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Joseph B. Bridston Papers, 1937-1961

Collection Overview

Title: Joseph B. Bridston Papers, 1937-1961

ID: OGLMC/0053

Creator: Bridston, Joseph B. (1896-1965)

Extent: 7.75 Linear Feet

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

1896-1965; North Dakota State Senate, 1939-1956, and co-founder of the Republican Organizing Committee

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Joseph B. Bridston Papers consist primarily of political materials (1937-1961). Included is general correspondence, newspaper clippings, campaign material, texts of speeches, and general subject files.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Additional material was donated by Mrs. J. B. Bridston on June 25, 1977 (77-423).

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Method: Donation; the original acquisition records are unavailable

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Joseph B. Bridston Papers. OGLMC 53, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid added to Archon in September 2014.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH006830804


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1941 Legislative SessionAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Langer Hearings, 1941-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Political, 1939-40Add to your cart.
Folder 4: General Correspondence, January 13, 1942 - March 30, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 5: General Correspondence, March 30, 1942 - May 15, 1942.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: General Correspondence, May 15, 1942 - May 29, 1942.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: General Correspondence, June 1, 1942 - June 30, 1942.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: General Correspondence, July 1, 1942 - August 14, 1942.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: General Correspondence, August 14, 1942 - October 9, 1942.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: General Correspondence, October 9, 1942 - October 28, 1942.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: General Correspondence, October 28, 1942 - November 11, 1942.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: General Correspondence, November 12, 1942 - December 11, 1942.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: General Correspondence, December 11, 1942 - December 30, 1942.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: 1942 Miscellaneous.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: General Correspondence, January 11, 1943 - March 16, 1943.Add to your cart.
Folder 16: General Correspondence, March 16, 1943 - April 3, 1943.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: General Correspondence, April 7, 1943 - May 1, 1943.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: General Correspondence, May 3, 1943 - May 17, 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 19: General Correspondence, May 17, 1943 - June 30, 1943.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: General Correspondence, July 1, 1943 - August 13, 1943.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: General Correspondence, August 13, 1943 - September 21, 1943.Add to your cart.
Folder 22: General Correspondence, September 22, 1943 - October 31, 1943.Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: General Correspondence, November 1, 1943 - November 30, 1943.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: General Correspondence, December 3, 1943 - December 31, 1943.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: General Correspondence, 1943 Miscellaneous.Add to your cart.
Folder 4: General Correspondence, Jan. 3, 1944 - May 24, 1944.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: General Correspondence, May 25, 1944 - September 29, 1944.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: General Correspondence, October 2, 1944 - November 15, 1944.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: General Correspondence, November 15, 1944 - December 30, 1944.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: General Correspondence, 1944 Miscellaneous.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: General Correspondence, January 7, 1950 - Miscellaneous, 1950.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: General Correspondence, January 3, 1951 - February 9, 1951.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: General Correspondence, February 9, 1951 - March 19, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 12: General Correspondence, March 20, 1951 - May 10, 1951.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: General Correspondence, May 11, 1951 - September 29, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 14: General Correspondence, October 1, 1951 - December 28, 1951.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: General Correspondence, Miscellaneous, 1951.Add to your cart.
Folder 16: General Correspondence, January 2, 1952 - March 7, 1952.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: General Correspondence, March 8, 1952 - April 3?, 1952.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: General Correspondence, May 1, 1952 - May 31, 1952.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: General Correspondence, June 2, 1952 - June 30, 1952.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: General Correspondence, July 2, 1952 - September 30, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 21: General Correspondence, October 21, 1952 - December 31, 1952.Add to your cart.
Folder 22: General Correspondence, 1952 Miscellaneous.Add to your cart.
Folder 23: General Correspondence, January 6, 1953 - 1953 Miscellaneous.Add to your cart.
Folder 24: General Correspondence, 1955 Miscellaneous.Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Chamber Bridge and HighwayAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Clippings - general and personal, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Inkster Mail RouteAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Politics - January 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Politics - June, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 6: UND 4-year medical schoolAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Miscellaneous papersAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Political and legislative material; pamphlets, flyers, and billsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Radio addresses, by various people.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Personal receipts; tax, real estate, personal, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence (22 items); political and insurance , 1937-49.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Clippings; political and legislative.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Osteopathic pamphlets and bulletins (8 items).Add to your cart.
Folder 7: William Langer vs. John Gray, Tax Commissioner - memo opinion, 1937-8.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: North Dakota News (Bismarck), Sept. 5, 1940.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Clipping, editorial. "Langer Is Seated, Not Vindicated," March, 1942.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Harvey H. Springer, Money Grows on Trees (Englewood, Colo: Western Voice Publishers, 1943).Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Radio talk, "Corrupt Political Machines," by Bridston, May 1945.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Radio-talk, "A Story of North Dakota," by Sen. William J. Braun, May 1945.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence, 1946.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Correspondence, 1946.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Correspondence, 1948.Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Correspondence, 1949.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Correspondence, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Correspondence, 1952.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Statement made by Bridston in the 1953 North Dakota legislature.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Correspondence, 1957.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Correspondence, 1959.Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Correspondence, 1960.Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Correspondence and papers, undated.Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1938 general election.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Implement Dealers Mutual, confidential file.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: R.O.C., Grand Forks County - Bills and bank account, 1942-48.Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Interim Investigation Committee, 1944.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: National politics, general, 1944.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: State Fire and Tornado Fund, 1944.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Special session, 1944.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Senator Nye, 1944.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Senatorial appointment, 1945.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: J. B. Bridston, personal policies, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 11: J. B. Bridston, personal, July-Sept., 1945.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Clippings, general and personal, and correspondence., 1945.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: 1945 legislative session, pre-session, 1945.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Legislative session, 1945.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: 1946 general election, advertising, Nov. 5, 1946.Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Bridston campaign, advertising, 1946.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Bridston campaign, general, 1946.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: R.O.C., state convention and senate endorsement, 1946.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: 1947 legislature, 1946.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: General election, 1946.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: North Dakota politics, general, Jan - Jun., 1948.Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Politics, March, 1949.Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Politics, June, 1949.Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Politics, November, 1949.Add to your cart.
