ROBERTSON, Absalom Willis, 1887-1971



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA
Papers: 1921-1967 (bulk 1946-1966). Ca. 200,000 items. Chiefly papers relating to his senatorial career including correspondence, legislative files, political files, departmental files, subject files, speeches, news releases, voting record, printed material, sound recordings, and films. Topics include, national defense, agriculture, taxation, banking, reciprocal trade, government employees, the moral rearmament movement, anticommunism, Vietnam, segregation, civil rights, wildlife conservation, national parks, and animal welfare. Finding aid. Publication restrictions.


Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
Austin, TX
Oral History: September 27, 1968. 39 pages.


University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: Ca. 35 items in various collections including Edward L. Breeden papers, 1932-1972; Everett Randolph Combs papers, 1932-1957; John Hannah Daniel papers, 1921-1971; Edward Griffith Dodson papers, 1871-1969; and Virginia Council on Human Relations, Charlottesville-Albemarle Chapter records, 1955-1970. Concern Virginia politics during school desegration era and postdating his congressional service. Also campaign papers in Lloyd Campbell Bird papers, 1918-1972. Finding aid.


Virginia Historical Society
Richmond, VA
Papers: Miscellaneous items in various collections.