Guide to Congressional Papers of Kansas Congressman Homer Hoch, 1919-1933


Collection Summary

Title: Congressional Papers of Kansas Congressman Homer Hoch, 1919-1933
Call Number: MS 73-2
Size: 17 linear feet
Acquisition: Donated as a gift from Mrs. Wharton Hoch.
Processed by: MDH, 11/1973; Reprocessed by: SMC, 11/1997
Note: Collection stored in off-site facility. Contact Special Collections regarding retrieval.



Literary Rights

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Content Note

This collection includes Hoch's files, correspondence and documents relating to Kansas, post offices, World War I, the Hoch-Smith Resolution, disarmament, Ku Klux Klan, legislation, Tennessee Valley Authority, Republican Party (national), tariffs, United States House of Representatives, and other topics.  Hoch represented the 4th Congressional District of Kansas which included Marion, Kansas, his hometown.


Administrative History

Not available.


Series Listing

Series 1 Box 1 - Box 4 FF ?? General Correspondence
Series 2 Box 4 FF ?? - Box 13 Personal Files
Series 3 Box 14 - Box 20 FF 10 Subject Files
Series 4 Box 20 FF 11 -Box 20 FF 14 World War I
Series 5 Box 21 - Box 34 Post Offices
 

Box and Folder Listing

Series 1 -- General Correspondence
     
Box 1 FF  1-9 General Correspondence: A to J
Box 2 FF  1-3 General Correspondence: K to M, Mc
Box 3 FF  1-5 General Correspondence: M, Mc to R
Box 4 FF 1-?? General Correspondence: S to Y
 
Series 2 -- Personal Files
     
Box 4 FF ??-53 Personal Files: Individuals Abernathy to Bowman
Box 5 FF 1-61 Personal Files: Individuals Boyle to Curtis
Box 6 FF 1-61 Personal Files: Individuals Dale to Free
Box 7 FF 1-59 Personal Files: Individuals Freeland to Henderson
Box 8 FF 1-61 Personal Files: Individuals Hensley to Linsea
Box 9 FF 1-65 Personal Files: Individuals Littlefield to Moody
Box 10 FF 1-69 Personal Files: Individuals Moon to Robbins
Box 11 FF 1-54 Personal Files: Individuals Rohman to Smith, S.
Box 12 FF 1-52 Personal Files: Individuals Smith, S. to Villemonte
Box 13 FF 1-39 Personal Files: Individuals Wade to Zeidler
 
