Guide to Research CollectionsWheaton College
Archives & Special Collections, Buswell Memorial Library
Papers: 1986-2006, 151 boxes.
The J. Dennis Hastert Papers are organized into six series and several sub-series: Committee/Subject Files, House Leadership/Speaker files, Correspondence, Personal/Office files, Press files, and Media. Committee/Subject Files include various Congressional committees and issues pertinent during Hasterts tenure in office: Agriculture, Drugs, Economy, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health Care, Housing, Immigration, National Security, Social Security, Telecommunications, and Transportation. House Leadership/Speaker files include appointments, floor operations, and Republican Conference and Steering Committee issues. Personal/Office files include special events, travel and Congressional Delegations, Gifts & Memorabilia. Media includes thousands of photographs and dozens of audio/video holdings. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.