Victor Murdock Papers 1824-1971 (bulk 1909-1940)

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Victor Murdock Papers, 1824-1971, (bulk 1909-1940)

Victor Murdock Papers 1824-1971 (bulk 1909-1940)

U.S. representative from Kansas and newspaper editor. Diary, family papers, general correspondence, Federal Trade Commission files, writings, and miscellany documenting Murdock's political career as a congressman from Kansas and leadership of the Republican insurgents who contested the power of House Speaker Joseph Cannon in 1910. Includes material concerning Murdock's activities on behalf of the Progressive Party and as a member of the Federal Trade Commission. Also contains family papers relating especially to his father, Marshall M. Murdock, and brother, Marcellus M. Murdock, and their association with the Wichita Daily Eagle.

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