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Finding Aid for the
THOMAS C. DESMOND
PAPERS, 1930-1972

(APAP-068)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content Note

Box and Folder List


Thomas Desmond
Biographical Sketch

Thomas C. Desmond served as a member of the New York State Senate from 1931 through 1958. Desmond was elected from Newburgh, New York, and was married to Alice Curtis Desmond, an author and photographer.


Thomas Desmond
Scope and Content Note

Press releases about his work and concerns as a New York State Senator, 1946-60; clippings about Senator Desmond and his wife, Alice Curtis Desmond, author and photographer, 1956-72; correspondence with Albert J. Abrams, 1965, about naming a street in Newburgh after Desmond; and reports and drafts on the Presidential primary system, 1958-65.


Thomas Desmond
Box and Folder List

Box 1
Folder

1. Press Releases, March 19, 1959 - December 8, 1960
2. Press Releases, October 10 - December 5, 1958
3. Press Releases, May - July 1958
4. Press Releases, March 6-30, 1958
5. Press Releases, February 2-28, 1958
6. Press Releases, January 6-30, 1958
7. Press Releases, November 8 - December, 27, 1957
8. Press Releases, July 18 - October 7, 1957
9. Press Releases, March 1 - April 26, 1957
10. Press Releases, February 1-28, 1957
11. Press Releases, January 7-26, 1957 (2 of 13 dated January 17, 1957)
12. Press Releases, October 12 - December 28, 1956
13. Press Releases, May 2 - September 24, 1956
14. Press Releases, March 2 - April 30, 1956
15. Press Releases, February 4-24, 1956
16. Press Releases, January 9-30, 1956, (2 of 8 dated January 12, 1956)
17. Press Releases, November 11 - December 29, 1955
18. Press Releases, October 17-28, 1955
19. Press Releases, April 28 - August 31, 1955
20. Press Releases, March 4-25, 1955 (2 of 4 dated March 10, 1955)
21. Press Releases, February 3-27, 1955
22. Press Releases, January 10-23, 1955
23. Press Releases, December 1-15, 1954 (2 of 4 undated)
24. Press. Releases, July 8 - November 27, 1954
25. Press Releases, March 10 - May 18, 1954 Includes undated newsletter
26. Press Releases, February 1-26, 1954 (2 of 15 dated February 25, 1954) Includes undated resolution
27. Press Releases, January 5-29, 1954 (2 of 6 dated January 12, 1954, and 2 of 4 undated) Includes a "Declaration of Republican Principles and Policy"

Box 2
Folder

1. Press Releases, October 13 - December 30, 1953
2. Press Releases, May 7 - September 11, 1953
3. Press Releases, February 5 - April 27, 1953
4. Press Releases, January 3-30, 1953 Includes 2 of 4 undated resolutions
5. Press Releases, December 3-29, 1952
6. Press Releases, September 7 - November 30, 1952
7. Press Releases, April 28 - August 15, 1952
8. Press Releases., February - March 9, 1952
9. Press Releases, January 4-31, 1952
10. Press Releases, November 4 - December 30, 1951
11. Press Releases, August 4 - October 22, 1951
12. Releases, March 2 - July 19, 1951
13. Press Releases, February 1-23, 1,951
14. Press Releases, January 5-26, 1951
15. Press Releases, December 7-29, 1950
16. Press Releases, August 13- November 28, 1950
17. Press Releases, June 13 - July 28, 1950
18. Press Releases, May 11-26, 1950
19. Press Releases, March 3 - April 15, 1950, Includes undated program on aging
20. Press Releases, February 3-24, 1950
21. Press Releases, January 5-27, 1950

Box 3
Folder

1. Press Releases, December 2, 1949 - January 1, 1950
2. Press Releases, November 3-30, 1949
3. Press Releases, August 25 - October 18, 1949
4. Press Releases, April 28 - July 18, 1949
5. Press Releases, March 3-18, 1949
6. Press Releases, February 5-27, 1949
7. Press Releases, January 3-31, 1949
8. Press Releases, December 1-29, 1947
9. Press Releases, September 23 - November 21, 1947
10. Press Releases, June 2 - August 22, 1947
11. Press Releases, March 10 - May 16, 1947
12. Press Releases, February 3-28, 1947
13. Press Releases, January, 3-30, 1947
14. Press Releases, December 11-29, 1946
15. Press Releases, November 1-27, 1946
16. Press Releases, August 1 - October 31, 1946
17. Press Releases, July 1-26, 1946
18. Press Releases, March 7 - June 15, 1946
19. Press Releases, February 4-24, 1946
20. Press Releases, January 5-27, 1946
21. List, Rod & Gun Columnists
22. List, Mailing List for real estate releases
23. Automobile insurance
24. Index to contents of books containing statements and addresses of Senator Thomas C. Desmond 1930-1940, 1945, 1947, 1948
25. Chronological list of statements, addresses, etc. of Senator Thomas C. Desmond - not listed under general index

Box 4
Folder

1. Scrapbook, February 15, 1956 - August 14, 1958
2. Scrapbook, August 19 - November 1, 1958
3. Scrapbook, November 2 - December 21, 1958
4. Scrapbook, December 30, 1958 - April 2, 1959
5. Scrapbook, April 4 - June 18, 1959
6. Scrapbook, June 19 - September 24, 1959
7. Scrapbook, October 1, 1959 - January 21, 1960
8. Scrapbook, January 22 - July 1, 1960

Box 5
Folder

1. Scrapbook, July 2 - December 28, 1960
2. Scrapbook, December 30, 1960 - October 29, 1961
3. Scrapbook, November 1, 1961 - February 28, 1962
4. Scrapbook, March 20- October 12, 1962
5. Scrapbook, October - December 24, 1962
6. Scrapbook, January 7 - March 12, 1963
7. Scrapbook, April 1963 - January 1964
8. Scrapbook, January - February 27, 1964
9. Scrapbook, March - June 1964
10. Scrapbook, July - December 1964

Box 6
Folder

1. Scrapbook, January - October 1965
2. Scrapbook, September - December 1965
3. Scrapbook, January - August 1966
4. Scrapbook, September 1966 - October 1967
5. Scrapbook, November 1967 - July 1970
6. Scrapbook, August 1970 - August 1972
7. Miscellaneous Correspondence
8. Miscellaneous Press Releases
9. Miscellaneous Presidential Nominating Procedures


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