DOLE, Robert Joseph, 1923-



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Broadcast Pioneers Library
University of Maryland Hornbake Library
College Park, MD
Papers: 19 audiotapes (1966-1973) in Westinghouse Broadcasting Company collection, 1945- 1981.


Clemson University
Special Collections
Clemson, SC
Papers: In Edward Lunn Young papers, 192901980.


Cornell University Libraries
Rare Books and Manuscript Collections
Ithaca, NY
Papers: Correspondence in Curtis Putnam Nettels papers, 1917-1981; and National Federation of Grain Cooperatives records, 1946-1976.


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


Harvard University
Law School Library
Cambridge, MA
Papers: Correspondence in Lawrence Graham Brooks papers, 1897-1981.


State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Archives Division
Madison, WI
Papers: In Burton Benjamin papers, 1957-1985.


Temple University Libraries
Rare Book and Manuscript Collections
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: Correspondence in Joseph A. Livingston papers, 1942-1988.


University of Kansas Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics
Lawrence, KS
Papers: 1960-ongoing. Congressional papers including correspondence, memos, reports, newsletters, speeches, casework, statements, testimony, campaign and Republican party records. Includes material on hunger and nutrition, rights of the disabled, world trade, Vietnam War, Food Stamp Reform, Equal Rights Amendment, and budgetary issues; audio recordings of Senate hearings; and photographs.119 boxes of material from service in the House of Representatives (1960-1969) is open for research. Senate Leadership Collection, 1985-1996, 641 boxes is open. This collection comprises the legislative and political activities of the Office of the Senate Republican Leader during Senator Dole’s time in that position, 1985-1996. These files were maintained by several administrative and legislative staffers, notably Senator Dole’s Chief-of-Staff Sheila Burke. The collection documents the Republican Leader’s involvement in legislation pending in the Senate, political efforts on behalf of Republican candidates, and the internal workings of the office, including its relationship with the Senator’s office in the Hart Building. The collection contains three series: Legislative Relations, Personal/Political Files, and Press Related Materials. Searchable finding aid available on-line. Ca. 50 scrapbooks document House and Senate campaigns and foreign travel. Republican National Committee Chairman records, 1971-1973 are open. Finding aids available online.

Oral History 72 interviews conducted by Richard Norton Smith and Brien Williams documenting the life and career of Senator Dole in the Dole Institute Oral History Project. Full audio, video, indexed and keyword searchable transcripts, and audio podcasts available online.



University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: Correspondence in Hugh Scott papers, 1925-1983. Finding aid.