McGovern Processing Project Completed

The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library has recently completed an 18-month project to process the papers of former Senator George S. McGovern. The collection is especially noteworthy for its comprehensive documentation of George McGovern’s lifelong work on food and nutrition issues.
Bumper Sticker Bumper Sticker from George
McGovern’s 1974 re-election
campaign to the U.S. Senate.

McGovern served as the United States Representative for the First District of South Dakota from 1956-1960 and was a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, where he advocated strongly for issues that would characterize his entire political career, including rural development, food stamp legislation, and foreign food aid.

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