CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
MCALESTER OFFICE SERIES
Box and Folder Inventory
Boxes 1-22

Box 1

F 1: Albert, Carl, Biographical Materials, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1991.

Topics include Carl Albert.

F 2: Albert, Carl, Bust at University of Oklahoma, 1989-1990.

Topics include Carl Albert statues. Correspondents include David Smithson.

F 3: Albert, Carl, Bust in McAlester, 1985.

Topics include vandalism of the Carl Albert statue in McAlester (Okla.).

F 4: Albert, Carl, Forewords and Other Writings, 1964, 1966, 1972, 1974, 1984-1988, 1991-1992, 1994-1995.

Topics include Glen D. Johnson and Howard Worth Smith. Correspondents include William Jennings Bryan Dorn, and Chet Holifield.

F 5: Albert, Carl, Montage, 1979-1980.

Topics include Carl Albert portraits. Correspondents include George Nigh and Julian J. Rothbaum.

F 6: Albert, Carl, Portrait, 1977, 1988.

Correspondents include Charles Banks Wilson.

F 7: Albert, Carl, Statues, 1994-1995.

Topics include Carl Albert statues in McAlester (Okla.) and Chadick Park (Okla.). Correspondents include Paul Moore.

F 8: American Oxonian, 1981-1986, 1989, 1991-1992, 1995.

Topics include Oxford University alumni and alumnae. Correspondents include American Oxonian.

F 9-16: Appointments, 1977, 1981, 1983, 1988-1992, 1994.

F 17-21: Armed Forces Day, 1977, 1979-1981, 1983-1987, 1989-1991.

Topics include Wesley W. Watkins, Armed Forces Day in McAlester (Okla.), Roy P. Benavidez, Edwin Burba, and Bennie L. David. Correspondents include McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (U.S.).

F 22: Bilingual Education, 1974, 1989-1990.

Topics include law and legislation of bilingual education and Hispanic Americans. Correspondents include Barbara Bush and Hispanic Heritage Association of Oklahoma.

F 23: Bug Tussle, 1983-1984, 1986, 1988-1990.

Topics include public works in Oklahoma, Eufaula Lake (Okla.), Pittsburg County (Okla.), and the Bugtussle Road Project. Correspondents include Wesley W. Watkins

F 24-32: Calendar, 1980-1995.

Box 2

F 1-7: Calendar, 1980-1995.

F 8-16: Campaign, 1978-1987.

These folders contain correspondence and campaign literature from numerous state and national candidates for office. Not all candidates' names were listed. Topics include Jimmy Carter, Gary Hart, Walter F. Mondale, Ronald Reagan, Democratic Party (U.S.), Republican Party (U.S.:1854-), election of governors in Oklahoma, political campaigns in Oklahoma, political campaigns in the United States, and election of presidents in the United States. Correspondents include David Boren, James E. Hamilton, James F. Howell, James R. Jones, Vicki Miles-LaGrange, George Nigh, Edna Mae Phelps, Paul Simon, Michael C. Turpen, David Walters, Wesley W. Watkins, Joe E. White, Democratic National Committee, Oklahoma Democratic Party, Bill Dawson, Robert H. Henry, Robert S. Kerr III, and Lou Watkins.

F 17-21: Campaign, 1988.

Topics include Lloyd Bentsen, George Bush, John Glenn, Democratic Party (U.S.), Republican Party (U.S.), Democratic National Convention (Atlanta, Ga), political campaigns in Oklahoma, political campaigns in the U.S., and presidential election of 1988. Correspondents include Douglas Applegate, Bill Clinton, Michael S. Dukakis, Jesse Jackson, Marcy Kaptur, Vicki Miles-LaGrange, Paul Simon, Gene Stipe, Mike Synar, David Walters, Democratic National Committee, Oklahoma Democratic Party, and Robert H. Henry.

F 22-24: Campaign, 1989-1990.

Topics include Democratic Party (U.S.), political campaigns in Oklahoma, political campaigns in the United States, David Boren, Bill K. Brewster, Dave McCurdy, Paul Simon, David Walters, and Wesley W. Watkins. Correspondents include Democratic National Committee (U.S.), Democratic Party (Okla.), Robert H. Henry, Robert S. Kerr III, Steve Lewis, and Emily A.Warner.

Box 3

F 1: Campaign, 1991.

Topics include political campaigns in Oklahoma and political campaigns in the United States. Correspondents include Mike Synar, the Democratic National Committee (U.S.). and the Democratic Party (Okla.).

F 2-5: Campaign, 1992.

Topics include George Bush, the Democratic Party (U.S.), the Republican Party (U.S.: 1854-), the Democratic National Convention (1992: New York, N.Y.), political campaigns in the United States, and the 1992 presidential election in the United States. Correspondents include Jerry Brown, Ronald Harmon Brown, Bill Clinton, Dianne Feinstein, Glen D. Johnson, Gunn McKay, Don Nickels, Ann Richards, John D. Rockefeller, Paul Simon, Gene Stipe, Mike Synar, Michael C. Turpen, the Democratic National Committee (U.S.), the Democratic Party (Okla.), the League of Women Voters of Oklahoma, Steve Lewis, and Jack Mildren.

F 6: Campaign, 1993-1994.

Topics include the Democratic Party (Okla.), political campaigns in Oklahoma, Paul Simon, Wesley W. Watkins, and Robert Butkin.

F 7: Campaign, 1996.

