Papers, 1850-1987.

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Almond, J. Lindsay (James Lindsay), 1898-1986. Papers, 1850-1987.

Papers, 1850-1987.

Correspondence, 1925-1983; speeches, 1927-1979; financial and legal papers, 1948-1978; scrapbooks, 1934-1963; newspaper clippings, 1931- 1987; miscellaneous volumes; certificates and awards. Correspondence is non-official, but touches on Almond's term as Governor of Virginia, on his appointment to the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, and on Democratic Party politics in Virginia. Correspondents include Harry Flood Byrd (1887-1966), James O. Eastland, Alburtis S. Harrison, John F. Kennedy, and Robert F. Kennedy. Scrapbooks and clippings document Almond's campaigns and terms as attorney general and governor, and contain information on Virginia's resistance to school desegregation. Also included in the collection are correspondence, speeches, and miscellaneous papers of Almond's wife, Josephine Katherine (Minter) Almond (1901-1992), some of which concern her service as First Lady of Virginia.

2,800 (ca.) items.

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