Guide to Research CollectionsBroadcast Pioneers Library
University of Maryland Hornbake Library
College Park, MD
Papers: 1 audiotape (no date) in Westinghouse Broadcasting Company collection, 1945-1981.
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New York, NY
Papers: Correspondence in Ella Winters papers, 1913-1978.
Oral History Project
New York, NY
Oral History: Discussed in several interviews.
Cornell University Libraries
Rare Books and Manuscript Collections
Papers: Correspondence in Warren Jay Vinton papers, 1932-1969.
Oral History: Numerous interviews in the Joseph McCarthy project.
Dakota State University
Karl E. Mundt Library
Papers: Correspondence in Karl E. Mundt papers, 1927-1972. Finding aid.
Papers: Correspondence in Elba Chase Nelson papers, 1908-1967.
Herbert Hoover Library
West Branch, IA
Papers: Correspondence in Westbrook Pegler papers, 1908-1969. Finding aid.
Library of Congress
Papers: Correspondence in La Follette family papers, 1844-1973. Finding aid.
Papers: Ca. 1930-1957. 141.6 cubic feet. Includes senatorial and congressional reports and publications, speeches, clippings, sound recordings of McCarthy speeches and broadcasts, audiotapes, photographs, a few films, a small amount of personal correspondence (1940s), and subject files of investigations on communism. Also an extensive library of books on communism and other political literature from McCarthys Senate office. Photographs, recordings of speeches, and 3 cubic feet of pre-senatorial correspondence is open. Subject files on investigations are closed. Inquire at repository. Sealed categories of papers are listed on website. Also available on the web is a new digital collection, Senator Joe McCarthy: Audio Excerpts, 1950-1954. The collection provides access to 35 streaming audio files made from analog tape recordings of McCarthys public remarks. Available at http://digitalmarquette.cdmhost.com/JRM/.
Phillips Memorial Library
Papers: Correspondence in Louis Francis Budenz papers, 1953-1967.
Stanford University Libraries
Papers: 1946-1954. 11 volumes. McCarthy era clippings.
State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Papers: 1930-1963. 1 microfilm reel. Microfilm of scrapbooks, chiefly of newspaper clippings, covering McCarthys days as boxing coach at Marquette University, election in 1940 as Outagamie County judge, World War II military service, 1946 and 1952 U.S. Senate campaigns, and marriage to Jean Kerr, 1953.
Additional Papers: In Robert Lasch papers, 1940-1991; Alexander Wiley papers, 1913-1967; material relating to Bentons introduction of a resolution to investigate McCarthy and McCarthys lawsuit against Benton in the William Benton papers, 1951-1961; and writings on McCarthy in Richard Halworth Rovere papers, 1931-1968.
George Arents Research Library
Papers: Correspondence in Robert C. Hendrickson papers, 1916-1964.
Oral History: Discussed in interview (July 19-November 9, 1979) with Ruth Young Watt, chief clerk, Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, 315 pages.
Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: In Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982.
University of Arkansas Libraries
Papers: In James William Fulbright papers, 1941-1960. Finding aid.
University of Colorado Libraries
Papers: In the Rudolph Johnson papers, 1888-1966.