Papers of Edward Lebbaius Breeden, 1932-1972.

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Papers of Edward Lebbaius Breeden, 1932-1972.

The collection contains legal, political, financial and some personal papers. Political papers from his career in the Virginia House of Delegates and State Senate constitute the bulk of the material. They consist of correspondence, committee papers, study commission reports, bills and resolutions and miscellaneous papers from regular and special sessions. There is material from Breeden's campaigns, including his bid for the lieutenant-governor post in 1971, and from the presidential elections of 1956 and 1964. Many of the papers pertain to public education in Virginia, particularly desegregation and interposition. There are also papers from a wide variety of commissions and committees on which Breeden worked such as the Jamestown Festival Commission, the Democratic National Committee, the Virginia Governor's Commission on Education, the Virginia Ports Study Commission, the Virginia Democratio State Central Committee, the Virginia Advisory Legislative Council Committee to Study Annexation Laws, and the Virginia Court System Study Commission. Correspondents include John S. Battle, Harry F. Byrd, Sr., Mills E. Godwin, Porter Hardy, Estes Kefauver, A. Willis Robertson and G. Fred Switzer.

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Godwin, Mills E. (Mills Edwin), 1914-1999

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Mills Edwin Godwin, Jr. was born 19 November 1914 in Nansemond County, Va. He graduated from the College of William and Mary and received his law degree from the University of Virginia. Godwin married Katherine Thomas Beale. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates, the Virginia State Senate, as lieutenant governor and and as governor for two terms. Godwin switched from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party between his two gubernatorial terms. He doubled aid for education, began the c...

Virginia. General Assembly. Senate

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Democratic National Convention (1964 :)

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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...

Battle, John Stewart, 1890-1972

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Virginia governor. From the description of Letter : Richmond, Va., to McDaniel Lewis, 1952 December 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793530 ...

Democratic National Committee (U.S.)

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Breeden, Edward Lebbaius, 1905-

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Jamestown Festival Commission.

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Virginia Democratic State Central Committee.

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Virginia. Ports Study Commission

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Hardy, Porter, 1903-

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Switzer, G. Fred (George Fred), 1903-1974

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Democratic National Committeeman from Virginia. From the description of Papers of George Frederick Switzer [manuscript], 1930-1965. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647872759 ...

Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Estes Kefauver : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419842 Estes Kefauver was a long-time senator from Tennessee and an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for president. From the description of Personal papers, 1934-1939 (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 44918282 Carey Estes Kefauver (b. July 26, 1903, Monroe Count...

Virginia Court System Study Commission.

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Virginia. General Assembly

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Virginia Advisory Legislative Council

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Virginia Governor's Commission on Education.

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Democratic National Convention (1956 :)

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