Legislators -- United States -- History
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.