Water--Law and legislation--United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Lyle H. Boren Collection
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....
Congressional Sunbelt Caucus Collection
Scope and Contents The Congressional Sunbelt Caucus Collection includes documents and a small photograph collection covering the period 1981-1995. The bulk of the collection is from 1981-1982 and 1987-1994. Materials in the collection include administrative, organizational, and membership information; legislation; news and press releases; task force agendas, strategies, and proposals; briefing materials; reports; statistical information; booklets; and journal articles. The Sunbelt Caucus set out to propose and...
Robert S. Kerr Collection
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....
Paul Stewart Collection
Scope and Contents The Paul Stewart Collection contains approximately 1.5 cubic feet of material which dates primarily from 1922 to 1946, the years Stewart served in the state and national legislatures. There are a few financial documents from 1947 and 1948 concerning Stewart's ranch. Several scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings concerning the 1923 state bank probe, 1920s and 1930s state politics, the 1928 national election, state education, state highways and highway commission, labor, the investigation of...
William G. Stigler Collection
Scope and Contents The Stigler Collection contains slightly more than 12 cubic feet of material covering the dates 1934-1952. Most of these items were generated during the congressional years, and there is little documenting the congressman's legal and state political careers or his personal life. While this collection reflects Stigler's interests in agriculture and flood control in Oklahoma, there is a significant amount of material on his concern with legislation affecting Indians not only in Oklahoma but also...
Victor E. Wickersham Collection
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...