Irving McNeil Ives papers,
248 cubic ft.
Correspondence, speeches, photographs, audio tapes,
motion picture films, phonograph records, drawings, plans, clippings
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.
Language: Collection material in English
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell