HAMMERSCHMIDT, John Paul, 1922-2015


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Guide to Research Collections

University of Arkansas Libraries
Special Collections
Fayetteville, AR
Papers: ca. 1940-1992, approximately 1300 linear feet.
The Hammerschmidt papers are currently unprocessed and restricted. Access is granted only by permission of the donor.

Papers: In the Arkansas Archives of Public Communication, 1890-1996, 69 linear feet.
Material from the political campaigns of nearly 400 politicians including Hammerschmidt.

Papers: In the Neil Compton papers, 1912-1998, 31 linear feet.
Correspondents include Hammerschmidt.

Papers: In the Fort Smith National Historic Site records, 1953-1976, 165 items.
Includes correspondence to Fort Smith Judge Paul Wolfe and Restoration Committee Chairman R.K. Rodgers from Hammerschmidt.

Papers: In the Rabie Guthrie Rhodes papers, 1914-1987, 9.2 linear feet.
Hammerschmidt included among correspondents. Finding aid available in the repository and online.


University of North Carolina
Southern Oral History Program Collection
Chapel Hill, NC
Oral History: 1974, 1 cassette.
Hammerschmidt discusses his involvement in politics. Transcript available in the repository.


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Videocassette: 1988, 1 videocassette.
The videocassette includes four commercials used during Hammerschmidt’s campaign for the 1988 U.S. congressional election in District 3 of Arkansas, Republican Party.