Topics include Glen D. Johnson, Wesley W. Watkins, the Democratic Party (Okla.), the Democratic Party (U.S.), the Democratic National Convention (1996: Chicago, Ill.), political campaigns in Oklahoma, and political campaigns in the United States. Correspondents include the Democratic National Committee (U.S.), and Daryl F. Roberts.

F 8-9: Cards, Birthday, 1952, 1977, 1989.

The 1989 birthday greetings were from Mrs. Kathy Brock's 4th grade. Topics include greeting cards. Correspondents include Dewey F. Bartlett, Tip O'Neill, John J. Rhodes, Wesley W. Watkins, and C. David Gardner (Principal Chief, Choctaw Nation).

F 10: Cards, Christmas, n.d., 1972, 1976-1978.

Topics include Christmas cards. Correspondents include Lawrence H. Fountain, Frank M. Karsten, Robert S. Kerr, Arthur A. Link, Ferdinand E. Marcos, William H. Natcher, Edna Mae Phelps, and Anwar Sadat.

F 11: Cards, Retirement, n.d., 1976-1977.

Topics include greeting cards. Correspondents include Elizabeth Holtzman, John W. McCormack, and M. Caldwell Butler.

F 12-16: Carl Albert Community Mental Health Center, 1977, 1979-1983, 1985.

The letterhead of some stationery indicates that for a brief time this center was the Carl Albert Mental Health Center. Topics include mental health facilities in Oklahoma and finance of mental health services in Oklahoma. Correspondents include the Oklahoma, Dept. of Mental Health and the Carl Albert Community Mental Health Center.

F 17-23: Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center, n.d., 1978 -1992, 1994-1997.

Topics include the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center appropriations and expenditures, Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center finance, the United States Congress House Speaker, United States Congress study and teaching, archival resources in Oklahoma, political science in Oklahoma, and literary collections. Correspondents include William S. Banowsky, John E. Barriere, Richard Walker Bolling, David Boren, William H. Brown, E.T. Dunlap, Gerald Ford, Danney Goble, James E. Hamilton, Joel Jankowsky, Ray J. Madden, George H. Mahon, Mike Mansfield, William H. Natcher, Julian J. Rothbaum, Ronald M. Peters, David E. Price, John J. Rhodes, Charles Banks Wilson, Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, and Richard Van Horn.

Box 4

F 1-6: Federal Government, Southern Oklahoma Development Association (SODA), 1966, 1968.

Topics include economic development in Oklahoma. Correspondents include Southern Oklahoma Development Association.

F 7-10: Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center, Conference, 1990.

These folders contain copies of papers presented at the conference. Topics include Thomas B. Reed, Dan Rostenkowski, Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center, United States Congress, Afro-Americans legal status, laws, etc., in the United States, Afro-Americans in United States politics and government, budget of the United States, Great Britain politics and government, Scandinavia politics and government, Turkey politics and government, United States foreign relations, United States politics and government, and Back to the Future: The United States Congress in the Twenty-First Century.

F 11-12:Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center, Rothbaum Lecture, 1983-1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1995, 1997.

Topics include John Brademas, Barber B. Conable, Samuel P. Huntington, Charles O. Jones, United States politics and government, and the Julian J. Rothbaum Lecture. Correspondents include Joel Jankowski, Theodore J. Lowi, Ronald M. Peters, Julian J. Rothbaum, and the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center.

F 13: Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center, Speakership Forum, 1993-1994.

Topics include Thomas S. Foley and United States politics and government. Correspondents include the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center.

F 14: Carl Albert Day, 1977.

Topics include Carl Albert and public opinion. Correspondents include James R. Jones.

F 15: Carl Albert Federal Building, n.d., 1984-1986, 1988, 1990-1991.

Topics include Carl Albert Federal Building (McAlester, Okla.). Correspondents include Strom Thurmond, the United States General Services Administration, Region 7, and Robert H. Henry.

F 16: Carl Albert Indian Health Facility, 1978, 1980.

The Ada Comprehensive Indian Health Facility was the original name of the Carl Albert Indian Health Facility. Topics include Indians of North America health and hygiene in Ada (Okla.), and Indians of North America hospitals in Ada (Okla.). Correspondents include Overton James and the United States Health Services Administration (Okla.).

F 17-22:Carl Albert State College, n.d., 1978-1981, 1985, 1987-1991, 1993-1994, 1997.

Carl Albert State College was originally called Poteau Community College. It then became known as Carl Albert Junior College. Topics include Carl Albert awards, George Bush, Jimmy Carter, higher education in Poteau (Okla.), Carl Albert State College Hall of Fame, Poteau Community College, and the Jimmy Carter Lecture Series. Correspondents include John Brademas, Gerald R. Ford, James E. Hamilton, James R. Jones, Julian J. Rothbaum, David Walters, Wesley W. Watkins, Joe E. White, Carl Albert Junior College, Carl Albert State College, Boyd F. Converse and the Carl Albert State College Development Foundation. The information in these folders continues in Box 5, Folders 1-2.

Box 5

F 1-2: Carl Albert State College, n.d., 1978-1981, 1985, 1987-1991, 1993-1994, 1997.

The information in these folders is also found in Box 4, Folders 17-22.

F 3-19: Carl Albert State College Development Foundation, n.d., 1979-1992, 1994-1996.

Carl Albert Junior College became Carl Albert State College. Topics include higher education in Poteau (Okla.), Carl Albert Junior College finances, Carl Albert Junior College funds and scholarships, Carl Albert State College finances, Carl Albert State College funds and scholarships, David Albert, Gerald R. Ford Professorship for Leadership Excellence, and Mary Albert Gold Room Dedication. Correspondents include Susan Bales, David Boren, David, James E. Hamilton, Lady Bird Johnson, Dean A. McGee, Wes Watkins, Joe Ellis White, Frank E.Horton, Carl Albert Junior College Foundation, and the Carl Albert State College Foundation.

