CARAWAY, Hattie Wyatt, 1878-1950


Arkansas History Commission

Guide to Research Collections

Bulk of her papers were destroyed.






Arkansas History Commission

Little Rock, AR
Papers: 1934. 8 items. Correspondence with Dallas Herndon of the Arkansas History Commission concerning the Arkansas centennial half-dollar and a proposed biography of T.H. Caraway by Horace Adams.


Additional Papers: 1939 March 29 letter to Harry B. Solmson concerning legislation prohibiting the export of peeler logs to European countries and 1944 July 18 campaign postcard.



Louisiana State University
Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections
Baton Rouge, LA
Papers: Scrapbook, including photographs, from her 1932 election in the Huey Long papers.

Oral History: Discussed in interview with Morris Lewis Witten, 1966.


Radcliffe College
Schlesinger Library
Cambridge, MA
Papers: In Sue Shelton White papers, 1898-1963 (bulk 1909-1963).


Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Hyde Park, NY
Papers: Ca. 250 pages of correspondence in Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt papers and the Democratic National Committee, Women’s Division records.


Syracuse University
George Arents Research Library
Syracuse, NY
Papers: Correspondence in Charles F. Johnson papers, 1899-1959.


University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR
Papers: 1884-1950. 83 items. Correspondence (1919-1950); photographs (ca. 1884-1943); journal (1931-1934); scrapbooks of clippings (1927-1931 and 1934-1944); and other papers pertaining to her political career and members of her family. Finding aid available online. The journal was edited by Diane D. Blair and published as Silent Hattie Speaks: the Personal Journal of Senator Hattie Caraway, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1979.

Additional Papers: In various collections including letters to her son in Forrest Caraway papers, 1931-1941; correspondence in Clyde Taylor Ellis papers, 1933-1976; correspondence in the R. S. Biggers papers, 1929-1940 [bulk 1939]; and Walter John Lemke papers, 1821-1969. Finding aid available online.


University of New Orleans
Special Collections
New Orleans, LA
Papers: Autograph poem by Caraway in Hermann Bacher Deutsch papers, 1920-1945. Finding aid.