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Correspondence relating to the planning, financing, and publicity for
the Congress held at Ithaca, New York, and Philadelphia in August and
September, 1962; also includes lists of participants, copies of abstracts and
papers presented with commentaries, periodicals, and mailing lists; also,
drafts and final copies of the Congress' bulletins, minutes and memoranda of
the planning and local arrangement committees, reports, and other material.
Also, tape recordings of the proceedings. Henry Guerlac was the president of
the Congress, Richard Shryock chaired the Philadelphia operations.