DescriptionCongressman, Governor, and United States Senator, Robert Marion La Follette is one of the crucial figures of the Progressive Movement of the early twentieth century. This collection documents his early career in the political reform movement from 1879 to 1910. This collection is organized into six series: Correspondence, Governor's Letterbooks, Speeches and Writings, Wisconsin Republican Party Records, Financial Records, and Miscellaneous Volumes. In addition, there is an addendum, from 1975, that encompasses an additional two thousand pages. Document types include personal, political, and legal correspondence; financial records; voter names lists; and administrative and organizational records.