Papers of Mosby Garland Perrow [manuscript], 1863-1962 (bulk 1940-1962).

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Perrow, Mosby Garland, 1909-. Papers of Mosby Garland Perrow [manuscript], 1863-1962 (bulk 1940-1962).

Papers of Mosby Garland Perrow [manuscript], 1863-1962 (bulk 1940-1962).

The collection contains personal, legal, financial, and political papers of Perrow. Personal papers concern family estate settlements; his farm near Lynchburg, Va.; real estate transactions; taxes; recommendations; and Lynchburg civic and religious activities particularly the Female Orphan Asylum, the Hospital Authority and the Memorial Methodist Church. Legislative papers pertain chiefly to the Perrow Commission, 1958-1959, whose final report advocated freedom of choice, or local option, to end "Massive Resistance" to court ordered integration and the consequent public school closings. Other legislative papers document his terms on the Virginia Advisory Legislative Council, 1947-1960; and on the Committee to Study the System of Public Schools in Virginia, 1944-1947. With these is some general material on public education in Virginia. Correspondents include J. Lindsay Almond, John S. Battle, John B. Boatwright, Armistead L. Boothe, Harry Flood Byrd, Sr., Harry Flood Byrd, Jr., Cassius M. Chichester, Lewis Preston Collins, Everett R. Combs, Ted Dalton, Colgate W. Darden, E. Griffith Dodson, Wilson Gee, Garland Gray, A. Willis Robertson, William M. Tuck, and Clifton A. Woodrum.

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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...

Boothe, Armistead L. (Armistead Lloyd), 1907-

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Alexandria, Va. lawyer and politician. From the description of Papers : of Armistead L. Boothe, 1803-1990. (Alexandria Library). WorldCat record id: 29916991 Armistead Lloyd Boothe (1907-1990), member of the House of Delegates and of the Senate of Virginia, was born in Alexandria, Virginia, the son of Gardner Lloyd Boothe and Eleanor Harrison Carr Boothe. He attended the University of Virginia and was selected as a Rhodes Scholar and spent two years studying law at Oxford Un...

Boatwright, John

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Confederate soldier of South Carolina and son of Columbia, S.C., mayor John Henry Boatwright; the U.S. Census of 1860 identifies seventeen-year-old John L. Boatwright as a resident of Columbia and a cadet enrolled at the U.S. Military Academy (West Point, N.Y.). In 1863, Boatwright married Anne Pendleton Taliaferro in Orange County, Va. From the description of Letter, 1863 May 13 (Savannah, Ga.) to Anne Taliaferro Boatwright (Columbia, S.C.) (University of South Carolina). WorldCat r...

Combs, Everett R. (Everett Randolph), 1876-1957

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National Democratic Committeeman, Virginia state comptroller, State Senate clerk, political lieutenant and friend of Harry F. Byrd, Sr. From the description of Papers of Everett R. Combs [manuscript], 1920-1960. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647879797 ...

Woodrum, