ANDERSON, John Bayard, 1922-


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Guide to Research Collections

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, IL
Papers: 1960-1980, 439 cubic feet.
The collection of John Bayard Anderson contains personal and congressional papers and correspondence, photographs, motion picture film, video tape, and sound recordings; includes Watergate material. A finding aid is available in the repository. Restricted.

Papers: In the James Dunlap Nowlan Papers, 1971-1985, 5 linear feet.
Includes documents from when James Nowlan was the organizer of John B. Anderson’s 1980 presidential campaign.


Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Schlesinger Library
Cambridge, MA
Papers: In the Catherine East Papers, 1960-1989, 50 linear feet.
Includes correspondence, speeches, and other papers regarding Catherine East’s role in the presidential campaign of John Anderson. The papers are closed until 2003 for processing.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the Lorraine B. Beebe Papers, ca. 1920-1981, 2.2 linear feet and 1 volume.
Subjects covered include Lorraine Beebe’s role as state coordinator of the Anderson for President campaign in 1980. A finding aid is available in the library and online: http://www.umich.edu/~bhl/EAD/index.htm


University of Missouri-St. Louis Library
Western Historical Manuscript Collection
St. Louis, MO
Papers: In the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign, 1980-1986, 7.5 linear feet.
Correspondents include John Anderson. A finding aid is available in the repository


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 73 commercials, 1980.
The commercials were used during John Anderson’s campaigns from the 1980 presidential primary, Republican Party, presidential election, and the National Unity Party. The collection includes a debate between John Anderson and Ronald Reagan, as well as John Anderson’s concession speech.


Wheaton College
Billy Graham Center Archives
Wheaton, IL
Papers: In the Sam Wolgemuth Papers, 1962-1981, 5.25 cubic feet.
Prominent people featured include John Anderson. A finding aid is available in the repository reading room.

Papers: In the Eugene R. Bertermann Papers, 1955-1981, 18 cubic feet.
Persons featured include John Anderson. A finding aid is available in the repository reading room.