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Jack E. Bronston Collection

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Bronston, Jack E.
Title: Jack Bronston Collection
Inclusive Dates: before 1967
Quantity: 3 folders
Abstract: New York State Senator.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Jack E. Bronston (1922- ) was an American lawyer and politician. A Democrat, Bronston served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and was a member of New York state senate for nearly twenty years (1959-1978), representing three different districts (5th District, 1959-1965; 11th District, 1966; 12th District, 1967-1978).

[Biographical sketch adapted from information found in the online resource "The Political Graveyard."]

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Jack E. Bronston Collection consists of correspondence, memorabilia, and writings. Correspondence contains form letters to constituents. Memorabilia contains photographs. Writings contains position papers and reports by Bronston as well as one commissioned by him.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Bronston, Jack E.

Corporate Bodies

Democratic Party (N.Y.)


Legislators -- New York (State)


New York (State) -- Politics and government.

Genres and Forms

Form letters.



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Jack E. Bronston Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Jack E. Bronston, 1967.

Photographs gift of Leslie Hollingsworth, 2014.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 9 Apr 2010
Revision history: 28 Sep 2015 - processed (MRC)

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SC 765, Folder 1 Form letter - includes reproductions of clippings about the Democratic party in New York
SC 765, Folder 2 Photographs - 2 originals, one of Bronston in uniform, and 1 printed brochure with text
SC 765, Folder 3 Papers, reports, etc. circa 1955-1960 - printed material, reproductions, one typescript carbon; topics include two-year colleges in New York, education for the 1960s, the 1966 gubernatorial campaign, budget proposals, urban renewal programs, encouraging witnesses to report/intervene, etc.

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