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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 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 Cornelius E. Gallagher Collection contains 48.25 cubic feet of papers from his years in Congress. Dates covered are 1953-1972, but the bulk of the collection does not include the congressman's first two terms in office. Records contained in the collection are those of legislation, press releases, speeches, clippings, correspondence, and Congressional Record excerpts, along with New Jersey, departmental, and personal files. A small map series and a photography series are also included with...
Scope and Contents The Fred R. Harris Collection, a sizeable collection of 309 cubic feet, covers the period 1963-1976. While the bulk of the materials pertain to Harris's congressional career, the records of the later period, 1972-1976, document both of Harris's presidential campaigns. The Harris Collection also contains invitations, schedules, post office files, clippings, constituent correspondence, government publications, speeches, reports, and legislation The Harris Collection is especially...
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Jones Collection covers his Congressional career, 1973-1986, and his time as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. This includes records generated in or received by the Washington, D.C. and district offices by the Congressman and his staff, or in the Embassy of the United States in Mexico City. Broadly, these records include correspondence with constituents, other members of Congress and Senators, Presidents, Executive Office staff, Cabinet members and Federal agency staff, celebrities,...
Scope and Contents The Kerr Collection consists of over 368 linear feet of materials, the majority of which includes materials generated during his years in the Senate, though the Gubernatorial series does relate to his years as Oklahoma’s governor. As a Senator, Kerr was involved in a variety of issues and reforms of national and state prominence including conservation projects, the development of the space program, Native Americans issues and concerns, healthcare insurance reform, and agriculture....
Scope and Contents The McCurdy Collection is 66 linear feet plus audio-visual and oversized materials. The collection includes materials related to a variety of topics prominent during McCurdy’s service in Congress, but the strengths of collection are found in the topics that McCurdy engaged with—particularly foreign policy and politics in Central America, defense appropriations and growth, and transportation industry issues. The materials include correspondence, background material, memos, notes, speeches,...
Scope and Contents The Monroney Collection is 98 linear feet in addition to audio-visual and oversize materials. Although Mike Monroney was in Congress from 1938 to 1968, his collection has very little material from many of his years of service. In 1973, the National Archives destroyed over 90 percent of his early papers. The bulk of the surviving collection is from the years 1962-1968. For the most part, the series divisions demonstrate what topics the collection covers.
Scope and Contents The Morris Collection is quite complete, encompassing materials from all five of his terms in office. Morris gave this collection to the University of Oklahoma over a period of years beginning in 1952. Consisting of 53 cubic feet of material, the collection covers the period 1946-1960. It is strongest on subjects of a local concern to western Oklahoma. Among the items found in the collection are correspondence, bills, publications, clippings, and photographs. An additional donation was made to...
Scope and Contents The Peden Collection covers the period 1946-1948. Consisting of 8 cubic feet of material, the collection consists primarily of correspondence. Constituent correspondence, which is arranged geographically, includes such subjects as utility concerns, issues, and personal requests. General non-constituent correspondence, arranged alphabetically, includes letters on the Taft-Hartley Bill, taxes on oleomargarine, aid for public schools, veterans benefits, Alaska homesteading, and dams. The remaining...
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