DOUGHTON, Robert Lee, 1863-1954

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object

Guide to Research Collections

University of North Carolina
Southern Historical Collection
Chapel Hill, NC
Papers: 1913-1954, 81 linear feet.
The congressional office files of Robert Lee Doughton consist of requests from constituents for appointments and services, correspondence with district and state leaders, and letters regarding public questions and pending legislation, especially concerning finance and taxation. Other topics addressed extensively include Democratic Party politics and the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are a few scattered personal, financial and business, and legal items, and copies of speeches. The bulk of the papers date between 1928 and 1952. A finding aid is available in the repository and online:,Robert_Lee.html

Wisconsin Historical Society
Archives Division
Madison, WI
Papers: In the Wilbur J. Cohen Papers, 1930-1987, 109.8 cubic feet.
Correspondents include Robert Lee Doughton.