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Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. (12)
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government. (4)
Political campaigns -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (3)
United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933. (3)
Governors -- Ohio. (2)
Legislators -- Ohio -- Correspondence. (2)
Legislators -- United States -- Archives. (2)
Prohibition -- United States. (2)
Sherman, John, 1823-1900. (2)
United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953. (2)
African American legislators -- Ohio -- Correspondence, reminiscences, etc. (1)
African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- to 1964. (1)
Ambassadors -- United States. (1)
American Peace Society. (1)
Apportionment (Election law) -- Ohio. (1)
Army War College (U.S.) (1)
Bateman, Warner M. (Warner Mifflin), 1827-1897. (1)
Bender, George Harrison, 1896-1961. (1)
Bolton, Chester Castle, 1882-1939 -- Archives. (1)
Burton, Grace. (1)
Burton, Theodore E. (Theodore Elijah), 1851-1929. (1)
City managers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Civil service -- Ohio. (1)
Civil service reform -- United States. (1)
Cleveland Railway Company. (1)
Court records -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900. (1)
Cuban question -- 1895-1898. (1)
Currency question -- United States. (1)
Cuyahoga County (Ohio) -- Politics and government. (1)
Czech Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Disarmament. (1)
Elections -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Elections -- Ohio. (1)
Elections -- United States. (1)
Emigration and immigration law -- United States. (1)
Floods -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
France -- Foreign relations -- United States. (1)
France -- Politics and government -- 1870-1940. (1)
Generals -- United States. (1)
Government attorneys -- Ohio -- Correspondence. (1)
Green family. (1)
Green, John Patterson, 1845-1940. (1)
Harbors -- Law and legislation -- United States. (1)
Herrick, Myron T. (Myron Timothy), 1854-1929. (1)
Hoyt, James Humphrey, 1850-1917. (1)
Hurd, Frank H., (Frank Hunt), 1840-1896. (1)
Hurd, Rollin C. (Rollin Carlos), 1815-1874. (1)
Judges -- Ohio -- Correspondence. (1)
Labor laws and legislation -- United States. (1)
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1Title:  Frank C. Manak Papers     
 Creator:  Manak, Frank C. 
 Dates:  1880-1971 
 Abstract:  Frank C. Manak (1872-1938) was a banker and leader in the Cleveland, Ohio, Czech community. His son, Frank Jr., was general counsel of U.S. Steel, an official of the Ohio Bureau of Unemployment Compensation, president of the Czech Cultural Garden Association, trustee of the Ohio Manufacturers' Association, and county Republican committeeman. The collection consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, speeches, a poster, and testimonials relating to Frank C. Manak, Sr. Includes material relating to his son, Frank C. Manak, Jr. Correspondents include Harold H. Burton, Wendell L. Willkie, Thomas E. Dewey, and Ohio government officials 
 Call #:  MS 3554 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Manak, Frank C., 1872-1938. | Czech Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
 
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2Title:  James Humphrey Hoyt Correspondence     
 Creator:  Hoyt, James Humphrey 
 Dates:  1894-1896 
 Abstract:  James Humphrey Hoyt (1850-1917) was a lawyer and Republican politician, of Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists primarily of political correspondence with several United States Senators and Representatives, Ohio Governors, and officers of various county Republican organizations. Correspondents include Theodore E. Burton, Asa S. Bushnell, Charles L. Kurtz, William McKinley, John Sherman, and Caleb B. Wick. 
 Call #:  MS 3127 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Hoyt, James Humphrey, 1850-1917. | Politicians -- United States -- Correspondence, reminiscences, etc. | United States -- Politics and government -- 1893-1897. | Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
 
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3Title:  Rollin C. Hurd and Frank H. Hurd Papers     
 Creator:  Hurd, Rollin C. and Hurd, Frank H. 
 Dates:  1839-1876 
 Abstract:  Rollin C. Hurd (1815-1874) was a lawyer and judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Mount Vernon, Ohio. His son, Frank H. Hurd (1840-1896) , was a lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. Representative, of Mount Vernon and Toledo, Ohio. The collection consists of correspondence, legal briefs, and other business papers relating to the activities of Rollin C. Hurd, including material relating to the case of Amasa Bunnell et al. vs. Henry Stoddard concerning the estate of Amos Stoddard (d. 1813) and business papers of Messrs. Warden and Burr, of Mount Vernon; also, letters to Frank H. Hurd, dealing primarily with state politics, chiefly 1866-1868. 
 Call #:  MS 2711 
 Extent:  0.60 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Hurd, Rollin C. (Rollin Carlos), 1815-1874. | Stoddard, Amos, d. 1813 -- Estate. | Hurd, Frank H., (Frank Hunt), 1840-1896. | Judges -- Ohio -- Correspondence. | Lawyers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. | Legislators -- Ohio -- Correspondence. | Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. | Mount Vernon (Ohio) -- History -- Sources.
 
