Richard B. Russell Jr. political files, 1932-1971.


Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971. Richard B. Russell Jr. political files, 1932-1971.

Richard B. Russell Jr. political files, 1932-1971.

The collection consists of the political files of Senator Richard B. Russell from 1932-1971. The personal political (1951-1971), political general (1932-1952), and out of state political (1935-1966) subseries contain mostly correspondence dealing with political issues. The county files (1935-1966) contain correspondence from Russell's constituents. The special name file (1933-1969) contains correspondence and material relating to individuals of which some include Eugene and Herman Talmadge, Charles Bloch, and Orval Faubus. The senatorial campaign files (1932-1966) include correspondence, speeches, press releases, news clippings, literature, financial statements, memorabilia, registration lists, and printed material from Russell's seven campaigns for U.S. Senator. The presidential campaign files (1952-1953) document Russell's bid for President and include correspondence, subject files, contribution files, and newspaper files. The newspaper File (1933, 1943-1969) contains newspaper clippings relating to Russell and items of interest to Russell.

103.5 linear ft.

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