University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Don Ward Papers, 1965-1976



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Ward, Don
Title: Ward, Don, Papers
Dates: 1965-1976
Abstract: Correspondence, schedules, printed material and clippings relating to United States Senator Lloyd Bentsen’s 1976 presidential campaign make up the bulk of the Don Ward Papers, 1965-1976. Material from United States Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey’s 1968 presidential campaign is also included.
Accession No.: 2002-249; 2003-020
OCLC No.: 51651472
Extent: 3 ft., 2.75 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical/Historical Note

Don Ward was the Director of Advance Operations for the Campaign of Lloyd Bentsen for President in 1976. Prior to his position with Bentsen, Ward worked with Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey in his 1968 presidential campaign.


Scope and Contents

Correspondence, schedules, printed material and clippings relating to United States Senator Lloyd Bentsen’s 1976 presidential campaign make up the bulk of the Don Ward Papers, 1965-1976. Material from United States Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey’s 1968 presidential campaign is also included.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Access to portions of this collection are restricted. Contact repository for further information.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Ward, Don -- Archives.
Bentsen, Lloyd.
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978.
Subjects (Organizations)
Democratic Party (U.S.) -- History.
Subjects
Elections.
Political campaigns.
Presidential candidates.

Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Artifact Collection.

Some material has been separated to the Map Collection.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Don Ward Papers, 1965-1976, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Archives Staff.

