Papers of Robert Whitehead, 1958-1960.

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Papers of Robert Whitehead, 1958-1960.

The collection contains correspondence with constituents and with colleagues in the Virginia General Assembly, clippings, press releases and other information about bills and proposals. The proposed sales tax and liquor-by-the-drink are major subjects. Other topics include the American Cyanamid Company, the Motor Vehicle Responsibility Act, massive resistance and integration, patronage and appointments, railroad right of way, medical issues including polio vaccine and sterilization). Correspondents include J. Lindsay Almond, Jr., Fitzgerald Bemiss, Harry F. Byrd, Sr. (copy), Colgate Darden, Jr. (thank you note), Ted Dalton, Hardy C. Dillard, Leon Dure, Charles R. Fenwick, William E. Garnett, Burr P. Harrison, Francis Pickens Miller, E. Blackburn Moore, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., and Louis D. Rubin. Several other members of the House of Delegates and noted public figures are represented by routine letters.

500 (ca.) items.

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Democratic Party (Va.)

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Harrison, B. P. (Burr Powell), 1904-1973

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Miller, Francis Pickens, 1895-1978

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Government official. From the description of Papers of Francis Pickens Miller [manuscript], 1885-1976. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825652 ...

Whitehead, Robert, 1897-1960.

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Member of the Virginia House of Delegates representing Amherst and Nelson Counties, 1942-1960. From the description of Papers of Robert Whitehead [manuscript], 1932-1960. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647983675 Member of the Virginia House of Delegates for Amherst and Nelson Counties. From the description of Papers of Robert Whitehead, 1958-1960. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 61395412 From the description of Robert Whitehe...

Garnett, William E. (William Edward), 1885-1970

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William E. Garnett was a professor of Rural Sociology (1925-1956) at the Agricultural Experiment Station at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He helped establish the Virginia Agriculture Conference Board and the Virginia Medical and Health Care Council. From the guide to the William E. Garnett Papers, 1936-1969, n.d., (Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.) Professor of rural sociology, Virginia Agricultural Experiment Statio...

Davis, Harry B., 1893-

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Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966

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Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of...

Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates

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In the General Assembly, members of the House of Delegates and the Senate vote on legislation entered during the legislative session. Legislative bills can originate either in the House of Delegates or in the Senate, with both chambers having the ability to establish study committees, each serves as a check upon the other to ensure a thorough debate on the merits of each bill. Currently the House of Delegates, together with the Senate, meets as the General Assembly in annual sessions, alternativ...

Darden, Colgate W. (Colgate Whitehead), 1897-1981

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President of the University of Virginia, 1947-1959; former Governor of Virginia; Lawyer; Farmer; Teacher; Businessman; United States House of Representatives; member of the United States Delegation to the U.N. during the Eisenhower Administration. From the description of Oral history interview of Colgate W. Darden by Ann L. S. Southwell and Michael F. Plunkett [manuscript], [1972?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647920804 University of Virginia president, Gov...

American Cyanamid Company

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NY. From the description of Folic acid and vitamin B-12. Their interrelationships. Technical bulletin no. 1, 1954. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122632877 ...

Dillard, Hardy Cross, 1902-1982

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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH. In late 1943 and early 1944 Dillard served as director of training with the Civil Affairs Division of the U.S. First Army in England preparing for the aftermath of the invasion of Europe. From the description of Papers, 1943-1944. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 704074218 BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH. Born in Louisiana; educated at West Point, 1920-1924, and University of Virginia School of Law, 1924-1927; law professor at Virginia, 1927-1970; U.S. ...

Bemiss, Fitzgerald, 1922-

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Chairman of Virginia Commission of Outdoor Recreation, and member of Virginia Tax Study Commission and Virginia Governor's Council on the Environment. From the description of Papers : of Fitzgerald Bemiss, 1958-1978. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793684 State legislator from Richmond, Va. From the description of Papers, 1952-1978. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 29631119 ...

Dure, Leon

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Dalton, Ted, 1901-1989

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Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Va., the son of Currell and Lodoska Martin. He received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Va. and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western district of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of Virginia. Ted Da...

Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998

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Lawyer and U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice. From the description of U.S. Supreme Court case files 1972-1987 [part 2]. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 36499084 From the description of U.S. Supreme Court case files 1972-1987 [part 1]. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 36498714 Powell was an alumnus of Washington and Lee University, Class of 1929, Law class of 1931, and later a Trustee, and a Justice of the United States...

Rubin, Louis D. (Louis Decimus), 1895-1970

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Almond, J. Lindsay (James Lindsay), 1898-1986

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Lawyer, of Roanoke and Richmond, Va.; Roanoke City Hustings Court judge; member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1945-1948; Attorney General of Virginia, 1948-1957; Governor of Virginia, 1959-1962; judge, U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1963-1986. From the description of Papers, 1850-1987. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 33953204 Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Mari...