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Paul Henggeler Collection

 Collection — Container: 152
Identifier: ELIBR-0152

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of papers collected, and audio interviews conducted by Paul Henggeler regarding his research and publication interests on the continuing influences John F. Kennedy and the Kennedy family continued to play on future presidents. Files also include Paul Henggeler's new research interest in Cesar Chavez and the farm labor movement.


  • Creation: 1960 - 1994


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

Folders 10-65 are for reference use only. No reproductions allowed by researcher or Archives staff.

Materials in our collections may be protected by copyright. Publication, transmission, or reproduction of items protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Whenever possible, accurate information about the copyright status of material is provided in the item record and/or documentation for material in the collection. The Library does not own the copyright in much of the material in its collection and is therefore unable to grant copyright permission to publish those items. It is the researcher's responsibility to determine copyright or other use restrictions and obtain proper permission when publishing or distributing materials found in these collections. Researchers must make their own assessments of rights in light of their intended use. Additional information about copyright and fair use is available via the Library's Copyright Guide at

Biographical / Historical

Paul Henggeler (1955-July 22, 2004) was a professor of History at the University of Texas-Pan American. He authored two books focusing on the Kennedy era. His collection primarily contains the research and interviews that he completed for the book The Kennedy Persuasion: The Politics of Style Since JFK. Some papers are also included for his third book, After the Harvest: The Rise and Fall of Cesar Chavez.


4.00 Linear Feet

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This collection is arranged according to Paul Henggeler's research interests and by Presidential Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Pamela Kromer


Please contact University Library, Special Collections and University Archives at (956) 665-2726 or via email at for more information and requests.

Processing Information

These records were processed, organized, and described by Janette Garcia and Maria Rodriguez.

Janette Garcia
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Edinburg Campus Repository

ELIBR 4.100
University Library
1201 West University Drive
Edinburg TX 78539-2999
(956) 665-2726