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Paul Findley Congressional Office Musuem


The Findley Congressional Office Museum is one of the few congressional office museums in the United States.

The collection contains material related to Paul Findley's career in the U.S. House of Representatives, his interest in Abraham Lincoln and his involvement in the quest for universal human rights and justice in the Middle East.

Artifacts displayed in his Office include Abraham Lincoln's 1837 law office sofa, Findley's congressional office desk, items from Findley's service in World War II and his many campaigns and numerous gifts from international figures, including Yasser Arafat.

The Findley Collection also includes the manuscripts, correspondences and records from his time in Congress. The manuscripts include correspondence, speech texts, publication drafts and photographs. Congressional papers are stored in the Khalaf Al Habtoor Archive in Schewe Library and are currently available to researchers by appointment.

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