A Guide to the Glick, Edward M., Papers, 1951-1988, [bulk 1951-1960]

Collection Number SC # 3070.


Compiled by: Chris Bolgiano, Oct. 1997

Edited by Kayla Payne, July 2012


Descriptive Summary


Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

Title: Edward M. Papers Glick, 1951-1988, [bulk 1951-1960]

Collection No.: SC# 3070

Creator:  Edward Glick

Extent: 2 folders

Language:  English

Abstract: This collection contains rough and final drafts of speeches written by Mr. 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.

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], Edward M. Glick Papers, 1951-1988, [bulk 1951-1960], SC#3070, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Acquisition Information: Donated by Mr. Glick in May, 1997.

Other Formats Available: none

Accruals: none

Provenance: Mr. 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: n/a

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

Scope and Content:  This collection consists of four final drafts and fourteen published texts of speeches drafted by Mr. Glick and delivered by members of the Truman and Eisenhower presidential administrations, from 1951 to 1960.  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 Mr. 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.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in two folders. Folder One: Speeches contains the drafts of speeches, while Folder Two: Books contains the following:

Location of Originals: Original documents donated to the National Archives.




                                                                                                          Box: Folder

              Speeches                                                                               1:1

              Books                                                                                      1:2