EVANS, Lane Allen, 1951-2014


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Guide to Research Collections

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Videoreels, Videocassettes, and Sound Tape Reel: 1984-1988; 7 commercials on 3 videoreels, 5 commercials on 2 videocassettes, and 1 commercial on 1 sound tape reel.
The commercials used during Lane Evans’s campaigns for the 1984 and 1988 U.S. congressional elections in District 17 of Illinois, Democratic Party.


Western Illinois University
Western’s Archives and Special Collections, Leslie F. Malpass Library
Macomb, IL
Papers: ca. 1983-2007, amount unknown.
The papers of Congressman Lane Evans include information about the legislation he sponsored and co-sponsored, the constituent correspondence (e.g., the mail he received from western Illinois residents and his responses); correspondence from the committees he sat on; information about business, industry, education, the environment and general life in western Illinois; and photographs, campaign materials (including his commercials) and other interesting tidbits. Access to the collection is available by appointment.