Series 3 -- Subject Files
     
Box 14 FF 1-3 Appointments, three files
Box 14 FF 4 Camp Funston, 1922
Box 14 FF 5 Cannon, Obsolete for Displays, 1922 to 1923
Box 14 FF 6 Coal, 1922
Box 14 FF 7 Department of Agriculture Yearbooks
Box 14 FF 8 Depression Speeches and Letters, 1931 to 1932
Box 14 FF 9 Disarmament Petitions, 1921
Box 14 FF 10 District Attorneyship, 1929
Box 14 FF 11 Elections: file #1, 1930
Box 14 FF 12 Elections: file #2, 1932
Box 14 FF 13 Federal Judges, Kansas, 1921
Box 14 FF 14 Fess Physical Education Bill, H. R. 12652, 1920
Box 14 FF 15 French-Capper Truth in Fabric Bill, H. R. 64, 1921
Box 14 FF 16 Friesen, P. F.
Box 14 FF 17 Grain Futures Question, 1921
Box 14 FF 18 Greer, Judge John B.
Box 15 FF 1 Hoch-Smith Resolution, January, 1925
Box 15 FF 2-3 Hoch-Smith Resolution Pub. 46, two files, 1925 to 1929
Box 15 FF 4-6 Hoch-Smith Resolution, Western Grain Case, 1930
Box 15 FF 7 House of Representatives Organization, 1923
Box 16  FF 1 Impeachment, Judge Fake, 1930 to 1931
Box 16  FF 2 Interstate Commerce Act: Letters Concerning Proposed Amendment, 1921
Box 16  FF 3 Irish Question: Recognition of the Irish Republic, 1921
Box 16  FF 4 Kansas League of Women Voters, 1930
Box 16  FF 5 Ku Klux Klan, 1924 to 1926
Box 16  FF 6 Labor: Kansas State Federation of Labor, 1930
Box 16  FF 7 Labor: S. 3059, 3060 and 3061, H. R. 9891, Railroad Pension, 1932
Box 16  FF 8 Legion Bonus Letters, 1922
Box 16  FF 9 Legislation for Disabled Soldiers, 1921
Box 16  FF 10 Legislation: Farm Loan, 1920 to 1921
Box 16  FF 11 Legislation: Labor, H. R. 12581, 1922
Box 16  FF 12 Lists, Miscellaneous
Box 16  FF 13 Lyon County Road (Emporia), R. L. Jones and W. A. White, 1926
Box 16  FF 14 Manhattan, Kansas Post Office Department, 1928
Box 16  FF 15 Merchant Marine
Box 16  FF 16 Metric System, 1921 and 1927
Box 16  FF 17 Mexico and Nicaragua, 1927 and 1932
Box 16  FF 18 Muscle Shoals, 1921 to 1922
Box 16  FF 19 National Guard, 1929
Box 16  FF 20 National Parks, Enos A. Mills, 1922
Box 16  FF 21 National Republican Party, 1921 and 1928
Box 16  FF 22 National Rifle Association for Morris County, 1929
Box 16  FF 23 Naturalization, 1926
Box 16  FF 24 Newspaper Advertising, 1930 to 1931
Box 16  FF 25 Newspaper Clippings, Miscellaneous
Box 16  FF 26 New District, 1931
Box 16  FF 27 Nikkletown Grange, 1921 to 1922
Box 16  FF 28 Oil Inspection, 1920 to 1921
Box 16  FF 29 Oil Leases, 1927
Box 16  FF 30 Penner, Frank
Box 16  FF 31-33 Pension, three files, 1929 to 1931
Box 17 FF 1-2 Political Situation, two files, 1927 to 1928
Box 17 FF 3 Primary Campaign, 1930
Box 17 FF 4 Prohibition Enforcement, George Wark, 1920 to 1924
Box 17 FF 5-6 Publications Requested, two files
Box 18 FF 1 Radio Speech: March 15, 1930 and Sept. 29, 1931
Box 18 FF 2 Railroad Rate Question, 1922
Box 18 FF 3 Ralston-Nolan Bill (Single Tax Bill), 1921
Box 18 FF 4 Reavis Bill, H. R. 15903, 1921
Box 18 FF 5 Reconstruction Finance Corporation Public Law No. 2, 1932
Box 18 FF 6 353rd Regiment, 1919
Box 18 FF 7 Republican Newspapers, 4th Kansas District
Box 18 FF 8 Roads, 1932
Box 18 FF 9 Salaries, 1932
Box 18 FF 10 Seed Loans, 1932
Box 18 FF 11 Short Selling, 1931
Box 18 FF 12 Speakership of the House of Representatives, 1931
Box 18 FF 13 Tariff Commission: Martin B. Madden Letter, 1924
Box 18 FF 14 Tariff, 1930
Box 19 FF 1-2 Tariffs, two files
Box 19 FF 3 Tax Question, 1927
Box 19 FF 4 Taxation and Bonus, 1924
Box 19 FF 5 Taxpayer's League
Box 19 FF 6 United States Marshall, Appointments, 1920 to 1921
Box 19 FF 7-9 Veterans Hospital, three files, 1928 to 1930
Box 19 FF 10 Village Mail Delivery, 1922
Box 19 FF 11 Vocational Training, 1920 to 1921
Box 20 FF 1 Washington, D. C.: Random Notes
Box 20 FF 2 West Point
Box 20 FF 3 West Point Applicants, Miscellaneous
Box 20 FF 4-7 West Point Applicants, Cary to Kesler
Box 20 FF 8 Wheat, 1921 to 1923
Box 20 FF 9 Wickersham Report, 1930 to 1931
Box 20 FF 10 Women's Christian Temperance Union, 1928 to 1932
 
Series 4 -- World War I
     
Box 20 FF 11 World War I: Cost and Equipment
Box 20 FF 12 World War I: Travel and Mileage Cases
Box 20 FF 13-14 World War I: Veterans A to W
 
Series 5 -- Post Offices
     
Box 21 FF 1-13 Post Offices; Abilene through Belvue
Box 22 FF 1-6 Post Offices, Belvue through Burlington
Box 23 FF 1-7 Post Offices, Burlington through Clay Center
Box 24 FF 1-9 Post Offices, Cleburne through Delavan
Box 25 FF 1-9 Post Offices, Diamond Springs through Eskridge
Box 26 FF 1-6 Post Offices, Eureka through Garrison
Box 27 FF 1-19 Post Offices, Geneva through Latimer
Box 28 FF 1-5 Post Offices, Lebo through Lincolnville
Box 29 FF 1-9 Post Offices, Lost Springs through Matfield Green
Box 30 FF 1-12 Post Offices, Matfield Green through Olsburg
Box 31 FF 1-7 Post Offices, Onaga through Piqua
Box 32 FF 1-16 Post Offices, Piqua through St. Mary's
Box 33 FF 1-9 Post Offices, Saffordville through Tampa
Box 34 FF 1-8 Post Offices, Thrall through White City