Indians of North America--Government relations
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Fred R. Harris Collection
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...
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....
James V. McClintic Collection
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...
A. S. "Mike" Monroney Collection
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.
Toby Morris Collection
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...
William H. "Alfalfa Bill" Murray Collection
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...
John C. "Jack" Nichols Collection
Scope and Contents The Nichols Collection contains 0.75 cubic feet and consists primarily of correspondence, memos, telegrams, and campaign materials. There are also invitations, Congressional Record reprints, a diary (1945), speeches, scrapbooks, voting records (1939-1940), congressional reports, and clippings. Although the collection covers the period from 1934-1949, most of the material documents Nichols's congressional career. Topics covered include campaigns; aviation and air accidents, including the 1943...
Preston E. Peden Collection
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...
George B. Schwabe Collection
Scope and Contents A moderate-sized collection of 33 cubic ft., the Schwabe Papers include materials from the period 1921-1952, although the bulk of the records date from the years 1946-1952. The collection also includes a small number of photographs and outsized materials, mostly newspapers and clippings. The collection covers a wide range of topics. The departmental and legislative files contain correspondence and information pertaining to flood control and agriculture, particularly in Oklahoma....
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...