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The Roots of Modern ConservatismDewey, Taft, and the Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party$

Michael Bowen

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780807834855

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807869192_bowen

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    • B. Carroll Reece Papers

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Abilene, Kansas

    • Herbert Brownell Papers

      • Eisenhower Pre-Presidential Papers

    • Eisenhower Oral History Collection

    • Oveta Culp Hobby Papers

    • Robert Humphreys Papers

    • Legislative Minutes Series

    • Papers of the Chairman of the Republican National Committee (Leonard Hall)

    • Papers of the President of the United States

      • Confidential File

      • General File

      • Official File

    • Papers of Young and Rubicam, Inc.

    • Arthur Summerfield Papers

    • Arthur Summerfield Papers, Second Acquisition

    • Ann Whitman Diary Series

  • Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Washington, D.C.

    • Joseph and Stewart Alsop Collection

    • Robert A. Taft Papers

  • Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul

    • Harold Stassen Papers

  • Ohio Historical Society, Columbus

    • Clarence Brown Papers

  • Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana

    • John Minor Wisdom Papers

  • Wright State University, Department of Special Collections and Archives, Dayton, Ohio

    • Katharine Kennedy Brown Papers

  • University of California, Bancroft Library, Berkeley

    • William F. Knowland Papers

  • University of Rochester, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Rochester, New York

    • Thomas E. Dewey Papers

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