Subsequent revisions were made by Amanda Reyes, August 2016.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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4X114 Hubert H. Humphrey files:
Clippings and publications, 1968
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2.325/D19b Original newspaper sections, 1968
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4X114 Toledo trip kit, 1968
Governor Warren E. Hearnes press kit and Humphrey campaign material, 1968
General campaign material, 1968-1971 and undated
Scheduling material, 1968-1974 and undated
Blank letterhead, envelopes and campaign material, undated
Lloyd Bentsen 1976 Presidential Campaign Files:
State files:
Alabama [empty], undated
Alaska [empty], undated
Arizona, [empty], undated
Arkansas, 1975 and undated
California, 1975-1976 and undated
Colorado, [1975]
Connecticut, 1975
Delaware [empty], undated
Georgia, 1975
Hawaii [empty], undated
Idaho [empty], undated
Illinois, 1975 and undated
Indiana [empty], undated
Iowa [empty], undated
Kansas, 1975
Kentucky, 1975 and undated
Louisiana, 1975-1976 and undated
Maine [empty], undated
Maryland, June 23, 1975
Massachusetts [empty], undated
Michigan, 1975 and undated
Minnesota, 1975
Mississippi, 1975
Montana [empty], undated
Nebraska, [1975]
Nevada, undated
New Hampshire, 1975
New Jersey, 1975 and undated
New Mexico [empty], undated
New York, 1974-1976 and undated
North Dakota [empty], undated
Ohio, 1974-1976
Oklahoma, 1975
Oregon, undated
Pennsylvania, 1974-1975
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4X116 Rhode Island, 1975-1976
South Carolina, undated
South Dakota [empty], undated
Tennessee, 1975
Texas, May 20, 1975
Utah, November 4, 1975
Vermont [empty], undated
Virginia [empty], undated
Washington [empty], undated
West Virginia [empty], undated
Wisconsin [empty], undated
Wyoming, undated
Campaign stop files:
Toledo, Ohio, April 27, 1975
Lucas County, Ohio, April 27, 1975
Star-News, Washington D.C., April 29, 1975
Greater D.C. Jewish Center, April 29, 1975
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 29, 1975
Charleston, West Virginia, May 2, 1975
Alabama, May 2-3, 1975
Gaithersburg, Maryland, May 6, 1975
Middletown, Virginia, May 5, 1975
Rauscher-Pierce, New York City, May 9, 1975
Boston, Mass., May 10, 1975
Monroe County, May 10, 1975
Esposito dinner, New York City, May 14, 1975
B’nai B’rith, Cleveland, May 13, 1975
Detroit, Michigan, May 16-17, 1975
Dubuque, Iowa, May-June, 1975
Newport, Rhode Island, May 19, 1975
New York, May 20, 1975
Publicly owned companies, New York, May 20, 1975
Norfolk, Virginia, May 22, 1975
Los Angeles, April 18-20, 1975
Long Island, New York, Fundra’s home, August 23, 1975
NYU Law School, New York City, [empty], April 21, [1975]
Pennsylvania, Valley Forge, April 22, 1975
Albany, Georgia, April 25, 1975
St. Petersburg, Florida, April 26, 1975
Toledo, Ohio, April 27, 1975
Chicago, Illinois, April 5, 1975
Columbia, South Carolina, April 14, 1975
Providence, Rhode Island, April 16, 1975
American Society of Newspaper Editors, April 17, 1975
Los Angeles, California, April 19, 1975
Tennessee, April 2, 1975
Oberlin, Ohio, April 3, 1975
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2.325/R73 Audio cassette tape, Woody Kubbs, April 7, 1975
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4X116 Letters, Oberlin, Ohio trip, cancelled, April 3, 1975
Springfield, Waukegan and Chicago, Illinois, April 4, 1975
Wayne County, Ohio, March 20, 1975
Houston, Texas, March 21-23, 1975
San Antonio, Texas, March 24, 1975
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, March 25, 1975
Austin, Texas, March 25, 1975
Corpus Christi, Texas, March 25, 1975
Letters, Orlando, Florida, March 31, 1975
Jacksonville, Florida, March 31, 1975
Florida trip, March 25-April 1, [1975]
Tennessee follow-up, April 1-2, 1975
Need to be filed, January-April, 1975
Miami, Florida, February 8-10, 1975
Miami, Florida, February 9-10, 1975
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, February 21, 1975
New York trip, city, March 14, 1975
Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 15, 1975
Letters from Minnesota trip, March 15, 1975
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 16, 1975
Columbus, Ohio, March 16-17, 1975
Scranton trip, cancellation, March 19-20, 1975
World Affairs Council, Buffalo, May 8, 1975
Nashville, Tennessee, May 23, 1975
Buffalo, Cleveland, May [9], 1975
New York, May 27-28, 1975
Scranton, Pennsylvania, March 19-20, 1975
Williamsburg, Virginia, February 8, 1975
Fairfax County, Virginia, September 25, 1975
Syracuse, New York, September 1975
Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, Beaver county, October 3, 5, 1975
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4X117 Syracuse, October 4, 1975
Missouri trip, September-November 1975
Chicago, Rockford, October 17-18, 1975
Kansas City follow-up, October 23, 1975
Grocery Manufacturers of America, October 22, 1975
New Jersey, Cumberland County, September-October, 1975
Kansas City receipts, 1974
Burro club, November 4, 1975
Lincoln, Nebraska, November 11, 1975
ADA convention, November 16, 1975
Highway Users Federation, Washington D.C., October 30, 1975
Phillipsburg, New Jersey, May 31, 1975
National Venture Capital Association, June 2, 1975
Philadelphia, June 5, 1975
South Dakota, Pierre, May 30–June 1, 1975
Missouri, June 5-7, 1975
New York, April 21, 1975
New York City, June 9, 1975
Atlantic City, New York City, New Jersey, June 9, 1975
Telethon, New York, [empty], June 12, 1975
Pennsylvania mines, Mathis mine, June 20, 1975
Akron, Ohio, June 20, 1975
Cleveland, June 21, 1975
Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 28, 1975
California trip, June 29-July 3, 1975
Connecticut senior citizens, July 9, 1975
New York, New Jersey, July 11-14, 1975
Wise County, Virginia, , July 17, 1975
Trial Lawyers of America, Toronto, Canada, July 31, 1975
Cincinnati, Ohio, July 21, 1975
Cinti, Kentucky, July 21, 1975
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Chamber of Commerce, Bill Fagin, June 27, 1975
Knoxville and Nashville, Tennessee, August 19-20, 1975
Cincinnati, Ohio, August 21, 1975
Erie, May 30-31, 1975
Pennsylvania, May 30, 1975
Boston, Massachusetts, May 29, 1975
Missouri, Young Democrats convention, St. Louis, Sikeston memorial, August 1975
Prince George’s County breakfast, Lanham, Maryland, September 9, 1975
New York City (LMB), September 3, 1975
Cornland U.S.A., Olivia, Minnesota, September 1975
Cape Girardeau, April 11, 1975
Florida, Lakeland, Miami, July 23-24, 1975
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 25, 1975
Toronto, Canada, July 31, 1975
Chicago, Dupage County, August 1, 1975
Press releases:
Governor’s office, 1974
Penndot, 1974
General Bentsen files:
D[emocratic] N[ational] C[ommittee], 1975
Campaign correspondence, promo file, code 72, 1975-1976
Long range schedules, 1975
Unfiled campaign material, 1973-1975 and undated
Paul Sheehan [empty], undated
Mitch Winick, ca. 1975
Al Allen, 1975
Missouri Finance and Steering Committee, bios included, undated
Hatch Act, 1975
Robert A. Griesedieck, 1965 and undated
“Reconvening the First Continental Congress,” program and letterhead, September 5, 1974
The Official Bicentennial Planner of the Nation’s Capitol, 1976
Unfiled, general printed material and notes, undated
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3S2.2 Photographic material:
Hubert H. Humphrey:
Governor Warren E. Hearnes press kit and HHH campaign material, photographs, ca. 1968
General campaign material, photographs, ca. 1968
Scheduling material, Lockheed Jetliner photographs, undated
Lloyd Bentsen:
Lloyd Bentsen prints and contact sheets, ca. 1975
Pennsylvania, May 30, 1975, photograph, ca. 1975
Florida, Lakeland and Miami, July 23-24, 1975, photograph, 1975
Monroe County, 26 color, 35 mm slides of Bentsen and others at campaign stop, May 10, 1975
Photographs, black and white, unidentified family photos, undated