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Collection Scope and Content Note

Ives's papers, which pertain chiefly to his service in the U.S. Senate, include correspondence, memoranda, and other material from constituents, fellow legislators, executive departments, and the general public concerning appointments, bills sponsored or co-sponsored by Ives, committee hearings, education, federal agencies, commissions, and departments, foreign affairs and foreign aid, labor and public welfare, international organizations, national defense and internal security, patronage, political campaigns, public utilities, private bills, Senate bills, social security, tariff and trade agreements, taxation, transportation, veterans' affairs, and numerous other subjects. Also included are records pertaining to his years as a New York State Assemblyman; his support of his Alma Mater, Hamilton College; family and personal papers; and materials relating to Ives's insurance and banking businesses.

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