The personal library of U.S. Senator Ervin has been recreated and, for more than 20 years, has been welcoming visitors from far and near. "Senator Sam's" ornate Senate office desk awaits, complete with papers signifying the "business of the day." Browse professional and family memorabilia, original cartoons from the Watergate era, awards. and other materials collected during his many years of service.

The Research Collection consists of nearly 10,000 books, pieces of correspondence, photos, and public and private documents representing the personal, professional and intellectual life of the senator. The Bach Collection consists of documents of the Watergate Era, including hearings and other publications of the Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities. This large collection of documents is available for viewing and research.