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A-B

George H.W. Bush

C

Bill Clinton

D-E

F-K

Gerald Ford

L

M-Q

Richard Nixon

R

Ronald Reagan

S-Z



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VIP Letters, 1960-2008 | Robert and Elizabeth Dole Archive and Special Collections

By Erin Wolfe, Damien Gilbert, Julia Stanislav

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Collection Overview

Title: VIP Letters, 1960-2008Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1960-2004

ID: 01/020

Extent: 593.0 Letters

Arrangement: The letters are arranged alphabetically by the sender's last name. Multiple letters from the same sender are arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The VIP Letters collection consists of letters that were removed from the Dole papers. With few exceptions, the letters were written to Senator Dole from notable public figures, including U.S. Presidents (about 66% of the letters), Congresspeople, foreign officials, and other distinguished persons. The contents of the letters covers a wide range of topics, including current events, personal notes, responses to letters from Dole, and more.

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Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: A-B],
[Box 2: George H.W. Bush],
[Box 3: C],
[Box 4: Bill Clinton],
[Box 5: D-E],
[Box 6: F-K],
[Box 7: Gerald Ford],
[Box 8: L],
[Box 9: M-Q],
[Box 10: Richard Nixon],
[Box 11: R],
[Box 12: Ronald Reagan],
[Box 13: S-Z],
[All]