F 20-21: Cohn and Marks, 1977.

Topics include Leonard H. Marks. Correspondents include Robert S. Kerr and Marcus Cohn.

F 22: Chronicles of Oklahoma, 1988.

Topics include autobiography of Carl Albert and the Chronicles of Oklahoma. Correspondents include the Oklahoma Historical Society.

F 23: Colleges and Universities, 1986, 1992-1993.

Topics include higher education law and legislation in Oklahoma. Correspondents include Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

F 24-26: Congressional Research Service, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1975-1977, 1984, 1986-1987.

Topics include budget of the United States, education in the United States, energy policy of the United States, and United States politics and government. Correspondents include the Library of Congress Congressional Research Service.

Box 6

F 1: Crawford, Ollie, 1975-1976.

Correspondents include Robert R. "Bob" Casey, Dolph Briscoe, and Ollie R. Crawford.

F 2-20: Democratic Congressional Dinner, 1964-1976.

Folders often contain letters from congressmen or their wives indicating whether they plan to attend the dinners. For the most part, the folders contain material on who is buying or selling tickets to the dinners. Topics include the Democratic Party (U.S.), United States Congress House, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, campaign funds in the United States, political campaigns in the United States, and United States politics and government. Correspondents include Jimmy Carter, Robert R. "Bob" Casey, Ed Edmondson, Robert S. Kerr Jr., Michael J. Kirwan, John W. McCormack, Julian J. Rothbaum, George M. Steinbrenner, Marcus Cohn, Glen R. Key, and Democratic Congressional Dinner Committee. Information continues in Box 7, Folder 1-3.

Box 7

F 1-3: Democratic Congressional Dinner, 1964-1976.

Information on this topic is also found in Box 6, Folders 2-20.

F 4: Democratic Study Group, 1977-1978.

Topics include energy policy in the United States. Correspondents include Democratic Study Group (Fact Sheet).

F 5-15: Diamond Jubilee Commission, n.d., 1980-1982.

Topics include festivals in Oklahoma, conservation and restoration of historic sites in Oklahoma, historical museums in Oklahoma, Oklahoma anniversaries, etc, and Oklahoma history. Correspondents include Jack T. Conn, George Nigh, the Diamond Jubilee Commission, the Oklahoma Historical Society, and the Smithsonian Institution.

F 16: East Central University, 1978, 1980-1982, 1984.

East Central State College became East Central University. Topics include East Central State College finance, East Central University finance, and higher education in Ada, Oklahoma. Correspondents include Stanley P. Wagner, East Central State College, East Central University, East Central State College Foundation, and East Central University Foundation.

F 17: Eastern Oklahoma State College, 1979-1980, 1982-1984, 1986, 1990.

Topics include higher education in Wilburton, Oklahoma. Correspondents include Eastern Oklahoma State College, Bill H. Hill, James M. Miller, and Phillip J. Trauber.

F 18: Equal Rights Amendment, n.d., 1979, 1982, 1991.

Topics include equal rights amendments in Oklahoma. Correspondents include Marcus Cohn, Henry Williams, and the Oklahomans for the Equal Rights Amendment.

F 19: Federal Judgeship Appointments, 1979.

Topics include selection and appointment of judges in Oklahoma.

F 20-22: Genealogy, n.d., 1972-1973, 1975-1976, 1985, 1989, 1992-1995.

Topics include Carl Albert family, the National Genealogical Society, census law and legislation, genealogy in the United States, access control of public records in the United States, Federal Records Act of 1950, and the Freedom of Information Act. Correspondents include Richard C. White, Charles H. Wilson (press release), Library of Congress Congressional Research Service, United States Bureau of the Census, and the United States General Services Administration (press release).  Mary Frances Albert donated a copy of My Albert Line to the Carl Albert Center in 2009; the manuscript is housed in the Speaker's Office.

Box 8

F 1-4: General Correspondence, A-J, L-P, R-T, W, n.d., 1977, 1979, 1983-1987, 1989-1992.

Topics include the Oklahoma Hall of Fame and Hicks Epton. Correspondents include the American Council on Education, Lloyd E. Church, Bennie L. Davis, Linda Epton Wenrick, and the Oklahoma Water Conservation Association.

F 5: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, 1981.

Topics include Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Grand Rapids (Mich.). Correspondents include Gerald R. Ford.

F 6: Gifts, n.d., 1977.

Correspondents include Richard H. Ichord, Richard M. Nixon, and Frank Thompson.

F 7-9: Guest Books, n.d., 1988-1998.

These guest books include names of visitors to Carl Albert's office in McAlester. There is also a book with names of those who attended the opening of the Carl Albert Collection at the Carl Albert Center. One book is not identified. Topics include Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center.

F 10: Hofstra University, 1984-1986.

Topics include Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, and John F. Kennedy. Correspondents include Hofstra University.

F 11: House Office Building Commission, Agendas, 1973-1974, 1976.

Topics include maintenance and repair of public buildings, remodeling for other use of public buildings in Washington (D.C.). Correspondents include United States Congress House Office Building Commission.

F 12: House Office Building Commission, Capitol, 1972-1976.

Topics include the United States Congress House Office Building Commission, United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.), and maintenance and repair of public buildings. Correspondents include John J. Rhodes, Leo J. Ryan, George M. White, and the United States Architect of the Capitol.

