NIXON, Richard Milhous, 1913-1994

Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

American Jewish Historical Society
Waltham, MA
Papers: Correspondence in U.S. Citizens Congress records, 1973-1977.

Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies
Research Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: Correspondence in Henry C. Patterson papers, 1929-1972.

Broadcast Pioneers Library
University of Maryland Hornbake Library
College Park, MD
Papers: 602 audiotapes (1960-1977) in Westinghouse Broadcasting Company collection, 1945-1981.

California State Archives
Sacramento, CA
Oral History: 1950 campaign for Senate discussed in LeRoy E. Lyon, Jr. interview (1988), 201 pages; in James A. Hayes interview (1990), 194 pages; Howard J. Thelin interview (1987), 215 pages; William B. Ross interview (1990), 322 pages; Herbert M. Baus interview (1989, 1990), 323 pages; Clem Whitaker, Jr. interview (1988, 1989), 195 pages; Arthur L. Alarcon interview (1988), 394 pages; Philip L. Soto interview (1988), 241 pages; Thomas Erwin interview (1987), 91 pages; Lucien C. Haas interview (1989), 344 pages; Roy Ringer interview (1989), 172 pages; and John F. Burby interview (1987), 178 pages.

California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA
Oral History: 1968-1971. 200 items. The Richard M. Nixon project. Transcripts of tape-recorded interviews with family members, high school and college classmates of President and Mrs. Nixon, and individuals who knew them in their youth. Finding aid.

California State University, Northridge
Urban Archives Center
Northridge, CA
Papers: Correspondence in League of Women Voters of Los Angeles records, 1920-1980.

Clemson University
Special Collections
Clemson, SC
Papers: Papers relating to activities as special counsel in matters concerning Watergate in J. Fred Buzhardt papers, 1923-1984 (bulk 1973-1974); and campaign materials in Strom Thurmond papers, campaign series, 1938-1980 (bulk 1954-1979).

Columbia University
Oral History Project
New York, NY
Oral History: Elections to House and Senate discussed in Herbert George Klein interview (1967), 39 leaves; Irving Salomon interview (1972), 39 leaves; William Pierce Rogers interview (1968), 51 leaves; 1950 Senate campaign discussed in Robert Hutchinson Finch interview (1967), 69 leaves. Also discussed in numerous other interviews.

Columbia University
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New York, NY
Papers: 4 official letters (January-May 1948) in the James Truslow Adams collection; 2 letters (1957, 1970) in the Gilmore D. Clarke collection; 1 official letter (February 12, 1958) in the Council on Religion and International Affairs papers; 36 letters (1960-1965) in the Declaration of Atlantic Unity collection; 1 letter (October 18, 1972) in the John Warren Hill collection; 4 official letters (1953-1956) in the V.K. Wellington Koo collection; 1 political letter (January 14, 1969) in the Dugene Nikerson collection; 3 letters (February-May 1951) in the Dorothy Stecher Norman collection; 1 personal letter (May 20, 1959) in the Political Science Quarterly collection; 9 personal letters (1953-1955) in the Random House collection; 1 letter (December 2, 1968) in the Harry Scherman collection; 2 letters (1959, 1971) in the Whitney M. Young, Jr. collection; in Gilmore D. Clarke papers, ca. 1920-1980; interviews for book in David Abrahamsen papers, 1902-1981; and Lawyers Committee on American Policy Towards Vietnam records, regarding Nixon impeachment, 1962-1979.

Cornell University Libraries
Rare Books and Manuscript Collections
Ithaca, NY
Papers: Correspondence in Karl Douglas Butler papers, 1935-1964; and National Grange records, 1842-1969.

Cornell University
Labor Management Documentation
Ithaca, NY
Papers: Correspondence in David Lawrence Cole correspondence, 1946-1977; Serafino Romualdi papers, 1936-1967 (bulk 1946-1966); National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees records 1943-1974; and discussed in George Meany “Face the Nation” interview, 1970.

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Papers: Correspondence in W.H. Ferry papers, 1940-1980; and Robert C. Hill papers, 1940-1978.

East Carolina University
Joyner Library
Greenville, NC
Papers: Correspondence in Ira Thomas Wyche papers, 1941-1962.

Eastern Kentucky University
Special Collections and Archives
Richmond, KY
Papers: Correspondence in Robert Richard Martin papers, 1914-1976.

Emory University
Robert W. Woodruff Library
Atlanta, GA
Papers: Materials pertaining to Nixon’s trip to China in Alfred le Sesne Jenkins papers, 1951-1980; items in Dorothy Rogers Tilly papers, 1868-1970; James Vinson Carmichael papers, 1913-1982; Ralph McGill papers, 1853-1971; Josephine Mathewson Wilkins papers, 1920-1977; and Richard H. Rich papers, 1902-1981.

