Modern Political Papers

Kate Cruikshank, Political Papers Specialist
   cruiksha@indiana.edu
   Telephone 812-856-4601
Indiana University Libraries
Wells Library E460
Bloomington, IN 47405

Rachel E. Hancock, Project Archivist
   rachanco@indiana.edu 
   Telephone 812-855-1538
Indiana University Libraries
Wells Library E460
Bloomington, IN 47405

The Modern Political Papers Collection

The Indiana University Modern Political Papers Collection consists of the congressional papers of senators and members of the House of Representatives from Indiana and of prominent Indiana state legislators serving from post-World War II to the present.

The Collections

Bayh-Dole Act of 1980 Digital Collection (1978-1980)
Birch Bayh Senatorial Papers (1963-1980)
Evan Bayh 1:  Press and Political Files (1982-2005)
Evan Bayh 2: Press Department Files (1993-2010)
Dan Burton Congressional Papers (1983-2012)
Robert D. Garton Indiana Senatorial Papers (1968-2015)
Lee H. Hamilton Congressional Papers (1965-1998)
   Digitized Foreign Affairs Newsletters (1981-1998) and Washington Reports (1965-1998)
Lee H. Hamilton Post-Congressional Papers (1999-2010)
Lee H. Hamilton 9/11 Commission Papers Digital Collection (2003-2005)
Lee H. Hamilton 9/11 Public Discourse Project Papers (2003-2007)
Richard G. Lugar Senatorial Papers (1977-2012)
Frank McCloskey Congressional Papers (1983-1994)
Mike Pence Congressional Papers (2001-2012)
Political Poster Collection (1964-1972)
J. Edward Roush Congressional Papers (1959-67, 1971-76)
Jerry Udell Political Papers (1963-1980)
Carolyn Eve Campaign Memorabilia Collection (1964-1998)

Political Papers in Other IU Libraries Collections

Political papers in the Lilly Library:
List of Indiana Political-Related Manuscript Collections
List of Twentieth-Century American Political Collections
Charles A. Halleck Papers, 1900-1968
Edgar Whitcomb Papers, 1933-1985

Contemporary information on Congress

U.S. Senate home page
U.S. House of Representatives home page
THOMAS (Library of Congress)
Center on Congress at Indiana University

The Indiana University Libraries maintain institutional membership in the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress.