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Robert Baumle Meyner (1908-1990) was State Senator from Warren County, New Jersey from 1948 to 1952 and governor of New Jersey from 1954 to 1962. His wife, Helen Stevenson Meyner (1929-1997), served with the American Red Cross (1950-1952) in Japan and Korea during the Korean War, worked for Trans-World Airlines (1953-1955) as a consumer advisor, and worked as a staffer on the presidential campaign of her distant cousin, Adlai Stevenson. Helen Meyner also served two terms (1975-1979) in the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 13th District of New Jersey. The papers document the private and political lives of the Meyners, and include Helen Meyner’s congressional papers, her Red Cross letters from Japan and Korea during the Korean War, and campaign materials from her congressional and Robert Meyner’s gubernatorial races. The papers include correspondence, writings and speeches, printed material, memorabilia, a large collection of photographs, scrapbooks, and phonographic records.