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John Andrew Simpson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-567

Scope and Contents

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Correspondence (1917-1934) with Simpson regarding Oklahoma Farmers' Union and National Farmers' Union policies, issues and activities, including financial papers and meeting minutes of both organizations, and Simpson's nomination for the office of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture in Franklin Roosevelt's first cabinet. Correspondents include Franklin Roosevelt, Huey P. Long, Henry Morgenthau, James A. Farley and Elmer Thomas. Also in the collection are diaries (1924-1934), transcripts of radio and other speeches (1919-1933), clippings (n.d.) and newspapers (1917-1934) all relating to farm topics.

Dates

  • 1917-1934

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

2.66 ft. (2.66 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mildred Simpson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Simpson, Mildred. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1946.
Description rules
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Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Contact:
630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States