A.C. Townley Papers, 1917, 1919, 1921, 1956
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Brief Description:

The A.C. Townley Papers consist of photocopied material related to Townley's 1919 sedition trial in Jackson, Minnesota. Also included is one folder of general newspaper clippings regarding Townley and the NPL, as well as one folder of Kansas newspaper clippings regarding the debates between A. C. Townley and William Langer in 1921.

Three copies of a 1956 Townley phonograph entitled “The Communist Russian New Deal Game to Bankrupt the USA” were separated and placed on the shelves near the Audio Tape Collection. The phonographs record Townley’s musings on the history of Communism and Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal.

Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at] library.und.edu
Record Series Number: OGLMC/0047
Created by: Townley, A.C. (Arthur Charles) (1880-1959)
Volume: 1.25 Linear Feet
Acquired: Additions: 1981 (Acc.#81-733); purchased from the Federal Records Center, Kansas City, Missouri, in January 1985 (Acc.#85-1365); Bruce Gjovig, Grand Forks, North Dakota, on August 10, 1995.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Politics and Government - Nonpartisan League (NPL)
Townley, A.C.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes:   Donation; the acquisition records are unavailable.
Related Materials: A.C. Townley Speeches and Related Materials, OGLMC 502
PreferredCitation: (Description of Item). A.C. Townley Papers.  OGLMC 47, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid migrated to Archon in December 2013.