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    Kersten Committee

    Raymond Marina Newbie

      Is there any online access to submissions made in 1953 to the Kersten Committee?

        • Re: Kersten Committee
          Legislative Archives Scout

          Hi Raymond -- thanks for posting to History Hub!

           

          At the Center for Legislative Archives we hold 49 boxes of textual records from the Select Committee on Communist Aggression -- also known as the Kersten Committee after the chair, Rep. Charles Kersten.

           

          The committee held a series of hearings in the U.S. and Europe from November 1953 to December 1954 and published a lot of its activities in a series of 10 interim and 16 special reports. You can likely find the reports online through sites like Hathi Trust and Google Books.

           

          The National Archives Catalog has a series description of these records, but the committee records are not digitized. You're welcome to email us at legislative.archives@nara.gov. We have a finding aid for these records we'd be happy to share.

           

          Cheers!

          Sarah

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