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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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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 10: Richard NixonAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 8/9/1960Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Richard Nixon to Congressman Bob Dole congratulating him on his House primary victory in Kansas' First District.
Available here: c020_010_000_001 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 2: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 9/25/1960Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Richard Nixon to Congressman Bob Dole requesting compliance with the Republican National Committee's recently created Republican voter registration program.
Available here: c020_010_000_002 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 3: Richard Nixon to C. Donald Carr, 1/19/1961Add to your cart.
Letter from Vice President Richard Nixon to Mrs. C. Donald Carr thanking her for her letter after losing the 1960 election.
Available here: c020_010_000_003 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 4: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 3/30/1963Add to your cart.
Letter from former vice president Richard Nixon to Congressman Bob Dole thanking him for his letter and regretting that his legal practice would not allow him to schedule additional commitments.
Available here: c020_010_000_004 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 5: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 1/14/1964Add to your cart.
Letter from former vice president Richard Nixon to Congressman Bob Dole delaying his answer to Dole's invitiation to the 87 Club.
Available here: c020_010_000_005 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 6: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 6/29/1964Add to your cart.
Letter from former vice president Richard Nixon to Congressman Bob Dole declining Dole's invitation to a campaign event.
Available here: c020_010_000_006 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 7: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 8/21/1964Add to your cart.
Letter from former vice president Richard Nixon to Congressman Bob Dole thanking him for hosting the 87 Club dinner and asking Dole to keep Nixon posted about political trands in Kansas.
Available here: c020_010_000_007 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 8: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 11/9/1964Add to your cart.
Letter from former vice president Richard Nixon to Congressman Bob Dole congratulating him on his reelection.
Available here: c020_010_000_008 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 9: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 10/18/1965Add to your cart.
Letter from former vice president Richard Nixon to Congressman Bob Dole stating that his travel schedule for the 1966 was being worked out and may allow for a visit to Dole's district.
Available here: c020_010_000_009 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 10: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 6/15/1966Add to your cart.
Letter from former vice president Richard Nixon to Congressman Bob Dole sending a copy of an article written by Nixon summarizing the issues of the 1966 campaign.
Available here: c020_010_000_010 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 11: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 10/20/1967Add to your cart.
Letter from former vice president Richard Nixon to Congressman Bob Dole thanking him for his counsel and friendship and for attending a dinner.
Available here: c020_010_000_011 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 12: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 11/28/1967Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Congressman Bob Dole congratulating him on his efforts to assist senior citizens in understanding various government services.
Available here: c020_010_000_012 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 13: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 1/31/1968Add to your cart.
Letter from former vice president Richard Nixon to Congressman Bob Dole including a letter Nixon sent to people in New Hampshire outlining his reasons for seeking the 1968 Republican presidential nomination.
Available here: c020_010_000_013 (PDF, 2 pp.)
Item 14: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 7/26/1968Add to your cart.
Letter from former vice president Richard Nixon to Congressman Bob Dole asking for Dole's advice regarding Nixon's potential running mates.
Available here: c020_010_000_014 (PDF, 2 pp.)
Item 15: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, ????-08-02Add to your cart.
Telegram from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole congratulating him on his work on the military procurement bill.
Available here: c020_010_000_015 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 16: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 1968-11-05 (?)Add to your cart.
Telegram from President-elect Richard Nixon to Jim French congratulating the Dole campaign on its electoral victory. The exact date of the telegram is approximate due to conflicting chronological indicators.
Available here: c020_010_000_016 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 17: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 12/2/1968Add to your cart.
Letter from President-Elect Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole asking him for recommendations and comments regarding individuals under consideration for Nixon's administration.
Available here: c020_010_000_017 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 18: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 6/18/1969Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his support and advice on major issues.
Available here: c020_010_000_018 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 19: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 10/6/1969Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole complimenting him for his remarks on Vietnam to the Arlington Republican Women's Club and thanking him for his political courage.
Available here: c020_010_000_019 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 20: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 10/8/1969Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for expressing his strong support for Nixon's Vietnam policy.
