UDALL, Stewart Lee, 1920-2010


Guide to Research Collections

University of Arizona Library
Special Collections
Tucson, AZ
Papers: ca. 1950-1977, 102 feet.
The collection is predominantly composed of Stewart Lee Udall’s professional and public papers. Items of the 84th, 85th, and 86th Congresses are organized into administration and legislation files. Administration includes routine office matters, requests, and correspondence relating to particular problems or issues. Legislation encompasses correspondence arranged by subject, related bills, hearings, clippings, speeches, and background materials. The three major subseries of the Dept. of the Interior papers are issues and achievements; speeches, events, and ceremonies; and administrative files. Substantial material is present on the issue of Colorado River water usage. Personal items include photographs, articles about the Udall family, honors and awards, and letters from special correspondents. Among these are Carl Sandburg, Wallace Stegner, Ansel Adams, William R. Matthews, Frank E. Masland, Charles A. Lindbergh, Lewis W. Douglas, and David R. Brower. Publication files contain newspaper and magazine articles, 1957-1977; Newsday columns, 1970-1972; and oversize items, 1961-1973. Drafts, correspondence, fan mail, and awards relate to his books The Quiet Crisis, 1963; 1976: Agenda for Tomorrow, 1968; and The Energy Balloon, 1974. Audio-visual items throughout the collection include an oral history interview of Udall from 1970, films, phonograph records of radio shows, and tape recordings of conferences and other public events. Twenty-five photographs of President Kennedy at various public functions are also present.


Arizona Historical Foundation
Tempe, AZ
Papers: In the Barry Goldwater Papers, ca. 1880-2008, 1180 linear feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.


Arizona State University Library
Arizona Collection
Tempe, AZ
Papers: In the Central Arizona Project Association Records, ca. 1922-1974, 28.5 linear feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.


Brigham Young University
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library
Provo, UT
Papers: In the Stewart L. Udall Research on the Mountain Meadows Massacre, 1950-2003, 0.6 linear foot.
The collection contains a book of remembrance, transcripts of oral history interviews regarding John D. Lee, information regarding the memorial at Mountain Meadows, newspaper clippings, letters, notes, and photocopied excerpts from books on the topic.

Papers: In the Maurice Frink Collection, 1920-1966, 9 boxes.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.


California State Archives
Sacramento, CA
Oral History: In the Rita Singer Interview, 1991, 152 pages.
Persons mentioned include Stewart Udall.


Denver Public Library
Denver, CO
Papers: In the Mineral Policy Center Records, 1987-1997, 12 linear feet.
Other authors include Stewart Udall.


Harvard University
Houghton Library
Cambridge, MA
Papers: In the Papers Relating to the Inauguration of John F. Kennedy, 1960-1961, approximately 40 items.
Other authors include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the E. E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings Papers, 1894-1962, 21.5 linear feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Robert Frost Papers Concerning the Kennedy Inaugural, 1960-1962, 1 box.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Harry Levin Papers, 1912-1994, 37 linear feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Robert Manning Papers, 1938-1993, 22 linear feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the James Parton Papers, 1914-1986, 41.2 linear feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Gore Vidal Papers, ca. 1875
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.


John F. Kennedy Library
Boston, MA
Oral History: 173 pages.

Papers: In the August Heckscher White House Files, 1962-1963, 24.75 cubic feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Microfilm: In the United States Department of the Interior Records, 1961-1963, 26 reels.
Microfilm of records of secretary Stewart Udall, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Bureau of Land Reclamation, and publications; correspondence; reports; memoranda; press releases; publications; compilations of departmental activities by state; and materials relating to water projects, Native Americans, commercial fisheries, and outdoor recreation.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1961-1969, 3 items.
The papers of Stewart Udall include two signed typescripts with holograph corrections of Robert Frost’s poem, “Dedication,” written for the presidential inauguration of John F. Kennedy in 1961. Includes the original typescript and a revised version his book, In the Clearing (1962), under the title “For John F. Kennedy His Inauguration.” Includes a note (1969 December 30) written by Udall concerning the drafts of Frost’s poem, both of which were inscribed to Udall.

