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Frank to turn his archives over to UMass

Former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank will formally announce the creation of archives detailing his 32-year congressional career during a speech today at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

The archives, which will be housed in the campus’s Claire T. Carney Library, will include Frank’s personal papers and notes, including memorabilia from his first congressional election, in which he defeated Margaret Heckler in 1982, and drafts from the preparation of the financial reform bill, Dodd-Frank, for which the congressman was best known.

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