World War, 1939-1945
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Biemiller Collection contains 6.8 cubic feet of documents from Biemiller's congressional office. Almost all cover his second term (1949-1950), but a few date from 1946-1948. Over 90 percent of the collection is legislative correspondence. Correspondents are primarily constituents but also include labor officials, business leaders, congressional colleagues, and Wisconsin government officials. The most prominent topics represented are housing, physical disabilities, and taxation. Information...
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....
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 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,...
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 The Owen collection is 2.1 cubic feet in size and includes material from 1913-1946, with the bulk falling between the years 1935-1942. The collection contains general correspondence pertaining to the Federal Reserve Act as well as a series of letters from various prominent Washington personalities. In addition, there are a number of documents published by the Government Printing Office. There is also a bound volume of Owen's speeches covering the years 1908-1914. This small...
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 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 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...