Henry S. Reuss Papers, 1839-1998

Summary Information

Title: Henry S. Reuss Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1839-1998

  • Reuss, Henry S.
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 112; Audio 1074A; AC 272; VBA 503-VBA 506; VBA 511-VBA 512; M2003-079; M2004-231

Quantity: 87.0 cubic feet (85 records center cartons and 3 archives boxes), 34 tape recordings, 7 disc recordings, 1 film, and 6 videorecordings; plus additions of 3.2 cubic feet, 97 photographs, 4 disc recordings, and 1 tape recording

Archival Locations:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Henry S. Reuss, a Democratic congressman who represented Wisconsin's Fifth Congressional District in the House of Representatives from 1955 until his retirement in 1982. The bulk of the papers document Reuss' political career and contain the files of his field office in Milwaukee and congressional office in Washington, including administrative files and materials related to Reuss' legislative interests in banking, economics, civil rights, conservation, transportation, and urban renewal. There is also a small amount of personal material, including biographical and family history, personal and professional photographs, and memorabilia.


The film and videorecordings in this collection also are being cataloged individually.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-mil00112
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