William McKinley papers, circa 1847-1935 (bulk 1897-1901).


McKinley, William, 1843-1901. William McKinley papers, circa 1847-1935 (bulk 1897-1901).

William McKinley papers, circa 1847-1935 (bulk 1897-1901).

Correspondence, speeches, will, messages, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers pertaining primarily to McKinley's presidential administration. Subjects include Ohio state politics, presidential elections of 1896 and 1900, gold standard, McKinley tariff, progressivism, Spanish-American War, territorial expansion, and McKinley's assassination.

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