Land use--Law and legislation--United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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 The McGuire Collection consists of only six folders containing personal correspondence from 1903-1909. The majority of correspondence is with D.L. Larsh, chair of the Republican Central Committee of Cleveland County, Oklahoma, and secretary of the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma. Topics are for the most part limited to private pension bills, local appointments to postmaster and marshal, construction of a bridge across the South Canadian River, and a land grant for the University...
Scope and Contents The Morgan Collection, of more than 10 cubic feet and primarily covering the period 1880-1920, contains numerous series: Family and Personal Correspondence; Political and Business Correspondence; Subject Files; Speeches (chronological arrangement); Speeches (alphabetical arrangement by subject); Congressional Bills and Publications; Religious Material; Cards, Invitations, Memorabilia, Pamphlets, Programs, Travelogues, etc.; Scrapbooks and Bound Materials, Clippings and Miscellany; and Outsized....
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 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...
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...
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...