Robert J. Dole Press Clippings, 1939-1995
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Brief Description:

This collection contains press clippings from newspapers, magazines, and other published sources, as well as some additional unpublished material, such as press releases or letters from Dole. Search the full text of all articles:

Please note that, due to the quality of microfilm scans, the full text search will not be able to identify all relevant results. Use the search box at the top right of the screen to search the article titles.

About 80% of the items (about 2300 articles) are from Kansas newspapers, with the rest from national publications and a few items from Dole's office or other non-published sources. The clippings cover many aspects of Dole's life and political career. There is an emphasis on Dole's major campaigns, specifically the 1976 Ford-Dole Presidential campaign and Dole's 1988 Presidential campaign, 1992 Senate campaign, and 1996 Presidential campaign through December 31, 1995.

Held at:
Robert and Elizabeth Dole Archive and Special Collections
The Dole Institute of Politics
2350 Petefish Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045
Phone: 785-864-1405
Email: dolearchives [at]
Record Series Number: 01/017
Created by: Russell Public Library
Volume: 2941.0 Items
Arrangement: The articles are listed in the order that they were collected and microfilmed, which is largely in chronological order. To facilitate browsing, the finding aid has been divided into series by year. During the microfilming process, 66 pages were duplicated. In these cases, only the higher quality image has been listed in the finding aid.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Rights/Use Restrictions: Copyright restrictions apply in different ways to different kinds of materials. Some of the documents and other historical materials in the Dole Archive are in the public domain and may be reproduced and used in any way; however, there are other materials that carry a copyright interest that must be used according to the provisions of Title 17 of the U.S. Code. The Dole Archive issues a warning concerning copyright restrictions to every researcher who requests copies of documents. Although the copyright law is under constant redefinition in the courts, it is ultimately the responsibility of the researcher to properly use copyrighted materials.