ROBERT S. KERR COLLECTION
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Box and Folder Inventory
Boxes 1-44

Box 1: Scrapbook of Clippings of Robert S. Kerr, 1917 - 1941

Also contains a certificate appointing RSK as a second lieutenant in the Reserves and a certificate of honorable discharge from the Reserves.

Box 2: Scrapbooks of Clippings of Robert S. Kerr, 1936-1941.

Box 3: Scrapbook of Robert S. Kerr's Gubernatorial Campaign, 1941-1942.

Box 4: Scrapbook of Clippings for Governor-elect Robert S. Kerr, 1942.

Box 5: Scrapbook of Clippings for Governor Robert S. Kerr, January 11, 1943-March 4, 1943.
Guest Book for Inaugural Reception, 1943.

Box 6: Scrapbook of Clippings for Governor Robert S. Kerr, March 3, 1943- April 30, 1943.

Box 7: Scrapbook of Clippings for Governor Robert S. Kerr, May 1, 1943-June 20, 1943

Box 8: Scrapbooks of Clippings for Governor Robert S. Kerr, June 20, 1943-July 23, 1943; July 24, 1943-September 24, 1943.

Box 9: Scrapbook of Clippings for Governor Robert S. Kerr, September 25, 1943-November 26, 1943.

Box 10: Scrapbooks of Clippings for Governor Robert S. Kerr, November 25, 1943-January 31, 1944; January 20, 1944 - March 28, 1944.

Box 11: Scrapbook of Clippings for Governor Robert S. Kerr, March 16, 1944-May 25, 1944.

Box 12: Scrapbook of Clippings for Governor Robert S. Kerr, May 15, 1944-July 31, 1944.

Box 13: Scrapbooks of Clippings for Governor Robert S. Kerr, July 18, 1944-September 10, 1944; September 8, 1944-November 2, 1944.

Box 14: Scrapbooks of Clippings for Robert S. Kerr's U.S. Senate Campaign, 1948.

Box 15: Scrapbook of Clippings for U.S. Senator Robert S. Kerr, March-December 1949.

Box 16: Scrapbook of Clippings for U.S. Senator Robert S. Kerr, January-December 1950.

Box 17: Scrapbook of Clippings of John F. Kennedy's Visit to Big Cedar, Oklahoma, 1961.

Box 18: Scrapbook of Clippings of John F. Kennedy's Visit to Big Cedar, Oklahoma, 1961.

Box 19: Scrapbooks, 1940, 1957.

Box 20: Scrapbook, 1946-1947.

Includes correspondence, clippings, and poster related to the film Oklahoma Waterways sponsored by the Phillips Petroleum Company and Griffith Amusement Company.

Box 21: Scrapbook of Active Programs of the Oklahoma State Highway Commission, 1947.

Box 22: Newspapers.

F 1: Agriculture (1948-1949).

F 1B: Alaska (1949).

F 2: Alcohol (1949).

F 3: Appreciation Dinner (1961-1962).

F 4: Budget (1950, 1952-1953, 1961-1962).

F 5: Cherokee Strip 59th Anniversary (September 1952).

F 6: Conservation (1945, 1947, 1951, 1953, 1955-1962).

F 7: Elections of 1942, 1944, 1946.

Contains a photo spread of the 1944 convention; photos includes Elmer Thomas, Reford Bond, RSK, Henry Wallace, Harry Truman and Ellis Arnall

F 8: Election of 1948.

Contains articles about Harry Truman, Dixie Gilmer, William G. Stigler, Mike Monroney, Toby Morris, Victor Wickersham, George Howard Wilson, Gene Autry, RSK, Tom Steed, Alben W. Barkley, Ross Rizley, Roy J. Turner and E. H. Moore.

F 9: Election of 1950.

F 10: Election of 1952.

Includes text of speech given by Dwight D. Eisenhower in Detroit; Sample Democratic ballot; includes information on Estes Kefauver, Earl Warren, RSK, Harry S. Truman, Val Peterson, Adlai E. Stevenson, W. Averell Harriman, Robert Taft, Clinton P. Anderson, Richard Russell, Brien McMahon and Hubert H. Humphrey.

F 11: Election-Democratic National Convention (1952).

F 12: Election-Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1952).

F 13: Election-Kerr Biographical Material (1952).

F 14: Election-Oklahoma Democratic Party (1952).

F 15: Election-Republican Party (1951-1952).

F 16: Election-Russell, Richard B. (1952).

F 17: Election-Stevenson, Adlai E. (1952).

F 18: Election-Taft, Robert A. (1952).

Box 23: Newspapers.

F 1: Election of 1954.

F 2: Election of 1960.

F 3: European Common Market (1962).

F 4: Fort Sill (1953, 1955, 1957-1958).

F 5: Governorship of Kerr (1943, 1946, 1947).

F 6: Highway Construction (1961).

F 7: Hoover, Herbert H. (1954).

