A Guide to the Edward M. Glick Papers, 1951-1988

Collection Number SC 0141

 

Compiled by: Chris Bolgiano, October 1997

Edited by Kayla Payne, July 2012

 

Descriptive Summary

 

Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

Title: Edward M. Glick Papers, 1951-1988

Collection No.: SC 0141

Creator:  Edward M. Glick

Extent: 2 folders, .08 cubic feet

Language:  English

Abstract: The Edward M. Glick Papers contain primarily rough and final drafts of speeches written by Edward Glick, which were delivered between 1951 and 1960 by members of the Truman and Eisenhower presidential administrations.

 

Administrative Information

 

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collection Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Preferred Citation: [identification of item], [box #, folder #], Edward M. Glick Papers, 1951-1988, SC 0141, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Acquisition Information: Donated by Edward Glick in May 1997.

Provenance: Edward Glick also included a list of the texts and their dates and places of delivery, and a reprint of a Page News and Courier article dealing with the donation of the original documents to the National Archives. These items can be found in the control file.

Processing Information: In order to streamline the process of applying collection numbers, Special Collections staff completed a large-scale renumbering campaign in the spring of 2017. This collection was previously cataloged as SC 3070.

Bio/Historical Note:  Edward Glick (1920-2008) drafted speeches for members of the Truman and Eisenhower administrations. In 1960, Glick bought property in the Stanley area of Page County. After he retired there in the 1970s, he wrote editorial columns for Harrisonburg's newspaper, the Daily News-Record.

Scope and Content:  The Edward M. Glick Papers contains primarily rough and final drafts of speeches written by Edward Glick, which were delivered between 1951 and 1960 by members of the Truman and Eisenhower presidential administrations. This collection consists of four final drafts and fourteen published texts of speeches drafted by Glick. Texts include: opening speech to the Democratic national campaign (1960), given by then Senator Lyndon B. Johnson; "Morals and power" speech given by Secretary of State John F. Dulles to the graduating class of the National War College (1953); and other speeches by various ambassadors and Congressmen. "In most cases," wrote Glick concerning this collection, "the speech texts were the product of discussion between the speaker and the writer." Also included in the collection are two books written or edited by Edward Glick - The new methodology: a study of political strategy and tactics. Washington, D.C.: American Institute for Political Communication, 1967 and American politics in a complex world, a collection of political commentaries, Harrisonburg, VA: Rockingham Pub. Co., 1988.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged topically in two folders.

Location of Originals: Select final drafts were donated to the National Archives.

 

Contents:

Folder Title Box: Folder
Speeches, 1951-1960 1:1
Books, 1967, 1988 1:2