Skip to main content

Political campaigns -- Oklahoma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Bob Burke Autographs of American Leaders Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2678
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Papers and photographs (1741-2000) autographed by American political leaders, particularly U.S. Presidents and Speakers of the U.S. House of Representatives. Also includes many political campaign pins and buttons. Collected by Oklahoma City attorney, author, and historian Bob Burke.
Dates: 1741-2000

Campbell Russell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-538
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Correspondence (1905-1937) to and from Russell regarding the Oklahoma Corporation Commission of which he was a member; political posters (ca. 1920-1930) from Russell's election campaigns for the Corporation Commission and to Congress; speeches (ca. 1920-1930); by-laws and the certificate of incorporation (1933) for the Self-Help Exchange, a Depression-era unemployed persons league; and publications (1919-1936), including newspapers (1919-1925) printed by Russell for propaganda purposes, and transcripts (n.d.) of Oklahoma State Supreme Court proceedings.
Dates: 1904-1937

Carl Coke Rister Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-524
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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

Elijah King Stewart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-592
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Politician. Correspondence (1950) from Victor Wickersham, Congressman from Oklahoma, and from Elijah King Stewart regarding their contest for Wickersham's Congressional seat in 1950; and a political poster from Stewart's campaign. The correspondence consists of allegations against Wickersham by Stewart, and Wickersham's response to the charges.
Dates: 1950

Ernest Whitworth Marland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2058
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Governor of Oklahoma. A letter (1938) supporting Marland's campaign for election to the U. S. Senate, a promotional card (1938) from his campaign, and a printed speech (1937) of Governor Marland to the Legislature of Oklahoma.
Dates: 1937-1938

Frank C. Carter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-87
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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

Glen Olen Young Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-692
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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

James Randolph Tolbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-617
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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

John Calloway Walton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-641
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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 R. Clarke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-108
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Politician. Correspondence (1926) to Clarke from Henry S. Johnston and others, concerning political issues and Clarke's campaign for the 1926 gubernatorial election in Oklahoma; and pamphlets (1926) from Clarke's campaign. The collection also includes a letter (1932) to Clarke from Franklin D. Roosevelt concerning Clarke's platform.
Dates: 1926-1932

John Robert Williams Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1369
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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

Orel Busby Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-72
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Judge. Correspondence, speeches, and clippings (1942) concerning Busby's unsuccessful candidacy for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma; correspondence (1918) concerning Busby's successful candidacy for election as judge of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma; correspondence (1924-1927) from Busby's term as a member of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents; and correspondence (1935-1937) concerning his unsuccessful bid for nomination to a federal judgeship in Oklahoma. Orel Busby Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1918-1959

W.A. (Pat) Murphy Collection

 Collection — Box M-21
Identifier: WHC-M-428
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

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