Martin Baldwin Whitaker Collection
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.
- Creation: 1967 - 1968
- Buchanan, John H. (John Hall) (Correspondent, Person)
- Dickinson, William L. (Correspondent, Person)
- Edwards, Jack (Correspondent, Person)
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Martin Whitaker's brother Meade Whitaker of Birmingham, Alabama in May 2016.
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