Francis G. Wilson Papers, 1912, 1923-75
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Brief Description:

Papers of Francis Graham Wilson (1901- ), professor of political science (1939-67), including correspondence (1929-75), publications (86 items, 1929-67), speeches and notes (15 items, 1929-66), manuscript (The American Political Mind, 1949), a subject file (1948-67), study notes (1888-1973), and writings (1924-75), relating to political theory, International Labor Organization, public opinion, communism, conservatism, democracy, fascism, Marxism, liberalism, Catholicism, Christian intellectuals, Spanish conservatism and special interests, including Catholic Conservatives, Center for American Studies, Conservative Co-ordinating Council, Intercollegiate Society of Individualists, National Republican Coordinating Committee on "Human Rights and Responsibilities" (1965) and the Catholic Commission on Intellectual and Cultural Affairs.

Correspondence concerns editing and publishing, criticism and reviews, recommendations for faculty appointments and graduate positions and lecture and travel arrangements. Among the correspondents are Lynwood M. Holland, Frank H. Jonas, Willmoore Kendall, Charles E. Martin, J. Benjamin Stalvey and Kenneth O. Warner.

The series includes selection material (1912), prohibition pamphlets and materials (1923-31) and the Journal de Geneve (12/3-21/32).

Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 15/18/24
Created by: Wilson, Francis Graham (1901-1976)
Volume: 11.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 6/8/67; 5/30/04
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Arrangement: by type of material & alpha. (corresp.) or chrono. thereunder
Subject Index
Catholic Commission on Intellectual and Cultural Affairs
Catholic Conservatives
Center for American Studies
Conservative Coordinating Council
Election Material
Faculty Papers
Intercollegiate Society for Individualists
International Labor Organization
Political Theory
Public Opinion
Republican Party
Spanish Conservatism
Genres/Forms of Material
Sound Recordings
Languages of Materials
English [eng]