Papers of Francis Pickens Miller [manuscript], 1885-1976.

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Miller, Francis Pickens, 1895-1978. Papers of Francis Pickens Miller [manuscript], 1885-1976.

Papers of Francis Pickens Miller [manuscript], 1885-1976.

The collection contains personal and political correspondence, minutes and reports, speeches, drafts of books and articles, newsclippings, photographs, and memorabilia. It is subdivided into three files on religious activities, public affairs and personal papers. Major topics are the World Student Christian Federation, the World Council of Churches, the Presbyterian Church in the U.S., Miller's campaigns for governor in 1949 and for U.S. Senate in 1952, and his terms in the Virginia House of Delegates, 1938-1941. Topics of interest include the Westminster Presbyterian Church, a series of religious conferences, the Union Theological Seminary, N.Y., the Virginia Council of Churches, the Democratic Party and its National Committee, Fight for Freedom, Inc., Harry Flood Byrd, Sr., and the Byrd machine, and the Democratic National conventions in 1960 and 1964. Also the poll tax, the 1937 gubernatorial campaign of James H. Price, the Southern Conference for Human Welfare, the Southern Regional Council, the Virginia Music Festival and various colleges with which Miller was connected. There are also papers concerning the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in the U.S. Dept. of State, the John R. Mott biography project, and the Historic Lexington Foundation. The collection also contains card files of political supporters, library books and the National Policy Committee.

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