Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Materials relating to New York State politics and constitutional convention (1967), state-city relations, International League for Human Rights, International Rescue Committee, and New York City Board of Corrections. Includes speeches, correspondence, notes, schedules for Robert Kennedy's trips abroad, and 1968 presidential campaign materials
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Diary (1927) of Vestal's trip to California and Alaska; records of assistance to World War I soldiers and their families from his district; speeches; journal and copies of newspaper headlines (1917) made by Vestal; invitations, programs, and announcements (1927-1932) for social events in Washington, D.C.; and newspaper and magazine clippings (1917-1932) regarding Vestal's work as U.S. representative and Republican majority whip in Congress. Papers of his wife, Hulda Malone Vestal, include her diaries (1920, 1925-1932); correspondence and other papers (ca. 1940) regarding her work with Wendell Willkie Notification Committee, principally concerning planning for the official notification ceremony in Elwood, Ind.; family and personal business correspondence (1932-1938); and reports (1932-1933) on clothing production by Red Cross volunteers in Anderson
University of Virginia Library
Correspondence, party literature, campaign material, memorabilia, and video tapes, of the national and state Libertarian parties, including records of the 1976 presidential campaign of Roger Lea MacBride, consisting of correspondence and memoranda of MacBride and his campaign committee, particularly national chairman Edward H. Crane and national campaign director Robert H. Meier, position papers, publicity material, press releases, agendas, itineraries, convention material, and speeches by MacBride and running mate David P. Bergland, covering such topics as secret service protection for minor party candidates, Federal Elections Campaign Act of 1971, local and state party organization, publicity, fund raising, and party efforts to get on state ballots; records of Wisconsin Libertarian Party including correspondence of Alyn W. Hess, party spokesman and Gay Peoples Union (Milwaukee, Wis.) president, as well as party constitution and literature, memoranda, and newspapers, chiefly relating ... Read More
New-York Historical Society
Papers, 1783-1826, of Federalist statesman Rufus King, including official and private correspondence, letterbooks, account books, notebooks, financial documents, diaries, memoranda, essays, and miscellaneous printed and manuscript materials documenting the many facets of King's lengthy political career and private interests -- Correspondence, 1786-1826, concerns his activities as a New York Assemblyman, United States Senator, Minister to Great Britain, and Federalist candidate for the United States vice presidency and presidency, pertaining to such matters as the Constitutional Convention of 1787; his opposition to the War of 1812; United States finances; the Navigation Act of 1818; negotiations between the United States and Great Britain over articles 6 and 7 of the Treaty of Peace of 1794; administration and sale of public lands; South American independence; personal business matters; Barbary affairs; and British-French negotiations in 1803. Additionally included are account books, ... Read More
Massachusetts Historical Society
Sixth-plate daguerreotype in leather case of the Massachusetts legislator and governor Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) Butler (1818-1893). The photograph was taken ca. 1855-1860 by an unknown photographer
University of California, Los Angeles - Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection consists of Kenyan memorabilia commemorating Barack Obama's victory in the United States 2008 presidential election. President Obama's image or references to him are prominently featured on all the items, which include a souvenir issue of a Kenyan newspaper as well as several articles of clothing such as a baseball cap, t-shirts, and election buttons. Items of particular note and which are distinctive to the region are a kanga, a bottle of a special edition commemorative beer, and a rear-view mirror ornament. The kanga is an East African rectangular cotton textile with a border surrounding a Swahili saying in the center panel. Kanga have may be used as a skirt, shawl, headdress, or baby sling and are frequently worn to convey a social or political message. Following Obama's victory, many kangas featured Obama's image and messages of congratulations, good wishes or reaffirmations of his campaign slogans. East Africa Breweries Limited created the "Senator" brand of beer when ... Read More
New York State Historical Documents
Miscellaneous papers of the Mount and Phillips families. Papers of the painter William Sidney Mount consist of two notebooks, 1855 and 1867, containing names and addresses, health remedies, notes on paintings, portraits, commissions, spiritualism, politics and the weather, recipes for mixing paints, and a few sketches; also, seven letters, 1839-1868, to Abraham W. Floyd, Edw. P. Mitchell, Joshua E. Mount, and others concerning his paintings, and family and social matters; letter to John M. Williamson concerning the sinking of the steamboat LEXINGTON, 1840. Other Mount family materials include letters of John Mount to John M. Williamson concerning Mount resigning as Justice of the Peace, 1834, and papers relating to the estate of Henry S. Mount, 1841. Papers of the Phillips family include copies of the wills of George Phillips, 1741, and George S. Phillips, 1876; and letters to Mills Phillips from Congressman Eliphalet Wickes of New York and United States Senator John Smith of New ... Read More
New York State Historical Documents
Circular letter by Fillmore promoting the election of Harrison and decrying the evils of the current administration. With marginal notes by Elijah Knight of Erie County, who forwarded the letter to J.D. Boardman in New York City
University of California, Berkeley
Papers regarding his 1970 political campaign for United States Congress, including correspondence, with letters from Edmund G. Brown, Alan Cranston, Roger Kent, Leo McCarthy, George Moscone, Edmund S. Muskie, Elmer E. Robinson, William M. Roth, Sargent Shriver, Benjamin H. Swig and Jesse Unruh; campaign biographies; statement and position papers; material on campaign strategy and office organization; campaign literature and memorabilia; press releases; radio and TV spots; campaign schedule; research material gathered by his staff on various issues including Vietnam; background material on his opponent, William S. Mailliard; clippings; public opinion studies; etc. Some post-election papers, 1970-1972 also included
University of Georgia - Special Collections Libraries
The collection consists of personal papers of Richard B. Russell from 1897-1970. The material spans Russell's entire life from early childhood, his service in the Georgia Legislature, his term as Georgia Governor, and his service as an U.S. Senator. The earliest records (1897-1918) contain mostly personal and family correspondence. The Pre-gubernatorial and Georgia legislative years series (1918-1930) document Russell's growing interest in politics and his service in the Georgia House of Representatives (1921-1931) and include legislative, political, and personal correspondence, and subject files. Records relating to his gubernatorial years (1931-1933) include campaign material, correspondence, subject files, newsclippings, and speeches. The majority of the collection relates to his service as an U.S. Senator (1933-1971). These records include intra-office materials; speeches and newsclippings; subject files; personal files including correspondence from his parents, invitations, trip ... Read More

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