Papers of Edward Grimsley,1961-1997.

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Grimsley, Edward. Papers of Edward Grimsley,1961-1997.

Papers of Edward Grimsley,1961-1997.

The papers consist chiefly of editorial correspondence, editorials, and subject files from Grimsley's tenure as columnist, editorial page editor, and chairman of the editorial pages of the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Much of the correspondence concerns editorials and columns written by Grimsley, especially the "Metronome." Other topics include the Times-Dispatch editorial board, contests, invitations, letters of appreciation and congratulations, and the Forum Club. There is also a small file of personal correspondence. A political V.I.P. file contains letters (some copies) from Spiro Agnew, George Allen, William L. Armstrong, Gerald Baliles, Thomas J. Bliley, Jr., Pat Buchanan, George H.W. Bush, Harry F. Byrd, Jr., Jimmy Carter, John Dalton, Mills Godwin, Jr., Phil Gramm, Albertis S. Harrison, Jr., Elise B. Heinz, Linwood Holton, Henry E. Holwell, Jr., Richard Nixon, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Dan Quayle, J. Sergeant Reynolds, Charles S. Robb, William B. Spong, Jr., Paul S. Trible, Jr., and Vivian E. Watts. Subject files (chiefly small and containing few items) include A.H. Robins and the Dalkon shield controversy, campus unrest, Center for the Study of the President, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, crime and gun control, the environent, Hampden-Sydney, Linwood Holton, Henry Howell, a trip to Israel, Jesse Jackson, the Junior League of Richmond, Longwood College, the Virginia lottery, race relations, school desegregation and busing, South Africa, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Military Institute, John Warner, Washington and Lee University, L. Douglas Wilder, and William and Mary. Also included is prepublication and research material for his book "First, Let's Kill all the Humorists."

4000 (ca.) items.

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