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Budget: government spending, 1973/02/07-1973/05/16

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 9

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: This collection includes correspondence, papers, publications from William H. Hudnut III while he was in Washington D.C. ranging from 1972 to 1974 regarding his work as a member of the House of Representatives.

Series 1 consists of correspondence and general papers related to his professional work and is further broken down into three subseries.

Subseries 1.1 contains correspondence, publications, reports, and other papers relating to Hudnut's work in the House of Representatives and as a member of various House committees. It also contains correspondence with his constituents in Indianapolis about his political stances on various national and Indiana interests. Some of the major topics addressed are abortion, busing policies, veterans affairs, public health, environmental issues, education and labor policies, foreign affairs policies, transportation and infrastructure, and economics and trade issues.

Subseries 1.2 contains correspondence and publications relating to specific bills, resolutions, and public laws that Hudnut was involved with as a member of the 93rd Congress.

Subseries 1.3 contains personal correspondence including subjects such as anniversaries and birthdays, congratulatory letters, condolences, invitations, requests, and newsletters in addition to general correspondence.

Series 2 consists of correspondence, papers, publications, and books relating to the investigation of President Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal conducted by the Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities from 1973 to 1974.

Series 3 consists of assorted materials such as form letters used for mass mailing, maps, and constituent mailing lists.

Some of the major political figures Hudnut corresponded with or referenced are President Richard Nixon, President Gerald Ford, Indiana Governor Otis R. Bowen, Indianapolis Mayor Richard Lugar, and Vice President Spiro T. Agnew.


  • 1969-1974

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 41.4 Cubic Feet (128 manuscript boxes, 3 cubic foot boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.