BARKLEY, Alben William, 1877-1956


Library of Congress

Guide to Research Collections

Alben W. Barkley Museum
Paducah, KY
Papers: Miscellaneous items (1933-1966) including Tennessee Valley Authority scrapbook with letters from Barkley about the dam, 1932-1949; in John E. Kirksey scrapbook of clippings, 1937-1979; Grace Magruder scrapbook, 1933-1954; and Laura Norris Hinton scrapbook of clippings; and photographs.


American Jewish Historical Society
Waltham, MA
Papers: Correspondence in Charles Schwager papers, 1909-1948.


Dakota State University
Karl E. Mundt Library
Madison, SD
Papers: Correspondence in Karl Earl Mundt papers, 1927-1972. Finding aid.


Eastern Kentucky University
Special Collections and Archives
Richmond, KY
Papers: Correspondence in the Keen Johnson papers, 1870-1970; Herman Lee Donovan papers, 1922-1943; and Minor Edward Clark papers, 1935-1978.


Emory University
Robert W. Woodruff Library
Atlanta, GA
Papers: Correspondence in the Mildred Seydell papers, 1842-1978.


Filson Club Historical Society
Louisville, KY
Papers: 1916-1955. 25 items. Miscellaneous collection, including personal, business, and congressional correspondence, and memorabilia. Finding aid.


Indiana State Library
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: Correspondence in the Hugh A. Barnhart papers, 1891-1964.


Kentucky Historical Society
Frankfort, KY
Papers: 2 broadsides (1948) from campaign for vice president; 1 broadside (1952) from campaign for presidential nomination; and 1 invitation (1942) to Truman-Barkley inaugural.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: Correspondence in Robert Worth Bingham papers, 1879-1974. Finding aid.


Paducah Public Library
Paducah, KY
Papers: Newspaper clippings.


Radcliffe College
Schlesinger Library
Cambridge, MA
Papers: Correspondence in the Emma Guffey Miller papers, 1887-1970; and in the Mildred Buchanan Flagg papers, 1878-1955.


Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Hyde Park, NY
Papers: Correspondence in the Lowell Mellett papers, 1938-1944.


State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Archives Division
Madison, WI
Papers: Correspondence in the Raymond Z. Henle papers, 1883-1973.


State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Milwaukee Area Research Center University of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI
Papers: Correspondence in the Charles E. Broughton papers, 1916-1953.


Harry S. Truman Library
Independence, MO
Papers: 1944-1945. 1 microfilm reel. Copies of correspondence with President Truman. Originals held by University of Kentucky. Also in 1949 Inaugural Committee Records, 1948-1949.

Oral History: 1953. Transcripts of 22 taped interviews with Sidney Shalett.


University of Arkansas Libraries
Special Collections
Fayetteville, AR
Papers: Correspondence in Clyde Taylor Ellis papers, 1933-1976. Finding aid.


University of Iowa Libraries
Special Collections Department
Iowa City, IA
Papers: Letter (June 25, 1940) to Albert Baird Craig answering questions about speech writing; letter (June 3, 1916) to Harry P. Harrison concerning desire to give a series of lectures; and letter (September 13, 1948) to Rabbi Murray A. Alstet concerning nomination as candidate for vice president.


University of Kentucky Libraries
Modern Political Archives
Lexington, KY

Papers: 1900-1956. Ca. 167 feet and 5 microfilm reels. Correspondence, speeches, 100 scrapbooks, political papers, clippings, cartoons, recordings, photographs, and memorabilia. Includes general and political correspondence spanning his entire public career. Finding aid.


Additional Papers: Correspondence in the Frederick Moore Vinson papers, 1907-1953.

Oral History: Discussed in interviews with James A. Farley, Laura B. MacArthur, and Marian B. Truitt.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: Correspondence in the Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949; Stella Brunt Osborn papers, 1916-1983; Blair Moody papers, 1928-1954; Prentiss Marsh Brown papers, 1902-1973; and Homer Ferguson papers, 1939-1976. Finding aid.


University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: Correspondence in various collections including Louis Arthur Johnson papers, ca. 1917-1918, 1930-1964; and Homer Stille1 Cummings papers, 1886-1856. Finding aid.


Western Kentucky University Library
Special Collections
Bowling Green, KY
Papers: 1934, 1954-1955. 10 items. Correspondence and photographs. Finding aid.


William Clark Market House Museum
Paducah, KY
Papers: 1948-1973. .2 cubic foot. Clippings and photographs relating to Barkley as vice president.

Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: Yale University, Manuscripts and Archives, New Haven, CT.