Carol Moseley Braun papers
- Carol Moseley Braun papers
- ca 1992-1998
- Moseley-Braun, Carol, 1947-
- 371 linear feet (888 boxes)
- Collection written in English.
Conditions for Access
Written permission is required for access to this collection, which is stored off-site. Please contact the Chicago History Museum, Research Center staff (at Research@chicagohistory.org ) for more information. Boxes 713 and 878-888 are closed to researchers until 2068.
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the archives for more information on licensing and permissions for use and reproduction.
A common citation for archives is as follows: Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, Collection title, ID number, Repository name, location.
Gift of Carol Moseley Braun (accession number: 1998.0175).
Biography or History
Carol Moseley Braun was born and educated in Chicago. She became the first African American woman elected to the U.S. Senate.
Scope and Content
Correspondence, phone logs, personnel files, reports, press releases, research materials, invitations, voting records, briefing books, speeches, newspaper clippings, legislation, grants, and audits comprise the Carol Moseley Braun papers, documenting her term as United States senator from Illinois (Democrat, 1993-1999). Also included are some materials from her senatorial campaigns in 1992 and 1998. Topics include health care and education reform, civil rights and women's rights, and social security.
Descriptive inventory available online.
- Moseley-Braun, Carol, 1947- -- Archives
- Clinton, Bill, 1946-
- Gore, Albert, 1948-
- King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
- Mandela, Nelson, 1918-
- Washington, Harold, 1922-1987
- Democratic Party (Chicago, Ill.)
- Democratic Party (Ill.)
- Democratic Party (U.S.)
- United States -- Congress -- Senate
- United States -- Federal Emergency Management Agency
- Whitewater Development Corporation
- African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 20th century
- African American legislators -- United States -- 20th century.
- African American lawyers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 20th century
- African American women -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 20th century
- Floods -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1992
- Legislators -- United States -- 20th century
- Whitewater Inquiry, 1993-2000
- Chicago (Ill.) -- Politics and government -- 1951-
- Illinois -- Politics and government -- 1951-
- United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1993-2001 -- Congresses
- Financial records
- Press releases