Box 6: F-KAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Diane Feinstein to Bob Dole, 5/15/1996Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Diane Feinstein to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his service in the Senate.
Available here: c020_006_000_001 (PDF, 2 pp.)
Item 2: Diane Feinstein to Bob Dole, 2/28/2002Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Diane Feinstein to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his participation at a National Cancer Act press conference.
Available here: c020_006_000_002 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 3: Diane Feinstein to Bob Dole, 3/4/2002Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Diane Feinstein to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for joining her to introduce the National Cancer Act of 2002.
Available here: c020_006_000_003 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 4: Indira Gandhi to Bob Dole, 9/15/1971Add to your cart.
Letter from Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi to Senator Bob Dole declining Dole's invitation to visit Kansas.
Available here: c020_006_000_004 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 5: Robert Gates to Bob Dole, 1/10/1993Add to your cart.
Letter from Director of the CIA Robert Gates to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for Dole's support over the years.
Available here: c020_006_000_005 (PDF, 2 pp.)
Item 6: Rudy Giuliani to Bob Dole, 7/23/2003Add to your cart.
Letter from former mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his graciousness in awarding to him the the Dole Prize for Leadership.
Available here: c020_006_000_006 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 7: Dan Glickman to Bob Dole, 1983Add to your cart.
Letter from Representative Dan Glickman to Senator Bob Dole expressing condolensces for the death of Dole's mother.
Available here: c020_006_000_007 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 8: Dan Glickman to Bob Dole, 12/21/1998Add to your cart.
Letter from Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman to Senator Bob Dole wishing him the best in the new year and expressing his appreciation of their friendship.
Available here: c020_006_000_008 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 9: Dan Glickman to Bob Dole, 9/18/2000Add to your cart.
Letter from Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman to Senator Bob Dole confirming Dole's induction into the Department of Agriculture's Hall of Heroes.
Available here: c020_006_000_009 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 10: Dan Glickman to Bob Dole, 10/6/2005Add to your cart.
Letter from CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America Dan Glickman to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his note and requesting a continuation of their discussion.
Available here: c020_006_000_010 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 11: Barry Goldwater to Bob Dole, 12/30/1963Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Barry Goldwater to Congressman Bob Dole inviting him to a meeting in Arizona to discuss Goldwater's decision on whether to run for president.
Available here: c020_006_000_011 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 12: Barry Goldwater to Bob Dole, 1/3/1964Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Barry Goldwater to Congressman Bob Dole announcing his candidacy for president.
Available here: c020_006_000_012 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 13: Barry Goldwater to Bob Dole, 6/24/1966Add to your cart.
Letter from former senator Barry Goldwater to Congressman Bob Dole encouraging him to support H.R. 4671.
Available here: c020_006_000_013 (PDF, 2 pp.)
Item 14: Barry Goldwater to Bob Dole, 11/18/1980Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Barry Goldwater to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his help in acquiring last-minute campaign funds.
Available here: c020_006_000_014 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 15: Al Gore to Bob Dole, 5/5/1993Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Al Gore to Senator Bob Dole enclosing a copy of a Schlesinger article mentioned earlier by President Clinton.
Available here: c020_006_000_015 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 16: Al Gore to Bob Dole, 12/3/1993Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Al Gore to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his letter about paperwork requirements imposed in regard to the National Performance Review.
Available here: c020_006_000_016 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 17: Al Gore to Bob Dole, 2/4/1994Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Al Gore to Senator Bob Dole congratulating him on being chosen for the 117th annual Distinguished Patriot Award.
Available here: c020_006_000_017 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 18: Al Gore to Bob Dole, 8/11/1994Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Al Gore to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his help in preserving the space station.
Available here: c020_006_000_018 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 19: Al Gore to Bob Dole, 10/3/1994Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Al Gore to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his letter regarding "the Schneerson collection."
Available here: c020_006_000_019 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 20: Al Gore to Bob Dole, 12/22/1994Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Al Gore to Senator Bob Dole wishing him a strong recovery from his recent surgery.
Available here: c020_006_000_020 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 21: Al Gore to Bob Dole, 6/20/1995Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Al Gore to Senator Bob Dole requesting support for S. 75, which would recognize President Franklin D. Roosevelt's accomplishments by designating October 1996 as Roosevelt History Month.
Available here: c020_006_000_021 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 22: Al Gore to Bob Dole, 7/21/1995Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Al Gore to Senator Bob Dole wishing him a happy birthday.
Available here: c020_006_000_022 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 23: Al Gore to Bob Dole, 5/31/2005Add to your cart.
Letter from former vice president Al Gore to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for the copy of One Soldier's Story.
Available here: c020_006_000_023 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 24: Billy Graham to Bob Dole, 11/11/1998Add to your cart.
Letter from Baptist minister Billy Graham to Senator Bob Dole requesting a visit.
Available here: c020_006_000_024 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 25: Alan Greenspan to Bob Dole, 6/28/2005Add to your cart.
Letter from Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board Alan Greenspan to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for a copy of One Soldier's Story.
Available here: c020_006_000_025 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 26: Raja Mohammed Zafarul Haq to Bob Dole, 2/28/1995Add to your cart.
Letter from Leader of the Opposition of the Pakistani Senate Raja Mohammed Zafarul Haq to Senator Bob Dole wishing him success in his pursuit of the presidency.
Available here: c020_006_000_026 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 27: Bryce N. Harlow to Bob Dole, 8/11/1964Add to your cart.
Letter from White House Advisor Bryce N. Harlow to Congressman Bob Dole thanking him for his note and encouraging Dole to pursue the matter of Richard Nixon visiting Kansas' First Congressional District.
Available here: c020_006_000_027 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 28: Bryce N. Harlow to Bob Dole, 12/19/1972Add to your cart.
Letter from White House Advisor Bryce N. Harlow to Senator Bob Dole listing stipulations regarding Dole's resignation as chair of the Republican National Committee.
Available here: c020_006_000_028 (PDF, 2 pp.)
Item 29: Vaclav Havel to Bob Dole, 4/23/1999Add to your cart.
Letter from President of the Czech Republic Vaclav Havel to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for supporting the Czech Republic's entrance to the North Atlantic Alliance and to NATO.
Available here: c020_006_000_029 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 30: John Heinz to Bob Dole, 1983Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator John Heinz to Senator Bob Dole offering condolensces for the death of Dole's mother.
