Papers : of Thomas Frank Walker, 1908-1963.


Papers : of Thomas Frank Walker, 1908-1963.

The collection contains the papers of Marvin Nesbit Walker, including letters, 1938-1945, written to him by Nelle Walker Gordon, William Munford Tuck, Alexander Philip Walker and Nelle Willis; accounts, 1917-1941, kept in Chicago, Ill. and Wytheville, Va.; bond, 1908, of Henry Chappell; receipt, 1917, issued to him as a student at the Chicago Hospital College of Medicine; pass, 1917, issued to him as an employee of the U.S. Army Medical Supply Depot, Chicago; U.S. Selective Service System registration certificates, 1918-1942; and a membership card, 1925, as a member of the Freemasons (Newsoms Lodge No. 128, Newsoms, Va.). The collection also contains the papers of Thomas Frank Walker, including correspondence, 1928-1963 (while practicing law in Wytheville, Va., and concerning the Virginia Democratic Party), with James Lindsay Almond (concerning his candidacy for the office of governor of Virginia), Robert Young Button (concerning his candidacy for the office of attorney general of Virginia), Harry Flood Byrd, Robert Williams Daniel (concerning his candidacy for the office of lieutenant governor of Virginia), Colgate Whitehead Darden, Barry Morris Goldwater, Richard Milhous Nixon (concerning the nomination of Henry Cabot Lodge for the office of vice president of the U.S.), George Wesley Rogers (concerning Harry Lee Maynard and the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1901-1902), William Munford Tuck, Henry St. George Tucker, and others. Thomas Frank Walker's accounts, 1922-1963, kept as a lawyer in Wytheville concern Mary Jane Browne Walker and the payment of taxes. Also includes a copy of an unexecuted deed, 1943, of Arthur Walker Kemper to Thomas Frank Walker for land in Wythe County; and an inventory, 1962, of the real and personal estate of Roberta Maury (Adams) Walker and Thomas Frank Walker. Also includes a report, 1943, concerning money and bonds in the custody of the Virginia Circuit Court for Grayson County; a docket, 1962, of lawsuits pending in the Virginia Circuit Court for Wythe County; letters, 1949-1962, written to Roberta Maury (Adams) Walker by James Bradshaw Beverley and James Lewis Trinkle; and letters, 1931, concerning William Bullard Kegley (of Wytheville) written by or addressed to James Francis Burke, Herbert Clark Hoover, Junius LeVert Powell, Lawrence Richey, Charles Peck Sisson, and Robert Edwin Withers.

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