F 13: House Office Building Commission, Capitol Power Plant, 1973-1976.

Topics include United States Congress House Office Building Commission, United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.), air pollution in Washington (D.C.), energy conservation in public buildings in Washington (D.C.), and United States Architect of the Capitol.

F 14: House Office Building Commission, Chamber, 1975-1976.

Topics include the United States Congress House Office Building Commission, maintenance and repair of public buildings and remodeling for other use of public buildings in Washington (D.C.). Correspondents include Ray Roberts and Charlie Rose.

F 15: House Office Building Commission, Committee Room Alterations, 1971, 1973-1976.

Topics include United States Congress House Office Building Commission, maintenance and repair of public buildings, and remodeling for other use of public buildings in Washington (D.C.). Correspondents include Brock Adams, John E. Moss, Frederick Bernard Rooney, Al Ullman, and the United States Architect of the Capitol.

F 16: House Office Building Commission, Corridor Clean-Up, 1973.

Correspondents include the United States Congress House Office Building Commission.

F 17-23:House Office Building Commission, Clocks, Desks and Chairs, Doors and Partitions, Drapes, Carpets and Wall Color, Elevators, Furniture, and Garage, n.d., 1971-1976.

Topics include maintenance and repair of public buildings, remodeling for other use, of public buildings in Washington (D.C.). Correspondents include the United States Architect of the Capitol and the United States Congress House Office Building Commission.

F 24: House Office Building Commission, General Space Analysis and Occupancy, 1971, 1973-1975.

Topics include United States Congress House Office Building Commission.

F 25: House Office Building Commission, Lists of Room Assignments, n.d., 1972-1976.

Topics include the United States Congress House Office Building Commission.

F 26: House Office Building Commission, Master Plan, 1976.

Topics include United States Congress House Office Building Commission. Correspondents include United States, Architect of the Capitol.

F 27-28: House Office Building Commission, Member Room Requests, n.d., 1971 -1974, 1976-1977.

Topics include United States Congress House Office Building Commission.

F 29-30: House Office Building Commission, Miscellaneous, 1973-1976.

Topics include maintenance and repair of public buildings, remodeling for other use of public buildings in Washington (D.C.). Correspondents include United States Architect of the Capitol and United States Congress House Office Building Commission.

Box 9

F 1-13: House Office Building Commission, Office Space and Requests, n.d., 1971-1977.

Items within folders have been arranged according to the latest date. There may be materials attached which are from earlier dates. Folder 13 has requests answered by Speaker O'Neill. Topics include remodeling for other use of public buildings in Washington (D.C.). Correspondents include Tip O'Neill, United States Architect of the Capitol, and United States Congress House Office Building Commission.

F 14: House Office Building Commission, Room Assignment Procedure, 1974-1976.

Correspondents include United States Congress House Office Building Commission.

F 15: House Office Building Commission, Service and Utility Expenditures, 1974-1975.

Topics include United States Congress House Office Building Commission and energy consumption in Washington (D.C.). Correspondents include United States Architect of the Capitol.

F 16: House Office Building Commission, West Front Extension of U.S. Capitol, 1974, 1976-1977.

Topics include United States Congress House Office Building Commission, United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.), maintenance and repair of public buildings, and remodeling for other use of public buildings in Washington (D.C.). Correspondents include Leo J. Ryan and United States Architect of the Capitol.

F 17-22: Human Rights, n.d., 1988-1994.

Topics include Nelson Mandela, Menchu Rigoberta, Dominique de Menil, Clyde C. Snow, human rights in central America, human rights in Guatemala, Santiago Atitlan (Guatemala), Carter-Menil Human Rights Prize, and the Rothko Chapel Human Rights Awards. Correspondents include David Boren, Bill K. Brewster, Jimmy Carter, Mickey Edwards, James R. Jones, Dave McCurdey, Mike Synar, David Walters, Guatemala Human Rights Commission/USA, Physicians for Human Rights (U.S.), Chris Houk, Jose Sosof, and Human Rights Project.

F 23-27: Interviews, 1973, 1976, 1979-1980, 1982-1993.

Topics include Carl Albert interviews, John F. Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon, Sam Rayburn, Vietnamese Conflict, Watergate Affair, China, United States politics and government 1908-1976, and University of Texas Oral History Project. Correspondents include James M. Cannon, Danney Goble, Martin Hauan, Malvina Stephenson, Michael C. Turpen, British Broadcasting Company, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library, and United States Capitol Historical Society.

Box 10

F 1-18: Invitations, Accepted, A-W, n.d., 1977-1995.

Topics include Tom Steed, David Walters, Oklahoma Hall of Fame, arts awards in Oklahoma, Freemasonry lodges in Oklahoma, public schools in Gans (Okla.), Pioneer Coal Miner Memorial (McAlester, Okla.), and Vivia Locke. Correspondents include Robert S. Kerr Jr., David Boren, George Nigh, Democratic Party (Okla.), McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (U.S.),Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives, Oklahoma Bar Association (1939- ), Oklahoma Heritage Association, Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Scottish Rite (Masonic Order) in McAlester, Okla., Oklahoma Federation of Democrat Women's Clubs, World Literature Today, McAlester Chamber of Commerce, and McAlester Regional Health Center.

F 19-22: Invitations, VIP, A-W, n.d., 1977, 1979-1980, 1982-1983, 1988, 1990-1991.

Topics include Henry Bellmon, Tip O'Neill, David Walters, Charles L. Ward, and David Boren. Correspondents include E. De La Garza, William Jackson Edwards, Glen D. Johnson, Vicki Miles-La Grange, George Nigh, Wesley W. Watkins, Charles Banks Wilson, Robert H. Henry, and Frank E. Horton.

