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Elections -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Records:

1970 political campaigns collection

Call Number: RH MS 1453

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

Alfred M. Landon collection

Call Number: RH MS 3

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

Henry A. Wallace papers

 Collection — Reel 1-67
Call Number: RH MF 95

Henry A. Wallace's papers from the University of Iowa Libraries, copied on microfilm. The collection includes correspondence, Wallace's daily and trip schedules, and documentation from telephone conversations he held, among other records documenting his political career, agricultural career, and personal life.

Dates: 1888-1965, 1974

James Ashford Manka papers

Call Number: RH MS 122

The James Ashford Manka papers are concerned primarily with Manka's peripheral activities, including politics and religion. The collection has been arranged by subject. File folders with this subject arrangement were maintained by Manka and fall into five categories and form a rough chronology of Manka's activities.

Dates: 1929 - 1970

Letter to George Hoge from Abraham Lincoln

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: MS P583

Letter to George Hoge, written by Abraham Lincoln's secretary on Lincoln's behalf from Springfield, Illinois; political subject. Reply to letter of the 5th, regretting inability to attend "your grand rally at Paris [Illinois] on the 12th." The rally was presumably being held in celebration of the Republican party victories in Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania.

Dates: October 11, 1860

MainStream Coalition records

Call Number: RH MS 1240

The MainStream Coalition is a political advocacy group established in 1993 over concerns of the separation of church and state. This collection contains organizational files, newsletters, newspaper clippings, election materials, video tapes and cassettes.

Dates: 1993 - 2010

Personal papers of Herman D. Lujan

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: PP 250

Herman Lujan taught political science at the University of Kansas from 1964-1979. This collection consists of history papers written while Lujan was still in college, notes on voting and political behavior, and a history bibliography.

Dates: 1964 - 1979

Peter Argersinger papers

Call Number: RH MS 1502

This collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence and essays by historian Peter Argersinger, whose research interests have included the Populist movement, rural and agricultural history, and institutions surrounding U.S. politics and elections. It also contains correspondence and minutes from SHGAPE (Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era), of which Argersinger was a founding member and president from 2006-2008.

Dates: 1965 - 2018