Robert Carlton (Bob) Wilson Papers

collection

Robert Carlton (Bob) Wilson Pa

Campus:
San Diego State University
Library:
Library and Information Access
Subject(s):
Politicians -- California -- San Diego ; San Diego (Calif.) -- Politics and government ; United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 ; Wilson, Bob, 1916- -- Archives
Description:
Elected in 1952 as a Republican (83rd Congress) from what was then California's 30th District (all of San Diego City and County), Bob Wilson rose to the position of ranking minority member of the House Armed Services Committee. He also served from 1960-64 as House Republican Election Committee chairman. Wilson was one of the originators of the 1951 California movement that resulted in Dwight Eisenhower's presidential candidacy. He retired in 1980. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, proposals for legislation, reports, materials relating to resolutions and debates, surveys, photographs and miscellany.
Dates covered:
1953-1980
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
111.25 linear feet
For more information:
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Citation Sample:
Identification of item, folder title, box number, Robert Carlton (Bob) Wilson Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection policy:
This collection is open for research. The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.