John Raymond Pillion Papers,1947-1965.

Collection Number: 2458

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
John Raymond Pillion papers, 1947-1965.
Collection Number:
2458
Creator:
Pillion, John Raymond,
Quantity:
53.3 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, legal documents, news clippings, scrapbooks, audio recordings, and printed material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, speeches, card files, news releases, legislative bills, tape recordings, clippings, scrapbooks, and questionnaires relating to Pillion's work as an assemblyman and congressman.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Lawyer; legislator.
John R. Pillion served as a New York State Assemblyman from 1941 to 1950 and United States Congressman from 1953 to 1964.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, speeches, card files, news releases, legislative bills, tape recordings, clippings, scrapbooks, and questionnaires relating to Pillion's work as an assemblyman and congressman.
Included are correspondence with constituents; alphabetical card indexes of actions taken on each constituent’s request; and correspondence, hearings, justifications, and working papers concerning appropriations for government departments, commissions, and agencies. Also, legislative and general correspondence and information files concerning state or local projects; the Antarctic Treaty and Pillion's trip to Antarctica in 1959; his opposition to statehood for Alaska and Hawaii; national issues; and foreign policy and international affairs. There are also copies of bills he introduced into Congress, speeches, news releases, tape recordings, questionnaires, clipping scrapbooks, and loose clippings.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Pillion, John Raymond, 1904-
New York (State). Legislature. Assembly.
New York (State). Legislature. Assembly
United States. Congress. House.
United States. Congress. House

Subjects:
Politics, Practical.
Politicians.
Diplomatic relations
Expenditures, Public
Political science
Politicians
Politics, Practical
Travel

Places:
Alaska -- Politics and government.
Antarctica -- Description and travel.
Hawaii -- Politics and government.
New York (State) -- Politics and government.
United States -- Appropriations and expenditures.
United States -- Foreign relations.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963.
Alaska
Antarctica
Hawaii
New York (State)
United States

Form and Genre Terms:
Scrapbooks.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
John Raymond Pillion papers, #2458. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
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