Edwin F. Jaeckle Interview Collection

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Edwin F. Jaeckle interview collection
Creator: Jaeckle, Edwin F. (Edwin Frederick), 1894-1992
Call Number: D.444
Dates: 1978-1982
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Processing Information
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Edwin F. Jaeckle interview collection
Creator: Jaeckle, Edwin F. (Edwin Frederick), 1894-1992
Call Number: D.444
Dates: 1978-1982
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Edwin F. Jaeckle (1894-1992) was a lawyer known for his support of Thomas E. Dewey. As chairman of the party in the 1930s, Jaeckle was the only Republican leader to back Dewey when he announced his candidacy for governor in 1938. Although he lost to incumbent Herbert H. Lehman, Jaeckle is credited with bringing Dewey to national attention. Jaeckle later served as campaign chairman for Dewey's 1944 presidential run and remained one of Dewey's primary advisors and mentors throughout his political career. Jaeckle is also famous for enforcing tight discipline within the New York State Republican Party and fortifying its standing within the state.

Jaeckle, a graduate of the University of Buffalo Law School, was also a successful private attorney. His firm Jaeckle, Fleischmann & Mugel is still in existence. The Edwin F. Jaeckle Center for State and Local Democracy, a multidisciplinary research unit, was established in 1980 thanks to a generous gift from Edwin Jaeckle and his wife Erma.

Scope and Content
The University of Rochester interview with Edwin Jaeckle was held on May 31 and June 1, 1979. It was conducted by William E. Diez, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, as part of an ongoing Oral History Project.

The collection consists of a complete transcript and six cassette recordings of the interview.

Subject(s):
New York (State)
Interviews
Interviews (Sound recordings)
Correspondence
Jaeckle, Edwin F. (Edwin Frederick), 1894-1992
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971
Lawyers
Politicians
Processing Information
Processed by Eileen Fay.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Jaeckle Interview Collection was donated by in November 1982.Access
The Edwin F. Jaeckle interview collection is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Edwin F. Jaeckle interview collection, D.444, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
See also: Edwin Jaeckle Papers .

See also: Adolph Stuber Interview Collection .


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Eileen Fay.
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Transcript, pages 1-115
Box 1, Folder 2Transcript, pages 116-220
Box 1, Folder 3Handwritten transcript
Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence and miscellaneous, 1978-1982
Box 1, Folder 5Audio recordings of the interview of Edwin Jaeckle, May 31,-June 1, 1979


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