Papers of Harry Flood Byrd, [manuscript],1928-1965.

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Byrd, Harry Flood, 1887-1966. Papers of Harry Flood Byrd, [manuscript],1928-1965.

Papers of Harry Flood Byrd, [manuscript],1928-1965.

The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, press releases, clippings, and research materials. The collection contains Byrd's topical files on states' rights and civil rights issues including national civil rights legislation, 1960-1965, federal programs, Little Rock, lynching, poll taxes, the presidential election of 1948, Prince Edward County school closing, University of Mississippi integration, and voting rights. With these is a tape of one of Byrd's last speeches. Correspondents include Watkins M. Abbitt, Harvey B. Apperson, Wilber M. Brucker, Robert Y. Button, John T. Connor, A. Ross Eckler, Sam Ervin, Sterling Hutcheson, Estes Kefauver, James J. Kilpatrick, John E. Moss, George C. Peery, Frederick D.G. Ribble, A. Willis Robertson, Howard Worth Smith, Thomas B. Stanley, and Strom Thurmond.

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