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Ollie Murray James Papers
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
Open to researchers.
[Identification of item], Ollie Murray James Papers, 1903-1976, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
1.5 cubic ft.
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
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