F 23: Invitations, VIP, Boren, David, Inauguration, 1995.

Topics include David Boren inauguration and University of Oklahoma presidents. Correspondents include David Boren.

F 24: Invitations, VIP, White House, 1981, 1993, 1997.

Topics include Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, and inauguration of the president of the United States.

F 25-26: Judge Advocate General's School, n.d., 1956, 1959-1962, 1964-1967.

Topics include courts-martial and courts of inquiry in the United States and military law in the United States. Correspondents include Judge Advocate General's School (United States. Army). This topic continues in Box 11, Folders 1-3.

Box 11

F 1-3: Judge Advocate General's School, n.d., 1956, 1959-1962, 1964-1967.

This topic is also found in Box 10, Folders 25-26.

F 4-5: League of Women Voters, Statesman Award, n.d., 1993.

Topics include Carl Albert awards, League of Women Voters of Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Statesman Award. Correspondents include David Boren, Gerald R. Ford, George Nigh, Charles Banks Wilson, and League of Women Voters of Oklahoma.

F 6-21: Little Giant, Biographical Information, Contributors, Correspondence, Miscellaneous, and Drafts, n.d., 1974, 1976, 1986-1991, 1993, 1996.

Folders 7-10 contain information on autograph parties, reviews of the book, requests for the book, and comments from those who received the book. Topics include Carl Albert, United States Congress House biography, United States Congress House Speaker biography, and legislators of the United States biography. Correspondents include Luther Lee Bohanon, David Boren, James M. Cannon, Danney Goble, Robert Kreuger, Larry LaRocco, William Huston Natcher, Ronald M. Peters, Bill Richardson, Wesley W. Watkins, University of Oklahoma Press, and Thomas P. Gore II. This topic continues in Box 12, Folders 1-10.

Box 12

F 1-10: Little Giant, Biographical Information, Contributors, Correspondence, Miscellaneous, and Drafts, n.d., 1974, 1976, 1986-1991, 1993, 1996.

This topic is also found in Box 11, Folders 6-21.

F 11: McAlester Elementary Schools, n.d., 1991-1992, 1994.

Topics include elementary education in McAlester (Okla.).

F 12-13: McAlester High School, n.d., 1978-1990, 1992-1993.

Topics include secondary education in McAlester (Okla.).

F 14: McAlester, History, 1910, 1981-1982, 1985-1986, 1993.

Topics include McAlester (Okla.) history and the Alderson Public School.

F 15-16: McAlester Projects, n.d., 1979, 1981-1982, 1984-1985, 1987-1995.

Topics include alien detention centers in McAlester (Okla.), economic development projects in McAlester (Okla.), and family violence in Pittsburg County (Okla.). Correspondents include David Boren, Frank Harbin, McAlester Chamber of Commerce, and McAlester Economic Development Service.

F 17: McBride, Paul, Memoirs, 1983.

Topics include Robert S. Kerr, Oklahoma history, and Oklahoma politics and government. Correspondents include Paul McBride.

F 18: McGee Creek Dam and Reservoir, Dedication, n.d., 1986.

Topics include McGee Creek Reservoir (Okla.).

F 19-20: Miscellaneous, n.d., 1977, 1980, 1983, 1985, 1987-1990, 1994.

Topics include Michael "Ozzie" Myers, Richard M. Nixon, Sam Rayburn, clearcutting in Oklahoma, Lithuanians in Hartshorne (Okla.), Ouachita National Forest (Ark. and Okla.), Talimena Scenic Drive (Ark. and Okla.), L'Ouverture High School in McAlester (Okla.), and Sam Rayburn Memorial Day in 1980. Correspondents include Dale Bumpers, Charles W. Colson, and Theodore C. Sorenson.

F 21-24: Nixon Impeachment, In-State and Out of State Correspondence, 1974.

Topics include Richard M. Nixon impeachment and public opinion, Watergate Affair, and United States politics and government. This topic continues in Box 13, Folders 1-12.

Box 13

F 1-12: Nixon Impeachment, In-State and Out of State Correspondence, 1974.

This topic is also found in Box 12, Folders 21-24.

F 13-15: Nixon Pardon, 1974, Unsigned and A-Z Correspondence.

Topics include Gerald R. Ford, Richard M. Nixon pardon, public opinion of Richard M. Nixon, Watergate Affair, and United States politics and government.

F 16: Office Visitors, 1989-1991.

Correspondents include David Walters.

F 17: Oklahoma City University, n.d., 1980, 1985-1986.

Topics include Oklahoma City University and higher education in Oklahoma City (Okla.).

F 18-25: Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, 1986-1993.

Topics include education awards in Oklahoma, education evaluation in Oklahoma, teaching awards in Oklahoma, and David Boren.

Box 14

F 1-3: Oklahoma Hall of Fame, 1977-1978, 1980.

Topics include Lyle Boren, George Nigh, Oklahoma Hall of Fame, and halls of fame in Oklahoma. Correspondents include Julian J. Rothbaum, Charles Banks Wilson, and the Oklahoma Heritage Association.

F 4: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1982-1989.

Topics include Oklahoma history. Correspondents include the Oklahoma Historical Society.

F 5-6: Oklahoma History, n.d., 1879, 1961, 1965, 1968, 1972-1973, 1975, 1979, 1981-1982, 1985, 1987-1991.

Topics include Oklahoma history and Oklahoma politics and government.

F 7-10: Oklahoma Projects, n.d., 1977, 1981, 1985-1989.

