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Scope and Contents The Dewey F. Bartlett Collection occupies 68 cubic feet of documents, and the overwhelming majority of these relate to Bartlett's successful 1972 bid to become a U.S. senator and his tenure in that office (1973-1978). The Legislative Files and Subject Files consist of a wealth of information of special interest to Senator Bartlett. A smaller number of documents exist from his years as Oklahoma state legislator and governor as well as from his earlier life.The Bartlett Collection contains...
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 Boren Collection comprises more than 48 linear feet of papers dating 1885-1949, although the overwhelming majority date from 1933 to 1947. Most of the documents were created in or maintained by Boren's congressional offices (Washington, D.C., and Oklahoma), although items in the Personal and Family Files may have been kept at the congressman's home. Over the years a number of secretaries and assistants maintained the files, and the names of these people appear in the Office Files series....
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 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 While the Gore Collection is only 15 linear feet, it contains a wide variety of materials related to topics important to Gore and Oklahoma. Many of the materials, especially the correspondence, come from Gore’s post-Senate years, but the Subject Correspondence and Papers are related to his time in the Senate and include documents related to Indian affairs, economics, national and Oklahoma politics, and both World War I and World War II. Because of his reputation as a nationally renowned orator,...
Scope and Contents The Jed J. Johnson Collection is quite small (0.25 cubic feet) and consists mainly of speeches, campaign materials, publications, and newspaper clippings. Although the dates are widely distributed (1927-1947), most of the material deals specifically with Johnson's congressional career. Johnson's speeches and newspaper clippings pertain to issues and legislation facing Congress such as veterans, illegal aliens, taxes and tariffs, rural electrification, and achievements and failures of the 71st...
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 McClintic Collection is slightly more than 1 linear foot of material, but it covers four decades in Oklahoma history. With correspondence, clippings, speeches, campaign materials, and subject files from a variety of different elected offices, McClintic’s collection provides an unique, abbreviate glance at the life of an elected official from Oklahoma. Of particular note are McClintic’s accounts about the trips he took as a congressman, including a trip in 1919 to post-war Europe and a 1925...
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents The Murray Collection is approximately 9 linear feet plus oversized materials. Although Murray served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1913-1917, the majority of the collection is related to his post-congressional activities, family affairs, and years as governor. The materials cover a variety of topics including his use of executive orders calling for martial law, pardons, and the appointment and removal of state officials. The documents also include material...
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