FORD, Wendell Hampton, 1924- 2015

Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Broadcast Pioneers Library
University of Maryland Hornbake Library
College Park, MD
Papers: 1 audiotape (1973) in Westinghouse Broadcasting Company collection, 1945-1981.

Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
Frankfort, KY
Papers: In Department of Finance, Office of Commissioner, correspondence files, 1970-1973 (bulk 1972-1973), mainly concerning an executive branch reorganization undertaken by Governor Ford; Department of Energy records, 1963-1978 (bulk 1974-1978); Governor’s Council on Agriculture minutes, 1973-1980; and Clay Wade Bailey collection, 1970. Finding aids.

Owensboro Museum
Owensboro, KY
Papers: Senatorial office memorabilia and artifacts.

Madisonville Community College
Madisonville, KY
Papers: 1973. 1 film (silent). Dedication of the college with Governor Ford presiding.

University of Kentucky Libraries
Modern Political Archives
Lexington, KY
Papers: Ca. 1500 cubic feet. Senatorial papers covering all aspects of Senate career including legislation, correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, photographs, daily schedules, and district office materials. Does not include material from eight years service as Governor (1971-74) and Lieutenant Governor (1967-71). Processing in progress. Restricted.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in John Clarence Watts papers, 1951-1971.