Topics include Angie Debo, Perle Mesta, economic development projects of Oklahoma, Institute for the Study of American Wars, and Oklahoma Aerotronics. Correspondents include Joseph P. Addabbo, Hannah Diggs Atkins, Henry Bellmon, David Boren, James R. Jones, George Nigh, Tom Steed, Wesley W. Watkins, and Carolyn Thompson.

F 11-12: Oklahoma State University, n.d., 1974, 1981, 1987, 1990-1991.

Folder 12 has materials that a class in educational administration used. Mr. Albert met with this class. Topics include Oklahoma State University, economic forecasting in Oklahoma, higher education in Oklahoma, Oklahoma appropriations and expenditures, and Oklahoma economic policy. Correspondents include Oklahoma State University College of Business Administration.

F 13: Oklahoma Symphony, n.d., 1979, 1981-1983, 1985, 1987-1990.

Topics include symphony orchestras in Oklahoma and Peter Simon. Correspondents include the Arts Foundation and the Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra.

F 14-27:Organizations (includes membership), A-Z, 1977-1997.

These folders contain materials regarding Mr. Albert's memberships in various organizations as well as information and publications about these groups. There is also material on/from organizations soliciting Albert's involvement. Topics include Freemasonry lodges in Oklahoma and Honey Springs National Battlefield (Okla.). Correspondents include Robert J. Dole, Glen D. Johnson, Jed J. Johnson, Peter G. Peterson, Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Former Members of Congress, Inc. (U.S.), Friends of the LBJ Library, Kappa Alpha Order, Salvation Army, United States Capitol Historical Society, 4 for Kids Committee, Bi-Partisan Budget Appeal, Honey Springs Battlefield Park Commission, Pan Pacific Community Association, and Republican Senatorial Inner Circle. This topic continues in Box 15, Folders 1-24 and Box 16, Folders 1-8.

Box 15

F 1-24:Organizations (includes membership), "A"-"Z", 1977-1997.

This topic is also in Box 14, Folders 14-27 and in Box 16, Folders 1-8.

Box 16

F 1-8: Organizations (includes membership), "A"-"Z", 1977-1997.

This topic is also found in Box 14, Folders 14-27 and in Box 15, Folders 1-24.

F 9-21:Oxford University, "A"-"W", n.d., 1949-1993.

Topics include Rhodes Scholarships, the Carl Albert Prize, and Fowler Hamilton. Correspondents include Paul Bouchard, Sir Alec Cairncross, Robert Franklin Jackson, Julian J. Rothbaum, Leonard J. Theberge, Alumni Association of American Rhodes Scholars, Alumni Society of Oxford University, St. Peter's College in London, and the American Oxonian.

F 22-26: Personal, n.d., 1938, 1944, 1977-1994, 1996.

Folder 26 contains notes for a class that Mr. Albert took at George Washington University. Topics include Carl Albert notebooks, sketch books, etc., Glen D. Johnson, and George Washington University. Correspondents include Derek C. Bok, Geraldine Ferraro, Lady Bird Johnson, James R. Jones, William H. Natcher, George Nigh, Oral Roberts, Lottie Ross, John G. Tower, and Vernon Beckham

Box 17

F 1: Personnel, n.d., 1978, 1983, 1991.

Topics include employees of Carl Albert.

F 2: Presidential Succession, 1971, 1973, 1975-1976.

Topics include Central Locator System. Correspondents include United States Office of Emergency Preparedness.

F 3-11: Rhodes Scholars, n.d., 1951, 1972-1973, 1975, 1981, 1984-1995.

Topics include Carl Albert, friends and associates, Bill Clinton, Oxford University finance, and Oxford University periodicals. Correspondents include Robert Franklin Jackson, Savoie Lottinville, Julian J. Rothbaum, Association of American Rhodes Scholars, Oxford University, Rhodes Trust (Oxford, England), Oxford Today, Fowler Hamilton, and Virginia Rice Theberge.

F 12-13: Rhodes Scholars, Reunion, 1983.

Topics include Carl Albert friends and associates and Oxford University. Correspondents include Rhodes Trust (Oxford, England), and Fowler Hamilton.

F 14: Rogers State College, 1989-1991.

Topics include higher education in Oklahoma. Correspondents include George Nigh, Rogers State College, Robert H. Henry, and Richard H. Mosier (president of Rogers State College).

F 15-25: Sam Rayburn Library, n.d., 1977-1992, 1994-1995.

Topics include Sam Rayburn library resources and United States politics and government. Correspondents include Anthony Champagne, H. G. Dulaney, Sam Blakeley Hall Jr., Sam Rayburn Library (newsletter), Ben Barnes, Gene Howard, and Friends of Sam Rayburn (report).

Box 18

F 1-11: Schedules, 1977-1983, 1985-1991, 1994.

F 12: Southeastern Oklahoma State University, n.d., 1983-1987, 1990, 1992, 1994.

Topics include higher education in Durant (Okla.), and the E. T. Dunlap Lecture Series on Higher Education and Public Policy. Correspondents include David L. Boren (speech), Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and Larry Williams.

F 13: Southern Methodist University, 1980, 1987.

Topics include higher education in Dallas (Texas). Correspondents include James R. Jones, A. Kenneth Pye, Mike Synar, James H. Zumberge, and Southern Methodist University.

F 14: Southwest Texas State University, 1982.

Topics include Southwest Texas State University, higher education in San Marcos (Texas.), and Robert L. Hardesty.

F 15-23: Spanish Course, n.d., 1956, 1961, 1966-1967, 1973, 1975, 1977-1978, 1980-1981, 1984, 1986-1990.

