Ours, the true republic

Ours, the true republic

Dates: 1927

Handwritten speech. The item praises the United States' form of government and its political system. Also included a printed version of a speech delivered by Leatherwood in the House of Representatives against the federal government operating a proposed power plant.

  • Extent: 2 items (13 p.)
  • Creator: Leatherwood, Elmer O., 1872-1929
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2212
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Ours, the true republic must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 2212; Ours, the true republic; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2212, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Margaret Bourgerie in 1984.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Margaret Bourgerie; 1984.
Subject Terms
United States. Congress--History--Sources; Legislators--United States--History--Sources; Politicians--Utah--History--Sources; Politics, Government, and Law; Power-plants--Law and legislation--United States; Public Works; United States--Politics and government--1923-1929
Genre / Form
Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Ours, the true republic
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:29-0600
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Biographical History

Utah lawyer and congressman who served as a Republican in the United States House of Representatives.

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