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Robert M. Wagner Papers 1

Identifier: GTM-040901

Collection-level Scope and Content Note

The Robert Wagner Papers consist of eight documents, mostly correspondence between Wagner and U.S. presidents. In the collection, there is a photo of Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter and a letter from Wagner to Carter, a letter from Sarah Churchill, a signature and speech by William J. Clinton, a telegram from Richard M. Nixon, and an invitation and inaugural ticket both signed by Harry S Truman. The Robert Wagner Papers provide source material relating to the career of Robert Wagner. The collection is contained in one box (0.25 linear feet).


  • 1949 - 2001
  • Majority of material found within 1964 - 1994

Collection-level Access Restrictions

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Biographical note

Robert Wagner, a graduate of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service in 1948, is a longtime state senator in California's state legislature. He is a veteran of World War II. The key issues he has advocated have been health care, housing, and transportation for seniors. When he earned a fortune in the wine trade and developing a shopping center, he donated his salary as a public servant to senior citizen centers and universities.

[Source: "The Hoya," 11/14/2000.]


0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Robert M. Wagner Papers 1
Scott S. Taylor. Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057