Col. Harry James Thompson Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains materials Thompson gathered during research for his MA thesis: Senator John Goodwin Tower of Texas; an examination of events leading to his election in 1961 and his reelection in 1966. Thesis (M.A.) – University of Maryland, 1968. Southwestern University has a copy of the thesis. The papers include original and photocopies of materials Tower’s office and campaigns created, correspondence, interview notes, questionnaires, responses to questionnaires, and studies. Thompson had responses from important Republicans, including George H. W. Bush, Peter O’Donnell, Albert Fay, and others.
- Majority of material found in 1961-1968
Biographical / Historical
No information available other than that Thompson wrote his MA thesis at the University of Maryland and his papers ended up at University of San Antonio. UTSA donated them to the Tower Library at Southwestern in 2012.
.4 Linear Feet : One document case
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