Henry S. Reuss papers, 1839-1998

Reuss, Henry S

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  • Format Mixed Materials
  • Physical Details
    • 87.0 cubic feet (85 record center cartons and 3 archives boxes)
    • 35 tape recordings
    • 7 disc recordings
    • 1 film, and
    • 6 videorecordings; plus
    • additions of 3.2 cubic feet
    • 97 photographs
    • 4 disc recordings
  • OCLC ocn173712451, ocn173700466
  • Finding Aids
    • Register


  • COLLECTION, IN-PART, STORED AT ARC: Collection may be available for transfer through the Area Research Center (ARC) Network, consult Reading Room Staff.


  • Papers of Henry S. Reuss, a Democratic congressman who represented Wisconsin's Fifth Congressional District in the House of Representatives from 1955 until his retirement in 1982. The bulk of the papers document Reuss' political career and contain the files of his field office in Milwaukee and congressional office in Washington, including administrative files and materials related to Reuss' legislative interests in banking, economics, civil rights, conservation, transportation, and urban renewal. There is also a small amount of personal material, including biographical and family history, personal and professional photographs, and memorabilia.
  • The processed portion of this collection is summarized above, dates 1839-1982, and is described in the register. Additional accessions date 1918-1998 and are described below.


  • The film and videorecordings in this collection also are being cataloged individually.
  • Presented by Henry S. Reuss, Washington, D.C., 1982 and 1987.
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