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Politics, Government, and Law

 Subject
Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 1638 Collections and/or Records:

An appeal to the president of the United States

 File — Folder 1: [31197232498912]
Identifier: MSS 241
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of a letter appealing to the president of the United States, James K. Polk. The item was copied in 1890, but the original was dated 1 June 1846. The letter states that the Mormons have been persecuted and appealed for aid. It is believed that Polk's call for volunteers to fight in the war with Mexico was an answer to this request. The "Mormon Battalion" was formed in consequence.

Mariano Arista letter

 Item — Folder 1: [31197233288403]
Identifier: Vault MSS 266
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter in Spanish dated September 16, 1848 and written on war department stationary. Arista expresses thanks for information on abuses in the army.

Arms for Texas

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2656
Scope and Contents Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. Kouray writes about how the Republic of Texas got arms to fight Mexico for its independence. The item was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

Virginia Armstrong autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230341320]
Identifier: MSS 2624
Scope and Contents Typed autobiography. Armstrong joined the Army Nurse Corps in April of 1941. She served in Barnes General Hospital in Vancouver, Washington. She later went to Fitzsimmons General Hospital in Denver, Colorado. She was discharged honorably in July 1942.

An army of marksmen

 File — Folder 1: [31197230317502]
Identifier: MSS SC 1860
Scope and Contents Printed booklet and one typewritten manuscript of "An Army of Marksmen." The volume documents the United States Army's efforts to develop individual marksmanship by U.S. soldiers.

Chester Alan Arthur pardon

 File — Oversize-folder 1: [31197232568466]
Identifier: MSS SC 2036
Scope and Contents Handwritten pardon issued by the office of the president of the United States, Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886) and signed by him. The item pardons John J. Kelly of Utah for crimes of "bigamy or polygamy and unlawful cohabitation."

Arthur Mastick Hyde political papers, 1910-1958

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6257 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series contains various documents and materials that relate to Arthur Mastick Hyde's political career. This includes speeches, speech cards, notes, correspondence, memos, issues of the "Republican Times", news clippings, files by topic, scrapbooks, and other materials. These items are from Hyde's campaigns for Governor of Missouri, his time as Governor of Missouri, and the time he spent as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. They cover the main issues and people that Hyde dealt with in his...

Arthur V. Watkins anti-McCarthy news articles, 1951-1954

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 146 Series 6 Sub-Series 8 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 14 Sub-Series 15
Scope and Contents note Contains news articles expressing anti-McCarthy views to the Senate Select Committee concerning the activities of Joseph McCarthy.

Arthur V. Watkins anti-McCarthy postcards, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 146 Series 6 Sub-Series 8 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents note Contains postcards from citizens expressing anti-McCarthy views to the Senate Select Committee concerning the activities of Joseph McCarthy.

Arthur V. Watkins anti-McCarthy telegrams, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 146 Series 6 Sub-Series 8 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents note Contains telegrams from citizens (some with no authors) expressing anti-McCarthy views to the Senate Select Committee concerning the activities of Joseph McCarthy.