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Leslie W. Higbie papers

Identifier: GTM-780731

Content Description

Materials pertaining to Higbie's work as press secretary for Eugene McCarthy. Includes press releases (1967-1976); campaign and source material (articles, photographs, congressional data, campaign buttons); and tape recordings of interviews, poetry readings and speeches.

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  • 1951-1976
  • Majority of material found within 1967-1976

Conditions Governing Access

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.


4 Linear Feet (4 Hollinger Record Storage boxes)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Box 3 contains 39 count 7 inch audiotape reels + 1 3.5 inch audiotape reel.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Leslie W. Higbie, 1978.

Leslie W. Higbie papers
Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Washington, D.C.
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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