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Michael Lynn "Mike" Synar Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CAC-CC-051
Scope and Contents The greater part of the Synar collection, some 97,000 items, consists of legislative and research materials used by the Synar office during his years as a Congressman from Oklahoma. These materials range in date from 1979 to 1994 and include, but are not limited to, internal memos, drafts of bills, hearing materials, and background research. The materials cover a variety of topics relevant to Congress and Oklahoma but provide particular focus on issues that galvanized the Synar office...

Elbert D. Thomas Collection

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Identifier: CAC-CC-052
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typescript of Our Four Fears: A Commentary on America's Risks in the After-War World and a photographic portrait of the Senator. Thomas was the author of numerous books and articles on Oriental affairs and international relations. The bulk of Thomas's papers are housed at the Utah State Historical Society.

John William "Elmer" Thomas Collection

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Identifier: CAC-CC-053
Scope and Contents Most of the material in the Thomas Collection was created during his senatorial years. Because Thomas served over half of his years in the Senate during the Great Depression and World War II, the collection is an excellent source on the history of the nation and Oklahoma during the 1930s and 1940s. The files reflect the national debate over these two major crises and include opinions of colleagues, figures in the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration, and other prominent personalities. Because...

Paula Unruh Collection

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Identifier: CAC-PP-075
Scope and Contents This collection focuses on Unruh's work as a leading strategist in the Republican Party at the state and national level. Materials on the Oklahoma Republican Party as well as the Southern Association of Republican State Chairmen include correspondence, meeting minutes, schedules, clippings, and financial data. Also evident in the collection is material on various Oklahoma Republican races, including the congressional campaigns of Representative Page H. Belcher in the 1960s and 1970s, the...

Claude Weaver Collection

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Identifier: CAC-CC-055
Scope and Contents Consisting of 5 cubic feet of material, the Weaver Collection focuses extensively on Weaver's legal career and family. Only one folder of material deals exclusively with his years in Washington. This material covers the Federal Reserve Act, Panama Canal legislation, and roll call votes. There are, however, several political files relating to elections and the National Democratic Party as well as correspondence from such well known politicians as Thomas P. Gore, Sam Rayburn, and Elmer Thomas....

Charles and Lyntha Wesner Collection

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Identifier: CAC-PP-2017-2
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...

Victor E. Wickersham Collection

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Identifier: CAC-CC-056
Scope and Contents The Wickersham Collection is comprised of 16.3 cubic feet of material. The materials date from 1938 through 1956 with the bulk covering the period 1950-1956. The collection contains numerous topics of interest for research, including water conservation, federal aid to Oklahoma education, and Indian affairs. There is also material on the growth of Clinton-Sherman and Altus Air Force Bases as well as work performed at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A small number of photographs are...

George H. Wilson Collection

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Identifier: CAC-CC-057
Scope and Contents The Wilson papers include materials from the years 1927-1983. While the bulk of the documents cover Wilson's congressional career (1949-1950), there are materials from his service in various judgeships as well. Topics and types of materials found in the Wilson papers are those which one would normally find in a congressional collection and include correspondence, press releases, legislation and reports, publications, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous. The collection is arranged...

William F. Wilson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CAC-PP-112
Scope and Contents 5 strips of negatives and a single black and white photograph of the 1976 Bicentennial opening ceremonies. The snapshots are candid in nature and supply a behind-the-scenes view of the events.

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