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Boise (Idaho)-Politics and government-History-Sources.

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Boise city ballots

Identifier: MS 2/1335

Sample and original ballots from Boise City municipal elections.

Dates: [1890] - 1967.

Charles S. Irwin certificate

Identifier: MS 2/0935

Appointment of Charles S. Irwin as city engineer of Boise, Idaho, by Mayor Moses Alexander.

Dates: 1901

Clair Jewell Wescott papers

Identifier: MS 2/0474

Correspondence, certificates, clippings, and other ephemera relating to business and civic affairs in Boise, Idaho; also items relating to government service and activities with Boise organizations.

Dates: 1945 - 1961

Ernest George Eagleson papers

Identifier: MS 0010

Letterpress book (1902-1908) relating to the office of the U.S. surveyor general for Idaho; scrapbook and other records relating to mayoral terms, Boise, Idaho; correspondence, subject files and other materials relating to irrigation districts and projects; also personal records and memorabilia. Correspondents include W.E. Borah and Addison T. Smith.

Dates: 1902 - 1955

James Alonzo Pinney scrapbook

Identifier: MS 2/1046

Disassembled scrapbook containing newspaper clippings regarding Pinney. Primarily about his campaign and election as mayor of Boise, Idaho.

Dates: 1890 - 1908

League of Women Voters of Boise papers

Identifier: MS 0386

The collection consists of organizational records from 1946-1980, as well as state and national materials. Also included are financial records, the League's work on education, water and environmental issues, foreign policy materials, local state and national government issues, including voter service materials. There are also materials on other subjects with which the League has been involved and various printed materials.

Dates: 1946 - 1980

Moses Alexander papers (1876-1987)

Identifier: MS 0335
Summary This collection provides information about Alexander's two terms as mayor of Boise, his family and his business. Five mayoral and gubernatorial scrapbooks contain letters, proceedings and newspaper clippings. Family materials include tax and estate records, correspondence and certificates. The collection also includes fiscal and tax records of the various stores in the Alexander's chain and blueprints for commercial buildings.For Moses Alexander's gubernatorial papers, see: AR...
Dates: 1876 - 1987

Moses Alexander papers (1899-1932)

Identifier: MS 2/0477

Articles from Idaho and national Jewish newspapers regarding the candidacies of Alexander for Boise City mayor and governor of Idaho; clippings of obituaries for Alexander; and sample ballots.

Dates: 1899 - 1932

Peter Jackson Pefley papers

Identifier: MS 0620

A small collection of correspondence, poems, memorabilia and scrapbook relating to the Pefley family of Boise, Idaho.

Dates: 1891 - 1971

Potter P. Howard scrapbooks

Identifier: MS 0350

Clippings concerning the business activities of Potter P. Howard in Boise, Idaho, and Boise's growth during his two terms as mayor, 1947-1951.

Dates: 1947 - 1951

Unpledged Democratic Primary tickets

Identifier: MS 2/1097

Collection contains two unpledged Democratic Primary tickets, one Anti-Ring and one Anti-Steunenberg.

Dates: 1896