Thomas, Elbert Duncan, 1883-1953

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Elbert Duncan Thomas was born 17 June 1883. He graduated from the University of Utah in 1906 and then the University of California at Berkeley in 1924. He served in the Utah National Guard, was a professor of political science at the University of Utah from 1924 to 1933, and was elected to the United States Senate in 1932. He was reelected in 1938 and 1944, serving until 1950. He was involved with various committees and was appointed high commissioner of the United States trust territories of the Pacific in 1951. Thomas held that capacity until his death in 1953.

From the guide to the Elbert Duncan Thomas speeches, 1935-1950, (J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah)

Elbert Thomas, a political science professor at the University of Utah, was elected as a Democrat from Utah to the U.S. Senate where he served from 1933-1950.

From the description of Congressional papers, 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 45789613

Educator, Mormon missionary to Japan, U.S. Senator from Utah, 1933-1951.

From the description of Papers, 1933-1950. (Utah Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122631292

U.S. Senator from Utah.

From the description of Speeches, 1935-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122623575

Educator, administrator, U.S. Senator from Utah, 1933-1951.

From the description of Papers, 1933-1950. [photographs]. (Utah Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122639537

Elbert Thomas, a political science professor at the University of Utah, was elected as a Democrat from Utah to the U. S. Senate where he served from 1933-1950.

From the description of Papers, 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 518139886

United States senator from Utah, 1933-1951.

From the description of Elbert Duncan Thomas radio broadcast transcripts, 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867881

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United States senator from Utah, 1933-1951.

From the guide to the Elbert Duncan Thomas radio broadcast transcripts, 1942, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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creatorOf LR 4187 21, Japan Mission (1901-1955). Japan Mission letterpress copybooks 1901-1923 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Chiyo Thomas Telford Papers, 1939 - 1953 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
creatorOf Elbert Duncan Thomas speeches, 1935-1950 J. Willard Marriott Library, University of UtahManuscripts Division
referencedIn Blair Moody Papers, 1928-1954, 1934-1952 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Thomas, Elbert Duncan, 1883-1953. Congressional papers, 1942. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
referencedIn Ludlow mss., 1898-1948 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn LR 4187 32, Japan Mission (1901-1955). Japan Mission missionary area journals 1905-1924 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Thomas, Elbert D., 1883-1953. Speeches, 1935-1950. Landmarks of Science Microform Service
creatorOf MS 1286, Nibley, Preston 1884-1966. Preston Nibley collection circa 1903-1958 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Goldberg, Joyce S. FDR, Elbert D. Thomas, and American neutrality. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf Thomas, Elbert D. 1883-1953. Papers, 1933-1950. [photographs]. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf Thomas, Elbert D. 1883-1953. Papers, 1933-1950. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Chiyo Thomas Telford Papers, 1939 - 1953 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
creatorOf Thomas, Elbert Duncan, 1883-1953. Elbert Duncan Thomas radio broadcast transcripts, 1942. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1934. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Olindo R. Angelillo papers, 1925-1983 The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
creatorOf Telford, Chiyo Thomas. Papers, 1939-1953. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Margetts, Phillip, 1829-1914. Music book and a postcard. American Primers
creatorOf Thomas, Elbert Duncan, 1883-1953. Papers, 1942. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
referencedIn Stellanova Osborn papers, 1907-1988 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Elbert Duncan Thomas radio broadcast transcripts, 1942 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf United States. Dept. of Interior. Transcript of proceedings in the matter of Dinosaur National Monument, Echo Park and Split Mountain Dams, 3 Apr 1950. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Osborn, Stellanova, 1894-1988. Stellanova Osborn papers, 1916-1992. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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associatedWith Angelillo, Olindo R. person
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associatedWith Goldberg, Joyce S. person
associatedWith Japan Mission (1901-1955) corporateBody
associatedWith Ludlow, Louis, 1873-1950 person
associatedWith Margetts, Phillip, 1829-1914. person
associatedWith Moody, Blair, 1902-1954 person
associatedWith Nibley, Preston 1884-1966 person
associatedWith Osborn, Stellanova, 1894-1988. person
correspondedWith Telford, Chiyo Thomas person
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correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
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Utah
United States
United States
Japan
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World War, 1939-1945--Bomb reconnaissance--Photographs
World War, 1939-1945
Propaganda, American
World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
Propaganda, American Japan
Political Campaigns
New Deal, 1933-1939
Federal government in Utah
Depressions--1929-1938
Politics, Government, and Law
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Birth 1883-06-17

Death 1953-02-11

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