Fairfield Historical Society
Fairfield, CT
Papers: Correspondence in Beers family papers, 1774-1890.

Hagley Museum and Library
Greenville, DE
Papers: Correspondence in Pew family papers, 1817-1965; J. Howard Pew papers, 1902-1971; Jasper E. Crane papers, 1893-1970 (bulk 1926-1969); Charles Bedford McCoy papers, 1967-1974; Crawford H. Greenewalt papers, 1928-1968 (1942-1968); and Sun Company, Office of President, files of Robert G. Dunlop, 1947-1971.

Harvard University
Houghton Library
Cambridge, MA
Papers: Correspondence in Christian Archibald Herter papers, 1929-1967 (bulk 1943-1966).

Harvard University
Law School Library
Cambridge, MA
Papers: In Archibald Cox papers, 1862-1978 (bulk 1973-1978); Lon Fuller papers, 1926-1977 (bulk 1956-1977); Roscoe Pound papers, 1888-1964 (bulk 1910-1964); and Alger Hiss papers, 1923-1983.

Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Stanford, CA
Papers: In Annelise Graebner Anderson papers, 1968-1988; Robert C. Mardian papers, 1957-1986; John Ehrlichman papers, 1963-1982, in part photocopies of originals at National Archives; 5-page note (July 7, 1968) on prospects for concluding the Vietnam War; Kenneth Rush papers, 1937-1989; Robert R. Spitzer papers, 1954-1990; Murray L. Weidenbaum papers, 1960-1977; Gerald Lee Warren papers, 1956-1977; John G. Veneman papers, 1959-1982; interview in “Open End” television program recordings, 1960-1961; Curtis W. Tarr papers, 1963-1988; Laurence H. Silberman papers, 1947-1976; George Pratt Schultz papers, 1909-1993, closed; Joel Segall papers, 1970-1977; Raymond Kissan Price papers, 1953-1977; William A. Niskanen papers, 1959-1985; Richard P. Nathan papers, 1957-1979; Frederic V. Malek papers, 1968-1977; Jeb Stuart Magruder papers, 1968-1975; Henry Kearns papers, 1942-1979; Carla Anderson Hills papers, 1964-1993; Chester E. Finn papers, 1966-1992; and Paul Wyatt Caraway papers, 1953-1964.

Indiana State Library
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: Correspondence and papers relating to impeachment in Richard L. Roudebush papers, 1965-1976; David W. Dennis papers, 1969-1974; Kurt F. Pantzer papers, 1878-1979; and Roger H. Zion papers, 1966-1974.

John F. Kennedy Library
Boston, MA
Papers: Material relating to the book Catch a Falling Flag, a Republican’s Challenge to His Party (1972) in Richard J. Whalen papers, 1955-1978, closed; and material relating to the book Perfectly Clear: Nixon from Whittier to Watergate (1973) in Frank Mankiewicz papers, 1962-1978.

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 46 microfilm reels of originals (1969-1974) at the National Archives. Relate to civil rights.

Louisiana State University
Department of Archives and Manuscripts
Baton Rouge, LA
Papers: Correspondence in Charlton Havard Lyons papers, 1942-1973.

Maine Historical Society

Portland, ME
Papers: Telegram, 1973, concerning the energy crisis, in the Edward I. Bernstein collection, 1898-2014.

Mississippi State University
Mitchell Memorial Library
Mississippi State, MS
Papers: 1 letter (1972) in the Hodding and Betty Werlein Carter papers.

Oral History: Mentioned in an oral history in the John C. Stennis collection.

National Archives-Pacific Southwest Region
Laguna Niguel, CA
Papers: 1948-1964. 418 linear feet. Pre-presidential papers, audiotapes, still and motion pictures, and memorabilia. Includes general correspondence, memoranda, speech drafts and notes, news clippings, and other printed materials. The largest series of deeded materials open for research is general correspondence (ca. 24,000 folders), late 1940s-1963 (bulk 1953-1961). Other series include vice-presidential trip files, 1953-1959, containing documentation of trips to Asia and the Far East in 1953 and 1956, Central America and the Caribbean in 1955, Austria in 1956, Africa and Italy in 1957, South America in 1958, London in 1957, and the Soviet Union in 1959; invitations, replies and other records relating to appearances, 1948-1963; correspondence with children, 1954-1962; Six Crises manuscript and memoranda, 1960-1961; campaign files, 1960-1962 and 1964; Khrushchev’s visit to the United States, 1959; books presented to Nixon regarding South American trip, 1958; and miscellaneous mementos and tapes, 1953-1954.