Topics include study and teaching of Spanish language. Correspondents include Carmen Clay. This topic continues in Box 19, Folders 1-4.

Box 19

F 1-4: Spanish Course, n.d., 1956, 1961, 1966-1967, 1973, 1975, 1977-1978, 1980-1981, 1984, 1986-1990.

This topics is also found in Box 18, Folders 15-23.

F 5: Speakers of the House, 1987, 1989-1990.

Topics include Tip O'Neill, Sam Rayburn, and United States Congress House Speaker. Correspondents include Jim Wright and Larry R. Shannon.

F 6: Speeches, Arkansas Tech University, 1977.

Topics include Ruth Alben Speakers Series. Correspondents include Arkansas Tech University.

F 7: Speeches, Congressional Reforms in the 1970s, n.d.

Topics include United States Congress reform.

F 8: Speeches, Declaration of Independence, 1989.

F 9: Speeches, Direct Mail Marketing Association, 1977.

Topics include United States Congress.

F 10: Speeches, How to Keep Party Unity in the Legislature, n.d.

Topics include the United States Congress and the University of Oklahoma Lecture Series.

F 11: Speeches, Jim Oberstar's Constituents, 1977.

Topics include James L. Oberstar.

F 12: Speeches, Louisiana State University, 1986-1987.

Topics include El Salvador. Correspondents include William Arceneaux and E.T. Dunlap.

F 13: Speeches, Miscellaneous, n.d., 1977, 1984, 1988, 1990.

Topics include the Oklahoma Bar Association, Garrard Ardeneum, Labor Honors Carl Albert, McAlester Community Choir Program, Presidents I Have Known, and the Speakership. Correspondents include AFL-CIO (Okla.).

F 14: Speeches, One Heart Beat, The Agnew Resignation, The Ford Confirmation, n.d.

Topics include Spiro T. Agnew and Gerald R. Ford.

F 15-16: Speeches, Presidential War Powers, 1973, 1976-1978.

Topics include United States Congress, executive power in the United States, presidents of the United States, and war and emergency powers of the United States. Correspondents include Jimmy Carter.

F 17-18: Speeches, Research Materials, American Foreign Policy, n.d., 1966, 1975-1976.

Topics include the United States foreign relations.

F 19-22: Speeches, Research Materials, Budget and Impoundment, n.d., 1973 -1980.

Topics include the budget of the United States and executive impoundment of appropriated funds of the United States. Correspondents include Robert N. Giaimo and the United States Congressional Budget Office.

Box 20

F 1: Speeches, Research Materials, Energy, 1974-1976.

Topics include energy policy in the United States. Correspondents include the National Petroleum Council.

F 2: Speeches, Research Materials, Environment, 1975-1976.

Topics include environmental policy in the United States.

F 3: Speeches, Research Materials, Miscellaneous, n.d., 1977-1978.

Topics include American economic assistance and dust diseases of the lungs.

F 4: Speeches, Research Materials, Presidential-Congressional Relations, n.d., 1976.

Topics include United States Congress and separation of powers in the United States.

F 5: Speeches, Robert S. Kerr, Memorial Arboretum and Nature Center, n.d., 1974, 1978.

Topics include Robert S. Kerr, Ouachita National Forest (Ark. and Okla.), and Talimena Scenic Drive (Ark. and Okla.). Correspondents include the United States Forest Service, Southern Region.

F 6: Speeches, Sam Rayburn Symposium, 1979.

Topics include Sam Rayburn and East Texas State University. Correspondents include the Sam Rayburn Library.

F 7-10: Speeches, Texas Cattle Feeders Association Convention, 1977.

Topics include the beef industry in the United States, forest management in the United States, meat industry and trade in the United States, range management in the United States, Ouachita National Forest (Ark. and Okla.), and the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act. Correspondents include American National Cattlemen's Association, Council on Wage and Price Stability (press release), Texas Cattle Feeders Association, United States Forest Service Southern Region, United States Office of the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations, National Livestock Feeders Association, National Science Foundation (U.S.), and Office of Advanced Energy and Resources.

F 11: Speeches, Theory and Practice of Legislation, n.d.

Topics include United States Congress, executive impoundment of appropriated funds, war and emergency powers, and the University of Oklahoma Lecture Series.

F 12: Speeches, Tom Steed Appreciation Banquet, 1970, 1977.

Topics include Tom Steed.

F 13: Speeches, Transformation of Southern Politics, n.d.

Topics include southern states politics and government and the University of Oklahoma Lecture Series.

F 14: Speeches, White House and House Leadership, 1980.

Topics include United States Congress and presidents of the United States.

F 15: Tedrick, Dan, n.d., 1954, 1971, 1976, 1986.

Correspondents include Dan Tedrick.

F 16: Telephone Calls, n.d., 1987, 1990-1991.

F 17: Thomas, Clarence, Senate Confirmatioin, 1991.

Topics include Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas.

F 18: Travel, Europe, n.d., 1982-1984.

Trip was in June-July 1983. Topics include Carl Albert journeys.

F 19: Travel, Washington, D.C., 1983-1984.

Trip was in October 1983. Topics include Carl Albert journeys, McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (U.S.), PBX, and RDX plants. Correspondents include Don Nickles and George Nigh.

F 20: Trip, Washington, D.C., 1987.

Trip was in July 1987. Topics include Carl Albert journeys, Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center, and the Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lecture Series. Correspondents include John Brademas.

F 21: Travel, Washington, D.C., 1990.

