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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 Cohelan Collection contains 120 linear feet of materials, with the vast majority of items related to his time in office from 1959-1970. The documents include correspondence, press releases, questionnaires, speeches, notes, memos, background research, publications, and legislation. Known for his support of President Johnson and various progressive reforms, Cohelan’s collection is particularly strong in regard to civil rights, conservation of natural resources, the Vietnam War, and labor....
Scope and Contents The Edwards Collections is approximately 126 linear feet, plus 8 maps and 50 photographs. The Correspondence and Legislative series represent the majority of the materials in the collection and include constituent correspondence, issue surveys and opinion ballots, voting records, issue folders, memos, notes, and legislation. Topics of note include cable and satellite television, the break-up of AT&T, civil rights legislation, foreign affairs, energy policy, Contra Aid, Tallgrass Prairie...
Scope and Contents The Lee Collection is a small collection of 11.5 linear feet. It consists most of correspondence, speeches, and scrapbooks which include programs, clippings, publications, and additional correspondence. The material ranges in date from before Lee’s service as a Representative and Senator till after, though the bulk of it is during his tenure as a congressman. A well-known orator, Lee’s speeches are the highlight of the collection.
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.
- Subject: Aeronautics, Commercial--United States X