Nevada Historical Society
Reno, NV
Papers: Correspondence in David G. Towell papers, 1972-1974.

New England Historic Genealogical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: Correspondence in Chase family papers, 1847-1947.

New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Library
New York, NY
Papers: Genealogical chart. Finding aid.

Richard Nixon Library Birthplace
Yorba Linda, CA
Papers: Ca. 1900-1994. Ca. 2,300 linear feet. Congressional, business, and personal correspondence and papers; ca. 19,000 photographs (ca. 1890-1994); portraits; ca. 150 reels motion-picture film and videotape (1950-1994); sound recordings; and memorabilia. Includes education and Navy service files; congressional office files; campaign papers (1946-1948), Committee to Re-elect the President files (1972); correspondence, country files and special files (up to 1963); correspondence, trip files, speeches, and legal files (1963-1968); files of Agnes Waldron, research assistant; post-presidential materials including writings and manuscripts of publication, trip files, and correspondence; 4,500-volume personal library; and H.R. Haldeman collection on the modern presidency. Access by application. Processing in progress.

Richard Nixon Presidential Materials Project
National Archives
Washington, DC
Papers: 1969-1974. Ca. 40 million pages. Presidential papers and correspondence, photographs, motion-picture film, videotape, sound recordings, and memorabilia. Processing in progress. Official inventories available on 1,822 microfiche. For information regarding access and restrictions contact director of the project. Audiovisual collection, 5 million pages of presidential materials, and 418 hours of Nixon White House tapes are open for research as of October 1997.

Oral History: A few former cabinet members and White House staff. Some transcribed. Restricted. Contact project director for information regarding persons interviewed and access restrictions.

Princeton University
Dulles Oral History Project
Princeton, NJ
Oral History: 1965. 50 pages. Restricted.

Providence College
Phillips Memorial Library
Providence, RI
Papers: 4 items ( 1969-1970) in John O. Pastore papers.

Radcliffe College
Schlesinger Library
Cambridge, MA
Papers: In Jessica McCullough Weis papers, 1925-1962; Edith Nourse Rogers papers, 1854-1961 (bulk 1881-1961); Jeannette Rankin papers, 1879-1976 (bulk 1916-1973, available on microfilm; Katherine Graham Howard papers, 1941-1979; Elizabeth Holtzman papers, 1970-1981; and Martha May Eliot papers, 1898-1979.

Rutgers University Libraries
Special Collections and University Archives
New Brunswick, NJ
Papers: 1959-1960. 7 items. Correspondence involving the Committee to Strengthen the Frontiers of Freedom.

Scott E. Webber Collection
Stony Point, NY
Oral History: Mentioned in a James A. Farley interview.

Seton Hall University Library
South Orange, NJ
Papers: Correspondence in Bernard Shanley papers, 1838-1975.

South Carolina Historical Society
Charleston, SC
Papers: Correspondence in Thomas R. Waring papers, 1950-1977.

Stanford University Libraries
Special Collections
Stanford, CA
Papers: Correspondence in Spyros P. Skouras papers, 1942-1971; and Goodwin J. Knight papers, 1896-1988 (bulk 1946-1970).

State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Archives Division
Madison, WI
Papers: Correspondence in Thomas H. Barland papers, 1956-1966; Jack B. Olson papers, 1960-1973; typescripts of radio broadcasts about Nixon in Paul A. Shinkman papers, 1924-1969; William J. Grede papers, 1909-1979; Glenn R. Davis papers, 1946-1974; Thomas E. Coleman papers, 1914-1964; speeches in Republican Party Records, Wisconsin, 1938-1988; discussed in Richard L. Cates impeachment inquiry staff, Committee on the Judiciary interviews; Paul L. Martin papers, 1933-1977; Alexander Wiley papers, 1913-1967; Bryson B. Rash papers, 1956-1973; United Packinghouse, Food, and Allied Workers records, 1937-1982; Ed Sullivan papers, 1920-1974; interviews, scripts, clippings, and fan mail related to controversial program, “The Political Obituary of Richard Nixon” in Howard K. Smith papers, 1941-1963; David Schoenbrun papers, 1963-1978; Morrie Rysking papers, 1927-1978; Clark Mollenhoff papers, 1936-1990; John MacVane papers, 1935-1977; Herman Levin papers, 1943-1981; Indochina Peace Campaign records, 1940-1976; Raymond Z. Henle papers, 1883-1973; Emile de Antonia papers, 1868-1989; Thomas D’Arcy Brophy papers, 1921-1967; Creed Black papers, 1943-1990; videotape of the series, “These Are Americans”, 1964-1965 in Gunnar Back broadcasts, 1930-1979; interviews conducted for Nixon in the White House: The Frustration of Power (1971) in Roland Evans and Robert D. Novak papers, 1963-1973, written permission required for access; and in Peter Edson papers, 1913-1974.

