Rare Book & Manuscript Library

William B. Welsh papers, 1819-1956, bulk 1952-1956

Series V: Joseph McCarthy, 1950-1954

This series contains material on Joseph McCarthy and McCarthyism, which Herbert Lehman opposed. It contains research and clippings, reports, press releases, and copies of Lehman's speeches on McCarthy and his charges against him. There is a folder on the McCarthy franking controversy, in which both Lehman and McCarthy accused each other of abusing franking privileges, that includes franked envelopes sent by McCarthy.

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Box 7 Folder 3 Background Material, 1950-1953

Box 7 Folder 4 Censure, 1950-1954

Box 7 Folder 5 Charges against made by Lehman, 1950

Box 7 Folder 6 Lehman Franking Controversy, 1953-1954

Box 8 Folder 1 Lehman Franking Controversy, 1953-1954

Box 8 Folder 2 Lehman's Resolution, 1949-1953