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1970 political campaigns collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1453
Overview Materials relating to the 1970 election campaign cycle in Kansas and Missouri. Includes candidates from both the Democrat and Republican parties. Majority of materials relate directly to the 1970 political primary.
Dates: 1970

Barnes City Election poll book

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS H3
Overview Poll book of the election held in the city of Barnes [Kansas] in the county of Washington, on the 2nd day of August, A.D. 1932. George Jewell, Ira D. Hill, and Otto G. Yengeberg, judges, and Lloyd Wolverton and R. J. Kiefover, clerks.
Dates: 1932

Douglas County, Kan. poll-book of the election

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P357
Overview Names of electors in the six wards of Lawrence, Kan. for the April 5, 1887 election, the first election in which women could vote. Also lists number of votes each candidate received. Photocopy of records located at the Kansas State Historical Society.
Dates: April 5, 1887

F. B. Silkman letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P969
Overview This collection consists of a single letter written by F. B. Silkman to his father from Leavenworth City, Kansas Territory. Silkman indicates that he cannot leave due to nobody else being available to mind the store; discusses the recent local election, indicating that three Pennsylvanians were elected and Thomas T. Slocum was elected mayor; proslavery men from Missouri pulled their man from the election when it became clear he would be defeated and some of them had gone to the Missouri side...
Dates: September 5, 1855

Nancy Kassebaum Baker campaign materials

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P731
Overview Nancy Kassebaum Baker was born in Topeka, Kansas in 1932 and attended public schools. She graduated from the University of Kansas in 1954 and received a masters degree from the University of Michigan in 1956. She worked on various Kansas commissions and committees and in 1978 was elected to the United States Senate where she served until 1997. The materials in this collection come from her 1978 primary and general election campaign and include printed materials and audio tapes.
Dates: 1978

Subscription list for a speech by William H. English on the resolution reported by the Committee on Elections in the Kansas Contested-Election Case. Washington, D. C.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P24
Overview Subscription list includes Jesse D. Bright (1812-1875), Democratic senator from Indiana, who was expelled from the Senate for having, in a letter to Jefferson Davis, recognized him as "President of the Confederate States". William Hayden English (1822-1896) served in U.S. Congress 1853-1861, as Representative from Indiana.
Dates: 1858

Wint Smith papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 201
Overview Kansas native Wint Smith, a lawyer by profession, served in the military and the United States Congress. This collection includes correspondence, records related to Smith's military and Congressional career, speeches, photographs, diaries, maps, and other related materials.
Dates: 1877 - 1977