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

University of Arkansas
Little Rock, AR
Papers: Correspondence in Wallace Townsend papers, 1916-1979.

University of California, Berkeley
Bancroft Library
Berkeley, CA
Papers: Letters and photographs in several collections.

University of Georgia
Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Athens, GA
Oral History: 1978. 41 pages. Limited to reminiscences of Russell.

University of Iowa Libraries
Special Collections Department
Iowa City, IA
Papers: 1952-1976. Ca. 100 letters.

University of Louisville
University Archives and Records Center
Louisville, KY
Papers: Materials on Nixon administration in Marlow W. Cook papers, 1961-1974.

University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: Correspondence in George Romney post-gubernatorial series, 1969-1973; Stella Brunt Osborn papers, 1916-1983; John Richardson Stiles papers, 1958-1965; Elly Peterson papers, 1943-1985; Howard Cyrus Lawrence papers, 1916-1966; Jay G. Hayden scrapbooks, 1916-1965; Earl Farwell Dodge papers, 1906-1972; Owen J. Cleary papers, 1900-1960; Arthur J. Lacy papers, 1891-1975; Donald Leonard papers, 1925-1966; Paul Winston McCracken papers, 1920-1990; Michael Arthur Gorman papers, 1920-1958; Edward Hutchinson papers, 1959-1976; and Virginia R. Allan papers, 1932-1986. Finding aid.

University of Missouri, Rolla
Rolla, MO
Papers: Correspondence in Edward Walter Sowers papers, 1942-1980.

University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH
Papers: Correspondence in J. Duane Squires papers, 1950-1965.

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Atkins Library
Charlotte, NC
Papers: Correspondence in Harry Golden papers, 1898-1970.

University of Oklahoma
Carl Albert Center Congressional Archives
Norman, OK
Papers: In Paul Edward Dannelly collection, 1972-1974; Esthmer H. Skinner papers, 1944-1969; Patrick J. Hurley photoprints, 1900-1956; Angie Debo papers, 1939-1976; and Jack Bell papers, 1937-1940.

University of Oregon
Knight Library
Eugene, OR
Papers: Correspondence in Wayne L. Morse papers, 1919-1969. Finding aid.

University of Utah
Marriott Library
Salt Lake City, UT
Papers: In Fawn McKay Brodie papers, 1943-1983; Wayne Owens papers, 1972-1974; and Frank Moss papers, 1937-1976.

University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: Correspondence in Charles F. Baldwin papers, 1930-1984; Hugh Scott papers, 1925-1983; and Robert H. Angell papers, 1896-1981.

University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
Laramie, WY
Papers: Correspondence in David Brown papers, 1932-1974; Richard Tregaskis papers, 1943-1973; and Dewey Anderson papers, 1939-1975.

Western Kentucky University Library
Special Collections
Bowling Green, KY
Papers: 1957-1974. 16 items. Correspondence (1957-1974); printed item (1971); and photograph.

Whittier College
Wardman Library
Whittier, CA
Papers: Miscellaneous items.

Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: 1,822 microfiche of official inventories of Nixon White House papers, 1969-1974, originals at Nixon Presidential Materials Project, National Archives; items in John Collier papers, 1910-1987; Max Lerner papers, 1927-1980; Dean Acheson papers, 1898-1986; Charles Parsons papers, 1880-1965; and Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers, 1929-1988.

Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, AL; American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA; Brigham Young University Archives, Provo, UT; Brown University, Providence, RI; Cornell University Libraries, Ithaca, NY; Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, Santa Monica, CA; Harvard University Archives, Cambridge, MA; Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN; New York City Municipal Archives, New York, NY; New York State Archives, Albany, NY; North Dakota State University, Institute for Regional Studies, Fargo, ND; Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, PA; Rensselaer County Historical Society, Troy, NY; St. Johns University, Jamaica, NY; South Carolina Historical Society, Charleston, SC; Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives, Nashville, TN; State University of New York, Albany, NY; Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, Swarthmore, PA; Syracuse University, George Arents Research Library, Syracuse, NY; Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Archives, IL; University of Michigan, Genesee Historical Collections, Flint, MI; University of Missouri, St. Louis Library, St. Louis, MO; University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Columbia, SC; University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, WA; and Wayne State University, Walter P. Reuther Library, Detroit, MI.