliminary Inventory to the Robert R. Spitzer Papers, 1954-1994

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Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Inventory to the Robert R. Spitzer Papers, 1954-1994

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives staff
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert R. Spitzer Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1954-1994
Collection number: 85007
Creator: Spitzer, Robert R., 1922-
Collection Size: 91 manuscript boxes, 5 oversize boxes, 2 motion picture film reels (45 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, minutes, drafts of writings, printed matter, and audio-visual material, relating to Food for Peace, world food supply and agricultural production, and Wisconsin and United States politics, especially the 1968 and 1972 presidential campaigns of Richard M. Nixon.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Robert R. Spitzer papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1985.

Accruals

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 at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Access Points

Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-
United States. Agency for International Development. Office of Food for Peace.
Agricultural assistance, American.
Food supply.
Food supply--Developing countries.
Presidents--United States--Election--1968.
Presidents--United States--Election--1972.
Agriculture.
Wisconsin--Politics and government.
United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.
United States--Politics and government.
United States--Foreign relations.
Moving-pictures.


Container List

 

MAY DAY CELEBRATION, 1954

Additional Note

Relates to a celebration organized by Robert Spitzer in Burlington, Wisconsin.
Box 1-8

Correspondence

 

Newspaper issues

 

Organizational files

 

Photographs

 

Reports and transcripts. Relates to Congressional hearings on subversive activities

 

H. C. SCHADEBERG CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGNS, 1960-1970

Additional Note

Relates to Robert Spitzer's involvement in H. C. Schadeberg's campaigns for election to the House of Representatives from Wisconsin's First Congressional District.
Box 9-18

Campaign materials

 

Correspondence

 

Minutes of meetings and conferences

 

Office files

 

Opinion polls

 

Press releases

 

Reports

 

Speech transcripts

 

NIXON ELECTION AND ADMINISTRATION, 1967-1972

Box 19-32

General

 

Clippings

 

Correspondence. Includes correspondence with Chuck Colson, Clifford Hardin, John Mitchell, Maurice Stans, and others, 1968-1972

 

Inaugural invitations, 1969

 

Minutes

 

Office files

 

Pamphlets

 

Subject files

 

Agricultural Advisory Committee. Primarily planning materials and printed and non-printed articles and reports, 1967-1968

 

Republican National Convention, 1968

 

FOOD FOR PEACE, 1974-1979

Box 33-57

General

 

Audio-visual materials

 

Correspondence

 

Memoranda

 

Minutes of meetings and seminars

 

Pamphlets

 

Reports

 

Serial issues

 

Subject files. Relates primarily to agriculture and food production

 

Trip materials. Extensive printed and non-printed materials, telegrams, questionnaires, grant proposals, notes, correspondence, clippings, tapes and transcripts of interviews

 

Agency for International Development. Press releases

 

United States Department of Agriculture. Notebook relating to specifications for food storage and transport

 

World Food Conference. Reports, 1974

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1968-1981

Box 58-64

The American Challenge, 1980

 

Correspondence. Includes important figures in the Nixon Administration

 

Drafts and manuscripts

 

Biographical sketches

 

Photographs

Box 65-90

No Need for Hunger, 1981

 

General

 

Clippings

 

Drafts

 

Graphs

 

Photographs

 

Reports

 

Source materials

 

Subject files

 

Agency for International Development. Relates to the possibility of Robert Spitzer's appointment as Coordinator of the agency, 1980-1981

 

World Food Program

Box 91

The Family Organizer. Organizational notebook system developed by Robert Spitzer

 

Miscellaneous speeches and writings, 1989-

 

MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, 1981-

Box 91

Newsletters, reports, pamphlets, and clippings, 1981-

 

OVERSIZE FILE

Box 92-95

Newspaper issues and materials primarily relating to the Nixon presidential campaign and administration; also includes materials relating to the Food for Peace program and the May Day celebration

 

AUDIO-VISUAL FILE

Box 96

"A World Hungry." An audio-visual package including filmstrips, printed material and a record

film-shelf Film shelf

Two motion picture film reels