BLACKBURN, Benjamin Bentley, 1927-


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Guide to Research Collections

Georgia Department of Archives and History
Atlanta, GA
Papers: In File II Names.
File is primarily incoming correspondence to the Governor of Georgia. Finding aid in repository.


University of Georgia Libraries
Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Athens, GA
Papers: 1969-1974, 25.5 linear feet.
The collection consists of papers of Benjamin B. Blackburn from 1969-1974. The papers include correspondence, both incoming constituent letters and copies (green forms) of Benjamin Blackburn’s outgoing correspondence; newsclippings; speeches; reports; press releases; printed materials; photographs; and maps. The materials document Benjamin Blackburn’s activities in the United States House of Representatives including his tenure on the Banking and Currency Committee, the Joint Economic Committee, and the Housing and Domestic Finance Committee. The correspondence mainly pertains to concerns of Benjamin Blackburn’s constituents and contains information on the 1974 Watergate investigation and Richard M. Nixon, the Vietnamese conflict and prisoners of war, the United Nations, foreign policy and trade, health care, taxation, and environmental issues. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.

Oral History: In the Charles Longstreet Weltner Oral History Interviews, 1986, 4 audiotapes.
Interviewees include Benjamin B. Blackburn.

Oral History: In the Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, 2008, 1 interview.
Interviewees include Benjamin B. Blackburn.