James Carson Needham papers, 1893-1936.


Needham, James Carson, 1864-1942. James Carson Needham papers, 1893-1936.

James Carson Needham papers, 1893-1936.

Correspondence, papers, speeches, and photographs relating to Needham's congressional career, his connections with the Newman Oil Company in the 1920's, and the Covered Wagon Babies Club (of which Needham was a founder). The congressional correspondence reflects Needham's interest in conservation, forestry and irrigation, Indian affairs, patronage, and his service on the Public Lands Committee and the Committee for Insular Possessions.

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