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Indians of North America--Claims

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Carl Albert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CAC-CC-001
Scope and Contents The Albert Collection is the largest held by the Carl Albert Center, and it contains over 1000 linear feet of documents, multiple maps and oversize materials including scrapbooks, and over 10,000 photographs. Because Albert served for an extended period of time during an extremely productive time in Congress, the collection includes materials related to a variety of national legislative actions and political occurrences including Great Society legislation like the Civil Rights Act, the creation...

Page H. Belcher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CAC-CC-004
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...

Lyle H. Boren Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CAC-CC-007
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....

Thomas A. Chandler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CAC-CC-011
Scope and Contents The Chandler collection is small and fragmentary and does not reflect his activities in the U.S. Congress. For the most part, the 300 documents in the collection are constituent correspondence from 1917-1919. Some of the topics included in the materials are military conscription, Native Americans, drought relief, anti-lynching laws, the League of Nations, and the Panama Canal.

Wesley E. Disney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CAC-CC-013
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...

Thomas P. Gore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CAC-CC-024
Scope and Contents While the Gore Collection is only 15 linear feet, it contains a wide variety of materials related to topics important to Gore and Oklahoma. Many of the materials, especially the correspondence, come from Gore’s post-Senate years, but the Subject Correspondence and Papers are related to his time in the Senate and include documents related to Indian affairs, economics, national and Oklahoma politics, and both World War I and World War II. Because of his reputation as a nationally renowned orator,...

Fred R. Harris Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CAC-CC-026
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...

George B. Schwabe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CAC-CC-047
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

 Collection
Identifier: CAC-CC-050
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...

John William "Elmer" Thomas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CAC-CC-053
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...