LBJA

Lyndon Baines Johnson Archives Collection, 1931-1968

- 50 linear feet
- Available for research
- 0% digitized
- 4 series

In 1958, the Johnson Senate staff created the Lyndon Baines Johnson Archives (LBJA) as part of its plan to institute a records management program. The staff screened Lyndon B. Johnson's noncurrent House and Senate files, scheduled portions for disposal, and placed many items of permanent value in LBJA. From 1958 to 1963, the staff continued to file documents in LBJA, and a few items were added during Johnson's presidency.

For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog. [NAID 7450818

Jump to series:
1. Famous Names Correspondence Files, 1937-1966
2. Congressional Correspondence Files, 1937-1963
3. Subject Correspondence Files, 1937-1967
4. Selected Names Correspondence Files, 1931-1968


1. Famous Names Correspondence Files, 1937-1966

- 3 linear feet
- Available for research
- 0% digitized

This series consists of correspondence with Lyndon B. Johnson and his office staff and are from Johnson's House of Representatives, Senate, and Vice Presidential offices in Washington, D.C. and Texas. A few items were added to the correspondence files while Johnson was president.

The files contain letters selected by Johnson's staff to be preserved due to the correspondent's position, celebrity, or personal eminence. Although a majority of the items concern gifts, invitations, or greetings of various kinds, many of the letters concern issues of the time and other matters of substance including foreign policy, campaign strategy, and national and state politics.

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2. Congressional Correspondence Files, 1937-1963

- 7 linear feet
- Available for research
- 0% digitized

This series includes correspondence with and about members of Congress, former members of Congress, and congressional officials such as the Sergeant at Arms. In addition to correspondence and memorandums, the series also includes statements, press releases, brochures, and newspaper clippings. Although many of the letters are courtesy notes, a substantial number concern legislation, political issues, foreign policy, and other topics.

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3. Subject Correspondence Files, 1937-1967

- 29 linear feet
- Available for research
- 0% digitized

This series includes correspondence, memorandums, and other material from Lyndon Johnson's tenures in the United States House of Representatives, the United States Senate, and the vice presidency. Subjects include, office administration and personnel, Johnson's travels, biographic information on Johnson, gifts to and from Johnson, invitations to and from Johnson, Johnson's memberships in various organizations, Johnson namesakes, and official and unofficial visitors, particularly foreign visitors.

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4. Selected Names Correspondence Files, 1931-1968

- 11 linear feet
- Available for research
- 0% digitized

This series contains files of correspondence between Lyndon B. Johnson and other select people, primarily Texans.

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