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Shepard J. Crumpacker, Jr.
L565
1940-1957
13 boxes, 106 Folders

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

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Finding Aid by: Chaise Carter, 2012

 

Biographical Note:

Shepard J. Crumpacker, Jr. the son of Grace Dauchy and Shepard J. Crumpacker was born on February 13, 1917 in South Bend, Indiana. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1938 and earned a law degree in 1941 from the University of Michigan. He began his law practice in South Bend, and then enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps where he served until 1946. Crumpacker married Marjorie Patton of Evanston Illinois on February 18, 1950. From 1958 until 1970, Crumpacker was a delegate to the Indiana State Republican conventions. He served in the United States Congress as a Representative from January 3, 1951 until January 3, 1957 in the 82nd, 83rd, and 84th Congresses. After his congressional service, he practiced law until he was elected judge of the St. Joseph Superior Court in 1977. Crumpacker died on October 14, 1986.  

Sources:


Biographical Guide of the United State Congress: http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp
South Bend Tribune, October 14, 1986, B6.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains senate bills and house resolutions from Mr. Crumpacker’s term in the U.S. House of Representatives. There is also material from events in which he participated. There are six folders from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (U.N.E.S.C.O.) convention of 1952. Throughout the collection, there are opinion polls from Crumpacker’s constituents about U.S. policy issues and listings and records of his telegraph and telephone calls. There is an Illinois Waterway map for Little Calumet River by U.S. Army (Box 4, Folder 6)

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

Box and Folder Listing:

Box 1. 

Folder 
1. Congratulatory Received - 82nd Congress, 1950
2. Congratulatory Received - 82nd Congress, 1951
3. Event Acceptances, 1950-1951
4. Event Acceptances, 1952
5. G11-21 Engagements, 1950-1952
6. Telephone-Telegraph Accounts, 1950-1952
7. Telephone-Telegraph Accounts, 1953-1955
8. H.R. 5402 Civil Engineer’s Stamp, 1952
9. Taxation of Co-ops 1951
10. News Letter Materials 1950-1953
11. News Letter Materials 1954-1955

Box 2. 

Folder 
1. Patent Law Revision, 1951
2. Campaign Literature, 1949-1950
3. Constitutional Proposals, 1940-1952
4. New Car Sales, 1946-1955
5. Political Misc., 1940-1951
6. Political Misc., 1952
7. Speech Materials Releases, 1951-1955
8. Tuna Industry, 1951

Box 3. 

Folder 
1. Misc. Judiciary Bills, 1951-1952
2. Misc. Judiciary Bills, 1953-1954
3. Misc. Judiciary Bills, 1955
4. Committee Reports, 1951-1955
5. H.R. 5473, Juke Box, Oct. 12-18, 1951
6. H.R. 5473, Juke Box, Oct. 18, 1952-Mar. 24, 1952
7. Naval Candidates Appointed, 1951-1952
8. Naval Candidates Appointed, 1953-1955

Box 4.

Folder 
1. Naval Candidates Appointed, 1955-1956
2. West Point Candidate Nominations, 1951-1955
3. Statements from the Congressional Record, 1951-1954
4. Campaign Speeches, May 30,1951-Oct. 31,1954
5. Opinion Poll, 1952
6. H.R.6159 & H.R.8190, Calumet River Bridge, 1952
7. H.R. 7316, Invention Awards Act, 1952
8. Amendment to S.2198, Theft or Receipt of Stolen Mail, 1952
9. H.R. 4059, Amendment of Manufacturing Clause of the Copyright Act, 1952
10. Misc. Correspondence of Judiciary Bills, Jan. 28,1952-May 7, 1953

Box 5. 

Folder 
1. Misc. Correspondence on Judiciary Bills May 13-Dec. 18,1953
2. Misc. Correspondence on Judiciary Bills Jan. 16-Nov. 9,1954
3. U.N.E.S.C.O. Convention, 1952
4. U.N.E.S.C.O. Convention, 1952
5. U.N.E.S.C.O. Convention, 1952
6. U.N.E.S.C.O. Convention, Aug. 20-22,1952

Box 6. 

