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Collection Opening: Clarence J. Martin Personal Papers

 

by Kelly Francis, Processing Archivist

We are pleased to announce that the Clarence J. Martin Personal Papers collection is now available for research. Clarence J. Martin (1930-2014) practiced law in Louisiana and served as a member of the House of Delegates of the Louisiana Bar Association. During the 1960 presidential campaign, he served as co-chairman of the Kennedy for President Committee of Louisiana and worked to establish Kennedy for President clubs throughout the state.

 

Clarence J. MartinClarence J. Martin, Co-chairman, Kennedy for President Committee of Louisiana. View the entire folder here.

 

 

CJMPP-001-001-p0020Letter from Clarence Martin and Philip Des Marais, Co-Chairmen of the Kennedy for President Committee of Louisiana, to Senator John F. Kennedy, 14 July 1960. View the entire folder here.

 

CJMPP-001-001-p0047Letter from Robert F. Kennedy to Clarence Martin and Philip Des Marais, Co-Chairmen of the Kennedy for President Committee of Louisiana, 29 July 1960. View the entire folder here.

 

CJMPP-001-001-p0023Charter for Kennedy for President Club in Louisiana, 23 June 1960. View the entire folder here.

 

After the 1960 presidential campaign, Martin was appointed Director of Congressional Liaisons for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He later served as the executive director and general counsel of the Association for the Advancement of Psychology from 1974 until his retirement in 1987.

For more information on the Clarence J. Martin Personal Papers, please see the detailed collection guide on our website.

 

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