Available here: c020_010_000_020 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 21: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 10/15/1969Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his leadership in developing support for Dole's resolution on Vietnam.
Available here: c020_010_000_021 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 22: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 11/5/1969Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole offering thanks on the one-year anniversary of Nixon's campaign victory.
Available here: c020_010_000_022 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 23: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 11/6/1969Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for the support he offered after Nixon's address to the nation regarding Vietnam.
Available here: c020_010_000_023 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 24: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 11/13/1969Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his statement of confidence in Judge Haynsworth's nomination.
Available here: c020_010_000_024 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 25: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 11/21/1969Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his support of Judge Haynsworth's nomination to the Supreme Court.
Available here: c020_010_000_025 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 26: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 12/9/1969Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for endorsing Nixon's decisions concerning United States policy on chemical and biological warfare.
Available here: c020_010_000_026 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 27: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 12/11/1969Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for sharing Nixon's conviction on the tax reform bill.
Available here: c020_010_000_027 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 28: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 1/26/1970Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for supporting the Nixon administration during the Senate hearings on Hurricane Camille.
Available here: c020_010_000_028 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 29: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 2/3/1970Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole appreciating his favorable comments on Nixon's State of the Union address.
Available here: c020_010_000_029 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 30: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 4/11/1970Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his support of G. Harrold Carswell for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
Available here: c020_010_000_030 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 31: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 4/21/1970Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his telegram regarding Nixon's nomination of Judge Harry Blackmun to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
Available here: c020_010_000_031 (PDF, 2 pp.)
Item 32: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 8/31/1970Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his vote to sustain Nixon's veto of the Education Appropriations bill.
Available here: c020_010_000_032 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 33: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 10/7/1970Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole sharing the full text of Nixon's proposal to end hostilities in Indochina.
Available here: c020_010_000_033 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 34: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 11/25/1970Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his vote to sustain Nixon's veto of the Political Broadcasting bill.
Available here: c020_010_000_034 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 35: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 2/11/1971Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for co-sponsoring the General Revenue Sharing bill.
Available here: c020_010_000_035 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 36: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 3/24/1971Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole including a copy of a book on Thomas Jefferson by Frank van der Linden.
Available here: c020_010_000_036 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 37: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 4/23/1971Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole including a copy of Nixon's plan to reorganize domestic Executive Departments.
Available here: c020_010_000_037 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 38: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 5/26/1971Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his letter praising police chief Jerry Wilson.
Available here: c020_010_000_038 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 39: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 6/2/1971Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his support of European troop withdrawals.
Available here: c020_010_000_039 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 40: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 7/20/1971Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for accompanying Nixon to Kansas City.
Available here: c020_010_000_040 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 41: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 10/7/1971Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for supporting Nixon's new economic policies by voting against Senate Resolution 169.
Available here: c020_010_000_041 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 42: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 2/14/1972Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his recent endorsement of the Vietnam negotiations.
Available here: c020_010_000_042 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 43: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 4/24/1972Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his expression of support for Nixon's Vietnam policies.
Available here: c020_010_000_043 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 44: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 5/11/1972Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his support for the peace proposals Nixon presented to the nation.
Available here: c020_010_000_044 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 45: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 7/10/1972Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for coming to Nixon's defense when charges were made against Nixon's character.
Available here: c020_010_000_045 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 46: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 8/3/1972Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his support of Nixon's peace proposal.
Available here: c020_010_000_046 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 47: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 9/6/1972Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole extending thanks for Dole's efforts in arranging the 1972 Republican National Convention.
Available here: c020_010_000_047 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 48: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 1/24/1973Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole appreciating his support of Nixon's Vietnam policies.
Available here: c020_010_000_048 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 49: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 1/29/1973Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole including a copy of Nixon's address about his annual budget.
Available here: c020_010_000_049 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 50: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 1/31/1973Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his service as the chairman of the Republican National Committee.
Available here: c020_010_000_050 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 51: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 2/26/1973Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his service on Nixon's inaugural committee.
