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United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Dale Bumpers Papers

Identifier: MC 1490
Scope and Content Note

Materials include biographical information, correspondence, legislative and committee materials (Appropriations, Energy and Natural Resources, and Small Business committees). Additionally, the collection includes materials concerning personal and office records, speeches and voting records, photographs, posters, audio visual materials, and ephemera.

Dates: 1886-2011

Caraway Family Scrapbook

Identifier: MC 2550
Content Description Scrapbook of materials related to the Caraway family, and particularly to Arkansas Senator Hattie Wyatt Caraway. The scrapbook was compiled primarily by Mary Sue Todd Renfro (a grand-niece of Hattie Caraway) and her daughter, Nancy Todd Renfro. The scrapbook includes correspondence, photographs, genealogical research, newspaper clippings, and copies of vital records such as marriage and death certificates. Those identified in photographs include Hattie Wyatt Caraway, Thaddeus Caraway, Paul...
Dates: circa 1900-2007

Hattie Wyatt Caraway Papers

Identifier: MS C176
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, 1919-1950; photographs, c. 1884-1943; journal, 1931-1934; scrapbooks of clippings, 1927-1931 and 1934-1944; and other material pertaining to Thaddeus Horatius Caraway's political and other activities, 1927-1931, and Hattie Wyatt Caraway's political and other activities, 1931-1945, while serving as U.S. Senators from Arkansas (1920-1931 and 1931-1945, respectively); to T.H. Caraway's death, 1931; to H.W. Caraway's post-Senatorial career as U.S. civil servant, 1945-1950; and to...
Dates: ca 1884-1950

Thaddeus H. Caraway Letters

Identifier: MC 671
Scope and Content Note

Two typed letters, on U. S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary, letterhead, from Thaddeus H. Caraway to Judge J. N. Rachels, Searcy, asking support for Caraway's candidacy for U. S. Senate; typed carbon copy of letter [from Rachels] to Caraway.

Dates: 1919

Ben Cravens Letter

Identifier: MC 2344
Scope and Content Note

Letter from U.S. Congressman Ben Cravens (D-AR) to Lee Jones of Magazine, Arkansas, regarding Cravens' support for legislation to restore benefits to survivors of Spanish-American War veterans, and support for World War I veterans benefits.

Dates: 1934

Hugh Anderson Dinsmore Papers

Identifier: MC 1177
Scope and Content Note

Photographs, papers, and artifacts created or collected by Hugh Anderson Dinsmore.

Dates: 1883-1930

Clyde D. Dollar Political Convention Materials

Identifier: MC 218
Scope and Content Note

Materials concerning the 1952 Republican and Democratic National Conventions in Chicago.

Dollar attended both conventions and collected the materials, adding his own observations about the items and his experiences at the convention. All papers were published in 1952 unless otherwise noted. Numbers printed on the upper right corner of Dollar's typed notations were placed there by the author and are of no significance to the researcher.

Dates: 1952

Draft Mills for President Committee Materials

Identifier: MC 1853
Content Description

Campaign packet distributed by the Draft Mills for President Committee, which was organized to support a campaign by U.S. Representative Wilbur D. Mills of Arkansas for President of the United States in 1972. The packet includes correspondence, a newsletter, campaign stickers and pins, and a volunteer form.

Dates: 1971

Clyde T. Ellis Papers

Identifier: MS E15 258 258A-E
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, memoranda, scrapbooks, diary fragment, legislative bills, broadsides, photographs, clippings and other published and unpublished materials created or received by the Arkansas lawyer, politician, state legislator and administrator who served in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1939 to 1943 and who was, from 1942 his retirement in 1968, Executive Manager of National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Part of the materials pertain to Ellis’ personal...
Dates: 1933-1976

Ann Engskov Collection of Bill Clinton Presidential Administration Photographs

Identifier: MC 2580
Content Description The collection consists of color photographs from Bill Clinton's presidential administration; most if not all are official White House photographs, and many are accompanied by photo releases from the White House Office of the Press Secretary. Subjects include Clinton giving weekly radio addresses and meeting with dignitaries and constituent groups. Those pictured include Bill and Hillary Clinton; Japanese Foreign Minister Yukihiko Ikeda; Vice President Al Gore; Secretary of the Treasury...
Dates: circa 1995-1997

J. William Fulbright Papers Addendum

Identifier: MS F956 144-D
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of correspondence with Arkansas constituents on matters concerning state and national affairs; business and personal correspondence relating to variety of topics such as reactions to speeches by Fulbright, press releases or television programs relating to Fulbright, political observations, and exchange program among others; general correspondence consisting of out-of-state letters addressing national and international issues; correspondence concerning legislation...
Dates: 1944-1974

J. William Fulbright Papers, Second Accession

Identifier: MS F956 144-B
Scope and Content Note The second increment of the J. William Fulbright papers (primarily 1960-1975) comprises approximately nine hundred linear feet of materials and documents the tenure of the Arkansas Democrat in the U.S. House and Senate. The collection consists of constituent, official, and personal correspondence, memoranda, legislative bills, speeches, photographs, and other records related to the political, governmental, and diplomatic interests and activities of the senator. An important component of the...
Dates: 1940-1975; Majority of material found within 1960-1975

Don Hamilton Arkansas Wilderness Act Papers

Identifier: MC 560
Scope and Content Note The papers consist of correspondence, policy studies, newspaper clippings and a videotape pertaining to the passage of the Arkansas Wilderness Act of 1984. Mr. Hamilton bound much of the material together into volumes. These volumes consist mostly of correspondence to and from Mr. Hamilton as well as other individuals involved with the passage of the Arkansas Wilderness Act. Volumes 5-6, R.A.R.E., consist of papers pertaining to Roadless Area Review Evaluations. The U.S. Forest Service...
Dates: 1977-1985

John Paul Hammerschmidt Papers

Identifier: MC 1230
Scope and Content Note

The collection is divided into twenty-one series. Materials include biographical data, correspondence, legislative and committee materials, personal and office financial records, speeches, press releases, posters, audio and video tapes, and ephemera.

