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Michael F. Ford papers

 Collection
Identifier: US-79-14

Scope and Content

The papers of Michael F. Ford include both professional and personal files. The professional papers consist of working files from political campaigns (1970-1979) in which Michael Ford actively participated including Jerry Springer's campaign for Congress in 1970, Springer's 1971, 1973, and 1978 campaigns for Cincinnati City Council, Governor Gilligan's 1974 re-election bid, McGovern's 1978 campaign for President, and Bella Azug's bid for Mayor of New York City in 1977. The collection includes campaign materials, election plans, and news clippings. Ford's personal papers consist of corespondence, reports, resumes, news clippings, and articles (1969-1979).

Dates

  • 1969-1979

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Biography of Michael F. Ford

Michael F. Ford served as a political consultant on numerous campaigns including 9 presidential campaigns. He graduated from Xavier University in 1970, and received a master's degree in government from Georgetown University.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (2 Paige boxes)

Overview

The papers of Michael F. Ford include both professional and personal files. The professional papers consist of working files from political campaigns (1970-1979) in which Michael Ford actively participated including Jerry Springer's campaign for Congress in 1970, Springer's 1971, 1973, and 1978 campaigns for Cincinnati City Council, Governor John J. Gilligan's 1974 re-election bid, George McGovern's 1978 campaign for President, and Bella Azug's bid for Mayor of New York City in 1977. The collection includes campaign materials, election plans, and news clippings. Ford's personal papers consist of corespondence, reports, resumes, news clippings, and articles (1969-1979).

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged by campaign and by subject.

Physical Location

Archives and Rare Books Library
Title
Finding aid for the Michael F. Ford papers, 1969-1979
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives and Rare Books staff
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding Aid Written In English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

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