Personal & Political Papers of Senator Goldwater

The Personal and Political Papers of Senator Barry M. Goldwater
Call No. MS FM MSS 1
1180 linear ft. (970 boxes)

The personal and political papers of Barry Goldwater span over 100 years. In addition to extensive legislative, personal correspondence and campaign files, the collection includes microfilm, photographs, audio-visual material, artifacts, cartoons, clippings, albums, and memorabilia. As such, it is the cornerstone of AHF holdings.

Finding Aid



Series I: Personal


Series II: 1964 Campaign


Series III: Legislative


Series IV: Constituent Service


Series V: Administrative


Series VI: Media


Series VII: Artifacts, Memorabilia, Oversized Material


Constituent Case Files

Senator Barry M. Goldwater: An Arizona Legend
204 photographs from the Goldwater collection have been mounted online as part of the Arizona Memory Project, established by the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records.
Links to other Goldwater Materials

Publications about or related to Barry Goldwater


The Rockefeller Archive Center


National Archives and Records Administration

  Links to NARA’s Archival Research Catalog. Use “Goldwater” as search term.

A Guide to the Stephen Shadegg / Barry Goldwater Collection, 1949-1965 (University of Texas, Austin)

 Consists of Stephen Shadegg’s campaign files for Goldwater’s 1952 and 1958 U.S. Senate campaigns and 1964 Republican presidential primary effort.
31 linear feet

Goldwater at 100: His Politics, Idealogy, and Legacy
Conference presented in 2009

Note to Political Science Researchers

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