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Scope and Contents The Albert Collection is the largest held by the Carl Albert Center, and it contains over 1000 linear feet of documents, multiple maps and oversize materials including scrapbooks, and over 10,000 photographs. Because Albert served for an extended period of time during an extremely productive time in Congress, the collection includes materials related to a variety of national legislative actions and political occurrences including Great Society legislation like the Civil Rights Act, the creation...
Scope and Contents The Belcher Collection consists of 182 linear feet of material plus maps and nearly 250 photographs. Materials cover a wide-range of topics with prominence being give to agriculture, wheat, meat inspection, federal aid to education, tax legislative, social security amendments, civil rights, school prayer, oil legislation, the Vietnam War, the Republican Party, soil conservation, the Farmers Home Administration, and rural electrification. A variety of document types related to legislation exist...
Scope and Contents The John N. "Happy" Camp Collection consists of 102 cubic feet of material and covers the period 1967-1974. The collection is arranged into several series; internal arrangement is either chronological or alphabetical by topic. While Camp's papers are particularly strong in energy, mining, and Native American subjects, in contrast there are only a few cubic feet of routine materials on science and astronautics. The collection also is especially strong on agricultural topics. Documents contained...
Scope and Contents The Chandler collection is small and fragmentary and does not reflect his activities in the U.S. Congress. For the most part, the 300 documents in the collection are constituent correspondence from 1917-1919. Some of the topics included in the materials are military conscription, Native Americans, drought relief, anti-lynching laws, the League of Nations, and the Panama Canal.
Scope and Contents Consisting of 18.6 cubic feet of material, the collection consists of wire copies, newspaper clippings, press releases, speeches, and reports either written or gathered by Cromley during his years with the Daily Oklahoman. The collection contains a wealth of information on the Oklahoma congressional delegation as they confronted the issues on Capitol Hill. A small photograph collection is included in the collection.
Scope and Contents The Douglas Collection covers the former congresswoman's life from her early stage career until her death in 1980. Because the bulk of the materials document her years in Congress, the collection is especially rich in covering events and issues central to the immediate post-World War II era. Due to her service on the Foreign Affairs Committee, there is a large amount of material on the earliest years of the Cold War and the establishment of the new world order. Other topics of note include the...
Scope and Contents The Edmondson Collection is disappointingly small. Occupying only 12 linear feet, the papers span the period of 1958-1964 and are largely related to his brief service as a senator. The majority of the materials consist of correspondence, but there are also speeches, press releases, travel records, clippings, campaign materials, and audio-visual items. The strength of the collection lies in its focus on Oklahoma state government, including Arkansas River projects and the repeal of prohibition in...
Scope and Contents The bulk of the English Collection covers his Congressional career, 1975-1994. This includes records generated in or received by the Washington, D.C. and district offices by the Congressman and his staff. Broadly, these records include correspondence with constituents, other members of Congress and Senators, Presidents, Executive Office staff, Cabinet members and Federal agency staff, celebrities, business leaders, and foreign officials. The collection documents the primary functions of...
Scope and Contents The Garber Collection contains materials from both his time as Mayor of Enid and as a member of Congress. It includes correspondence, speeches, supporting material, legislation, and publications mostly relating to the period of Garber's congressional career. Garber's legislative interests centered around adjusted compensation for veterans, agriculture, especially the Agricultural Marketing Act, salaries, and wages. The Garber Collection contains speeches delivered in the House and before the...
Scope and Contents The Gensman Collection includes 17 cubic feet of material arranged in 10 series. The collection consists predominantly of correspondence. While the collection covers the period 1901-1945, most of the material is from 1913-1923.