Trip was in October 1990. Topics include Carl Albert journeys, Danney Goble, and Little Giant: The Life and Times of Speaker Carl Albert. Correspondents include Joel Jankowsky.

F 22-25: Tributes to Others, 1977-1980, 1982-1984, 1986-1988, 1990-1991.

Topics include Richard W. Bolling, Dennis Chavez, Dante B. Fascell, William D. Ford, Hubert H. Humphrey, James R. Jones, Tip O'Neill, W. R. Poage, Lloyd Rader, Donald Reynolds, Byron G. Rogers, Bernie Sisk, Olin E. Teague, Lloyd E. Church, Czar Langston, and Virgie White. Correspondents include William Alexander, E. De La Garza, Raymond Gary, Ezekiel C. Gathings, Pat Shroeder, Thomas Jefferson Steed, Joe D. Waggonner, and Jim Wright.

F 26: Truman, Harry, 1984.

Topics include Harry S. Truman.

F 27-28: United States Congress, 1984-1993.

Topics include Tip O'Neill, Jim Wright, budget of the United States, free trade in North American, and the North American Free Trade Agreement. Correspondents include David Boren, Matthew F. McHugh, Close Up Foundation, United States Congressional Budget Office, and Mary Frances Albert.

Box 21

F 1-2: University of Central Oklahoma, n.d., 1983, 1988-1989, 1991-1992.

Topics include Carl Albert awards and University of Central Oklahoma Colloquiem of Distinguished Statesmen. Correspondents include David Boren, William J. Holloway, George Nigh, David Walters, Joe Ellis White, Central State University (Okla.), University of Central Oklahoma, and Nigh Institute of State Government.

F 3-6: University of Oklahoma, n.d., 1977-1995.

Topics include Carl Albert political and social views, William Slater Banowsky Slater, inauguration, Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center, University of Oklahoma finance, University of Oklahoma football, University of Oklahoma funds and scholarships, and higher education in Norman (Okla.). Correspondents include William Slater Banowski, David Boren, Frank E. Horton, Robert S. Kerr, Dave McCurdy, Julian J. Rothbaum, Paul F. Sharp, Barry Switzer, Barbara Staner Uehling, Richard VanHorn, University of Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Foundation, John Caldwell, University of Oklahoma Dept. of Political Science, and University of Oklahoma Associates.

F 7-22: University of Oklahoma, Carl Albert Award, 1978-1997.

Correspondents include William Slater Banowsky, Frank E. Horton, Vicki Miles-LaGrange, Julian J. Rothbaum, Richard VanHorn, Harold Belknap, Joe A. Leone, and David Swank.

F 23-24: University of Oklahoma, Department of Communications, 1985-1989.

Correspondents include Jim Wright, University of Oklahoma Dept. of Communications, and the University of Oklahoma Political Communication Center Advisory Council.

Box 22

F 1: University of Oklahoma, Honorary Doctorate Degree for Carl Albert, 1991.

Topics include Carl Albert awards and University of Oklahoma degrees. Correspondents include Richard L. Van Horn, David Walters, Carolyn Thompson, Helen Walton, and University of Oklahoma Associates.

F 2: University of Oklahoma, Fifty-Year Reunion, 1981.

Topics include Carl Albert, University of Oklahoma alumni and alumnae, and class reunions in Oklahoma.

F 3-16:VIP Correspondence, A-Z, 1977-1997.

These folders contain many notes from current and former members of Congress. Not all are included in this record. Topics include Gene Autry, Max Baucus, Lyle Boren death and burial, Ed Edmondson death and burial, Julia Buter Hansen death and burial, John Jarman death and burial, John F. Kennedy, A. S. Mike Monroney death and burial, Tip O'Neill death and burial, H. Norman Schwartzkopf, Tom Steed, Malvina Stephenson death and burial, Mike Synar death and burial, United States politics and government, Irene Rothbaum death and burial, Spencer Bernard, Luther Bohanon, Richard W. Bolling, and Daniel J. Boorstin. Correspondents include David Boren, Bill Bradley, William Holmes Brown George Bush, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, James M. Collins, Mario M. Cuomo, Angie Debo, Robert J. Dole, Richard J Durbin, Dante B. Fascell, Gerald R. Ford, Martha Wright Griffiths, Gordon J. Humphrey, Lady Bird Johnson, John W. McCormack, Dave McCurdy, Vicki Miles-LaGrange, William H. Natcher, George Nigh, Richard M. Nixon, Tip O'Neill, Chung Hee Park, Carl D. Perkins, J. J.Pickle, Albert H. Quie, Ronald Reagan, Charles S. Robb, Nelson A. Rockefeller, John J. Rhodes, Neal E. Smith, Paul Smith, Tom Steed, Olin E. Teague, Wesley W. Watkins, Victor E. Wickersham, Charles Banks Wilson, Frank R. Wolf, Edwin Burba, Bo Ginn, Fowler Hamilton, Robert H. Henry, Mary Ellen Monroney, and Happy Rockefeller.

F 17: Waurika Lake Dedication, 1980.

Topics include Waurika Lake (Okla.).

F 18: Linda Epton Wenrick, Manuscript, n.d.

Topics include Oklahoma politics and government and Hicks Epton. Correspondents include Linda Epton Wenrick.

F 19: Who's Who in America, 1981-1982, 1984-1986, 1988-1989, 1994.

Topics include Carl Albert.

F 20: Will Rogers Award, 1979.

Topics include Carl Albert awards and Will Rogers. Correspondents include Samuel S. Stratton, Charles Banks Wilson, and Lilla Tower.

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