Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
1950-2010, 203 linear feet.
The papers of former Congressman Abner Mikva contain correspondence, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, newsletters, campaign pamphlets, questionnaires, surveys, press releases, financial papers, corrections reform legislation, gun control, ethics legislation, court cases, opinion slips, law clerk files and manuals, published articles and textbook, foreign travel, CEELI, American Bar Association meetings, teaching materials, awards, honors, and post retirement speaking engagements and related activities. The collection is arranged in five series: Legislative File, Congressional File, Court File, Personal File and Post-Retirement File. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.
2014, amount unknown.
Interviews of Abner Mikva were conducted by Mark R. DePue for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Topics discussed include Independent Democrats of Illinois; Adlai Stevenson II; President Bill Clinton; Mayor Richard J. Daley; Chicago Democratic Party machine; Illinois House of Representatives; President Barack Obama; War Powers Resolution of 1973; gun control; Governor Otto Kerner; Governor Richard Ogilvie; Hillary Clinton; Governor Dan Walker; Whitewater; Paula Jones; Cutback Amendment; Governor Jim Thompson; President Richard Nixon; 1968 Democratic Convention; Ken Starr; Waco siege; State Senator Emil Jones; and U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C..
Library of Congress
In the Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit, Oral History Project oral history interviews, 1991-2004, 2.8 linear feet.
Interviewees include Abner J. Mikva.
University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
1974, 1 commercial on 1 audiotape reel.
The commercial was used during Abner Mikva's campaign for the 1974 U.S. congressional election in District 10 of Illinois, Democratic Party.
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