TAFT, Robert, Jr., 1917-1993



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Broadcast Pioneers Library
University of Maryland Hornbake Library
College Park, MD
Papers: 2 audiotapes (1971, 1973) in Westinghouse Broadcasting Company collection, 1945-1981.


Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH
Papers: Several reels of speeches and debates by Taft as candidate and senator.


Gerald R. Ford Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: 1974-1976. Correspondence and briefing papers. Finding aid.


Herbert Hoover Library
West Branch, IA
Oral History: 1971. 8 pages. Finding aid.


Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
Austin, TX
Oral History: May 21, 1969. 15 pages. Finding aid.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1897-1993 (bulk 1963-1976). Ca. 750,000 items. Chiefly correspondence, memoranda, reports, legislative files, caucus/political files, printed matter, press releases, speeches and writings, transcripts of interviews, radio and television broadcasts, and newspaper clippings documenting legislative work as member of United States House of Representatives and as U.S. Senator. Legislative files include bill files, committee files, legislative assistant’s files, voting and attendance records, staff correspondence, memoranda and notes, supporting materials, and statements. Topics include Vietnam War, Middle East, world population control, Occupational Safety and Health Act, emergency dispute legislation, and extension of National Labor Relations Act to cover health care workers. Also includes family correspondence and papers, personal and professional files, political files, general correspondence, and Ohio State House of Representatives files. Restricted, inquire at repository.

Additional Papers: In Robert A. Taft papers, 1898-1953; and Charles Phelps Taft papers, 1824-1972.

Oral History: 1978. 74 pages. Association of Former Members of Congress.


Ohio Historical Society
Columbus, OH
Papers: Miscellaneous items in various collections.


Western Reserve Historical Society
Cleveland, OH
Papers: In Cyrus Eaton papers, 1901-1978. Finding aid.