House Leadership Campaign Files, 1969/1971

Boxes 78-79(2 boxes)

Arranged chronological by campaign. Contains correspondence, memos, speeches, surveys, head counts, and clippings relating to Udall's campaign for the House Speaker position against John McCormack in 1969-1970; and Udall's fight for the House Majority Leader position against Hale Boggs in 1971. Also contains seven articles by political scientist Robert L. Peabody on those races and other aspects of congressional leadership.

Box 78/Folder

House Speaker Files, 1968-1969

  • 1 Aftermath
  • 2 Working Papers
  • 3 Head Count
  • 4-5 Correspondence (2)
  • 6 Taped Replies
  • 7 Speeches
  • 8 Democratic Study Group
  • 9 Democratic Caucus
  • 10-14 Clippings (5)
  • 15 Leadership-Pro

Majority Leader Files, 1970-1977 (Bulk 1970-1971)

  • 16 Reflections on Defeat
  • 17-18 Working Papers (2)
  • 19 Candidate Comparisons

Correspondence

  • 20 To Defeated Members
  • 21 Thank Yous
  • 22-24 Colleagues (3)
  • 25 General
  • 26 Claude Desautels, Lawrence O'Brien
  • 27 Frank Thompson
  • 28-30 Head count (3)
  • 31-32 Speeches (2)
  • 33 Surveys and Statistics
  • 34 Conservation Groups
  • 35 Voting Records
  • 36 Boggs and Rostenkowski
  • 37 Democratic Caucus
  • 38 Mississippi Challenge
  • 39 Clippings

Box 79/Folder

  • 1 Clippings (continued)
  • 2-3 Articles by Robert Peabody
    • "The Selection of a Majority Leader, 1970-71" (3)
    • "Congressional Leadership: What Difference Does It Make?"
    • "The Selection of House Democratic Leaders, 1973"
    • "Toward Centralized Party Leadership"
    • "The House Majority Leadership Contest, 1976"
  • 4-5 Survey Results