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Kit Clardy papers

Identifier: c-00278

Scope and Contents

The collection contains campaign materials, newspaper clippings, and weekly "Washington Reports," newsletters to Clardy's constituents describing his Congressional and committee work.


  • Creation: 1950 - 1954

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Kit Clardy (1892-1961) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1952 from Michigan's 6th District. He served one term and was defeated for re-election in 1954 by Donald Hayworth. During his term, Clardy served on the House of Un-American Activities Committee, concentrating his efforts on removing all Communist influences from American life. He brought a sub-committee to Michigan to investigate Communist activities in the state, particularly in the labor unions.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 3 folders)

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Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Paul D. Bagwell, 1961-06-29. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Kit Clardy Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
August 1965
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US