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Women -- Political activity -- Oklahoma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Althea Leah Bierbower Bass Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-31
Scope and Contents


Historian. Manuscript essays (1847-1850) written by Sarah Worcester, a daughter of Samuel A. and Ann Orr Worcester, missionaries to the Cherokees, while a student at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, along with a typed manuscript biography (1955) of Alice M. Robertson, Oklahoma's first Congresswoman, authored by Bass, and entitled "The Inheritance of Alice Robertson.".

Dates: 1847-1955

Mildred June Tompkins Benson Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1966
Scope and Contents


Mayor. Correspondence (1954-1981), certificates (1953-1981), municipal reports (1948-1961), and agendas and minutes (1954-1981) of the Norman, Oklahoma, city council and of several Norman city government boards, including those governing environmental and noise pollution and the quality of water; publications, including newsletters and brochures published by the League of Women Voters of the United States; and one manuscript, jointly authored by Benson and Cortez A. M. Ewing, regarding presidential nominating politics in 1952. Benson was active in Norman politics and her papers reflect the governance of the municipality for the period 1954-1981.

Dates: 1915-1996