WALLACE, Henry Agard, 1888-1965



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

University of Iowa Library
Iowa City, IA
Papers: ca. 1923-2004, 168 linear feet.
The papers include papers on Henry Agard Wallace, including audiovisual materials, newsclippings, correspondence, government documents, memorabilia, appointment books, biographical materials, diaries, scrapbooks, travel files, photographs, and writings. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.


Clemson University Library
Clemson, SC
Papers: In the B. O. (Barnett Osborne) Williams Papers, ca. 1926-1940, 1 cubic foot.
The papers include addresses of Henry A. Wallace, U.S. secretary of agriculture.


Columbia University
Oral History Office
New York, NY
Papers: In the Clifford J. Durr Papers, 1899-1976, 26 cubic feet.
Other authors include Henry Agard Wallace.

Oral History: 1953, 323 leaves.
Reminiscences of Henry Agard Wallac : oral history, 1953.

Oral History: 1951, 5197 leaves.
Reminiscences of Henry Agard Wallace: oral history, 1951.


Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Hyde Park, NY
Microfilm: 1941-1945, 54 reels.
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutons, petitions, and newspaper clippings concerning Henry A. Wallace’s service as U.S. vice president and chairman of the Board of Economic Warfare. The files contain information on agriculture, appropriation bills, commercial relations with Canada and Sweden, Democratic Party activities, education, labor, political patronage, postwar problems, the Standard Oil Company controversy, world politics, and Axis activities in Latin America during World War II.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: ca. 1931-1945, 33.6 linear feet.
Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs documenting Henry A. Wallace’s service as U.S. secretary of agriculture and as U.S. vice president. Includes material on public reaction to his trip to South America in 1943 and his speech seconding the renomination of Franklin D. Roosevelt for the presidency in 1944. A finding aid is available in the library. The collection also is available on microfilm.

Sound Discs: 1940, 2 sound discs.
Henry Wallace’s acceptance speech for his nomination by the Democratic Party for Vice President of the United States.

Sound Discs: 1947, 2 sound discs.
Henry Wallace addresses his views on the 1948 elections.


National Agricultural Library
Special Collections
Beltsville, MD
Papers: ca. 1921-1943, 8 linear feet.
The bulk of the Henry Agard Wallace Collection is from Wallace’s tenure as Secretary of Agriculture. The collection was originally housed in the library of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics.


University of Washington Libraries
Microform and Newspapers Collections
Seattle, WA
Microfiche: 1935-1946, 42 volumes.
Diary, Jan. 1935-Sept. 1946, of Henry Agard Wallace.