Arizona State University Home to John McCain’s Archives
In 2012, Sen. John McCain donated his papers to Arizona State University. The archive, known simply as the McCain Collection, is expected to grow dramatically over the next few months.
More than 800 boxes of his materials — records, photographs, correspondence — await shipment from his offices in Maryland and Washington, D.C., to ASU Library, where they will be accessible to scholars, historians and the public for generations to come.
Beginning with his election to the U.S. House of Representatives and first term in 1983, these historic materials offer a glimpse into the senator’s 35-year career in American politics, including his 2008 presidential campaign.
Repost of May 22, 2018 infoDOCKET Entry
Arizona State University Library Will House Sen. John McCain Archives
Video Report About the John McCain Archives (Features Comments by Jim O’Donnell, Arizona State University Librarian)
From ABC 15 Arizona
Arizona State University will house Sen. John McCain’s complete archives.
The archives include both professional and personal correspondence during McCain’s time as a U.S. representative, senator and presidential candidate.
ASU librarian Jim O’Donnell said the majority of the material is from McCain’s 2008 White House bid…
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