Johnston and Virginia Hall Avery private papers, 1916-1976.


Avery family. Johnston and Virginia Hall Avery private papers, 1916-1976.

Johnston and Virginia Hall Avery private papers, 1916-1976.

The collection consists of carbon copies of correspondence and papers which reflect Johnston Avery's involvement with several important issues of his time. The majority of papers consists of correspondence written or received by Avery including holograph, typewritten and typewritten carbon copy letters. Important correspondents include William V.S. Tubman, President of Liberia from 1944 to 1971 and other Liberian government officials; Robert R. Reynolds, U.S. Senator from North Carolina from 1933 to 1945; J.C.B. Ehringhaus, North Carolina governor from 1933 to 1937; and various businessmen involved in the LAMCO Joint Venture. A few items were not addressed to Mr. Avery. These items include letters written by or addressed to his wife, Virginia Hall Avery.

ca. 3376 items.

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Tubman, William V. S., 1895-1971 (person)

William Vacanarat Shadrach Tubman ( 1895-1971 ), nineteenth president of Liberia, was born November 29, 1895 in Harper City, Maryland County, Liberia to Alexander Tubman and Elizabeth Rebecca Barnes Tubman . His paternal grandparents, manumitted slaves, were repatriates who in 1837 had immigrated from Georgia ( USA ) to the Maryland Colony in Africa . Tubman received his education at Government Elementary School in Harper City and the Cape Palmas Methodist Seminary. He began his pol...

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Mr. Johnston Avery, a North Carolina native, pursued several careers. He was a newspaperman, political campaign aide, government official and businessman. He assisted Senator Robert R. Reynolds in his campaign for repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment (Liquor Prohibition Amendment). He served as Assistant Chief of Decartelization Branch of the U.S. Office of Military Government (OMGUS) in Berlin following World War II. He became convinced that OMGUS was blocking attempts by the Decartelization Bran...

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