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Oklahoma -- Elections

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew N. “Jack” Boatman Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-47
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Attorney. Correspondence regarding Oklahoma politics and the University of Oklahoma Alumni Association, of which Boatman was president in 1924 and 1925.
Dates: 1922-1951

Carl Coke Rister Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-524
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Historian. Student grade books (1929-1951) from history courses taught by Rister at the University of Oklahoma; manuscripts (1889-1920) regarding the settlement of Oklahoma prepared by Rister's students; and typescripts of the official reports (1868-1871) of Generals William T. Sherman and Philip Sheridan regarding the actions of their commands with the Indians. The original reports are in the Library of Congress. Carl Coke Rister Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1868-1951

Charles Gordon Watts, Sr., Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1953
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Judge. Correspondence (1907-1944) regarding Watts's personal affairs, his interest in the Democratic Party and in government at the state and local levels, and regarding the status of legal cases; plus publications (1914-1944) regarding politics and government.
Dates: 1907-1944

Charles Nathaniel Haskell Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-262
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence (1863-1929) concerning Haskell's political career; speeches (1907-1952) made by Haskell; newspaper clippings (1908-1938); and notes (n.d.) concerning Haskell's involvement with the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention. Charles N. Haskell Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1863-1929

David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
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University of Oklahoma president. Correspondence (1899-1943) of Dr. Boyd regarding the establishment of the University of Oklahoma, and Boyd's tenure as its first president; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Boyd; newspaper clippings (-1957) regarding Boyd and the University; employment contracts (1892) between Boyd and the University's Board of Regents; certificates (1903-1924); obituaries and memorials (1936-1937); genealogies of the Boyd and Ross families; programs (1900-1909); songs, music and posters (1902-1907) from the University. Also included is a manuscript by Mary Alice Boyd, daughter of Dr. Boyd, describing the Boyds' years in Arkansas City, Kansas, and in Norman, Oklahoma. David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection is also in repository.
Dates: 1892-1957

Glen Olen Young Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-692
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Politician. A typescript for an address (1953) by Young to the National Conference to Abolish the United Nations, entitled "U.N.--Trap Door to Stalin's Jail, Baited with the Dove of Peace"; campaign literature (1950) regarding Young's candidacy for Congress from Oklahoma; a biography (n.d.) of Young, produced for his election campaign; and publications (ca. 1953) authored by Young and produced by the Presbyterian Church of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, alleging massive communist infiltration of the Presbyterian Church in the United States.
Dates: 1950-1953

Henry Simpson Johnston Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-323
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence (1900-1960) relating to Johnston's political and legal careers, and to his affiliation with various fraternal organizations; speeches and other papers (1914-1930) relating to his election campaigns; legal papers (1909-1934) documenting court cases with which Johnston was involved; and printed material and newspaper clippings (1920-1960) collected by Johnston. Henry S. Johnston Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1891-1960

James A. Harris Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-259
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Businessman. Correspondence (1900-1943) concerning Harris's activities with the Oklahoma Republican Party, of which he was state chairman, 1909-1924; legal correspondence, papers, deeds, and mortagages (1900-1947) from Harris's real estate business in Wagoner, Oklahoma; clippings (1914-1918); accounts and receipts (1853) from Harvey Harris, James Harris's father; and a genealogy (1924) of the Harris family.
Dates: 1853-1947

James Randolph Tolbert Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-617
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Attorney. Correspondence (1909-1941) regarding Tolbert's elections and terms as an Oklahoma state legislator, and the Al Smith for President campaign in Oklahoma, which he headed; reports (1923) and accompanying documentation of the impeachment proceedings of Governor John C. Walton by a special legislative committee, of which Tolbert was vice-chair; and Norman Rockwell posters (1942) entitled "The Four Freedoms.".
Dates: 1909-1941

Jessie Elizabeth Randolph Moore Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-414
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Court clerk. Correspondence (1927-1930) to and from Moore as Clerk of the Oklahoma Criminal Court of Appeals and Clerk of the Oklahoma State Supreme Court; campaign material (1926-1930), including correspondence concerning Moore's campaign for election and re-election as Court Clerk; personal correspondence (1926); briefs (1916-1921) filed in the State Supreme Court while Moore was Deputy Clerk; and clippings (1926-1936) concerning Oklahoma history.
Dates: 1916-1930

