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Theodore H. McNelly papers

 Collection 0164-UA

Theodore Hart McNelly was an Associate Profesor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park, from 1962 to 1991. The McNelly papers include documents from McNelly's college years, his time in post-war Japan on General MacArthur's staff, and teaching at University of Maryland through his retirement years. Much of the material consists of research materials, articles, lectures, and drafts and chapters of his books, including : Origins of Japan's Democratic Constitution, Politics and Government in Japan, and Witness to the Twentieth Century.


  • 1930-2007
  • Majority of material found within 1940s, 1973-2007

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is unprocessed and contains restricted materials. The collection requires pre-screening before viewing. Please contact the University Archives for more information.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.


49.50 Linear Feet

Guide to the Theodore H. McNelly papers
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Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742