Princeton University Libraries
Rare Books and Special Collections, Public Policy Papers
1947-1972, 480 linear feet.
The collection of William Fitts Ryan contains congressional, personal, and business papers, as well as photographs and memorabilia. Included are records of his congressional career (1961-1972) covering the political development of the Democratic Party in New York City and the liberal caucus in the House of Representatives. The papers also consist of correspondence with constituents and leaders in government, politics, education, and the peace and civil rights movements; legislative and research material relating to programs of social progress during the Kennedy-Johnson years; speeches; reports and memoranda; campaign files (1960-1972); and diaries (1952-1972). Restrictions: Materials relating to: personal, family, or confidential business affairs of living persons who have corresponded with Congressman Ryan; sensitive personnel matters; or those items which might be used to embarrass, damage, injure, or harass any living person are closed until the conditions for the restriction no longer apply.
University of Pennsylvania
Special Collections, Van Pelt Library
1970, 1 item.
A letter between William Fitts Ryan and Marian Anderson, 1970.
Library of Congress
In the Records of the Socialist Party (U.S.), 1897-1976, 180 microfilm reels.
Individuals represented include William Fitts Ryan. A finding aid is available in the library.
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