Oral History: Transcript in the Oral History Collection of the Association of Former Members of Congress.
Restricted. Sound recording in the Library’s Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.

Papers: In the Clinton Presba Anderson Papers, ca. 1938-1972, approximately 250,000 items.
Correspondents include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Huntington Cairns Papers, ca. 1780-1984, 73.1 linear feet.
Correspondents include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Clark M. Clifford Papers, ca. 1883-1999, 34.6 linear feet.
Correspondents include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Charles and Ray Eames Papers, ca. 1885-1998, 120.2 linear feet.
Correspondents include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Victor Gruen Papers, ca. 1886-1991, 123.6 linear feet.
Correspondents include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Archibald MacLeish Papers, ca. 1907-1981, 25 linear feet.
Correspondents include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Nathaniel Alexander Owings Papers, ca. 1911-1983, 29.2 linear feet.
Correspondents include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Glenn Theodore Seaborg Papers, ca. 1866-1999, 407.4 linear feet.
Correspondents include Stewart Udall.


Lyndon B. Johnson Library
Austin, TX
Oral History: 5 interviews: 43, 40, 43, 21 and 31 pages.


University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, CA
Papers: In the William Edward Colby Papers, 1892-1964; 2 boxes, 3 cartons, and 1 oversize folder.
Correspondents include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Conservation Associates Records, ca. 1959-1979, 3 cartons.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Harry Lees Kingman Papers, 1921-1975, 9.55 linear feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Walter Eugene Packard Papers, 1899-1966, 22 linear feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Sierra Club Office of the Executive Director Records, 1933-1994, 65 linear feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Paul Schuster Taylor Papers, ca. 1660-1997, 128.7 linear feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.


University of Michigan
The Bentley Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the Prentiss Marsh Brown Papers, 1902-1973, 28 linear feet.
Other authors include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Samuel Trask Dana Papers, 1893-1970, 10 linear feet and 1 outsize folder.
Correspondents include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In teh Democratic Party of Michigan Records, 1932-1994, 96 linear feet.
Other authors include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Philip A. Hart Papers, ca. 1949-1976, 281 linear feet.
Other authors include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Michigan United Conservation Clubs Records, 1937-2004, 24 linear feet.
Other authors include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Stellanova Osborn papers, 1916-1992, 40 linear feet.
Other authors include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the George W. Pray Papers, 1844-1890, 1.5 linear feet.
Other authors include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Margaret Bayne Price Papers, 1918-1969, 25 linear feet.
Other authors include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Weston E. Vivian Papers, 1964-1968, 12 linear feet.
Other authors include Stewart Udall.


University of Pennsylvania Library
Rare Book and Manuscripts Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1964, 1 item.
A letter from to Stewart L. Udall, Secretary of the Interior, on behalf of the “Conservationists for Johnson” committee to Lewis Mumford written in 1964.

Papers: In the Correspondence with Marian Anderson, ca. 1961-1968, 11 items.
Correspondents include Stewart Udall.


Utah State Archives
Division of Archives and Records Service
Salt Lake City, UT
Papers: In the Governor Matheson Radiation Records, 1950-1983, 8 cubic feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.


Wisconsin Historical Society
Archives Division
Madison, WI
Papers: In the Fond du Lac County Conservation Alliance (Wis.) Records, 1961-1968, 0.8 cubic foot.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Fredric March Papers, 1899-1970, 2.8 cubic feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Gaylord Nelson Papers, 1954-2005, 223.5 cubic feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Papers: In the Edwin H. Newman Papers, 1944-1978, 9.2 cubic feet.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.

Microfilm: In the John B. Oakes Papers, 1932-1969, 6 reels.
Persons represented include Stewart Udall.