John P. Roche papers Edit


03 MWalB00406A


  • 1960-1994 (Creation)


  • 24 Linear Feet (Whole)
    22 record center boxes and one oversize folder

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  • Scope and Contents

    Materials in this collection date from 1960-1994, and are professional materials related to the many positions and appointments Roche held throughout his career. Highlights from the collection are as follows:

    • A set of alphabetical correspondence files covering 1964-1982, mostly with authors, historians, political figures, and friends • Materials from Roche’s years serving in the White House under Lyndon Johnson, which include speeches he wrote for Johnson and others • Correspondence as a representative of and with members of many national political institutes and committees; Americans for Democratic Action is the most voluminous • Roche’s published and unpublished writing, most notably, the unpublished manuscript: A Study in Infiltration: The Communists in the American Veteran's Committee, 1945-1949 • Brandeis University and Fletcher School Correspondence, memoranda, and course material • Published articles during his time as a newspaper columnist and the response letters he received from readers

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection contains restricted materials. Please contact the University Archives & Special Collections in advance to request access.