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Kansas -- Politics and government -- 1951-

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Records:

Alvin Forrest “Fritz” Grauerholz papers

Call Number: RH MS 1593

This collection includes Alvin Grauerholz’s correspondence, work with the American Legion, writing drafts, professional work with Septagon Incorporated, personal papers relating to the Grauerholz family, and information regarding the State of Kansas v. Alvin Grauerholz trial in the 1980s.

Dates: 1925 - 2009

Barbara Ballard papers

Call Number: RH MS 1507

This collection consists of records related to Barbara Ballard's career as a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, including records related to the legislative process and to the election and campaigning processes.

Dates: 1982 - 2009

Bryan K. Whitehead papers

Call Number: RH MS 548
Overview Bryan Kendall Whitehead (1925-2008) was a legislative representative (effectively a lobbyist) for the Brotherhood of Railway, Airline and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees (BRAC). This collection of his papers reflect his work as a representative for BRAC in the Kansas Legislature, as a member of numerous special committees, and his interest in the performing arts. The collection includes professional correspondence, reports, bulletins, newspaper clippings,...
Dates: 1940 - 1994

Budget messages of Kansas Governor Fred Hall

Call Number: RH MS P729

These two budget messages were delivered to the Kansas Legislature by Kansas Governor Fred Hall on February 1, 1955 and January 11, 1956.

Dates: February 1, 1955 and January 11, 1956

George Docking papers

Call Number: RH MS 920

George Docking served as Governor of Kansas from 1957-1961. This collection of papers contains photographs, newspaper clippings compiled during Docking's first term as governor, memorabilia, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and correspondence between various people and organizations, including 1956 campaign correspondence.

Dates: 1956 - 1958

Kansas Republican Party records

Call Number: RH MS 923
Overview This collection is comprised of the records of the Kansas Republican Party, the Kansas organization of the National Republican Party, and reflects the group's activities during the decades of the 1960s and 1970s. Records include subject and research files regarding legislation and political topics of interest to Republican constituents; copies of legislative bills; conference, convention, inaugural, and other event files; chronological files; campaign information; financial documentation;...
Dates: 1960 - 1979

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

Call Number: RH MS 806

The League of Women Voters of Johnson County (Kansas) was founded in 1952. Known as the League of Women Voters of Shawnee Mission until 1972, the League's efforts led to the creation of the Shawnee Mission Park System, and have supported the development of non-profit service offices and civic programs. This collection of their records includes administrative files as well as collected material of subjects pertinent to the group's activities.

Dates: 1952 - 1988

Norbert Dreiling papers

Call Number: RH MS 836

Norbert Dreiling, a native Kansan, served as chairman of the Kansas Democratic party from 1966-1974, at the time when Robert Docking was elected governor. This collection reflect Dreiling's activities in service to this organization.

Dates: 1961 - 1974

Robert Blackwell Docking papers

Call Number: RH MS 167
Overview The papers of Robert B. Docking, governor of Kansas from 1967-1974, date from approximately 1955 to 1981 and reflect his official duties and activities as well as some of his campaign activities and personal endeavors. This includes correspondence with Kansas state agencies and departments, constituents, and state Democratic party officials. The collection also reflects Docking's involvement, as governor, in the legislative process and in a variety of regional and federal programs. There are...
Dates: 1955 - 1981

Robert F. Bennett gubernatorial papers

Call Number: RH MS 276
Overview This collection consists of the gubernatorial records of Robert F. Bennett, who served as Governor of Kansas from 1974-1978. The duties and activities of this position generated correspondence with state agencies and departments, individual legislators, constituents, and Republican party officials. The collection details Bennett's involvement as governor in the legislative process, budgetary deliberations, and in various regional and federal programs. The collection also contains materials...
Dates: 1952 - 2014

Scrapbook of Robert F. Ellsworth congressional campaign

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS G50

This scrapbook documents his campaign for the nomination and his election to the U. S. House of Representatives.

Clippings, dating from December, 1959, to December, 1960, are from newspapers in the Second Congressional District.

Dates: 1960

Virginia B. Docking collection

Call Number: RH MS 468

This collection of papers of Virginia B. Docking, wife of Kansas Governor George Docking and mother of Kansas Governor Robert B. Docking, includes letters received by her from U.S. Presidents Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Baines Johnson and their wives from 1955 to 1961. The collection also includes slides and an accompanying audio tape and script, presented March 11, 1978 by the Shawnee County Democratic Party at an event honoring Mrs. Docking.

Dates: 1955-1961, 1978