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Subject Files and Miscellaneous, 1945-1970s

Identifier: Series 2

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The Earl L. Butz papers include documents, photographs, letters, scrapbooks, correspondence, biographical material, speeches, newspaper clippings, publications, and subject files from 1945 to 2004, with the bulk of the material dating from Butz’s tenure as Secretary of Agriculture from 1971 to 1976. Although some personal materials are included, the bulk of the papers are professional in nature. Major subjects in the papers include domestic and international agricultural and food policies, the environment, international economic policy, farming and food policies, energy, natural resources, timber, Purdue University, and the Republican Party. Files on Butz's various travels around the globe to countries and regions including the Soviet Union, Asia, Mexico, and the Middle East are also included.


  • 1945-1970s

Access Information

The majority of this collection is open for research. Boxes marked "Closed Files" have restricted access.


From the Collection: 29.06 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States