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University of Delaware receives Biden senatorial papers

The lengthy process of collecting and collating Vice President Biden’s Senate papers begins at the University of Delaware. 

The UD Library Special Collections Department will accept a total of 1,875 boxes of documents, manuscripts, books, recordings and other material related to Biden’s 36 years in the Senate.  The library also holds the collections of former Congressman and Governor Mike Castle and former Senator Ted Kaufman, among many others.  Biden’s papers for now are being collated and processed in a secure area of the campus.  When Biden appeared at UD last fall, he talked about what he hoped historians would take away from the collection of his papers:  “a deeper understanding of how true and honest compromise can advance the great national goals.”

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