United States--Armed Forces
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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...
John William "Elmer" Thomas Collection
Scope and Contents Most of the material in the Thomas Collection was created during his senatorial years. Because Thomas served over half of his years in the Senate during the Great Depression and World War II, the collection is an excellent source on the history of the nation and Oklahoma during the 1930s and 1940s. The files reflect the national debate over these two major crises and include opinions of colleagues, figures in the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration, and other prominent personalities. Because...
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...