Water resources development--Law and legislation--United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Bartlett Collection contains 68 linear feet in addition to oversize materials, maps, and nearly 2,000 photographs. The majority of the documents relate to Bartlett’s successful bid in 1972 to become a U.S. Senator and his tenure in that office (1973-1978). They include constituent correspondence, memos, background research, bills, and other legislative-based documents. A smaller number of documents relate to Bartlett’s service at the state level, including his time as governor. Of...
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 Cartwright Collection consists of 65 cubic feet of documents, 11 scrapbooks, over 1,300 photographs, and multiple oversize materials including maps, campaign posters, and newspapers. The materials range in date from 1898 to 1951, but the majority of the materials are from Cartwright’s life in public service as a teacher, congressman, and state official from 1909 until the 1950s. The materials include legislation, publications, newspapers and newspaper clippings, speeches, and other items...
Scope and Contents The Disney Collection consists of 8 linear feet with the majority of the materials covering his tenure in office, 1931-1944. Most of the documents were originally housed in scrapbooks, including newspaper clippings. Of particular note is Disney’s column, “Washington Letter,” that he wrote for local newspapers. There are also lists that contain extensive data about his constituents. The materials cover a variety of topics including prohibition, the Grand River Dam, Franklin D. Roosevelt, the oil...
Scope and Contents This small collection contains a few items related to Ferguson's ill-fated gubernatorial campaigns of 1950 and 1958 as well as scrapbooks concerned with soil conservation and flood control. In addition, there is a small photograph collection which includes several images of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District as well as images of soldiers in Vietnam in the 1960s.
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 Steed Collection is approximately 413 linear feet plus oversize material. The majority of the documents date from 1948-1980, though there are some materials from earlier. The collection resembles more typical congressional collections with materials including correspondence, legislation, reports, clippings, publications, memos, schedules, and invitations. Because of the time period during which Steed served a variety of topics on the local, state, and national level are addressed in the...
Scope and Contents Consisting of eight cubic feet of material, the Stephenson collection includes letters, clippings, speeches, newsletters, and press files. This material mainly concerns her work with Kerr and her research for a biography she intended to write on the senator. As a result, the subjects covered in the collection reflect the interests of Senator Kerr. Topics include water resource development, natural resource conservation, agriculture, petroleum industry and trade, education, and electric power....
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...
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...