TALMADGE, Herman Eugene, 1913-2002



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Alabama Department of Archives and History
Montgomery, AL
Papers: In James E. Folsom papers, 1938-1981.


Atlanta History Center
Atlanta, GA
Papers: In Henry B. Troutman papers, 1821-1974.


Columbia University
Oral History Project
New York, NY
Oral History: 1975. 132 leaves. Reminiscences including father’s political career, law practice, campaigns, assessments of political leaders, and race and segregation issues. Permission required to cite, quote, or reproduce.


Emory University
Robert W. Woodruff Library
Atlanta, GA
Papers: Ca. 150 items (1940-1980) scattered among 12 collections including correspondence in Martha Wren Gaines papers, 1962-1987; Robert Jesse Travis papers, 1818-1966; Emily Woodward papers, 1918-1966; Cullen Bryant Gosnell papers, 1919-1964; Mildred Seydell papers, 1842-1978; Richard Rich papers, 1902-1981; Helen Bullard papers, 1920-1979; William Berry Hartsfield papers, 1892-1980; and recorded interviews in WSB Radio Station collection, 1955-1980.


Gerald R. Ford Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: 1974-1977. Correspondence and briefing papers. Finding aid.


Georgia Historical Society
Savannah, GA
Papers: 2 letters.


Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
Austin, TX
Oral History: July 17, 1969. 34 pages.


John F. Kennedy Library
Boston, MA
Oral History: 1966. 38 pages.


Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
New York, NY
Papers: In Stetson Kennedy collection, 1916-1950, on 4 microfilm reels.


Sioux City Public Museum
Sioux City, IA
Papers: Correspondence in Thomas Barnett Huff papers, 1907-1968.


University of Georgia
Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Athens, GA
Papers: 1945-1987. 1032.75 linear feet. Correspondence, speeches, documents, audiovisual material, photographs, and memorabilia relating to his political career. Organized into fourteen series: pre-governor; gubernatorial; early Senate; press; civil rights; Watergate; administration; political; patronage; legislation; personal; mailing lists; cross-reference files; and Rogers Wade files. Topics relate to work on Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, Democratic Policy Committee, Finance Committee Subcommittee on Health, Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities (Watergate), and Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and material relating to his father, Eugene Talmadge (1884-1946). Finding aid. Case files are closed for 75 years from their creation.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in Maston O’Neal papers, 1963-1971; and Robert G. Stephens papers, 1961-1976.

Oral History: 1971. 27 pages. Limited to reminiscences of Russell.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: Correspondence in Stella Brunt Osborn papers, 1916-1983; Chase Salmon Osborn papers, 1889-1949; Margaret Bayne Price papers, 1918-1969; and George Francis Lemble papers, 1958-1968. Finding aid.


West Georgia College
Archives Department
Carrollton, GA
Oral History: 1985-1987. 872 pages. 36 two-hour video tapes coverning his political career in Georgia and U.S. Senate. Topics include campaigns, World War II, segregation, his father, and U.S. presidents.

Oral History: Discussed in two-hour interviews (1987-1989) with Will Ball, Senate administrative assistant; Rogers Wade, Senate administrative assistant; and Eileen Tisdale, personal secretary.