Bulk Collection Coverage: 1979-1994
David Boren represented Oklahoma in the U.S. Senate from 1979 until 1994. While in the Senate, he served on numerous prominent committees, including the Select Committee on Intelligence, which he chaired from 1987 to 1993. As a strong advocate for education and national security, he sponsored the National Security Education Act of 1991, which created the National Security Education Program (NSEP). Following his retirement from the Senate, he became president of the University of Oklahoma (OU). He is the only person to have served as Governor of Oklahoma, a U.S. Senator, and the President of OU.
The David Boren Papers are open, however, according to the terms of the deed, access to the materials shall be restricted to those individuals providing identification consistent with noncommercial research and scholarly work. All requests for material will be reviewed by the Director and Curator of the Carl Albert Center prior to access being granted. Use of certain manuscript collections or parts of collections are restricted by law, by reason of their origin, or by the donor. In addition, materials which are in the process of being arranged and described are not open for access.
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