Register of the Walter K. Granger Collection (Ms.5)

Most of the material contained in the Walter K. Granger Collection relates to Mr. Granger's twelve years in office in the House of Representatives representing the First Congressional District of Utah, 1940-1952, and the two later elections in 1952 and 1954.

The Congresses in which Walter Granger served are: 1940-1942 77th Congress; 1942-1944 78th Congress; 1944-1946 79th Congress; 1946-1948 80th Congress; 1948-1950 81st Congress; 1950-1952 82nd Congress.

 

I. Campaigns
A. Endorsements
1. 1940
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (1)Container number 1 Radio speech given by Allan Crockett, 1940 campaign.
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (2)Container number 2 Author unknown, from the 1940 campaign.
2. 1942
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 (1)Container number 1 Radio address given by Ira A. Huggins broadcast over KDYL, October 24, 1942.
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 (2)Container number 2 Radio address given by King Hendricks broadcast over KLO, October 27, 1942.
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 (3)Container number 3  Radio address given by Milton B. Taylor entitled "Let's Vote Wisely" broadcast over KLO, October 28, 1942.
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 (4)Container number 4  Radio address given by H. C. Bateman broadcast over KLO, November 1, 1942.
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 (5)Container number 5  Radio address given by S. P. Dobbs for the 1942 campaign.
3. 1944
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (1,2)Container number 1,2  Radio address given by S. P. Dobbs broadcast over KLO, September 26, 1944. (Two copies)
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (3)Container number 3  Radio address given by Norman Christensen, November 4, 1944 campaign.
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (4)Container number 4  Radio address given by Mrs. Robert H. Hinckley, broadcast over KLO as part of the 1944 campaign
4. 1946
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (1)Container number 1  Radio address given by Ira Huggins broadcast over KLO, October 31, 1946.
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (2)Container number 2  Radio address given by Ira Hayward broadcast over KLO and the Logan station, November 1, 1946.
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (3)Container number 3  Radio address given by Gustive O. Larsen broadcast November 4, 1946.
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (4)Container number 4  Radio address given by S. P. Dobbs broadcast over KSL October 29, 1946.
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (5)Container number 5  Radio address given by Talmadge MacDonald broadcast over KSUB as part of the 1946 campaign.
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (6)Container number 6  Radio address, author unknown, broadcast over KSUB as part of the 1946 campaign.
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (7)Container number 7  Campaign endorsement, author unknown, from the 1946 campaign.
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (8)Container number 8  Campaign endorsement, author unknown, from the 1946 campaign.
5. 1948
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (1)Container number 1  Radio address given by King Hendricks broadcast October 22, 1948.
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (2)Container number 2  Radio address given by John S. Boyden broadcast over KALL, October 28, 1948.
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (3)Container number 3  Radio address given by S. P. Dobbs broadcast over KLO in October and November of 1948 campaign.
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (4)Container number 4 Letter of endorsement, A. J. Morris, Managing Director, Utah Dairy Federation, April 5, 1948.
B. Miscellaneous Memorabilia
1. 1940-1950 Campaigns
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 (1)Container number 1  Campaign pamphlet, 1940.
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 (2)Container number 2 Telegram, congratulations from Ed and Alice Vendell, November 6, 1940.
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 (3)Container number 3  Telegram, congratulations from Othello Hickman, and A. D. Allen, November 6, 1940.
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 (4)Container number 4 Letter of congratulations from Charles A. Callis, January 22, 1943.
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 (5)Container number 5  Letter of reply to President Charles A. Callis January 26, 1943.
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 (6)Container number 6  Program, Salt Lake County Democratic Convention, 1944
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 (7)Container number 7  Granger ad and voter totals, 1950 election
2. 1952 Campaign
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 (1)Container number 1  Political information, "Political Scientists Rate U.S. Senators", January 27, 1952.
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 (2)Container number 2  Adlai Stevenson memorabilia, 1952
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 (3)Container number 3  Democratic Party campaign literature.
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 (4)Container number 4 "Walt Granger for U.S. Senate" brochure. (7 copies)
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 (5)Container number 5  Newspaper clippings and advertisements, September to November 1952.
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 (6)Container number 6 Clipping and note from Elva on "dirty ad" from 1952 campaign.
3. 1954 Campaign
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8  Correspondence, July to November 1954, including letters to and from Granger about campaign against Douglas R. Stringfellow.
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 (1)Container number 1  Newspaper clippings, July to October 1954.
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 (2)Container number 2  "How Veterans' Paper Broke Story of Hoax," October 23, 1954.
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 (3)Container number 3  Survey sheets.
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 (4)Container number 4 "Walter K. Granger: Who he is. What he has done. Why he is better qualified than his opponent. How he can, will, and must be elected." Probably prepared for 1954campaign. 4 long pages.
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 (5)Container number 5  Letter, Lyndon B. Johnson to Walter K. Granger, October 21, 1954.
II. Congressional Work
A. Bills
1. Congress
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10   Bills introduced by Congressman Granger during the 79th Congress.
