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H99-1127.5. Vandenberg, Arthur Hendrick (1884-1951). Papers, n.d., 1921-2017. 0.25 linear ft.

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Appointed to finish out the position held by Woodbridge N. Ferris, served as a Republican in the United States Senate from Michigan from March 31, 1928, and was reelected to serve several times until his death in 1951. Served as president pro tempore of the Senate during the Eightieth Congress; chairman, Committee on Enrolled Bills Seventy-second Congress, Republican Conference (Seventy-ninth Congress), Committee on Foreign Relations (Eightieth Congress); delegate to the United Nations Conference in San Francisco in 1945; delegate to the United Nations General Assembly in London and New York in 1946; United States adviser to the Council of Foreign Ministers in London, Paris, and New York in 1946; delegate to Pan American Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1947. Collection includes an enrollment card for the Vandenberg Movement of Michigan during his nomination and re-election to the United States Senate and future presidential candidate, ca. 1940, newspaper clippings, and the book The Greatest American, Alexander Hamilton: An Historical Analysis of His Life and Works Together with a Symposium of Opinions by Distinguished Americans, by Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg, 1921.

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