F 8: Indian Affairs (1958, 1960).

F 9: Interest Rates (1953).

F 10: Jefferson, Thomas (1951).

F 11: Kerr Natural Gas Bill (1950).

F 12: Kerr's Biographical Material (1961-1963, 1982).

F 13: Kerr's Death (1963).

F 14: Labor Unions (1943, 1948-1949, 1951).

F 15: Lincoln, Abraham (1948, 1961)

F 16: MacArthur, Douglas A. (1951-1952)

F 17: Miscellaneous (1940-1943-1944, 1949, 1951, 1953-1954, 1957-1960, 1962, 1964).

F 18: NASA (1961-1962).

Box 24: Newspapers.

F 1: Oklahoma (1949-1950, 1952-1953, 1957, 1960-1961).

F 2: Ordinance Works, Pryor, Oklahoma (1961).

F 3: Operation Moon (1961).

F 4: Pearson, Drew (1945, 1947).

F 5: Petroleum Industry (1949, 1951-1952, 1961).

F 6: Petts, Samuel (Syndicated Columnist) (1962).

F 7: Revenue and Taxation (1950, 1957).

F 8: Sapulpa, Oklahoma (1955).

F 9: Space Conference (1961).

F 10: Spending (1951-1952, 1957).

F 11: Sulphur, Oklahoma (1961).

F 12: Tulsa Tribune (1961-1962).

F 13: U.S. Congress (1949, 1952, 1959, 1961-1962).

F 14: U.S. Foreign Relations (1950-1951, 1955, 1957, 1961-1962).

F 15: World War II (1943).

Box 25: Roll Call Votes 81st Congress, 1st Session (1949).

Box 26: Roll Call Votes 81st Congress, 2nd Session (1950).

Box 27: Roll Call Votes 82nd Congress, 1st Session (1951).

Box 28: Roll Call Votes 82nd Congress, 2nd Session (1952).

Box 29: Roll Call Votes 83rd Congress, 1st Session (1953).

Box 30: Roll Call Votes 83rd Congress, 2nd Session (1954).

Box 31: Roll Call Votes 84th Congress, 1st Session (1955).

Box 32: Roll Call Votes 84th Congress, 2nd Session (1956).

Box 33: Roll Call Votes 85th Congress, 1st and 2nd Sessions (1957-1958).

Box 34: Roll Call Votes 86th Congress, 1st and 2nd Sessions (1959-1960).

Box 35: Roll Call Votes 87th Congress, 1st Session (January 3-September 27, 1961).

Box 36: Material Separated from the Robert S. Kerr Collection, Gubernatorial Series.

Box 37: Robert S. Kerr Campaign Memorabilia, 1942, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1954, 1960.

Contains tie; miscellaneous Democratic National Convention pins; gubernatorial campaign poster 1942; senatorial campaign poster 1948; and campaign buttons for Kerr's 1952 presidential and for Kerr's senatorial campaigns.

Box 38: Biennial Report of the Pardon and Parole Board, January 1, 1945-December 18, 1946, Including Recapitulation of All Clemency Granted by Robert S. Kerr.

Box 39: Miscellaneous Material.

F 1: Agriculture (1945-1949).

F 2: Aviation (1950-1951).

F 3: Campaign of 1952.

F 4: Certificates and Proclamations (1909, 1939-1945, 1948-1952, 1955-1956, 1958, 1960-1963).

F 5: Education (1953-1954).

F 6: Military (1944, 1957-1958).

F 7: Other Material (1949, 1950, 1952-1954, 1959, 1963).

F 8: Rivers and Harbors Flood Control Bill, S. 497 and S. 3910 (1958).

F 9: Water Projects (1943, 1948, 1951-1952, 1961-1962).

Box 40: Leather Zippered Binder with RSK's Name; and a Desk Organizer with RSK's Initials; and plaque commemorating the dedication of U.S. Highway 259 on October 29, 1961 by John F. Kennedy.

Box 41: Miscellaneous Material.

Includes license plate commemorating the inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower and Richard M. Nixon in 1957; delegate ribbon to the 1956 convention of the Oklahoma State Federation of Labor; leather wallet for the Burning Tree Club; and card acknowledging Kerr as a special deputy sheriff in Cook County, Illinois.

Box 42: Miscellaneous Material.

Includes figurine of donkey used for the Jefferson Jackson Day dinner held in Atlanta, Georgia; figurine of donkey asking voters to Vote Democratic in 1948; medallion commemorating the fiftieth year of Vandevers of Tulsa; plaque for RSK from the Southtulsans; and plaque for RSK from Kerr Junior High School.

Box 43: Miscellaneous Material.

Includes various items often found on a desk; includes paper weights, an ash tray, and a memo tray with RSK's initials.

Box 44: Models of NASA Rockets.

Miscellaneous Material (housed in map case).

Robert S. Kerr Collection Box List
Robert S. Kerr Collection Description


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