CLELAND, Joseph Maxwell (Max), 1942-

Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

Atlanta, GA
Papers: 1961-1982. 39 linear feet. Correspondence, reports, photographs, press clippings, press statements, speeches, invitations, handwritten notes, and magazines relating to Cleland’s tenure as a Georgia State Senator, Administrator of the Veterans Affairs Agency, and his participation in the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs to improve hospitals. The material reflects his concerns for Vietnam veterans regarding employment, health care, drug abuse, and education. The collection also contains personal correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia. Finding aid available on-line.

Stetson University Archives

DeLand, FL
Papers: 800 items. Max Cleland’s personal memorabilia, including items from his time in Vietnam, the U.S. Senate and other political offices. Specifically included are items from his government offices, items from campaigns, plaques, awards, DVDs, CDs, letters from U.S. presidents and prominent government officials, and more than 5,000 photos, many of them autographed. Also video and audio clips from Vietnam and three books, Strong at the Broken Places, Going for the Max!, and Heart of a Patriot. Finding aid available on-line.

University of Georgia
Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Athens, GA
Papers: 1947-2008. 318.75 linear feet, 2.8 gigabytes. Constituent correspondence, legislative subject files, committee service files, press files, campaign records, website, photographs, district state office files, and some records from his pre-Senate service as a Georgia state senator, head of the Veterans Administration, and Georgia Secretary of State. Finding aid available on-line.