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Carl David Swanson Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0298

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook was made by Swanson, the 1956 W&L Mock Convention chairman, featuring photographs and news items regarding the death of Alben W. Barkley while giving the event's keynote address. It includes letters from various senators (including Willis Robertson, Richard B. Russell, and Herman Talmadge) concerning Mock Convention and contains photographs of Sharon Ritchie, Miss America 1956, who attended the convention.

Dates

  • 1956

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Carl David Swanson is an alumnus of Washington and Lee University (B.S. 1954, J.D. 1957) and was the chairman of the 1956 Mock Convention at the university.

Extent

1 Item

Related Materials

Record Group 36: Mock Convention

Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (7/18/07)

Creator

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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