Papers, 1918-1968.

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Tuck, William M. (William Munford), 1896-1983. Papers, 1918-1968.

Papers, 1918-1968.

Papers, 1918-1968, of William Munford Tuck, Democrat, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, Virginia State Senate, lieutenant-governor, governor and congressman. Subjects in the collection include Democratic Party politics, segregation in education, anti-Communism, and labor disputes. Prominent correspondents include Nancy, Lady Astor, S.O. Bland, Harry Flood Byrd (1887-1966), Colgate Whitehead Darden, J. Vaughan Gary, Garland Gray, Carter O. Lowance, A. Willis Robertson, Howard W. Smith, and Thomas B. Stanley.

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United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities (1934-1975)

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From 1934 to 1937 The U.S. House Committee on Un-American Activities began as the Special Committee on Un-American Activities and was also known as the McCormack-Dickstein Committee. The Dies Committee, was created on May 26, 1938, with the approval of House Resolution 282, which authorized the Speaker of the House to appoint a special committee of seven members to investigate un-American activities in the United States, domestic diffusion of propaganda, and all other questions relating thereto...

Bland, Schuyler Otis, 1872-1950

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Schuyler Otis Bland was born 4 May 1872 in Gloucester County, Va. He attended the College of William and Mary and the University of Virginia Law School. Taught school and practiced law in Newport News, Va. Elected to Congress as a Democrat and served from 1918 until his death 16 February 1950. From the description of Papers, ca. 1875-1950. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 25545517 Schuyler Otis Bland was born 4 May 1872 in Gloucester Co., Va. He attended Co...

Darden, Colgate W. (Colgate Whitehead), 1897-1981

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President of the University of Virginia, 1947-1959; former Governor of Virginia; Lawyer; Farmer; Teacher; Businessman; United States House of Representatives; member of the United States Delegation to the U.N. during the Eisenhower Administration. From the description of Oral history interview of Colgate W. Darden by Ann L. S. Southwell and Michael F. Plunkett [manuscript], [1972?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647920804 University of Virginia president, Gov...

Gray, Garland.

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Lowance, Carter O. (Carter Olin), 1910-1989

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Carter Lowance was born in 1910 in Greenville, West Virginia. He graduated from Roanoke College and worked as a reporter for the Roanoke Times and the Associated Press. He served as an Army counter-intelligence officer in World War II. Lowance was Chief of Staff for Virginia governors William M. Tuck, John Stewart Battle, Thomas B. Stanley and J. Lindsay Almond and Albertis S. Harrison. He was Commissioner of Administration in both terms of Mills E. Godwin's governship. Lowance also served as an...

Tuck, William M. (William Munford), 1896-1983

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William Munford Tuck was born 28 September 1896 in Halifax County, Virginia, to William Robert James Tuck (1863-1930) and Virginia Susan Fitts Tuck (1860-1909). He was the grandson of the William Munford Tuck (1832-1899) of the biographical sketch he wrote. Tuck attended the College of William and Mary, but left to enlist in the United States Marine Corps during World War I. After the War he returned to Virginia and graduated from Washington and Lee University. He returned to Halifax County and ...

Stanley, Thomas B. (Thomas Bahnson), 1890-1970

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Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of...

Smith, Howard Worth, 1883-1976

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Mills Edwin Godwin, Jr., was born November 19, 1914, at Chuckatuck in Nansemond County, now the City of Suffolk, Virginia. He completed public school and attended the college of William and Mary. He obtained his degree in law from the University of Virginia in 1938. Honorary doctorate degrees have been awarded him by Elon College, Roanoke College, Elmira College, the College of William and Mary, Washington and Lee University, Hampden-Sydney College, the University of Ric...

Robertson, A. Willis (Absalom Willis), 1887-1971

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U.S. Senator from Virginia. From the description of Letter to Dr. Harry J. Warthen, Jr., 1956 January 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959530 Robertson was a senator from Virginia (1946-1966). His son, Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson, is an alumnus of Washington and Lee University, Class of 1950 and a well-known minister and televangelist in Virginia. From the description of Family photographs, ca. 1930-1940. (Washington & Lee University). Wor...

Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966

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Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of...

Gary, J. Vaughan (Julian Vaughan), 1892-1973

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Democratic Party (U.S.)

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Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964

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Born Nancy Witcher Langhorne, of Richmond, Va., and "Mirador," Albemarle co., Va. Married Robert Gould Shaw, 1897; divorced, 1903; one son, Robert Gould. Married Waldorf Astor (1879-1952) of Cliveden, Buckinghamshire, Eng., 1906; five children: William Waldorf (b. 1907), Nancy Phyllis Louise (b. 1909), Frances David Langhorne (b. 1912), Michael (b. 1916), and John Jacob (b. 1918). Elected first woman to Parliament, 1919, serving twenty-five years. From the description of Pa...