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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 582

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship in Social and Political Thought

Records, 1978-1979

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship in Social and Political Thought
Title: Records
Dates: 1978-1979
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 582
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the establishment of the Fellowship by the WWICS. They include background materials on other similar prizes, copies of legislation, and notes on the selection process and on congressional testimony.

Historical Note

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship was established in 1978 by Congress at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWICS) to honor the former Senator and Vice President of the United States, who was also the first Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Wilson Center. The Humphrey Fellow was to serve for one year, delivering a Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial Lecture and carrying out projects consistent with the Fellowship.

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Descriptive Entry

These records consist of files concerning the establishment of the fellowship by WWICS. Materials include background documentation on other similar prizes, copies of legislation, notes on the process, and notes on Congressional testimony.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 582, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship in Social and Political Thought, Records

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Container List

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Folder 1 Information & Procedures on Fellowships, information on the Nobel Prize, and the establishment of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship (Public Law 95-286)

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Folder 2 Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial Fellowship Award (and Testimony)

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Folder 3 Report and Article about the Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial Fellowship Award

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Folder 4 Humphrey Fellowship form letter, magazine addresses, confirmation notice of advertisement, and White House Press Release addressing Humphrey award

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Folder 5 Correspondence concerning Humphrey award and quest to receive support from J. Paul Getty

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