The collection documents the professional career of Roy A. Childs Jr., and covers the time period from 1933 to 1994. The collection
is divided into three series: correspondence, printed matter, and speeches and writings. The first series documents the personal
and professional correspondence sent and received by Childs between 1967 and 1992. The second series is composed of printed
matter in the form of articles, book jackets, newspaper clippings, and various periodicals covering the time period of 1965
to 1992. Speeches and writings make up the third and last series of the collection, which documents the time period between
1933 and 1994. Materials in this series are composed of writings by various authors including the writings of Roy A. Childs
as well as his research notes.
Roy A. Childs was born on January 4th, 1949, in Buffalo, New York. He was a prominent lecturer, essayist, and critic, and
is perhaps best known as a zealous libertarian thinker.
46 manuscript boxes
(18.4 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives
Collection is open for research.