B1Box number 1 F11Folder number 11   Bills introduced by Congressman Granger during the 80th Congress.
B1Box number 1 F12Folder number 12   Bills introduced by Congressman Granger during the 81st Congress, 1st Session.
B1Box number 1 F13Folder number 13   Bills introduced by Congressman Granger during the 81st Congress, 2nd Session.
B1Box number 1 F14Folder number 14   Bills introduced by Congressman Granger during the 82nd Congress, 1st Session.
B1Box number 1 F15Folder number 15   Bills introduced by Congressman Granger during the 82nd Congress, 2nd Session.
B. Newspaper Clippings and Publications
B1Box number 1 F16Folder number 16   Newspaper clippings and publications found among the papers of Congressman Granger. (Approximately 20 items).
B3Box number 3   Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings from a wide variety of publications, most from the state of Utah. (1940-1942). Also includes (p.1) Certificate from the Executive Department, State of Utah, declaring the results of the 1940 election. (p.2) A memo from President Franklin Roosevelt congratulating Congressman Granger upon his election.
B4Box number 4   Scrapbook with clippings mostly from 1943-1944
B4Box number 4   Scrapbook with clippings from 1945 to June 1946.
B4Box number 4   Scrapbook with clippings from July 1946 to 1947
B5Box number 5   Scrapbook with clippings from 1948-1950.
B5Box number 5   Scrapbook with clippings from 1951-1952.
C. Prepared Statements and Speeches
1. Legislative
B1Box number 1 F17Folder number 17   Three speeches given in May 1943.
B1Box number 1 F18Folder number 18   Six speeches given in 1944.
B1Box number 1 F19Folder number 19   Three speeches given in 1945. One page with budgetary notes titled, "Colorado -- Big Thompson."
B1Box number 1 F20Folder number 20   Three speeches given in 1946.
B1Box number 1 F21Folder number 21   Fourteen speeches and statements from 1947.
B1Box number 1 F22Folder number 22   Nine speeches and statements from 1948. (Some with multiple copies)
B1Box number 1 F23Folder number 23   Nineteen speeches and statements from 1949. (Some with multiple copies)
B1Box number 1 F24Folder number 24   Fourteen speeches and statements from 1950. (Some with multiple copies)
B1Box number 1 F25Folder number 25   Six speeches from 1951.
B1Box number 1 F26Folder number 26   Nine speeches and statements from 1952.
2. Public
B2Box number 2 F1Folder number 1   Radio address broadcast over KLO, campaign speech, October 31, 1940.
B2Box number 2 F2Folder number 2   Campaign speech, 1942.
B2Box number 2 F3Folder number 3   Radio address (broadcast over KSUB?), promoting War Bonds Fall 1943.
B2Box number 2 F4Folder number 4   Three speeches delivered during 1944. Topics include campaigning, Independence Day and the war effort.
B2Box number 2 F5Folder number 5   Six speeches delivered during 1946. Topics include debate with Senator Allen J. Ellender, minimum wage, the United Nations, Utah business and industry, campaigning and price controls.
B2Box number 2 F6Folder number 6   Six speeches delivered during 1947. Including 4 radio addresses broadcast over KSL as part of their program KSL Reports The Washington Scene, (1) "Reclamation and Its Significance to the Intermountain West," (2) "Grazing Service and Wool Act of 1947," (3) "Agriculture Conservation Program" and (4) "Legislative Accomplishments of the 80th Congress."
B2Box number 2 F7Folder number 7   Five speeches delivered during 1948, including his speech at the State Democratic Convention, July 30, 1948. Other topics include Reclamation, the Marshall Plan, and the United Nations.
B2Box number 2 F8Folder number 8   Four speeches delivered during 1950. Topics include the Marshall Plan, educational opportunity, and forestry legislation.
B2Box number 2 F9Folder number 9   Six speeches delivered during 1951. Topics include natural resources, defense, the Korean War, 1951 Tax Bill, the United Nations, legislation affecting American Indians in Utah and Anglo-American relations.
B2Box number 2 F10Folder number 10   Fourteen speeches delivered during 1952. Topics include congressional legislation, universal military training, the wool industry, televising hearings, 1952 party platform, campaigning and the Weber Basin Project.
D. Studies
B2Box number 2 F11Folder number 11   "Extension -- Farm Bureau Relationships," prepared by the United States Department of Agriculture, May 1948.
B2Box number 2 F12Folder number 12   "American Policy in the Far East" including Korea, Manchuria, China and Formosa.
E. Correspondence
B2Box number 2 F13Folder number 13 (1)Container number 1 Letter re: meeting at the White House, June 3, 1944. 
B2Box number 2 F13Folder number 13 (2)Container number 2 Letter of support, National Beet Growers Federation, August 17, 1951.
B2Box number 2 F13Folder number 13 (3-5)Container number 3-5 Letters of appreciation, January 1953, 3 items.
B2Box number 2 F13Folder number 13 (6)Container number 6 Letter re: Farm Journal article on wool and production payment legislation, March 16, 1954.
