Paul Gordon Lauren is a nationally and internationally recognized writer, teacher, and lecturer on human rights, diplomacy, and international relations. He is a Regents Professor at the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana. This collection includes drafts and research from many of his books and articles, transcripts from his public addresses, class lecture notes, teaching materials, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center materials, and correspondence with Mike and Maureen Mansfield.
Clarence Streit was a journalist and advocate for world peace through the Federal Union. The Streit Papers include correspondence between Streit and a number of the country's most influential figures in the fight for federal union of democratic nations, including: Theodore C. Achilles, former Director of Western European Affairs, William Clayton, whose efforts resulted in the Marshall Plan of 1947, former Supreme Court Justice Owen Roberts and former Congressmen Paul Findley and Estes Kefauver.