Dates: 1964-2009

Oren Harris Congressional Papers

Identifier: MS H242
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, legislative bills, reports and other materials comprising, for the most part, Oren Harris' Congressional files. Harris, a native of Hempstead County, Arkansas, represented the fourth Congressional district of Arkansas in the 77th-89th United States Congresses, from January 3, 1941 until his resignation February 2, 1966 to accept appointment as United States District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas. For 23 years a member of the House Committee...
Dates: 1926-1966

Oren Harris Supplementary Papers

Identifier: MS H242 138-A 138-B Harris
Scope and Content Note Articles, clippings, photocopies, photos, reports, and correspondence which primarily documents some of the work of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce and the Special Subcommittee on Legislative Oversight, both chaired by Representative Oren Harris. A small number of records pertain to other aspects of Harris' legislative and judicial careers. Arranged in 3 series, the material covers investigations of the Allied Telephone Company of Conway, Arkansas [1965], the...
Dates: 1941-1969

Lawrence Brooks Hays Supplementary Papers

Identifier: MS H334s 423
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, literary manuscripts, drafts and texts of speeches and articles, notes, clippings, business and legal documents, political campaign material, oral history transcripts, reports, minutes, press releases, brochures, newsletters, booklets, sound recordings, photographs, motion picture films (MP Film) and other material comprise the Brooks Hays Supplementary Papers. The records pertain to many aspects of Brooks Hays' life and career (see Biographical History)...
Dates: 1894 - 1981

Hiram Heartsill Ragon Papers

Identifier: MS R126 388
Scope and Content Note Scrapbooks, correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, photographs, clippings, news releases, political campaign literature, and other published or unpublished materials pertaining to: the life and career of Hiram Heartsill Ragon, U.S. Congressman from Arkansas, 1923-1933, and judge of the U.S, District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, 1933 until his death, and to the life and career of his son, Hiram Heartsill Ragon, Jr. (1917-1975), Prosecuting Attorney for the Twelfth Judicial...
Dates: 1915-1962; undated

Roy Reed Papers

Identifier: MC 1083
Scope and Content Note The collection comprises personal, academic and professional/research records. The personal records consist mostly of correspondence and files pertaining to Reed’s studies at Harvard University. The academic records pertain to the classes taught by Reed, such as classroom lecture notes, syllabi, tests, newspaper and magazine articles, typescripts, and other classroom items created and collected by him. The professional/research records contain subject files that concern primarily Reed’s...
Dates: 1951-1998

Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers

Identifier: MS R563 18
Scope and Content Note

The Joseph Taylor Robinson papers (primarily 1900-1937) contain correspondence, memoranda, speeches, legislative bills, business and financial records, legal files, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other materials created or received by or pertaining to Robinson's life and career, especially to his service as U. S. Senator from Arkansas, 1913-1937.

Dates: 1900-1954; Majority of material found within 1900-1937

Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers Supplement

Identifier: MS R563s 368 368a
Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, photographs, and other materials pertaining to the life and work of Joseph Taylor Robinson, and supplementing the Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers, 1900-1937 (216 feet).

Dates: 1879-1965; Majority of material found within 1905-1937

Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers, Supplement 2

Identifier: MC 1193
Scope and Content Note The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, press releases, financial records, and other papers pertaining mostly to the professional, political, and governmental career of Robinson, especially as regards to his role as a Congressman and chairman of the Committee on the Public Lands; the Arkansas gubernatorial election in 1912, mainly congratulatory messages to Robinson on his election as Arkansas Governor; and Robinson's senatorial career. Specific areas to which records relate include:...
Dates: 1904-1952

Alfred E. Smith Papers

Identifier: MC 697
Scope and Content Note The papers include personal and professional correspondence, reports, speeches, and press releases written by Smith while in government service, copies of many of Smith's columns and articles, material concerning the Capitol Press Club, photographs, and other items. Significant correspondents include: Mary McLeod Bethune Hattie Caraway Kenneth Clark W. Montague Cobb W. E. B. DuBois Langston Hughes...
Dates: 1920-1984

Gerald L.K. Smith Materials

Identifier: MC 1812
Scope and Content Note

Documents, including printed materials and positive copies on glass plates, related to Gerald L. K. Smith, a right-wing politician and founder of the Christian Nationalist Crusade and the America First Party. Glass plate documents are partially, and possibly entirely, exhibits presented by Smith's manager, John Rinderman, possibly as part of testimony to Congress or to the FBI.

Dates: circa 1939-1963

William Sulzer Scrapbook

Identifier: MS Su6
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, and other material collected and mounted by the donor, pertaining to the law practice and the political career of the New York state lawyer, legislator, and United States Congressman who was Governor of New York from January 1, 1913 until his impeachment and removal from office, October 18, 1913. Most of the material, consisting largely of incoming correspondence but including copies of a few outgoing letters, dates from 1913 and pertains to...
Dates: 1905-1923