Kansas -- Politics and government
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This collection of speeches, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, audiovisual material, and miscellaneous memorabilia was collected by historian Donald R. McCoy as a result of his research for the biography Landon of Kansas.
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.
The collection consists of petitions of August 16, 1911 which were presented to Mr. Waggener upon his return from Rochester, Minn. where he had undergone a serious operation. Accounts relate that he was greeted by hundreds of children who lined the streets to his home. The petitions were signed by the residents of Atchison County and mounted on cloth to form a scroll.
The correspondence is almost exclusively between Ware and William E. Connelley. They discuss their various research and publications, personal and business matters, and on Kansas and national politics.
The collection contains records, papers and photographs of Weltmer's military and business careers, along with family papers and memorabilia. Over the years, Weltmer kept copies of war correspondence and journals of the 137th Infantry and later the 130th Field Artillery activities. These records are a part of the collection. For additional photographs from the Henry J. Weltmer collection, see RH Ms-P23.
Correspondence and family records from the Christian H. Isely family, Swiss immigrants who settled in Brown County, Kansas soon after the area opened for settlement.
This collection contains some correspondence of John Alexander Martin to and from various receipients, in addition to a photograph of Martin. The photograph is after the painting by Kleckner dating from 1889.
This collection is composed primarily of correspondence and business forms relating to John Gilmore's activities as a newspaper publisher, journalist, state legislator, and a confidant of state governors.
This collection contains the papers of Kansas free state activist Josiah Miller, dating from 1854-1870 and those of various members of his family, dating from 1840-1912.
The collection includes miscellaneous correspondence, clippings, etc. of Kansas governors, collected over the years from various individuals.
This collection contains scattered correspondence, clippings, etc, of Kansas U.S. Congressmen collected over the years by various individuals.
The collection contains scattered correspondence, etc, of Kansas U.S. Senators collected over the years by various individuals.
The Kansas Women's Political Caucus was formed in 1972 to encourage the participation of women of all social classes, ages, cultural backgrounds, and political affiliations in government. Membership was opened to men in 1974. This collection of the organization's records includes correspondence, minutes, membership information, political pamphlets, as well as materials relating to the National Women's Political Caucus, local Kansas caucuses, and affiliated groups.
The League of Women Voters of Kansas was founded in 1919, an outgrowth of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association. This collection contains administrative records of the league as well as documentation regarding various projects and programs the league created or participated in regarding elections and political causes in Kansas and at a local and national level.
The League of Women Voters of Lawrence-Douglas County, a part of the League of Women Voters of the United States and of the League of Women Voters of Kansas, promotes political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in government, as well as action on selected governmental issues. This collection contains meeting minutes, newsletters, correspondence, study and action reports, and other materials related to the local League's activities.
Ray Morgan, a Kansas native, was a professional journalist in Topeka, Kansas. He was also active in professional organizations and the Topeka community. This collection includes subject files Morgan compiled regarding Kansas towns and state institutions, political events and personalities, and crime, criminals and social issues. Also included are scrapbooks of collected material regarding the Topeka tornado of 1966 and the flood of 1951, as well as scrapbooks of personal material.
Thesis, Analysis and evaluation of Populist political campaign speech making in Kansas, 1890-1894