Folder 25: (William) Langer, 1940-48.Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Legislative session, 1949.Add to your cart.
Folder 27: County Republican Committee, 1948-49.Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Speeches and speech notes, nonpolitical, 1949-51.Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Politics, February, 1952.Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Fred G. Aandahl, 1952.Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Politics, June, 1952.Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Communism, 1958-60.Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Grand Forks Country Club, 1959-60.Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: North Dakota Politics, Mar - Dec 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Personal Correspondence, Apr - June 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Petition Filed by Bridston Against the Seating of William Langer in the U.S. Senate, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 4: North Dakota Politics, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Governor John Moses, Nov - Oct 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Campaign Pamphlets, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Air Reserve Training Manual, Feb 25 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Personal Correspondence, Nov - Dec 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Personal Correspondence, July - Aug 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Personal Correspondence, May - June 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Personal Correspondence, March - Apr 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Personal Correspondence, Jan - Feb 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Personal Correspondence, March - Apr 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Personal Correspondence, May - June 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Personal Correspondence, July - Aug 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Personal Correspondence, Jan - Feb 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Anti-Communism Material, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Personal Correspondence, Oct - Dec 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Press Release by Bridston, Dec 4 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 20: June Primary, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Republican Dinner, Feb 13 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 22: North Dakota Politics, Jan 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Bridge Committee (Between Grand Forks and East Grand Forks) 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 24: North Dakota Politics, May 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 25: North Dakota Politics, Aug - Dec 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 26: North Dakota Politics, Feb - Apr 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Anti-Communism Material, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 28: UND, 1953-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Republican Committee (Grand Forks County), 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Correspondence (Flood), 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Clippings, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Personal Correspondence, Jan - Apr 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Correspondence (Fred Aandahl), 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Housing Committee, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 35: UND, 1948-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Interim Investigating Committee, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 37: North Dakota Politics, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Reinsurance, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Clippings (Letter to Editor), 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Campaign Material, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 41: The Leader, Bismarck North Dakota, Sept 22, Oct 20, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Clippings, 1952-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Clippings, (Letter to Editor) 1950'sAdd to your cart.
Folder 44: Postmaster Appointment (Reynolds), 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Postmaster Appointment (Emerado), 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 46: UND Alumni Association, 1953-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Newspaper Clippings Regarding Senator Langer, 1957-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Great Northern Rail Road, 1955-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Speeches by Bridston, May 10-11 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 50: Reinsurance, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 51: Speeches by Bridston, 1946, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 52: R.O.C. Messenger, June 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Campaign Material (Miscellaneous)Add to your cart.
Folder 54: House Bill no. 681 and 682, 1957Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: J. B. Bridston - Miscellaneous political material, 1946-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence - Carroll Day and KNOX Controversy, 1955-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence - Highway Controversy, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence - 1955 Legislative Session, November 1954 - July 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence - Milton R. Young, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence - Political, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence - Political (R.O.C.) , 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence - Milton R. Young, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence - Milton R. Young, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence - Political. 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence - Political. 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence - Political. 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence - Political. 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Correspondence - Political. 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Correspondence - Political. 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Correspondence - Political, 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Grand Forks Republican Committee - 1956 Campaign Finances and ExpensesAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Fire and Tornado Insurance Fund Controversy - Correspondence,1943-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Fire and Tornado Insurance Fund Controversy - Interim Legislative Committee materials, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Fire and Tornado insurance Fund Controversy - Reports end related materialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Langer Political File - Correspondence, 1949-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Langer Political File - Miscellaneous Material. 1952-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Langer Political File - Correspondence, 1942-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Langer Political File - Miscellaneous Material, 1941-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 25: 1955 Legislative Session - Bills, reports and related materialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Newspaper clippings - Oscar Erickson and Insurance Department controversyAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Newspaper clippings - William LangerAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Newspaper clippings - William LangerAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Newspaper clippings - Missouri Valley AuthorityAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Newspaper clippings - North Dakota PoliticsAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Republican Organizing Committee - Miscellaneous materialAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Speeches - Joseph B. Bridston 1944-1955, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Speeches - Political, 1944-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Speeches - R.O.C., 1944 and undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Correspondence - Personal, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Correspondence - Personal, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Correspondence - Personal, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Correspondence - Personal, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Correspondence - Personal, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Correspondence - Personal, January-May, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Correspondence - Personal, January-May, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Grand Forks Country Club improvement, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Miscellaneous MaterialAdd to your cart.
Folder 44: Small Business Administration - Correspondence and related materials, 1954- 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 45: University of North Dakota Alumni Association - Correspondence and related materials, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 46: University of North Dakota Medical School - Correspondence, July 1951-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 47: University of North Dakota Medical School - Correspondence, 1944, 1946, 1949, March-June 1951 and undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 48: University of North Dakota Medical School - Reports and Related CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 49: University of North Dakota Medical School Survey, - Dr. Harold C. Loeth and Dr. Robert C. Lewis (Authors), July-August 1951Add to your cart.