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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

    Biographical Note/Historical Note

    Content Description

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    Administrative Information

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    Collection Overview +/-

    Title: Richard Richards Scrapbook
    Dates: 1970-1990 (inclusive)
    Collection Number: MS 301
    Summary: This collection contains a scrapbook of items collected by Richard Richards during his time as the Chairman of the Republican National Committee.
    Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
    Address:
    Weber State University
    2901 University Circle
    Ogden UT 84408

    Collection Inventory +/-

    Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-

    Richard (Dick) Richards was born in Ogden, Utah. He was active in the Republican party and politics from the late 1960s until the 1980s, and served as Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1981 to 1983.

    He served in the United States Army from 1952 until 1955, finishing his service as an officer with the 7th Cavalry Regiment.

    Before being drafted he had been active in politics, organizing the Junior Republican League while studying at Weber State College in Ogden, Utah. He was also active in the political campaigns of Douglas R. Stringfellow and Dr. Aldous Dixon, organizing a bi-partisan youth group that helped Dr. Dixon win election to the United States Congress. He now resides near Ogden, Utah with his wife.

    The Richard Richards Institute of Weber State University is named in honor of him

    Content Description +/-

    This collection contains a scrapbook of items collected by Richard Richards during his time as the Chairman of the Republican National Committee.

    Collection Use +/-

    Restrictions on Access:

    Open to public research.

    Administrative Information +/-

    Arrangement:

    This collection is arrranged by subject group. This collection is unprocessed.

    Processing Note:

    This collection was processed by a Special Collections processor.

    Creator:

    Richards, Richard

    Language:

    Collection materials are in English.

    Sponsor:

    Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

    Quantity:

    1 box

    Language of the Finding Aid:

    Finding guide is in English in Latin script.

    Author of the Finding Aid:

    Finding aid created by Sarah Langsdon.

    EAD Creation Date:

    2011

    Standard:

    Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard).

    Subjects +/-

    Subject Terms:

    Republican National Committee (U.S.)
    Politics, Government, and Law
    Political Campaigns

    Personal Names:

    Richards, Richard
    Reagan, Ronald

    Geographical Names:

    Ogden, Utah

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