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Blanche Kunz Collection on William E. Borah, 1936-1957

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Kunz, Blanche;MacKenzie, Kenneth S.
Title
Blanche Kunz Collection on William E. Borah
Dates
1936-1957 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.25 linear feet, (1 box)
Collection Number
MSS 154
Summary
This collection consists primarily of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings collected by Blanche Kunz, of Arbon, Idaho, on the final illness, death, and funeral of U.S. Senator William E. Borah in 1940.
Repository
Boise State University Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
1910 University Drive
Boise ID
83725
Telephone: 208-426-3958
archives@boisestate.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is available for research.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided, in part, by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities


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This collection consists of a scrapbook and a magazine collected by Blanche Kunz, of Arbon, Idaho.

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings on the final illness, death, and funeral of U.S. Senator William E. Borah in 1940 as well as a few later clippings relating to Borah. Additionally it features a 1940 letter to Kunz from Senator Kenneth S. Mackenzie of Idaho Falls about the poem he wrote entitled “The Bier of Senator Borah.”

The collection also includes a copy of Time magazine for March 30, 1936, with a long article on a possible Presidential candidacy by Borah. Borah’s portrait is on the cover.

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Preferred Citation

[item description], Blanche Kunz Collection on William E. Borah, Box [number] Folder [number], Boise State University Special Collections and Archives.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1 Scrapbook of Newspaper Clippings and Letter from Senator Kenneth s. Mackenzie 1940-1957
1 Time magazine, Volume 27 Number 13 1936 March 30