Papers of Harry Flood Byrd, 1813-1994 (bulk 1936-1994).

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Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914-. Papers of Harry Flood Byrd, 1813-1994 (bulk 1936-1994).

Papers of Harry Flood Byrd, 1813-1994 (bulk 1936-1994).

The papers of Harry F. Byrd consist of correspondence, financial records; speeches; topical files; photographs; newsclippings; awards; plaques; certificates; political cartoons; and index cards. The papers contain files concerning the political campaigns of Harry F. Byrd, Jr., for the Virginia State Legislature, 1947, 1959, 1963, and the United States Senate, 1966, 1970 and 1976; working files from his terms in the Virginia and U.S. Senate; personal files; files pertaining to the Winchester Star and the Byrd apple orchards; alphabetical files on political figures and Virginia politicians; files on legislation considered in the Virginia Senate; and personal files of photographs and articles written by Harry F. Byrd, Jr., as a newspaper editor on trips to Europe during the Cold War. Papers of Harry F. Byrd, Sr., are scattered through the collection and include bank records, estate papers, stock correspondence, photographs, speeches and campaign files for U.S. Senate races in 1946 and 1952 including a scrapbook regarding his primary campaign against Francis Pickens Miller. There are also two notebooks, 1936, listing precinct workers and members of the Democratic committees of Virginia. Topics of interest include education, the Gray Commission (Governor's Commission on Public Education), the Perrow Commission (School Policy Study Commission), control of local school boards, highways, industrial development, segregation, redistricting, the poll tax, the sales tax, the Outdoor Recreation Commission, the School Policy Study Commission, and Virginia's 350th Anniversary Commission. Several cartoons are by Fred O. Seibel. Correspondents include Watkins M. Abbitt, J. Lindsay Almond, Jr., John S. Battle, E.R. Combs, Ted Dalton, Colgate Darden, Mills Godwin, Albertis S. Harrison, Burr P. Harrison, A. Willis Robertson, Howar W. Smith, Thomas B. Stanley, Bill Tuck, and the Democratic committees of Clark County, Frederick County, Loudoun County, Shenandoah County, and Winchester, Va.

20,000 (ca.) items.

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