Robert Whitehead papers [manuscript], 1876-1964.


Whitehead, Robert, 1897-1960. Robert Whitehead papers [manuscript], 1876-1964.

Robert Whitehead papers [manuscript], 1876-1964.

The collection consists chiefly of correspondence received by Whitehead, 1924-1938. Chief correspondents are Harry Flood Byrd, Sr., J Garland Pollard, A. Willis Robertson, and Henry St. George Tucker. There are also letters from John S. Battle, Carter Glass, George C. Peery, James H. Price, and E. Lee Trinkle, as well as routine mailings from the Virginia State Bar Association. The collection also includes drafts of proposed resolutions and bills (including repeal of the 18th amendment); newspaper clippings of obituaries and tributes to Whitehead, 1960; editorials on political issues, 1929-1936; and a notebook of writings of Robert Whitehead (1815-1898) clipped from the Nelson County Examiner which includes profiles of Archibald Stuart, Lucas P. Thompson, Sterling Claiborne, Robert Garland, John Thompson, Jr., William F. Cabell by N.F. Cabell, an account of the death of University of Virginia professor Walter D. Dabney and a obituary for Robert Whitehead by Charles M. Blackford. The collection also contains a talk "Legacy--profiles of my Whitehead family," 2006, by Ann Whitehead Thomas, and 2 phonograph recordings of an interview on WRVA radio show "Today's outstanding Virginian," 1950.

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Whitehead, Robert, 1897-1960. (person)

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Whitehead, Robert, 1815-1998. (person)

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