La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 679
Abstract: Scrapbook containing correspondence, legal and financial records, genealogies and newspaper clippings of the Clark family of Saybrook, Connecticut and Darien, New York. The principal figure in the scrapbook is Orlando E. Clark, lawyer, politician and University Regent of Wisconsin, among whose correspondents is Robert M. La Follette. Of special interest among the Connecticut papers is an order from Governor Gurdon Saltonstall to Major John Clark (1718) to suppress the disturbances at...
Call Number: MS 309
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, topical files, biographical files, scrapbooks, and other material relating to William Kent's businesses, political activities, and family. The papers document his activities as a municipal reformer in Chicago and Northern California; his interests in conservation, recreation, and public control of water power; his campaigns for election to Congress; his service in the U.S. House of Representatives and on the U.S. Tariff Commission; and his...
Call Number: MS 480
Abstract: Miscellaneous letters by William Howard Taft, two speeches (one on strikes, the other on liberty under the law) and a colored pen and ink drawing by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould, entitled "Ex-President Taft in Retirement." Among the letters the most important was written to Colonel J.C. Hemphill from the White House, July 28, 1911 and discusses Senator Robert M. La Follette's attempt to introduce protectionist legislation on wool. In a number of letters in 1917 Taft writes to classmates of...