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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

David Flavel Jamison papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-10
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0056
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence while Jamison was Secretary of War of South Carolina, 1861; scattered letters and papers pertaining to the South Carolina Secession Convention of which he was president, and papers related to his tenure as presiding judge of the military court of Gen. Beauregard's Corps, 1862-1864. Robert Woodward Barnwell and Lawrence Massillon Keitt are among the correspondents.
Dates: Inclusive 1860-1864

G. William Whitehurst Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0378
Scope and Contents The General Files contain various letters and other materials sent to Whitehurst by constituents and associates and typically include his reply. The subjects dealt with in these files cover the general comments pertaining to local and national matters of interest as well as current legislative issues and Republican Party business. Among the notable issues included in the General Files are files of correspondence covering the Watergate scandal, the Vietnam War, and the oil crises of the 1970's....
Dates: [1925]-1987

Hiram Martz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0130
Scope and Contents This collection consists largely of constituent correspondence relating to Shenandoah Valley local politics, land transactions, and railroads. Included are letters from Congressman John Letcher and his assessments of the contemporary political scene, including congressional elections, Kansas migration, and railroads.
Dates: 1830 - 1873

James Hubert Price Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0090
Scope and Contents The papers of James H. Price, Governor of Virginia (1938-1942), including correspondence during his gubernatorial years; addresses to the General Assembly and of various organizations; radio speeches to the people of Virginia; World War II Virginia civil defense materials; photographs.
Dates: Inclusive 1927-1943

James Lawson Kemper Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0345
Scope and Contents Includes letters to Kemper on various business matters, including three letters during his tenure as governor. Among the correspondents are E. J. and T. J. Polk, Robert A. Richardson, and William J. Robertson.
Dates: Inclusive 1868-1877