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4Title:  George Harrison Bender Papers     
 Creator:  Bender, George Harrison 
 Dates:  1912-1960 
 Abstract:  George Harrison Bender (1896-1961) was a United States Senator from Ohio (1954-1957). He also served as Ohio state senator (1921-1931), chairman of the Cuyahoga County Republican Central Committee (1938-1954), and U.S Representative (1939-1949, 1951-1954). The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, biographical accounts, newsletters, campaign and election literature, certificates, testimonials, souvenir programs, newspaper clippings, and articles by or about Bender. Includes material on prohibition, police pensions, and civil service laws, among other topics. The correspondence, primarily from constituents, also includes letters from both local and national political figures. 
 Call #:  MS 3288 
 Extent:  2.00 linear feet (5 containers) 
 Subjects:  Bender, George Harrison, 1896-1961. | Legislators -- United States -- Correspondence. | Prohibition -- United States. | Police -- Pensions -- Ohio. | Civil service -- Ohio. | Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. | United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
 
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5Title:  Political Experiences of Major General Jacob Dolson Cox     
 Creator:  Cochran, William Cox 
 Dates:  1940 
 Abstract:  Jacob Dolson Cox was a Union Army general and politician from Ohio. During the American Civil War, Cox headed the Department of the Kanawha, commanded the IX Corps of the Army of Virginia, and in 1863, assumed command of the District of Ohio and of the 3rd Division, XXIII Corps. After the war, he was Governor of Ohio (1866-1867) and was President Grant's Secretary of the Interior (1869-1870). He was also president of the Wabash Railroad and was elected to Congress in 1876. He authored Military Reminiscences of the Civil War (1900). The collection consists of a bound, ribbon copy of William Cox Cochran's(1846-1936) unfinished biography of his stepfather, Major General Jacob Dolson Cox (1828-1900). This unpublished manuscript was prepared after William Cox Cochran's death in 1936. 
 Call #:  MS 2757 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900. | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography. | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. | Generals -- United States. | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). | Governors -- Ohio. | Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. | United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1900.
 
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6Title:  Warner M. Bateman Papers     
 Creator:  Bateman, Warner M. 
 Dates:  1837-1897 
 Abstract:  Warner M. Bateman (1827-1897), noted Cincinnati, Ohio, lawyer, pursued a long and distinguished career not only in the field of law, but also in the world of nineteenth century Republican politics. Bateman served as an Ohio state senator 1865-1868, and as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio 1869-1877. He played a prominent role at the 1880 Republican National Convention, heading the campaign of John Sherman as Republican candidate for the Presidency of the United States. The collection consists of journals, notebooks, speeches, letters, bound volumes of correspondence, account books, dockets, checks, receipts, deeds, dividends, tax records, agreements, invitations, business cards and advertisements, notes, souvenirs, notebooks containing notes for Republican Party lectures, and eight volumes of newspaper clippings relating to legal and political matters. The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters relating to various legal, personal, political, and professional matters associated with Bateman's activities as lawyer, politician, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio (1869-1877), and manager (1880) of John Sherman's political interests. Notable correspondents include John Sherman, Salmon P. Chase, James A. Garfield, Marcus A. Hanna, Rutherford B. Hayes, William T. Sherman, and William H. Taft. A calendar of correspondence is included in Appendix I in the register to the collection. 
 Call #:  MS 2900 
 Extent:  8.80 linear feet (22 containers) 
 Subjects:  Bateman, Warner M. (Warner Mifflin), 1827-1897. | Sherman, John, 1823-1900. | Republican Party (U.S. : 1854-) -- History. | Republican Party (Ohio) -- History. | Lawyers -- Ohio -- Cincinnati -- Correspondence. | Government attorneys -- Ohio -- Correspondence. | Legislators -- Ohio -- Correspondence. | Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. | United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century. | United States -- History -- 1865-1898.
 
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7Title:  Daniel Edgar Morgan Papers     
 Creator:  Morgan, Daniel Edgar 
 Dates:  1917-1949 
 Abstract:  Daniel Edgar Morgan (1877-1949) was an Ohio State senator (1929-30), Cleveland city manager (1930-32), politician, and jurist. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, legal papers and documents, reports and memoranda on civic, municipal, and national affairs, scrapbooks of clippings, pamphlets, and other material on social and international questions, the Republican Party in Cleveland and Ohio, Morgan's interest in civic organizations, his term in the Ohio State Senate, the city managership of Cleveland, political campaigns for himself and Harold H. Burton, his law practice and activities in wartime agencies, and his service on the Ohio Court of Appeals. 
 Call #:  MS 3069 
 Extent:  19.60 linear feet (37 containers and 17 scrapbooks) 
 Subjects:  Court records -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | City managers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Municipal government by city manager -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Elections -- Ohio. | Elections -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Elections -- United States. | Political campaigns -- Ohio. | Political campaigns -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government. | Cuyahoga County (Ohio) -- Politics and government. | Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. | United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953.
 
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8Title:  Peter Witt Papers     
 Creator:  Witt, Peter 
 Dates:  1888-1948 
 Abstract:  Peter Witt (1869-1948) was the Cleveland, Ohio traction commissioner (1912-1915) under Mayor Newton D. Baker and city councilman (1924-1927) who served as a transit consultant for several major United States cities. He was a close friend and ally of Cleveland mayor Tom L. Johnson. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, articles, reports, campaign literature, interview notes made by Louis Plost, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings, relating chiefly to Witt's political activities and especially to his association with Tom L. Johnson, mayor of Cleveland. Some of the papers relate to Witt's work as a transit consultant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Newark, New Jersey, in the 1920s. Correspondents include Eugene V. Debs, Elizabeth J. Hauser, Tom L. Johnson, P.J. Mitten, and Brand Whitlock. 
 Call #:  MS 3281 
 Extent:  4.00 linear feet (6 containers and 4 oversize packages) 
 Subjects:  Witt, Peter, 1869-1948. | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. | Lincoln Memorial Garden Commission. | Cleveland Railway Company. | Political campaigns -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Local transit -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Local transit -- New Jersey -- Newark. | Local transit -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. | Street-railroads -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Subways -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government. | Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. | United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953.
 
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9Title:  John Patterson Green Papers     
 Creator:  Green, John Patterson 
 Dates:  1869-1932 
 Abstract:  John Patterson Green (1845-1940) was a Cleveland, Ohio, lawyer, justice of the peace (1873-1882), Ohio state congressman (1882-1892), state senator (1892-1896), and United States Postage Stamp Agent. He was a powerful Republican campaign orator and was influential in William McKinley's 1896 presidential campaign. He was the first African American to be elected to public office in Cleveland, Ohio. The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, speeches, financial accounts, receipts, newspaper clippings, invitations, programs and other papers. 
 Call #:  MS 3379 
 Extent:  4.20 linear feet (11 containers) 
 Subjects:  Green, John Patterson, 1845-1940. | Green family. | McKinley, William, 1843-1901. | Wilberforce University. | Legislators -- Ohio -- Correspondence, reminiscences, etc. | African American legislators -- Ohio -- Correspondence, reminiscences, etc. | African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- to 1964. | Race discrimination -- United States. | Political campaigns -- United States. | Presidents -- United States -- Election. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government. | Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. | United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933.
 
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10Title:  Theodore E. Burton Papers     
 Creator:  Burton, Theodore E. 
 Dates:  1869-1958 
 Abstract:  Theodore E. Burton (1851-1929) was a United States Representative (1889-1891, 1895-1909, and 1921-1928) and Senator (1909-1915 and 1928-1929) from Cleveland, Ohio. While in Congress, Burton was involved in a number of important issues of the day, and was also a prominent figure in Republican Party politics. He maintained a lifelong involvement in the international peace movement. Burton was a candidate in the 1907 Cleveland mayoral election, losing to Democrat Tom L. Johnson. A bachelor, he was close to his niece, Grace Burton, who became a political confidant, housekeeper, and companion to him in his later years. The collection consists of diaries, journals, appointment books, correspondence, reports, bills and government documents, minutes, notes and other memoranda, pamphlets, printed public remarks, speeches, articles, manuscripts, notebooks, account books, receipts, income tax returns, programs and other memorabilia, passports, address files, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks. Legislative issues Burton was involved with are well represented in the collection. These include inland waterways; the Inland Waterways Commission; financial, banking, and currency legislation; immigration restriction; postal, trade and tariff issues; the Panama Canal; political patronage; veterans' and pension affairs; and labor legislation. Local Cleveland, Ohio, issues are represented in the collection. These include the 1907 Cleveland mayoral race, construction of a federal building, local and Ohio politics, and the flood of 1913. Burton's dedication to the international peace movement is documented in the collection. The important role played by his niece Grace Burton is illustrated in her correspondence with her uncle, often demonstrating her own deep interest in local and national politics. Burton's own writings, especially research materials and manuscripts for his two major works, Financial Crises and John Sherman, make up a significant portion of the collection. 
 Call #:  MS 3469 
 Extent:  58.01 linear feet (58 containers, 64 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Burton, Theodore E. (Theodore Elijah), 1851-1929. | Burton, Grace. | Sherman, John, 1823-1900. | American Peace Society. | Emigration and immigration law -- United States. | Harbors -- Law and legislation -- United States. | Waterways -- Law and legislation -- United States. | Currency question -- United States. | Labor laws and legislation -- United States. | Cuban question -- 1895-1898. | Floods -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Peace -- Societies, etc. | Legislators -- United States -- Archives. | Civil service reform -- United States. | Tariff -- Law and legislation -- United States. | Spanish-American War, 1898. | Panama Canal (Panama). | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government. | Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. | United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933.
 
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11Title:  Myron T. Herrick Papers     
 Creator:  Herrick, Myron T. 
 Dates:  1827-1941 
 Abstract:  Myron T. Herrick (1854-1929) was a humanitarian, financier, industrialist, Governor of Ohio, and United States Ambassador to France. Herrick served as president and chairman of the board of the Society for Savings, Cleveland, Ohio. He also had numerous other local and national business interests. Herrick was involved in Ohio and national Republican party politics, maintaining close ties with Marcus A. Hanna, William McKinley, and other party notables. He won election as Ohio governor in 1903, serving one term. He was appointed United States Ambassador to France in 1912, serving until November 1914. Herrick played a key role in wartime France, both in his participation in diplomatic relations between combatants and in various humanitarian aid pursuits. Herrick was reappointed Ambassador to France by President Harding in 1921, serving until his death in 1929. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, articles, memoirs, newspaper and magazine clippings, memoranda, notes, receipts, deeds, programs and other memorabilia, passports, reports, appointment books, bound visitors' and engagement books, luncheon and dinner records, diaries, photographs, and scrapbooks. Includes correspondence covering Herrick's terms as United States Ambassador to France, particularly his second stint 1921-1929. Correspondents include Ida and William McKinley, William Howard Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Charles E. Hughes, Frank B. Kellogg, Aristide Briand, Georges Clemenceau, Raymonde Poincare, and Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Also included are materials relating to the 1927 transatlantic flight of Lindbergh and his reception in Paris. A diary kept by Carolyn P. Herrick, wife of Myron T. Herrick, describing a 1900 trip to Europe and cruise on the Mediterranean Sea, is contained in the collection. 
 Call #:  MS 2925 
 Extent:  16.01 linear feet (16 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Herrick, Myron T. (Myron Timothy), 1854-1929. | Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974. | Republican Party (U.S. ; 1854-) -- History. | Ambassadors -- United States. | Governors -- Ohio. | World War, 1914-1918 -- France. | World War, 1914-1918 -- Reparations. | Disarmament. | Sacco-Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921. | Teapot Dome Scandal, 1921-1924. | Transatlantic flights. | Prohibition -- United States. | Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. | France -- Politics and government -- 1870-1940. | France -- Foreign relations -- United States. | United States -- Foreign relations -- France. | United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933. | Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.
 
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12Title:  Chester Castle Bolton Papers     
 Creator:  Bolton, Chester Castle 
 Dates:  1915-1943 
 Abstract:  Chester Castle Bolton (1882-1949) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio's 22nd Congressional district from 1928-1939. Bolton served previously in the Ohio State Senate from 1922-1928. During World War I, Bolton served in the Ordnance Department and the War Industries Board, and became aide to Benedict Crowell, assistant secretary of war. As a U.S. Congressman, Bolton was esteemed representative of the Great Lakes states on the Rivers and Harbors Committee, and served on the Appropriations Committee and numerous other committees. Bolton was chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee in 1934 and 1936, and helped to bring the Republican National Convention to Cleveland, Ohio in 1936. His widow, Frances Payne Bolton, succeeded him in Congress following his death in 1939. The collection consists of Army records pertaining to Bolton's service in the Ordnance Department, the War Industries Board, and attendance at the Army War College during World War I; records relating to Bolton's membership on Ohio State Senate committees (1922-1928); U.S. House of Representatives records (1928-1940), consisting of campaign files, committee files, correspondence, personal journals, material on redistricting, speeches, and service on the National Republican Congressional Committee (1932-1934); personal papers consisting of correspondence and memorials; and scrapbooks and newspaper clippings (1924-1940). 
 Call #:  MS 4311 
 Extent:  6.62 linear feet (8 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Bolton, Chester Castle, 1882-1939 -- Archives. | United States. War Industries Board. | United States. General Munitions Board. | United States. Army. Ordnance Dept. | United States. Army -- History -- World War, 1914-1918 -- Sources. | United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. | United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rivers and Harbors. | Ohio. General Assembly. Senate -- Committees. | Army War College (U.S.) | National Republican Congressional Committee. | World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. | World War, 1914-1918 -- Military intelligence. | World War, 1914-1918 -- Equipment and supplies. | World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects -- United States. | Legislators -- United States -- Archives. | Political campaigns -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Apportionment (Election law) -- Ohio. | Taxation -- Law and legislation -- Ohio. | Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. | United States -- Politics and government -- 1929-1933. | United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
 
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