Rosalind Kress Haley
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Ronald Reagan


 


Rosalind Kress Haley Library

The Rosalind Kress Haley Library provides a extensive collection of books and pamphlets for researchers. In addition, the library houses the Haley Rare Book Room, which is restricted to the public. This library is non-circulating. Catalogues for the books and pamphlet and rare books collections can be found on site.

The research library is categorized into sections on Conservative Classics, Politics and Social Issues, European and Military History, Asia, USSR, United States History and Biography, and the Norman Dodd and Larry McDonald Collections.

The Norman Dodd Collection contains books from Norman Dodd's personal library. Dodd (1899-1987) was chief investigator for U. S. Congressman B. Carroll Reece Special Committee on Tax Exemption Foundations in 1953. This personal library contains many books art history and some philanthropic foundation histories.

The Larry McDonald Collection consists of Rep. McDonald's personal library. Rep. McDonald (1935-1983) served a member of the House of Representatives, representing the seventh congressional district of Georgia. He was elected to congress in 1974 and was re-elected four times and served from January 1975 until his death onboard Korea Air Flight 007 which was shot down by Soviet interceptors on September 1, 1983. This collection contains many books on military history, strategic relations of the United States and the Soviet Union, and contemporary politics.

The pamphlet collection at the Haley Library consists of over a thousand pamphlets, many of them quite rare. This collection is divided by subject matter, including Africa, American Government and Political Parties, Anti-Communism, China, Civil Rights, Civil Rights-Race, Conservatism, Conspiracies, Defense, Economics, Europe, Immigration, Jewish, Jewish-issues, Labor, Latin America, Law, Newsletters, Non-English, Pro-Communism, Religion, Social Issues, Socialism and New Left, and United Nations.