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Oklahoma -- Officials and employees

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Jefferson Seay Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-550
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Oklahoma Territorial Governor. An autobiography (1893) of Seay; a biography (1915) of Seay, including a family history, written by Clark Brown; typescripts of Seay's diaries (1862-1864, 1892-1893), the earliest kept during his service as a Union soldier during the Civil War, and the latter kept during his term as Territorial Governor; and typescripts of letters (1905-1909) sent and received by Seay after his retirement from public office.
Dates: 1862-1915

Frank C. Carter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-87
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Politician. Correspondence (1938-1956) regarding farm mortgages, Carter's campaigns and election as State Auditor in 1938 and as Oklahoma Secretary of State in 1942, his retirement from political office in 1946, and his death in 1954; and a scrapbook (1930-1948) of clippings and correspondence about Carter's political career. Frank C. Carter Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1930-1956

John C. Kennedy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2198
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Politician. Papers (1952-1990) of J.C. Kennedy relating to his political, civic, and business activities as Chairman of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Commissioner of the Oklahoma State Highway Department, member of the Oklahoma State Chamber of Commerce, President of the Oklahoma Housing Conference, Chairman of the Oklahoma Democratic Party, and alternate representative to the United States Mission to the United Nations. Many documents in this collection pertain to the civic activities of Wynn Kennedy. Also includes newspaper clippings (various dates) covering state of Oklahoma and national political affairs, J.C. Kennedy's business dealings, and Kennedy's long history of public service.
Dates: 1906-1990

Martin Luther Turner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1379
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Financier. Correspondence (1888-1921), news clippings (1896-1921) and two scrapbooks (1896-1917) of news clippings and broadsides, regarding the life of Turner, his campaign for election as a U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, and his involvement with finance. Of special note are a number of letters (1916-1920) addressed to Turner from Brig. Gen. John J. Pershing requesting Turner's assistance in obtaining Pershing's promotion to the rank of Major General.
Dates: 1888-1921

Raymond Dancel Gary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2003
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Oklahoma Governor. Papers (1955-1958) of Oklahoma Governor Raymond D. Gary, including commissions and appointments; correspondence concerning bills before the state legislature; radio speeches and press files; correspondence concerning the teacher's retirement referendum; alphabetical files of Gary's executive assistant, Clarence Burch; minutes of meetings and correspondence from the Commissioners of the Land Office; files of the Budget Office, including payroll information; reports and correspondence concerning other individual state boards and committees; appointments and general correspondence of the Governor's office; welfare files, including claims and correspondence organized by county; correspondence concerning pardons, paroles and extraditions; and correspondence files, by organization, by personal name, and from out of state. Raymond Dancel Gary...
Dates: 1955-1958