McCARRAN, Patrick Anthony (Pat), 1876-1954



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Herbert Hoover Library
West Branch, IA
Papers: In Robert Elkington Wood papers, 1923-1969.


Nevada Historical Society
Reno, NV
Papers: 1876-1974. 110 feet. Congressional, personal and business correspondence; photographs; scrapbooks (1933-1954); and sound recordings chiefly relating to national and state politics, with some material on his law practice in Nevada. Senatorial papers concern national security, immigration, aeronautics, military and veterans affairs, mining, and reclamation issues.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in the Alice B. Addenbrooke papers, 1934-1957; Bessie Reese Eichelberger papers, 1863-1948; William Kennett papers, 1899-1953; Simeon Lemeuel Lee papers, 1849-1974; John F. Shaughnessy papers, 1902-1935; Williams family papers, 1903-1950; and George Wingfield papers, 1900-1958.


University of Nevada
Special Collections
Reno, NV
Papers: In Eva Adams papers, 1920-1983. 30 cubic feet. 12 cubic feet document Adams’ work (1940-1954) as McCarran’s administrative assistant. Finding aid.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in Louie A. Gardella papers, 1939-1980; Thomas Woodnutt Miller papers, 1890-1973; 2 feet of correspondence concerning political patronage, Democratic party, politics, and government in Peter Peterson papers, 1938-1954; Vail Montgomery Pittman papers, 1926-1963; George Bradley Russell papers, 1908-1966; Joseph T. McDonnell collection, 1885-1982; Joseph F. McDonald collection, 1911-1970; and Alan Bible papers, 1953-1974.

Oral History: Discussed in interviews with administrative assistant Eva Adams (1981), 366 pages; with Norman Henry Biltz, a close friend of McCarran’s and a real estate magnate, entitled “Memoirs of the Duke of Nevada” (1967), 261 pages; with Joseph McDonald; and Robins Cahill.


Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: In John Collier papers, 1910-1987.