ASPIN, Leslie, 1938-1995


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object

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The Joint Archives of Holland
Hope College
Holland, MI
Papers: September 1972, 1 audio tape.
The tape covers a campaign symposium with Senator Peter Dominick and Leslie Aspin discussing “The American Presidency and the 1972 Election” and “The Work of the Congress.”


Wisconsin Historical Society
Archives Division
Madison, WI
Papers: 1970-1994, 75 cubic feet.
The papers of Leslie Aspin reflect his special interest and expertise in military and defense issues, issues of concern to his constituents, and his life as a politician, including his many campaigns for re-election. The papers consist of mailings (Wisconsin, Defense, and “Dear Colleagues”), articles and speeches, schedules, weekly reports, voting records and legislative profiles, campaign-related materials (including photographs), press releases, videotapes, sound recordings, and project files which include constituent correspondence, subject files on local and national issues, and briefing books. These files contain documentation on the Chrysler plant closing and other economic issues in Kenosha, Beloit, Janesville, and Racine. There are also three volumes of public statements made by Leslie Aspin while he was Secretary of Defense. Portions of this collection are available only on microfilm. The collection is currently unprocessed.

Papers: In the Lowell L. Klessig Papers, 1968-1982, 1.8 cubic feet.
Correspondents include Leslie Aspin.