PITTMAN, Key, 1872-1940



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Columbia University
Oral History Project
New York, NY
Oral History: Discussed in interview with James Warburg.


Herbert Hoover Library
West Branch, IA
Papers: Correspondence in Delph E. Carpenter papers, 1922-1945. Finding aid.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1898-1951. 191 containers. Correspondence, speeches, legislative and financial papers, subject files, photographs, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and clippings chiefly relating to his Senate service. Topics include silver, mining and coinage, Boulder Dam, reclamation, Alaskan affairs, neutrality, foreign trade, commercial relations with China, the League of Nations, and suffrage. Finding aid.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in Cordell Hull papers, 1908-1956. Finding aid.


Nevada Historical Society
Reno, NV
Papers: 1886-1941. 13 feet. Congressional, business and personal correspondence concerning mining, League of Nations, Pittman Land Act, stabilization of international currencies, veterans’ affairs, Senate Foreign Relations committee, and social activities in Washington, and photographs. Includes microfilm of Pittman papers, 1886-1897, in Skagit County Historical Museum, LaConner, Washington. Finding aid.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in George Wingfield papers; Tasker Lowndes Oddie papers; Bessie Reese Eichelberger papers, 1863-1941; Simeon Lemeuel Lee papers, 1849-1974; Sarah Emeline Mack papers, 1911-1946; and several other collections. Finding aid.


Nevada State Library and Archives
Carson City, NV
Papers: In Nevada Governor Fred B. Balzar papers, 1927-1934.


New York State Library
Manuscripts and Special Collections
Albany, NY
Papers: Correspondence in William Sulzer scrapbooks, 1906-1936.


Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Hyde Park, NY
Papers: Correspondence in Roosevelt family papers, [ca. 1686]-1959.


Skagit County Historical Museum
LaConner, WA
Papers: 2 boxes. Documents covering his early years including personal letters and legal and business papers.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: Correspondence in Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949. Finding aid.


University of Nevada
Special Collections
Reno, NV
Papers: In Labor’s Pittman Club correspondence, 1930; Nevada Mining Association records, 1913-1975; Thomas Woodnutt Miller papers, 1890-1973; Vail Montgomery Pittman papers, 1926-1963; and George Bradley Russell papers, 1908-1966.


Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: In Francis Griffith Newlands papers, 1848-1917.