Thomas B. Curtis Papers, 1950-1975 (S0870)

101 cubic feet

 Finding Aid

The Thomas B. Curtis Papers contain correspondence, notebooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, and legislative materials pertaining to Curtis’s career as a member of the United States House of Representatives for Missouri’s 12th and 2nd districts from 1951 to 1969. The collection also contains materials chronicling Curtis’s time as general counsel and vice president for Encyclopedia Britannica from 1969 to 1973.


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