Description: Papers of Clarence Arthur Berdahl (1890-1989), political science professor (1925-59) and chairman (1942-48) including correspondence; statistical and narrative reports by department and university committees; addresses, lectures and talks to professional and political groups; evaluations and recommendations of applicants for academic or government positions and related material. Correspondence concerns the American Association of University Professors (1945-58), American Political Science Association (1928-58), American Society of International Law (1940-58), Committee on Journalism School (1938-47), Political Science Department (1933-50), Graduate College (1933-58), Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (1946-49), Midwest Conference of Political Scientists (1939-58), Midwest Seminar on U.S. Foreign Policy (1952-58), publishers (1927-47), University Senate (1932-49), Social Science Division (1934-39), Star Course (1956-59), Illinois Studies in the Social Sciences (1941-56), Foreign Relations of the United States advisory committee (1957-67) and diplomatic historians. The series includes propaganda materials of the Deutsche Fiche-Bund (1936-40) and the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies (1940-42); Army Specialized Training Program in Foreign Area and Language Studies (1943-45); publications (1920-52) on international relations, political parties and elections (1919-1989); records of London O.S.S. Service in World War II (1944) and the San Francisco United Nations Conference (1945); comprehensive files including clippings, correspondence, political cartoons and publications on congress, conservatism, elections, Electoral College, impeachment, political parties, campaigns, caucuses, conventions, Convention reform (1968-72), international organizations, the Ku Klux Klan, national committees, platforms, slate-making, the United Nations, United States foreign policy, veto power and Yalta. The series also includes correspondence related to Berdahl's retirement (1958), Fulbright applications (1958-61), the Saturday Hikers (1943-81), and personal finances (1960-89).