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Martin Baldwin Whitaker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0627

Content Description

This collection consists of materials collected and preserved by Martin Baldwin Whitaker, Student Liaison Officer for the Alabama Delegation during the 1968 Washington and Lee Mock Republican Convention. Highlights of the collection include letters to Whitaker from Alabama state representatives John H. Buchanan, William L. Dickinson, and Jack Edwards. Other materials related to the 1968 Mock Convention include an order of business pamphlet, a program, letterhead, clippings, a Washington and Lee University magazine for Fall 1967, and the election edition of the Washington and Lee Young Republican Club's newsletter "Tusk." Whitaker graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1971.

Dates

  • 1967 - 1968

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

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.

Extent

5 Files

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Martin Whitaker's brother Meade Whitaker of Birmingham, Alabama in May 2016.

Creator

Status
In Progress
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA