Clare E. Hoffman papers: 1934-1962 (bulk 1954-1962)
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Title: Clare E. Hoffman papers
Creator: Hoffman, Clare Eugene, 1875-1967
Inclusive dates: 1934-1962
Bulk dates: 1954-1962
Extent: 93 linear feet
Extent: 5 phonograph records
Extent: 10.1 GB (online)
Abstract:
Republican congressman from Michigan's 4th Congressional District, 1934-1962, served on the Education and Labor Committee and the Government Operations Committee, known for his fiscal conservatism and opposition to much of the New Deal legislation, he was particularly concerned with the growing power of labor unions and worked to amend the Wagner Act, eventually becoming a key player in passage of the Taft-Hartley Act. As chair of special subcommittees, Hoffman conducted several investigations into labor racketeering, particularly by the Teamsters Union. Collection includes committee files, some constituent correspondence, topical files, investigation files, press releases, scrapbooks and a limited number of sound recordings and photographs.
Call number: 87140 Aa 2
Language: The materials are in English.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
e-mail: bentley.ref@umich.edu
Home Page: http://www.bentley.umich.edu/
Finding aid prepared by: Thomas E. Powers and Gregory Kinney, 1986