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Kansas -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 records:

Alfred M. Landon collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 3
Overview

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.

Dates: 1927-1963, 1966, 1980, 1983

Alfred M. Landon oral interviews

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 819
Overview

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.

Dates: 1975 - 1976

Citizens petitions requesting that Balie Peyton Waggener run for Kansas Senate

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: RH MS 53
Overview

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.

Dates: 1911

Eugene Fitch Ware collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 154
Overview

The correspondence is almost exclusive between Ware and William E. Connelley. They discuss their various research and publications, personal and business matters, and on Kansas and national politics.

Dates: 1899 - 1911

Henry John Weltmer papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 23
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1905 - 1956

Isely family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 7
Overview

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.

Dates: 1849 - 1943

John Alexander Martin correspondence and photograph

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P113
Overview

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.

Dates: 1875 - 1889

John S. Gilmore correspondence and records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 10
Overview

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.

Dates: 1862 - 1913

Josiah Miller papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 4
Overview

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.

Dates: 1840 - 1912

Kansas Governors' miscellaneous correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P296
Overview

The collection includes miscellaneous correspondence, clippings, etc. of Kansas governors, collected over the years from various individuals.

Dates: 1839 - 1954

Kansas U.S. Representative's Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P297
Scope and Contents

This collection contains scattered correspondence, clippings, etc, of Kansas U.S. Congressmen collected over the years by various individuals.

Dates: 1861 - 1922

Kansas U.S. Senators' Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P298
Scope and Contents

The collection contains scattered correspondence, etc, of Kansas U.S. Senators collected over the years by various individuals.

Dates: 1867 - 1910

Kansas Women's Political Caucus records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 176
Overview

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.

Dates: 1972 - 1979

League of Women Voters of Kansas records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 279
Overview

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.

Dates: 1920-2013 (bulk 1970s-1990s)

League of Women Voters of Lawrence-Douglas County records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 187
Overview 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. Organized on May 28, 1931, the group was originally known as the League of Women Voters of Lawrence. This collection contains meeting minutes, newsletters, correspondence, Study/Action...
Dates: 1928 - 2012

Ray Morgan papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 207
Overview

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.

Dates: 1911 - 1977

Thesis, Analysis and evaluation of Populist political campaign speech making in Kansas, 1890-1894

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH D9765
Overview

Thesis, Analysis and evaluation of Populist political campaign speech making in Kansas, 1890-1894

Dates: 1949