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Edmund S. Muskie Papers, Series VII. U.S. Secretary of State

Identifier: MC105.07

Series Overview

This series comprises Muskie's personal files from his tenure as U.S. secretary of state under President Carter.

This series contains Muskie's personal correspondence, invitations and cards from well-wishers, scheduling files, newspaper clippings, briefing books, texts of speeches and other public statements, and files related to Mrs. Muskie.


  • 1979-1981, bulk 1980-1981
  • Majority of material found within 1980 - 1981


Access Restrictions

Materials are stored in a separate building. Please discuss your research needs with staff ahead of your visit, if possible.

Copyright Notice

The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.


13 Linear Feet (26 manuscript boxes)

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Series Arrangement

This series is arranged by type of file and thereunder chronologically or alphabetically.


For current information on the location of these materials, please consult archives staff.

Processing Information

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Repository Details

Part of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Repository

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