Charles E. Goodell papers,

Title
Charles E. Goodell papers, 1950-1979.
Author
Goodell, Charles E. (Charles Ellsworth), 1926-1987.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid
0

Details

Additional Authors
Description
303.5 linear feet (305 boxes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Audio tapes.
  • Oral histories.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Videotapes.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
  • are restricted until 2019-2050.
Source (note)
  • Goodell, Charles E.; Former Members of Congress, Inc.; Patricia A. Goldman
Biography (note)
  • Charles Ellsworth Goodell (1926-1987), lawyer, was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from upstate New York, 1959-1968, and U.S. Senator, 1968-1971.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 1172
Author
Goodell, Charles E. (Charles Ellsworth), 1926-1987.
Title
Charles E. Goodell papers, 1950-1979.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Access
Certain case files, medical records, and a few records of the Presidential Clemency Board are restricted until 2019-2050.
Summary
Collection consists of papers documenting Goodell's public career as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the 43rd and 38th Congressional Districts in New York State and as U.S. Senator from New York, records of his chairmanship of the Presidential Clemency Board, personal papers, photographs, and audio-video materials. Congressional papers include general correspondence; case and committee files; congressional district files; bills and resolutions; files relating to politics, publicity and Goodell's public activities; and files of his legislative and administrative assistants. Photographs and audio-video materials, including recordings of oral history interviews, reflect Goodell's public career. Personal papers consist of correspondence and materials related to the publication of his book Political Prisoners in America (1973), general and family correspondence, and press clippings. Records, 1974-1975, of the Presidential Clemency Board contain administrative memoranda concerning the formation and operation of the Board, memoranda to and from President Gerald Ford, case summaries, status reports, and printed matter.
Biography
Charles Ellsworth Goodell (1926-1987), lawyer, was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from upstate New York, 1959-1968, and U.S. Senator, 1968-1971. Although at first he was a conservative Republican, he adopted increasingly liberal views on public policy. After being defeated in his bid to return to the Senate because of his opposition to the Vietnam War, he practiced law in Washington, D.C. and served as chairman of the Presidential Clemency Board which reviewed applications for clemency by Vietnam War resisters.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository.
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Occupation
Legislators.
Added Author
Conboy, Brian.
Cowles, Alfred E.
Dunn, Charles W.
Ellsberg, Daniel.
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006.
Goff, Susan.
Goodell, John.
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968.
Martindale, Steve.
Massey, Patricia.
Mayerson, Charlotte, 1927-
Mitrovich, George.
Regenbogen, Laurie.
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979.
Saxe, Robert.
Tetelman, Alice.
Von Hirsch, Andrew.
Wolfe, Heidi.
United States. Presidential Clemency Board.
LCCN
ms 76001511
Research Call Number
MssCol 1172
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