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Ollie M. James papers, 1912-1916, 1912

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kukm1f55m_212Guide to the Ollie M. James papers, 1912-1916Processed 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, 1912-1916Collection number: 1F55M-212Contact 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, 1912-19161F55M-212James, Ollie M. (Ollie Murray), 1871-1918.1 reel of microfilm (20 ft.)None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Gordon, Ruby James. Loan while microfilming, Oct, 1955.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Ollie M. James papers, 1912-1916, 1F55M-212, 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.The papers are a microfilm copy of letters, a broadside, a photograph, and a biographical sketch of Ollie M. James. The letters consist of two from Woodrow Wilson, one from Joseph Tumulty, and one from A.S. Burleson. Wilson congratulates James on a campaign victory (1912) and on a "remarkable speech." The broadside announces a James speech.Arranged chronologically.James, Ollie M. (Ollie Murray), 1871-1918.Burleson, Albert Sidney, 1863-1937.Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954.Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.Elections--United States--Congresses.Legislators--Correspondence.Photoprints.Broadsides