Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951
Capper, Arthur; 1865-1951; s. Herbert & Isabella (McGrew) C.; m. Florence Crawford; reporter & publisher, various Kans. newspapers; gov. Kansas Jan. 11, 1915 to Jan. 13, 1919; U.S. Sen., 1919-49
Found in 4 records:
The collection includes miscellaneous correspondence, clippings, etc. of Kansas governors, collected over the years from various individuals.
Most of the correspondence included in this collection is from Stillwell to his father, Jeremiah O. Stillwell. These letters, dating from January, 1863 to the end of December, 1863, relate Stillwell's military experience to his father. Later correspondence, dating from 1898 to 1920, is from various political figures to Stillwell asking for favors, endorsements, or his opinions.
The collection contains correspondence from Theodore Roosevelt, Kansas Senator Arthur Capper, William Allen White, Kansas Attorney General William Smith, and Herbert Hoover, as well as clippings and radio broadcasts concerning Mr. McLaughlin. Collection also contains a delegate medal owned by McLaughlin from the Republican National Convetion held in Kansas City in 1928.