Papers of Everett R. Combs, 1932-1957 (bulk 1946-1949).

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Combs, Everett R. (Everett Randolph), 1876-1957. Papers of Everett R. Combs, 1932-1957 (bulk 1946-1949).

Papers of Everett R. Combs, 1932-1957 (bulk 1946-1949).

Combs' political papers contain the correspondence by which he ran the Byrd organization, 1946-1949. Much of it deals with patronage, and campaigns and elections, particularly the presidential election of 1948 and Virginia's opposition to the Democratic Party's platform, and the gubernatorial election of 1949 in which Francis Pickens Miller challenged organization candidate John S. Battle. Of interest are letters from Harry Flood Byrd giving orders and seeking political information. This segment also contains routine material from the Democratic Party National Committee, the Democratic Party (Va.) State Central Committee, and the Virginia General Assembly. The poll tax, aid to public schools, and fear of incipient labor and civil rights agitation are all topics. Also, there are speeches, chiefly by Byrd, press releases, miscellaneous budget material, and General Assembly bills, resolutions, and roll calls. Combs' personal papers are divided between family letters and letters from Abbott, Proctor, and Paine, Southern Division, Richmond, Va., and companies in which he invested. Bills, receipts, taxes, insurance and other personal financial material complete the collection. Correspondents include J. Lindsay Almond, John Stewart Battle, Harry Flood Byrd, John Hannah Daniel, E. Griffith Dodson, B.P. Harrison, James H. Price, A. Willis Robertson, Howard Worth Smith, G. Fred Switzer, William M. Tuck, and artist Henry L. Wolff.

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