item thumbnail for William E. Borah collections | Click to go to collection

Two collections relating to the life and career of U.S. Senator William E. Borah of Idaho: The William E. Borah Papers consist primarily of his published speeches. There is a letter to Franklin Roosevelt and correspondence with Walter White. Also included are photographs, campaign notebooks, and other items related to his Senatorial career. View the finding aid online. C.P. Connolly Correspondence with William E. Borah and Albert E. Horsley (Harry Orchard) consist of 36 letters (1907-1930) to Christopher Powell Connolly (1863-1935) from Borah and 4 letters (1908-1920) to Connolly from Albert E. Horsley (Harry Orchard), convicted assassin of Idaho Governor Frank Steunenberg. C.P. Connolly was a Journalist, mainly with Collier’s Weekly; known as one of the muckrakers.