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Presidential Letters to Howard H. Baker, Jr.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MPA-0359

Five letters from Ford, Nixon, Carter, Reagan to Howard Baker.

Dates

  • 1970 - 1983

Language

The material in this collection is in English

Conditions Governing Access

The Modern Political Archives are housed at the Howard H. Baker Center for Public Policy. Researchers interested in consulting the MPA collections are advised to contact the Modern Political Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Modern Political Archives.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (One folder)

Biographical/Historical Note

Howard H. Baker, Jr. served three terms as a United States Senator from Tennessee (1967-1985) and was Tennessee's first popularly elected Republican senator. He rose to national prominence during the Watergate Hearings of 1973-74 as vice chairman of the Senate Watergate Committee, the highest ranking Republican on the committee. He served as minority leader of the Senate from 1977-1981 and as majority leader from 1981 until he retired from the senate at the end of his third term in January 1985. He was a candidate for the 1980 Republican presidential nomination and served as President Reagan's chief of staff in 1987-88. He served as United States Ambassador to Japan from 2001 to 2005.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480