HEFLIN, Howell Thomas, 1921-2005

Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Alabama Department of Archives and History
Montgomery, AL
Papers: Correspondence in Alabama Circuit Court, Judge James N. Bloodworth’s program administration files, 1959-1968, which include documentation of Bloodworth’s activities as a member of the Alabama Democratic Campaign Steering Committee. Finding aid.

University of Alabama
School of Law Library
Tuscaloosa, AL
Papers: Ca. 1920’s-1996. Ca. 1000 cubic feet. Personal, judicial and congressional correspondence and papers primarily documenting his judicial and political careers and also his career as a practicing lawyer and legal reformer, his military service, and his family history. Papers open for research include press clippings and scrapbooks from his senatorial campaign and Alabama Supreme Court years; speeches; audiovisual tapes, including the ”Heflin Report” and the “Voice of Heflin”; press releases, statements and transcripts; newsletters, weekly columns, and mass mailings; photographs and negatives; campaign materials and memorabilia; and court speeches, photographs, and articles. Restricted materials include the senator’s personal files; personal secretary files; schedules; administrative assistant, deputy administrative assistant, and legislative director files and reports; legislative activity and voting records, legislative subject files; projects and grants; Judiciary, Ethics, and Iran-Contra committees; nominations; mail; press administrative; personnel and office management; campaign general; computer disks; and court case, general subject, opinions, judicial article reform and court campaign files. Researchers must contact the library for further details on what may be available. Memorabilia includes certificates, awards, and plaques, cartoons and other items. Finding aid.