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Finding Hawaiʻi Congressional Papers: Home

Guide to the locations of the papers of Hawai`i`s Congressional delegates, representatives, and senators.

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Finding Materials in the State Archives

The Hawai‘i State Archives holds the papers of many pre-Statehood congressional delegates. Many finding aids are available in print onsite or in PDF upon request. Contact archives@hawaii.gov for more information.

About this Guide

Photograph of Hawai'i delegation holding pineapples, 1964. L to R: unknown, Spark Matsunaga, Hiram Fong, Patsy Mink, Dan Inouye.

Hawaiʻi has been sending a delegate to the United States Congress since 1899. This guide will connect you with relevant papers in the Hawaiʻi Congressional Papers Collection at the UH Mānoa Library, the Hawaiʻi State Archives, and other repositories.

Authors

This guide was created by Megan Higuchi and Mericia Palma Elmore for LIS 618, Government Documents & Archives. It is maintained by librarians in the Government Documents & Maps Department and the Archives and Manuscripts Department.