Available here: c020_006_000_030 (PDF, 2 pp.)
Item 31: Jesse Helms to Bob Dole, 2/8/1974Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Jesse Helms to Senator Bob Dole presenting him with a pair of men's hose.
Available here: c020_006_000_031 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 32: Jesse Helms to Bob Dole, 3/11/1974Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Jesse Helms to Senator Bob Dole sharing a letter sent to him by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
Available here: c020_006_000_032 (PDF, 5 pp.)
Item 33: Jesse Helms to Bob Dole, 7/23/1974Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Jesse Helms to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for supporting Helms' amendment which would have eliminated the back-up centers from the Legal Services Corporation.
Available here: c020_006_000_033 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 34: Jesse Helms to Bob Dole, 9/8/1983Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Jesse Helms to Senator Bob Dole offering condolensces for the death of Dole's mother.
Available here: c020_006_000_034 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 35: J. Edgar Hoover to Bob Dole, 3/27/1967Add to your cart.
Letter from Director of the FBI J. Edgar Hoover to Congressman Bob Dole informing him that Russell O. Vail has been appointed as a Special Agent in the FBI.
Available here: c020_006_000_035 (PDF, 2 pp.)
Item 36: J. Edgar Hoover to Bob Dole, 1/3/1968Add to your cart.
Letter from Director of the FBI J. Edgar Hoover to Congressman Bob Dole informing him that his communication was referred to the FBI by the Department of Justice.
Available here: c020_006_000_036 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 37: Hubert Humphrey to Bob Dole, 9/17/1965Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Hubert Humphrey to Congressman Bob Dole sending him an autographed copy of Humphrey's address to the Syracuse University Class of 1965.
Available here: c020_006_000_037 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 38: Hubert Humphrey to Bob Dole, 4/26/1966Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Hubert Humphrey to Congressman Bob Dole inviting him to the Washington Briefing for Young Americans.
Available here: c020_006_000_038 (PDF, 2 pp.)
Item 39: Hubert Humphrey to Bob Dole, 7/17/1967Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Hubert Humphrey to Congressman Bob Dole wishing him a happy birthday.
Available here: c020_006_000_039 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 40: Hubert Humphrey to Bob Dole, 6/28/1968Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Hubert Humphrey to Congressman Bob Dole asking him for his help in encouraging greater opportunities for youth.
Available here: c020_006_000_040 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 41: Hubert Humphrey to Bob Dole, 3/16/1973Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Hubert Humphrey to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for sending a photo.
Available here: c020_006_000_041 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 42: Jacob K. Javits to Bob Dole, 5/8/1979Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Jacob K. Javits to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for Dole's kind words about Javits' career in the Senate.
Available here: c020_006_000_042 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 43: Jacob K. Javits to Bob Dole, 7/24/1979Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Jacob K. Javits to Senator Bob Dole apologizing for not having answered Dole's letter transmitting the witness list for the SALT II hearing.
Available here: c020_006_000_043 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 44: Lyndon B. Johnson to Bob Dole, 7/22/1965Add to your cart.
Letter from President Lyndon B. Johnson to Congressman Bob Dole wishing him a happy birthday.
Available here: c020_006_000_044 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 45: Lyndon B. Johnson to Bob Dole, 7/22/1966Add to your cart.
Letter from President Lyndon B. Johnson to Congressman Bob Dole wishing him a happy birthday.
Available here: c020_006_000_045 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 46: Lyndon B. Johnson to Bob Dole, 7/22/1967Add to your cart.
Letter from President Lyndon B. Johnson to Congressman Bob Dole wishing him a happy birthday.
Available here: c020_006_000_046 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 47: Madame Chiang Kai-shek to Bob Dole, 8/8/1995Add to your cart.
Letter from the wife of the president of the Republic of China Madame Chiang Kai-shek to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for co-sponsoring a reception in her honor.
Available here: c020_006_000_047 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 48: Nancy Landon Kassebaum to Bob Dole, 1983Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Nancy Landon Kassebaum to Senator Bob Dole offering him condolensces for the death of his mother.
Available here: c020_006_000_048 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 49: Nancy Landon Kassebaum to Bob Dole, 1996Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Nancy Landon Kassebaum to Senator Bob Dole offering condolensces on the outcome of the 1996 presidential election.
Available here: c020_006_000_049 (PDF, 2 pp.)
Item 50: Ewing M. Kauffman to Bob Dole, 3/27/1973Add to your cart.
Letter from President of the Kansas City Royals Ewing M. Kauffman to Senator Bob Dole inviting him to the Royals' opening game at the new Harry S. Truman Sports Complex.
Available here: c020_006_000_050 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 51: Ewing M. Kauffman to Bob Dole, 4/18/1973Add to your cart.
Letter from President of the Kansas City Royals Ewing M. Kauffman to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for attending the opening of the Royals' stadium.
Available here: c020_006_000_051 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 52: Ewing M. Kauffman to Bob Dole, 10/9/1974Add to your cart.
Letter from President of the Kansas City Royals Ewing M. Kauffman to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his support of the Copyright Revision Bill.
Available here: c020_006_000_052 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 53: Jack Kemp to Bob Dole, 11/6/1996Add to your cart.
Letter from Republican Vice Presidential nominee Jack Kemp to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for the honor of including Kemp in Dole's campaign for president.
Available here: c020_006_000_053 (PDF, 2 pp.)
Item 54: Jack Kemp to Bob DoleAdd to your cart.
Letter from former Congressman Jack Kemp to Senator Bob Dole congratulating him on opening the door to a GOP growth package.
Available here: c020_006_000_054 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 55: Jack Kemp to Bob Dole, 2005Add to your cart.
Letter from former Congressman Jack Kemp to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for a copy of One Soldier's Story.
Available here: c020_006_000_055 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 56: Robert F. Kennedy to Bob Dole, 5/22/1961Add to your cart.
Letter from Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy to Congressman Bob Dole including a copy of the telegram Kennedy sent to Governor Patterson of Alabama regarding the federal government's decision to send U.S. deputy marshalls to Montgomery to maintain order
Available here: c020_006_000_056 (PDF, 3 pp.)
Item 57: Ted Kennedy to Bob Dole, 9/8/1983Add to your cart.
Letter from Senator Ted Kennedy to Senator Bob Dole offering condolensces for the death of Dole's mother.
Available here: c020_006_000_057 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 58: Martin Luther King, Jr. to Bob Dole, 7/9/1965Add to your cart.
Telegram from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Bob Dole urging defeat of the McCulloch amendment to the Voting Rights Bill.
Available here: c020_006_000_058 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 59: Henry A. Kissinger to Bob Dole, 8/2/1974Add to your cart.
Letter from Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to Senator Bob Dole accepting Dole's invitation to attend a function in Kansas.
Available here: c020_006_000_059 (PDF, 1 pp.)

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[Box 1: A-B],
[Box 2: George H.W. Bush],
[Box 3: C],
[Box 4: Bill Clinton],
[Box 5: D-E],
[Box 6: F-K],
[Box 7: Gerald Ford],
[Box 8: L],
[Box 9: M-Q],
[Box 10: Richard Nixon],
[Box 11: R],
[Box 12: Ronald Reagan],
[Box 13: S-Z],
[All]


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