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Politics, Government, and Law

Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 1637 Collections and/or Records:

James C. Alden letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197225551537]
Identifier: MSS 3902
Abstract Three letters from John C. Alden to his wife, written during the Civil War, 1863.

Alderman's Court trial records

 File — Folder 1: [31197232490182]
Identifier: MSS 632
Scope and Contents Handwritten trial records in the Alderman's court of Provo, Utah. A total of 85 court cases are summarized in the record. Albert Jones presided in most of these proceedings.

Alleged subversive activities engaged in by George Marshall and Mary Dublin with communist front organizations in the United States

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 887
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of printed items such as newspapers, magazines, pamphlets, and U. S. Government publications. They relate to activities and associations by George Marshall and Mary Dublin Keyserling that were thought to reflect their communist sentiments. Marshall and Keyserling were economists.

James Allen and R. B. Mitchell letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 399
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 16 July 1846, and composed at the "Headquarters Morm. Batt. U.S. Volunteers." Allen writes about the march to California and the necessity of protection against Indians. On the reverse of Allen's letter is found a handwritten letter, dated 21 July 1846, and signed by R. B. Mitchell, "Indian Agent." The item was composed at "Point aux Poules." Mitchell praises the conduct of the emigrating Mormons in general and with the Indians in particular.

Lee Allen interview

 File — Folder 1: [31197230330430]
Identifier: MSS SC 3162
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview conducted by Mark D. Bell for the Ray Hillam project probably in 1985. Allen went to Vietnam in 1962. He said he had little difficulty with killing because the enemy was brutal and murdered religious leaders and teachers. He added that the enemy deserved to die. Allen was never wounded and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He said that the United States' press did a poor job in reporting the war. It failed to note how brutal was...

Rufus C. Allen commission

 File — Folder 1: [31197230243930]
Identifier: MSS SC 597
Scope and Contents Printed appointment with handwritten entry of Rufus C. Allen as a captain, Company F, Battalion of Infantry, Cedar and Harmony Posts, Nauvoo Legion.

Laura Ellen Alley autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230341312]
Identifier: MSS 2623
Scope and Contents Typed autobiography. Laura Ellen Alley was born in 1923 in Bancroft, Idaho. She served as a nurse in the McCaw General Hospital in Walla Walla, Washington, at the end of World War II.

All' et sig.r mio il sig.r duca di Terranova governatore dello stato di Milano e capitan generale per S.M. cattolica in Italia

 Collection — Box 1: [31197233290193]
Identifier: Vault MSS 477
Scope and Contents Report sent to the duke of Terranova who was the governor of the state of Milan and captain of the Catholic army in Italy. The letter was written by the secretary of the pope and calls the duke back to duty in leading the Catholic army. The missive recognizes the many responsibilities relating to governing Milan, but the captain owes the pope much and duke's services are again needed in Rome. The original manuscript was probably written around the middle of the 16th century. This manuscript...

Alumni Association records on Memorial Hall dedication

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 797
Scope and Contents Contains work files concerning dedication for the Memorial Hall in the Ernest L. Wilkinson Center on the Brigham Young University campus, honoring students killed during the Korean and Vietnam wars. Most likely files of dedication director, Joyce Baggerly. Files concern invitation lists, dedication committee, media coverage, research, Freedoms Foundation award, personal responses to the ceremony, and photographs of the memorial plaques. Also includes a copy of the program and accompanying...

American Anti-Slavery Society Executive Committee letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 808
Scope and Contents A letter written by members of the American Anti-Slavery Society Executive Committee, persuading supporters of the abolitionist cause to vote for any political candidate, regardless of political party, who would support and aid their anti-slavery cause. The letter also discourages making any attempt to form a new political party centered around the abolitionist movement, as it would be detrimental to their cause.