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Collection Scope and Content Note

Files of Gus Miller contain correspondence, memoranda, press releases, photographs, newsletters, pamphlets, "Daily Press Advisory Newsheets," and other printed and mimeographed material concerned mainly with the 1964 Republican presidential campaign, although it also includes items that relate to the 1953 and 1957 inaugurations and the presidential elections of 1956 and 1960; research material, constitutions, newsletters, brochures, clippings, and other printed matter (ca. 1940-1956), regarding Republican organizations in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, and Wyoming; correspondence files of John P. Ellis, radio-television-film coordinator for the 1960 presidential elections; records, tape recordings (175 reels), and transcriptions (76 items) of Goldwater and Miller campaign speeches; one-minute television spots and television programs on ABC, NBC, and CBS (27 films); and teletype copy on the Republican National Convention in San Francisco, July 1964; also includes an original letter from Theodore Roosevelt, 1918, expressing his views on Woodrow Wilson's policies on World War I and an unsigned copy of a memorandum to Roosevelt on the subject, possibly written by Henry Lane Wilson, and items concerning the assassination of John F. Kennedy, including rolls of teletype copy (United Press International) of the events in Dallas and tape recordings (3 reels) of the President's funeral.

Includes political ephemera, mostly relating to the election of 1964, including badges, busts, buttons, balloons, clothing, jewelry, and other items.

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