Available here: c020_010_000_051 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 52: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 4/3/1973Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his vote to sustain Nixon's veto of the Rehabilitation Act of 1972.
Available here: c020_010_000_052 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 53: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 7/13/1973Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole requesting consideration of an enclosed letter expressing Nixon's views on the urgent need for Alaskan oil legislation.
Available here: c020_010_000_053 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 54: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 9/26/1973Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for voting to sustain Nixon's veto of a bill to amend the Small Business Act.
Available here: c020_010_000_054 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 55: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 3/7/1974Add to your cart.
Letter from President Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his vote to sustain Nixon's veto of the Energy Emergency Act.
Available here: c020_010_000_055 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 56: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 5/19/1976Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole expressing appreciation for Dole having put a Newsweek article in the Congressional record.
Available here: c020_010_000_056 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 57: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 8/20/1976Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Bob Dole extending best wishes to Dole in the upcoming 1976 election and offering advice on campaigning.
Available here: c020_010_000_057 (PDF, 2 pp.)
Item 58: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 6/24/1977Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole including a copy of Julie Nixon's book, "Special People."
Available here: c020_010_000_058 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 59: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 8/24/1981Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole extending congratulations for Dole's legislative tax victory and for the ensuing positive press coverage.
Available here: c020_010_000_059 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 60: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 10/10/1983Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole including an advance copy of Nixon's upcoming book, "Real Peace: A Strategy for the West."
Available here: c020_010_000_060 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 61: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 9/12/1984Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole enclosing a speech by Ray Price making the case for President Ronald Reagan's reelection over Walter Mondale.
Available here: c020_010_000_061 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 62: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 11/28/1984Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole congratulating him on his election as Senate Majority Leader.
Available here: c020_010_000_062 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 63: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 12/3/1984Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole including a copy of a memo Nixon sent regarding the defense budget.
Available here: c020_010_000_063 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 64: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 2/22/1985Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole regarding the upcoming 10th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and including a copy of a book by Nixon on the subject of Vietnam.
Available here: c020_010_000_064 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 65: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 8/26/1986Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole recommending Dole's continued association with Al Sindlinger and showing concern regarding the impact the slow economy would have on the November 1986 elections.
Available here: c020_010_000_065 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 66: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 3/9/1988Add to your cart.
Telegram from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole wishing him luck in the 1988 Republican presidential primary.
Available here: c020_010_000_066 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 67: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 12/21/1989Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole extending appreciation for Dole's role in hosting a dinner with Senator Robert Byrd the previous night.
Available here: c020_010_000_067 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 68: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 1/13/1991Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole congratulating him on his leadership on the Gulf vote.
Available here: c020_010_000_068 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 69: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 4/30/1991Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for hosting a bipartisan briefing with Senator Robert Byrd.
Available here: c020_010_000_069 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 70: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 1/27/1992Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole congratulating Dole on his decision to run for another term as US Senator from Kansas.
Available here: c020_010_000_070 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 71: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 8/24/1992Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole complimenting him on the quality of his 1992 Republican National Convention speech.
Available here: c020_010_000_071 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 72: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 11/2/1992Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his defense of Nixon in a hearing before the Kerry Committee and commenting on the prospects of several Senate races.
Available here: c020_010_000_072 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 73: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 12/11/1992Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole encouraging him in his Republican leadership and on his 1996 presidential prospects.
Available here: c020_010_000_073 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 74: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 3/16/1993Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole inviting him to participate in the US-Japan conference at the Nixon Presidential Library.
Available here: c020_010_000_074 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 75: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 6/28/1993Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for his eulogy at the funeral of Pat Nixon.
Available here: c020_010_000_075 (PDF, 1 pp.)
Item 76: Richard Nixon to Bob Dole, 1/27/1994Add to your cart.
Letter from former president Richard Nixon to Senator Bob Dole thanking him for hosting a 25th Anniversary luncheon in honor of Nixon.
Available here: c020_010_000_076 (PDF, 2 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],
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