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Howard H. Baker, Jr. Papers Third Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0101-003

This addendum contains select papers from Senator Baker's career that were not included in the original collection but came from the University of Mississippi's Trent Lott Collection. The focus is July 1970 - November 1983 when Bake was representing Tennessee in the United States Senate. Some subjects covered include a SALT delegation to Geneva, Switzerland; Harry S. Truman Commemoration of what would have been the late president's 100th birthday; and the United Nations-General Assembly 35th Session among other subjects.

Dates

  • July 1970-Nov. 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

0.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

This addendum contains select papers from Senator Baker's career that were not included in the original collection but came from the University of Mississippi's Trent Lott Collection. The focus is July 1970 - November 1983 when Bake was representing Tennessee in the United States Senate. Some subjects covered include a SALT delegation to Geneva, Switzerland; Harry S. Truman Commemoration of what would have been the late president's 100th birthday; and the United Nations-General Assembly 35th Session among other subjects.

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. He died in 2014.

For a more complete biography, see the finding aid for MPA.101.

Related Archival Materials Note

This collection is the second addendum to the Howard Baker Papers, 1964 - 1987 (MPA.0101).

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