Papers : of Charles Rogers Fenwick, 1938-1973.


Papers : of Charles Rogers Fenwick, 1938-1973.

Most of the material concerns Fenwick's service on the Virginia Commission on Education, 1959, called to consider court-ordered desegregation (Perrow Commission), and includes correspondence, speeches, court transcripts concerning payment of tuition grants, the report of the commission and various committees, member statements, bills, and an NAACP address. Also included are a report by William M. Lightsey for the Virginia Committee for Public Schools, an economic impact study by James Buchanan and G. Warren Mutter, and another by Louis T. Rader. The remainder of the collection contains correspondence about his election victory in 1945, material about his 1938 endorsement of Howard Worth Smith over William E. Dodd, Jr., a scrapbook, 1967, compiled in his honor by the Arlington County Woman's Democratic Club, letters of condolence to his wife, and resolutions in his honor, 1969. Letters in his honor were written by Watkins Moorman Abbitt, James Lindsay Almond, Harry Flood Byrd, Sr., Colgate Whitehead Darden, Thomas Nelms Downing, Mills Edwin Godwin, Albertis Sydney Harrison, John O. Marsh, David Edward Satterfield, Edgar Finley Shannon, William Belser Spong, Thomas Bahnson Stanley, and William Munford Tuck. Charles Alphonso Smith is also a correspondent.

103 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 7274555

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