III. State and Local Politics
A. Utah Public Service Commission
B2Box number 2 F13Folder number 13   (1) Letter of appointment to the Public Service Commission from Governor Henry H. Blood.
B2Box number 2 F13Folder number 13   (2, 3) Two certificates of appointment to the Public Service Commission.
B. Miscellaneous
B2Box number 2 F14Folder number 14 (1)Container number 1 Various papers concerning Cedar City voting districts. Some lists of voters, city map and brief notes and minutes.
B2Box number 2 F15Folder number 15 (2)Container number 2 The New Deal, vol. 10 no. 40 (January 25, 1935), cover features Congressman Granger with an article on page 4. (two copies).
B2Box number 2 F15Folder number 15 (3)Container number 3 Clipping, 1935 Utah Legislature.
B2Box number 2 F15Folder number 15 (4)Container number 4 Roster of the 25th Utah Legislature, 1943.
B2Box number 2 F15Folder number 15 (5)Container number 5 Letter from G. P. Peacock, October 8, 1954, re: Carbon Junior College.
B2Box number 2 F15Folder number 15   (7) Letter from Mr. and Mrs. Joel A. Olsen, November 6, 1960.
B2Box number 2 F15Folder number 15   Recognition for distinctive service, given to Walter Granger from the Washington Chapter, Americans for democratic Action. (framed)
IV. Personal
A. Biography
Sp Coll BX 8695.G726Unit number p Coll BX 8695.G726   The Grangers: Their Life and Times, by Hazel D. Granger
B. Memorabilia
B2Box number 2 F17Folder number 17  Various invitations to the Grangers to attend inaugurations and other events at White House, etc.
B2Box number 2 F18Folder number 18  Two programs from the 1951 Congressional Club Founders Day.
C. Correspondence
B2Box number 2 F19Folder number 19 (1)Container number 1 A wedding anniversary card.
B2Box number 2 F19Folder number 19 (2)Container number 2 A letter to Mrs. Granger.
B2Box number 2 F19Folder number 19 (3)Container number 3 A letter to Mr. Granger from Adlai E. Stevenson
B2Box number 2 F19Folder number 19 (4)Container number 4 A letter from Mr. Granger to Grant Radford.
D. Clippings
B2Box number 2 F20Folder number 20 (1)Container number 1 A program for the presentation of the Brigham Young statue in the rotunda of the National Capitol in Washington, D.C.
B2Box number 2 F20Folder number 20 (2)Container number 2 "Death calls Granger kin of Escalante."
B2Box number 2 F20Folder number 20 (3)Container number 3 "Today's Valentine."
B2Box number 2 F20Folder number 20 (4)Container number 4 "Men of vision build community dedicated to better living at Cedar City."
B2Box number 2 F20Folder number 20 (5)Container number 5 "Utah Farm Personality."
B2Box number 2 F20Folder number 20 (6)Container number 6 "Gorder branch Post Office will have curb mailbox."
B2Box number 2 F20Folder number 20 (7)Container number 7 An obituary for Hazel D. Granger.
B2Box number 2 F20Folder number 20 (8)Container number 8 "Saturday Symphony - Michigan youngsters go miles to practice music."
B2Box number 2 F20Folder number 20 (10)Container number 10 "Michigan sends Teen-aged Ambassadors to Europe" and "Honor student named for study in Europe."
V. Pictures
B2Box number 2 F21Folder number 21 (1)Container number 1 State of the Union Session of the Utah Legislature. 1936? (1 photographic print) View Image
B2Box number 2 F21Folder number 21 (2)Container number 2 Walter K. Granger with two men, perhaps labor leaders. No date. (1 photographic print) View Image
B2Box number 2 F21Folder number 21 (3)Container number 3 Walter K. Grangerand unidentified women at Utah Municipal League Annual Banquet, September 13, 1952. (1 photographic print) View Image
B2Box number 2 F21Folder number 21 (4)Container number 4 Walter K. Granger receiving award from U.S. Forest Service at banquet. No date. (1 photographic print). View Image
B2Box number 2 F21Folder number 21 (5)Container number 5 Johnson, Kirevan, Granger. October 20, 1954. (1 photographic print) View Image
B2Box number 2 F21Folder number 21 (6)Container number 6 Granger, Kimball, Weilenmann. March 14, 1952. (1 photographic print) View Image
B2Box number 2 F21Folder number 21 (7)Container number 7 Weilenmann, Monroney, Granger. March 21, 1953. (1 photographic print) View Image
B2Box number 2 F21Folder number 21 (8)Container number 8 Governor Maw, Governor Blood, Granger. 1935. (1 photographic print) View Image
B2Box number 2 F21Folder number 21 (9)Container number 9 Walter K. Granger. View Image
B2Box number 2 F21Folder number 21 (10)Container number 10 Hazel Granger. View Image
Framed Photo 1Folder number ramed Photo 1  Governor Henry H. Blood (autographed).(1 photographic print)
Framed Photo 2Folder number ramed Photo 2  Governor George H. Dern (autographed).(1 photographic print)