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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

Dorothy Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0202
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers showing that Ms. Thompson was seeking the approval of a few people to use their names on a petition to Senator Alben Barkley to protest filibuster tactics in order to allow the lend-lease bill to be passed.
Dates: 1941

Letter from Alben Barkley to Roy Grimely

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0535
Scope and Contents In this letter Alben Barkley responds to an invitation to the presentation of an album containing the first sheet of Washington and Lee University commemorative stamps. The typescript is signed by Barkley.
Dates: 1949-04-08

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