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Ollie M. James papers, 1909-1918, 1909

Part of Ollie M. James papers, 1909-1918

kukm1vf58m10Guide to the Ollie M. James papers, 1909-1918Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Ollie M. James papers, 1909-1918Collection number: 1VF58M10, AAM6024LMContact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Ollie M. James papers, 1909-19181VF58M10, AAM6024LMJames, Ollie M. (Ollie Murray), 1871-1918.1M69M9 97 pieces, 1M69M9 2 volumes, 1VF58M10 24 pieces.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Source unknown.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Ollie M. James papers, 1909-1918, 1VF58M10, AAM6024LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.U.S. Senator. James, a native of Crittenden County, Ky, became a lawyer in 1891, following in his father's footsteps. He involved himself in Kentucky Democratic politics at an early age. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1903-1911. He won election to the U.S. Senate in 1912, and served as permanent chairman of the 1912 and 1916 Democratic National Conventions. He died in 1918, while campaigning for a second term.These are two accessions of the papers of Ollie M. James. 1VF58M10 includes an invitation, correspondence, and clippings. The correspondence is with the following: Joseph Tumulty, Champ Clark, Lucius Pinkham, Henry Watterson, and Woodrow Wilson. A letter from Wilson seeks James' "counsel and guidance." The accession 1M66M9 consists of campaign literature, speeches, official reports and numerous newspaper clippings. It has Democratic Party material pertaining to Woodrow Wilson's record early in his first administration. The accession also contains copies of the following published works: 1914 DEMOCRATIC TEXTBOOK, the 1915 CAMPAIGN HANDBOOK OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY, and THE TARIFF ACT OF OCTOBER 3, 1913. In addition this accession contains a pair of eyeglasses in a case from Edmonds of Washington.Arranged chronologically.Clark, Champ, 1850-1921.James, Ollie M. (Ollie Murray), 1871-1918.Pinkham, Lucius E.Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954.Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921.Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.Democratic Party (U.S.)Republican Party (U.S.: 1854- )United States.--President (1913-1921: Wilson)United States.--Congress.--Senate.Tariff--United States.Legislators--Correspondence.Politicians--Correspondence.United States--Politics and government.Clippings.Memorabilia. SpeechesOllie M. James papers, 1909-1918