BRECKINRIDGE, John Bayne, 1913-1979


Guide to Research Collections

Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
Public Records Division
Frankfort, KY
Papers: In the Kentucky Department of Law Files of John B. Breckinridge, 1968-1970, 8 cubic feet.
The records detail John B. Breckinridge’s ex-officio membership on a variety of state boards and commissions as Attorney General. A container listing is available in the repository.


University of Kentucky Libraries
Division of Special Collections and Archives, The Wendell H. Ford Research Center and Public Policy Archives
Lexington, KY
Papers: 1931-1979, approximately 700 cubic feet.
Personal, business, and congressional papers and correspondence, including photographs, portraits, and memorabilia. Chiefly documenting his political career beginning in 1959. The collection is divided into five series: Attorney General of Kentucky, Political, Congressional, and Miscellaneous/Oversize/Case File Series. Congressional papers reflect his interest in defense and rural issues. The case files are restricted. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.