Carl David Swanson Scrapbook
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.
- Creation: 1956
- Swanson, Carl David (Collector, Person)
- Robertson, A. Willis (Absalom Willis) (Correspondent, Person)
- Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard) (Correspondent, Person)
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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.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Carl D. Swanson
Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (7/18/07)
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