John Calloway Walton Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-641
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Governor of Oklahoma, 1923. Personal and official correspondence (1916-1948) regarding Walton's gubernatorial campaign, his term as governor, his impeachment, and his campaign against the Oklahoma Ku Klux Klan; election campaign literature and paraphernalia (1919-1938); speeches (1922-1938); newspaper clippings (1919-1943); transcripts (1823) of legal testimony from numerous military trials in Oklahoma concerning racist and other Klan-sponsored incidents, and from Walton's impeachment trials; and publications (1923-1924) regarding the Klan, politics and government, etc.
Dates: 1903-1948

John Robert Williams Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1369
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Political campaign manager. Correspondence (1906-1910), telegrams (1909-1910), publications (1910), news clippings (1910) and broadsides (1910) regarding the election campaigns of Lee Cruce and his opponent for the governorship of Oklahoma in 1910, and of the Democratic and Republican parties in Oklahoma. The collection includes correspondence (1906) from Senator Gordon Russell regarding Congress's plans for the admission of Oklahoma to the Union.
Dates: 1906-1910

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

Nancye Good Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-226

Patrick Jay Hurley Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8612
Identifier: WHC-M-1080
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Correspondence, reports and articles (1900-1956) from Hurley's service as National Attorney for the Choctaw Nation, regarding tribal enrollment, land tenure, and the Mississippi Choctaw; as United States Assistant Secretary of War and as a special presidential representative to the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Afghanistan and the Middle East; and as United States Ambassador to China during World War II, including correspondence regarding American and Allied war efforts in the Far Eastern theatre. Correspondents include Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lord Louis Mountbatten, Mao Tse-tung, Chiang Kai-shek, Herbert Hoover, Douglas MacArthur, Henry A. Wallace, Joseph Stilwell, Helen Keller and Cordell Hull, as well as numerous officials of the U.S. diplomatic corps, including Averell Harriman and Harry Hopkins. Included are two scrapbooks of photographs...
Dates: 1900-1956

Redmond Selecman Cole Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1951
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Judge. Correspondence (1894-1927) regarding Cole's personal affairs, politics and government at both local and state levels, and cases tried in Oklahoma courts; legal briefs (1909-1925); publications (1908-1956) concerning politics and government; and speeches (n.d.) delivered by Cole before civic and fraternal organizations.
Dates: 1894-1956

Robert Boyd Morford Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-417
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Real estate agent. General business correspondence (1909-1929) concerning Morford's real estate business and the development of a cotton mill in Lawton, Oklahoma; political correspondence (1916-1929) with Senator John W. Harreld of Oklahoma and others; Republican party campaign literature (1936, 1940); and clippings (1913-1940).
Dates: 1909-1940

Royden James Dangerfield Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-147
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University of Oklahoma professor. Manuscripts (ca. 1930-ca. 1948) of both published and unpublished works by Dangerfield, including a history of Oklahoma political campaign platforms from 1890-1914 "The Hidden Weapon: The Story of Economic Warfare" co-authored with David L. Gordon, and others dealing with international relations and Oklahoma state and local government; reprints (1914-1940); and research notes (ca. 1930-ca. 1948) concerning the Oklahoma Land Run of 1889, Oklahoma politics, international law, and international relations, including research material for "The Hidden Weapon" concerning the Allied blockade of Germany during World War II.
Dates: 1914-1948

W.A. (Pat) Murphy Collection

 Collection — Box M-21
Identifier: WHC-M-428
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Correspondence (1936-1947) regarding family matters, Murphy's service as Oklahoma State Commissioner of Labor, and his retirement from public service; certificates (1896-1939); clippings (1933-1950) regarding Murphy, and state and national labor concerns; publications (1936-1947), including pamphlets on national labor affairs; pocket notebooks and address books; and a guest register (1952) from Murphy's funeral. William Albert Patrick Murphy Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1896-1952

Wilburn Nash Redwine Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-516
Abstract Attorney. Correspondence (1898-1943) regarding his legal practice; legal case files (1898-1943) in which Redwine was involved; published legal briefs (n.d.); client account ledgers (1904-1917); and political posters and leaflets (1910, 1924) published during Redwine's campaigns for election to the state supreme court and senate. The entries in the expense ledgers prior to November, 1907 concern legal services provided for a number of Choctaw Indian families experiencing difficulty in receiving or claiming allotments.
Dates: 1898-1943

William Monroe Franklin Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-205
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Attorney and state senator. Printed materials (1926-1947) concerning the Oklahoma Farmers' Union and Franklin's political campaigns; copies of laws (1905-1945) drafted by Franklin; his speeches (1915-1916); newspaper clippings (1943-1957) containing his editorials; and some biographical material (1874-1958).
Dates: 1874-1958