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Legislators -- United States -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Carlos Ashby Badger papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1298
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of diaries, correspondence, and scrapbooks. The correspondence is largely between Carlos Badger and his wife Rose Jenkins Badger. Most of the diaries were kept while Badger served as personal secretary to the United States Senator from Utah, Reed Smoot. The materials deal with the congressional hearings dealing with Smoot, mormon polygamy, Mormon temple endowments, and the politics of both Utah and the United States

Dates: 1895-1939

Wallace F. Bennett papers

Identifier: MSS 20
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, speeches, bills, legislative resolutions, press releases, and financial records that document Wallace F. Bennett's activities during his time as a senator between 1948 and 1974 in Utah and Washington D.C. The central topic of these materials (which were mostly created during Bennett's later terms in the US Senate) is the Cold War, including how to promote peaceful coexistence between the Soviet Union and America. They also reveal the immense changes that...
Dates: 1948-1984

Clair W. Burgener papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1720
Scope and Contents

Newspaper articles, newsletters, an autobiography, and an excerpt from the Congressional Record. The materials deal with Burgener's contribution to legislative actions relating to the mentally challenged.

Dates: 1975-1982

Henry Aldous Dixon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 195
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, administrative papers, and office files. The items relate chiefly to Dixon's service on congressional committees dealing with agriculture and education.

Dates: 1954-1960

In discussion of the Walker-Paulding Resolutions

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489119]
Identifier: MSS 887
Scope and Contents

Handwritten copy of a speech delivered "In Senate" on 1 Feb. 1858 as part of a discussion relating to the "Walker-Paulding Resolutions in relation to Nicaragua." Britton talks about the relationship of the United States to Nicaragua. The issue appears to relate to William Walker's attempt to seize Nicaragua.

Dates: 1858

Albert J. Kubeldzis scrapbooks on William Henry King

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1995
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks with newspaper clippings, photographs, and a telegram. The materials were compiled by Kubeldzis and relate to William Henry King, a United States Senator from Utah. The items are newspaper clippings dealing primarily with King's career as a politician.

Dates: 1900-1940

James S. Martin correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489564]
Identifier: MSS 567
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typewritten correspondence. Three of the items were received by Martin and one was sent by him. One of the letters is from James H. Wolfe, an attorney in Salt Lake City, Utah, and another is from C. G. Patterson, a resident of Salt Lake City. Both Wolfe and Patterson are concerned with the Mormon Church's domination of politics in Utah. They are concerned that the United States Senator and Mormon Church Apostle, Reed Smoot, is controlled by the Mormon Church. Also...
Dates: 1915

Ours, the true republic

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320605]
Identifier: MSS SC 2212
Scope and Contents

Handwritten speech. The item praises the United States' form of government and its political system. Also included a printed version of a speech delivered by Leatherwood in the House of Representatives against the federal government operating a proposed power plant.

Dates: 1927

Papers relating to the war record of Douglas R. Stringfellow

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342294]
Identifier: MSS 257
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings and letters relating to the war record of Douglas R. Stringfellow. Stringfellow, a representative from Utah, claimed to be a war hero during World War II. These items represent investigations of that claim. They inlcude letters from officers over him and others who knew of his activities. They demonstrate that Stringfellow's war stories were essentially fabrications.

Dates: 1954

Wallace F. Bennett correspondence, 1949-1984

Identifier: MSS 20 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Series contains correspondence between Wallace F. Bennett and various friends, supporters, coworkers and individuals throughout the United States between 1951 and 1973. The series is broken up to reflect correspondence alphabetically, chronologically, thankful letters he received in addition to condolences, and various requests. Materials dated 1949-1984.

Dates: Other: 1949-1984