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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 This collection documents the political activities of Charles Wesner, a founding member of the Oklahoma chapter of the Sierra Club, and his wife Lyntha Wesner, a local activist and councilwoman in the City of Norman government, from 1960-1997. The records in the collection attest to the Wesners' environmental and civic concerns, and documentation of the couples' participation in the League of Women Voters, Common Cause, and the Sierra Club reveal their commitment to promoting democratic values...