Alfred M. Landon oral interviews
Alfred Mossman Landon, 1887-1987, a prominent Kansas Republican, served as Governor of Kansas from 1933-1937 and ran an unsuccessful campaign for the United States presidency in 1936. This collection includes audiotapes and transcripts of interviews with Governor Landon by Donald R. McCoy and Louis George Griffin from 1975-1976.
- Creation: 1975 - 1976
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Biography of Alfred Mossman Landon
Alf Landon was the unsuccessful Republican candidate for the U.S. presidency in 1936. Before that presidential campaign, Landon was governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1936; he was a prominent Kansas Republican for much of his life. For a biography of Landon, see Donald R. McCoy, Landon of Kansas (Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 1966).
1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes + 36 reel-to-reel audiotapes)
Language of Materials
RH MS 819
RH Tape 33
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Donald R. McCoy and Louis George Griffin, 1976.
Previously shelved at RH MS 219.
- Guide to the Alfred M. Landon Collection
- Alfred M. Landon oral interviews
- Finding aid prepared by mab, 2006; revised by cl, 2010. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2006. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2018.
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Alfred M. Landon oral interviews, Kansas Collection, RH MS 819, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas