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Kenneth R. Harding Collection

Creator:
Harding, Kenneth R.  Search this
Source:
Politics and Reform, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Names:
Democratic National Committee.  Search this
Democratic National Congressional Committee.  Search this
Democratic National Convention (1932 : Chicago, Ill.).  Search this
United States. Congress. House  Search this
Former owner:
Politics and Reform, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Programs
Date:
circa 1950-1980.
Scope and Contents note:
Archival materials relating to Harding's work with the Democratic National Congressional Committee and the United States House of Representatives. The collection includes photographs of politicians and foreign dignitaries, programs, printed materials, scrapbooks, and campaign memorabilia.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into four series.

Series 1, Professional Materials, dates

Series 2, Elections, dates

Series 3, Photographs, dates

Series 4, Newspaper Clippings, dates
Biographical/Historical note:
Harding was Assistant to the Chairman, Democratic National Congressional Committee from 1946 to 1954. He was Executive Director, Democratic National Congressional Committee from 1954 to 1972, and was also Assistant Sergeant at Arms in the United States. House of Representatives. In 1972 he was elected Sergeant at Arms. He retired in 1980.
Provenance:
Collection transferred by Division of Politics and Reform, Division of, NMAH, Smithsonain Institution,12th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20560,Transfer, ACNMAH 885; Nonaccession Number 2005.3050.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Politicians  Search this
Elections  Search this
Presidents -- United States  Search this
Political campaigns  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1950-2000
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Programs
Citation:
Kenneth R. Harding Collection, circaa. 1950-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0885
See more items in:
Kenneth R. Harding Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0885

[Blank telegram form for Democratic National Convention, Chicago 1932, with shadow images of Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, and Woodrow Wilson : printed form.]

Collector:
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Names:
Democratic National Convention (1932 : Chicago, Ill.).  Search this
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845  Search this
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924  Search this
Collection Creator:
United Telegraph Workers.  Search this
Western Union Telegraph Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 7.2" x 8.7")
Container:
Box 693, Folder 7: Blank Forms, Political Conventions
Type:
Archival materials
Telegrams
Forms (documents)
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
1932
Local Numbers:
AC0205-0000028.tif (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements must be made to view some of the audio visual materials. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Democratic Party  Search this
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Genre/Form:
Telegrams
Forms (documents)
Collection Citation:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Western Union Telegraph Company Records
Western Union Telegraph Company Records / Series 22: Telegrams / 22.3: Western Union Telegrams--Specialty / Political Conventions
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0205-ref11306

Happy days are here again : the 1932 Democratic convention, the emergence of FDR--and how America was changed forever / Steve Neal

Author:
Neal, Steve 1949-  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Democratic National Convention (1932 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Physical description:
x, 371 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
©2004
1932
1929-1933
Topic:
Presidents--Election  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1099914

Making a president; a footnote to the saga of democracy, by H.L. Mencken

Author:
Mencken, H. L (Henry Louis) 1880-1956  Search this
Subject:
Republican National Convention (20th : 1932 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Democratic National Convention (1932 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Physical description:
2 p. l., iii-xv, [1], 185, [1] p. 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1932
Topic:
Campaign literature  Search this
Call number:
E805 .M53
E805.M53
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_64405

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