BAKER, Howard Henry, Jr., 1925-2014



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Broadcast Pioneers Library
University of Maryland Hornbake Library
College Park, MD
Papers: 33 audiotapes (1970-1979) in Westinghouse Broadcasting Company collection, 1945-1981.


Gerald R. Ford Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: 1974-1977. Correspondence and briefing papers. Finding aid.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In the Howard S. Liebengood papers, 1950-1982 (bulk 1973-1981). 15.2 linear feet. Chiefly representing numerous aspects of his work for Baker in the Senate. Includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, trip material, research items, speeches, campaign material, legislative proposals, notebooks, clippings, and photographs. Topics include the scope of the CIA and the FBI, the renewed investigation into the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Korean influence buying scandal (“Koreagate”), ABSCAM scandal, the scandal concerning Billy Carter’s ties to Libya, the Strategic Arms Limitation treaty, the Panama Canal treaties, and Watergate. Written permission of Howard S. Liebengood needed for access. Finding aid.


Radcliffe College
Schlesinger Library
Cambridge, MA
Papers: In the Lorraine Rowan Cooper papers, 1936-1983. Finding aid.


U.S. Senate
Historical Office
Washington, DC
Oral History: Discussed in interview (March 20-May 6, 1985) with William F. Hildenbrand, Secretary of the Senate, 347 pages.


University of Oregon
Knight Library
Eugene, OR
Papers: Correspondence in the Tom Anderson papers, 1943-1986. Finding aid.


University of Tennessee
Modern Political Archives
Knoxville, TN
Papers: In Howard and Irene Baker papers, 1933-1965. 49.5 linear feet. Chiefly congressional papers, including legislative files, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, speeches, and bills. Particular emphasis on material relating to the Tennessee Valley Authority, the Atomic Energy Commission, and on the national tax structure. Finding aid.

Papers: 1964-1987. 326 cubic feet. Chiefly congressional papers, including legislative files, political files, correspondence, memos, invitations, press files, clippings, photographs, motion picture film, audio and video tape, microfilm, computer records, and memorabilia. Primarily from Baker’s three terms in the Senate (1967-1984) but also includes his scheduling and speech file (1985-1987), presidential campaign materials (1980 and 1988), leadership files, Watergate Committee materials, and key issue area files such as the Panama Canal and SALT II Treaties. Finding aid.


University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: Correspondence in the Hugh Scott papers, 1925-1983. Finding aid.