RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

Senator J. Allen Frear, Jr. papers

Description:
J. Allen Frear, Jr. (1903-1993) was a politician from Dover, Delaware (Kent County). A member of the Democratic Party, Frear served two terms as U.S. Senator from Delaware. The Senator J. Allen Frear, Jr. papers are primarily those of his congressional career, when he represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate from 1949 to 1960, though the collection also includes personal material from pre- and post-Congressional periods. The collection dates from 1917 to 1963, with bulk of the material dating from 1949 to 1961. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, legislation, speeches, clippings, photographs, and audio-visual material. Personal material includes correspondence, class notes, travel brochures and post cards, and memorabilia.
Creators:
Frear, J. Allen, Jr.
Dates:
1917/1963
Repository/Collector:
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Repository/Collector Type:
College or university
City:
Newark
State:
Delaware
Country:
United States
Collection ID:
MSS 315
Extent:
192 recordings, 80 feet, 75 boxes and 2 oversized boxes
Content types:
Spoken word, Text, Still image, and Two-dimensional moving image
Formats:
Text document, Open reel tape (unknown material), Analog audiocassette, Motion picture film, and Photographic print
Languages:
English
Genres:
Historical and Government
Access statement:
The collection is open for research.
Usage statement:
Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, http://www.lib.udel.edu/cgi-bin/askspec.cgi
Condition note:
Playable with proper equipment
Online finding aid:
View on www.lib.udel.edu