Folder 
1. U.N.E.S.C.O. Convention, Aug. 23-30,1952
2. U.N.E.S.C.O. Convention, Aug. 30-Sept. 6,1952
3. Misc. Files, May 5-Sept. 19, 1952
4. Opinion Poll Tabulations, 1952-1954
5. Congratulatory Letters for re-election to Congress, Nov. 7, 1952-Mar. 14,1955
6. Copyright Convention, Jan. 16, 1952, Sept. 4, 1952
7. Copyright Convention, Sept. 5- Nov. 24, 1952

Box 7. 

Folder 
1. Copyright Convention and H. R. 6616,6670, Mar. 1953-1954
2. H.R. 6616, 6670, Mar. 15-17, 1954
3. H.R. 6616, 6670, 3534, Mar. 17-Aug. 6, 1954
4. H.R. 1982, Amendment of S.443, 1953
5. The Bricker Amendment, 1953
6. The Bricker Amendment, 1953
7. H.R. 1436, Relief to Burkhalter
8. Deportation Case of Dan Kanczurzewski, 1953


Box 8. 

Folder 
 
1. Opinion Poll, 1953
2. Board for Fundamental Education
3. S. 252, Venue in suits to recover taxes, 1953
4. District Tours, 1953-1954
5. Republican National Committee
6. Event Invitations, Mar. 13, 1953-June 3, 1954
7. H.R. 5889, 2383, Inventive Contributions Awards Board, 1953-55
8. Newsletters & Budgetary Reports, 1953-1957
9. Campaign Literature, 1954

Box 9.

Folder 
1. H.R. 9769, Investigation of Auto Industry, 1954
2. H.R. 9769, In Favor of Automobile Industry Investigation, Apr. 8-Aug. 18,1954
3. H.R. 9769, Unfavorable of Automobile Industry Investigation Mar. 30- June 7, 1954
4. Citizens for Eisenhower, 1954
5. Campaign Promotional Material, 1954
6. Response to Secretary Wilson’s “Bird Dog” remarks
7. Opinion Poll, 1954
8. Patent Extension Bills, 1228, 1301,2309, 3534, 4944
9.    Political Material, 1954

Box 10.

Folder 
1. Postal Pay and Salary Information, 1954
2. Television Campaign, 1954
3. Eastman Kodak Company Court Case, 1955-1955
4. Campaign Correspondence, Jan. 19, 1954-Aug. 30, 1955
5. H.R. 6616, 6670, Universal Copyright Laws, 1954-55
6. H.R. 6616, 6670, Universal Copyright Laws, 1954-55
7. H.R. 6616, 6670, Universal Copyright Laws, 1955

Box 11.

Folder 
1. H.R. 9769, Anti-bootlegging Bill, June 21,1954-May 25, 1955
2. Event Acceptances, Dec. 17, 1954-May, 2, 1955
3. Event Acceptances, May 4, 1955-Dec. 8, 1955
4. Air Force Candidates Nominated, Not Accepted, 1954-1956
5. Farm Census, Labor Reports, Federal Farm Reclamation, 1954-Feb. 24, 1956
6. Farm Reclamation, Farm Census Report, 1954-1956
7. Misc. Farm Literature, Indiana Farm Information, 1954-1956

Box 12.

Folder 
1. Auto Bootlegging, Phantom Freight, H.R. 2688, 528
2. District Tour, 1955
3. Opinion Poll, 1955
4. Parliamentary Meeting, Paris, 1955
5. Parliamentary Meeting, Paris, 1955
6. S.A.G.E. Semi-Auto Ground Environment, 1955
7. North Central Airlines, 1955
8. Television Invoice, 1955
9. Transportation Policy Reports, 1955
10. Transportation Policy Reports, 1955

Box 13.

Folder 
1. Telephone & Telegraph Charges and Allowances, 1955-1956
2. H.R. 6806, 6798, Amish Social Security Bill, May 13, 1955-Mar. 1, 1956
3. Air Power Policy and Finances, 1956
4. Accepted Invitations, 1956
5. Opinion Poll, 1956
6. S. 3897, H.R. 11360, To Enable Automobile Companies to bring suit, 1956
7. S. 3896, Monroney-Priest Bill, June 12, 1956
8. Genocide Convention Speech, Oct. 4,1956

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 13 boxes, 106 folders
Collection Dates: 1940 – 1957
Provenance: Shepard J. Crumpacker, October 12, 1972
Access : The collection is open for research use
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats: None
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