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Ollie Murray James Papers,1903-1976

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Title

Ollie Murray James Papers

Date

1903-1976

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Ollie Murray James Papers, 1903-1976, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1.5 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

U.S. senator from Ky. and Democratic Party leader. This collection of James' papers are primarily composed of handwritten and typed speeches and notes focusing on Ky. politics and Woodrow Wilson's record. James recites the accomplishments of the Wilson administration regarding the 1916 presidential campaign, especially noting the peace and tariff issues. Later speeches call for preparedness and war. Other material includes correspondence; newspaper clippings; five scrapbooks of clippings, one with handwritten comments and speeches; three theses on James' life and political career; and miscellaneous clippings, resolutions, and programs

Subjects

  • Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949.
  • Blackburn, Joseph C. S. (Joseph Clay Stiles), 1838-1918.
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)-- History-- Sources.
  • Goebel, William, 1856-1900.
  • Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948.
  • Kentucky-- Politics and government-- 1865-1950-- Sources.
  • Paynter, Thomas Hanson, 1851-1921.
  • Powers, Caleb, 1869-1932.
  • Presidents-- Elections-- United States-- 1908-- Sources.
  • Presidents-- Election-- United States-- 1912-- Sources.
  • Presidents-- Election-- United States-- 1916-- Sources.
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1045.
  • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American-- Kentucky.
  • Stanley, Augustus Owsley, 1867-1958.
  • Tariff-- United States-- History-- Sources.
  • Taylor, William Sylvester, 1853-1928.
  • Temperance-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Trusts, Industrial-- United States-- History-- Sources.
  • United States-- Foreign relations-- Europe-- Sources.
  • United States-- Foreign relations-- 1913-1921-- Sources.
  • United States-- History-- 1913-1921-- Sources.
  • Willson, Augustus Everett, 1846-1931.
  • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.

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