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W. Phillips Shively

Identifier: uarc 1224

Scope and Content

The collection consists of punch cards containing data on pre WWII voting patterns in several German states, a speech entitled "The Graveyard of the Presidents", Shively's assessment of the University of Minnesota in in the 1990s, and his final departmental lecture, delivered in 2013.


  • 1970s, 1991, 2013


Language of Materials

Collection material in English

Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.

Biographical Sketch or Historical Note

W. Phiilips (Phil) Shively was born in Lancaster PA March 31, 1942. he earnhed a BA degree from Franklin and marshall college in in 1963 and a PhD in Political Science from the University of north Carolina in 1968.

He was hired as an associate professor at the University of Minnesota in 1971, and was promoted to full professor in 1978. Prior to coming to Minnesota, he taught at the University of Oregon (1967-1968), and Yale


1 box (.5 cubic feet)


The collection consists of IBM punch cards, 1 speech and 1 lecture.

Other Finding Aid Available

A finding aid with a contents list is available in University Archives.

Source of acquisition

The papers were donated to University Archives by Professor Shively in November, 2014.

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W. Phillips Shively papers
Susan Hoffman
November 2014
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

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