Local D.C. Political Papers at Special Collections Research Center
April 1, 2014 -- On this primary election day in Washington, D.C., the Special Collections Research Center would like to highlight our significant collections of local DC political papers. Whether you are researching neighborhood history, redevelopment, public health, gun control, statehood, or any other topic of interest in the recent history of Washington, you may find materials of interest within our collections of papers from D.C. City Council Members and Chairmen, dating to the beginning of Home Rule in 1974. Take a look at our finding aids for these collections, contact us with the boxes you'd like to see, and explore the history of the city through primary source documents: David A. Clarke, Linda Cropp, John B. Duncan, Walter Fauntroy, Jim Graham, Carol Schwartz, Frank Smith, Jr., John A. Wilson, and Nadine Winter.