BENNETT, Wallace Foster, 1898-1993



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Broadcast Pioneers Library
University of Maryland Hornbake Library
College Park, MD
Papers: 1 audiotape (1974) in Westinghouse Broadcasting Company collection, 1945-1981.


Brigham Young University
Special Collections
Provo, UT
Papers: 1950-1974. Ca. 600 containers. Chiefly senatorial papers. Including correspondence, speeches, press releases, financial records, photographs, and clippings. Finding aid. Additional items in other collections.


Brigham Young University
Oral History Project
Provo, UT
Oral History: Discussed in interviews with Wallace F. Bennett (October 25, 1976), 16 pages; and David S. King (January 28, 1977), 19 pages. Chiefly concern the 1962 senatorial campaign in Utah.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Oral History: 1978. 51 pages. Association of Former Members of Congress.


University of Georgia
Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Athens, GA
Oral History: 1971. 6 pages. Limited to reminiscences of Russell.


University of Utah
Marriott Library
Salt Lake City, UT
Papers: 1950-1983 (bulk 1965-1972). 15 linear feet. Personal and business correspondence, family letters (1952-1959, 1961) which serve as a diary, business papers, limited political correspondence, drafts and related materials from Bennett’s books: Faith and Freedom (1950), Why I am a Mormon (1958), John E. Bennett: Businessman-Benefactor (1980), and of Mrs. Bennett’s book Glimpses of a Mormon family (1968). Finding aid. 24 hours advance notice required.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in the David S. King congressional papers, 1959-1966.


Utah State University Library
Logan, UT
Papers: Correspondence in Frederick P. Chapman papers, 1930-1976.

Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, VA; Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, UT; and Utah State University Special Collections, Logan UT.