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Collected Papers of Legislators

Example of a Detailed State-Level Finding Resource

Libraries with Congressional Papers

See Congressional Collections (U.S. National Archives) for details about holdings.

  • Alabama
    • Auburn University at Montgomery (Montgomery, AL)
    • Jacksonville State University (Jacksonville, AL)
  • Alaska
    • University of Alaska (Fairbanks, AK)
  • Arizona
    • Arizona Historical Foundation (Tempe, AZ)
    • Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
    • University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
  • Arkansas
    • University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
    • Ouachita Baptist University (Arkadelphia, AR)
  • California
    • California State University, Channel Islands (Camarillo, CA)
    • California State University (Fresno, CA)
    • California State University (Sacramento, CA)
    • Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, CA)
    • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
    • University of California (Berkeley, CA)
  • Colorado
    • Denver Public Library (Denver, CO)
    • University of Colorado (Boulder, CO)
  • Connecticut
    • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
  • Delaware
    • University of Delaware (Newark, DE)
  • District of Columbia
    • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
    • National Archives & Records Administration (Washington, DC)
  • Florida
    • Barry University (Miami Shores, FL)
    • Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
    • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
    • University of Miami (Miami, FL)
    • University of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
  • Georgia
    • Georgia College & State University (Milledgeville, GA)
    • University of Georgia (Athens, GA)
    • University of West Georgia (Carrollton, GA)
  • Hawaii
    • University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (Honolulu, HI)
  • Idaho
    • Boise State University (Boise, ID)
    • University of Idaho (Moscow, ID)
  • Indiana
    • Indiana University (Bloomington, IN)
    • Indiana University Northwest (Gary, IN)
    • Notre Dame University (Notre Dame, IN)
  • Illinois
    • Dirksen Congressional Center (Pekin, IL)
    • Loyola University Chicago (Chicago, IL)
    • North Central College (Naperville, IL)
    • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (Carbondale, IL)
    • Wheaton College (Wheaton, IL)
  • Iowa (no collections identified)
  • Kansas
    • Kansas State Historical Society (Topeka, KS)
    • University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)
    • Wichita State University (Wichita, KS)
  • Kentucky
    • University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
    • Western Kentucky University (Bowling Green, KY)
  • Louisiana
    • Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)
    • Louisiana Tech University (Ruston, LA)
    • Southeastern Louisiana University (Hammond, LA)
    • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
    • University of Louisiana at Monroe (Monroe, LA)
  • Maine
    • Bates College (Lewiston, ME)
    • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
    • Northwood University (Skowhegan, ME)
    • University of Maine (Orono, ME)
  • Maryland
    • University of Maryland (College Park, MD)
  • Massachusetts
    • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
    • Harvard Law School (Cambridge, MA)
    • Suffolk University (Boston, MA)
    • University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)
  • Michigan
    • Gerald R. Ford Library & Museum (Ann Arbor, MI)
    • Hope College (Holland, MI)
    • University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Minnesota
    • Minnesota Historical Society (St. Paul, MN)
  • Mississippi
    • Mississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
    • University of Mississippi (Oxford, MS)
  • Missouri
    • Missouri Southern State University (Joplin, MO)
    • University of Missouri (Columbia, MO)
    • University of Massachusetts (Lowell, MA)
  • Montana
    • University of Montana (Missoula, MT)
  • Nebraska (no collections identified)
  • Nevada (no collections identified)
  • New Hampshire
    • University of New Hampshire (Durham, NH)
  • New Jersey
    • Kean University (Union, NJ)
    • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
    • Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)
  • New Mexico
    • University of New Mexico
  • New York
    • Fiorello H. La Guardia Community College/CUNY (Long Island City, NY)
    • New York University (New York, NY)
    • State University of New York at Albany (Albany, NY)
    • State University of New York at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY)
    • State University of New York at Stony Brook (Stony Brook, NY)
  • North Carolina
    • Appalachian State University (Boone, NC)
    • East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
    • Jess Helms Center (Wingate, NC)
    • University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • North Dakota (no collections identified)
  • Ohio
    • Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)
    • Ohio University (Athens, OH)
    • Westerville Public Library (Westerville, OH)
    • Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH)
  • Oklahoma
    • University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
  • Oregon
    • Willamette University (Salem, OR)
  • Pennsylvania
    • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
    • Lafayette College (Easton, PA)
  • Rhode Island
    • University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)
  • South Carolina
    • Clemson University (Clemson, SC)
    • University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
  • South Dakota
    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, SD)
    • South Dakota State University (Brookings, SD)
  • Tennessee
    • Middle Tennessee State University (Murfreesboro, TN)
    • University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)
  • Texas
    • Baylor University (Waco, TX)
    • Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
    • Southwestern University (Georgetown, TX)
    • Stephen F. Austin State University (Nacogdoches, TX)
    • Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
    • Texas Southern University (Houston, TX)
    • University of Texas (Austin, TX)
    • University of Texas-Pan American (Austin, TX)
  • Utah (no collections identified)
  • Vermont
    • University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
  • Virginia
    • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Washington
    • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
    • Washington State University (Pullman, WA)
    • Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA)
  • West Virginia
    • Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies (Shepherdstown, WV)
  • Wisconsin
    • Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)
    • University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI)
  • Wyoming
    • University of Wyoming (Laramie, WY)

Directories of Representatives' Papers

Directories of Senators' Papers

Senate Committee Prints

Lists prepared by the Senate Historical Office in 1978-1979 identifying locations of the collected papers of Senators who left the Senate in specific years

  • Senators' Papers, 1789-1815, S.Print 1978-3, 9 pages
  • Senators' Papers, 1816-1833, S.Print 1979-7, 7 pages
  • Senators' Papers, 1834-1867, S.Print 1979-1, 13 pages
  • Senators' Papers, 1868-1899, S.Print 1979-2, 13 pages
  • Senators' Papers, 1900-1932, S.Print 1979-5, 17 pages
  • Senators' Papers, 1933-1947, S.Print 1978-7, 9 pages
  • Senators' Papers, 1947-1979, S.Print 1979-6, 14 pages

Other Resources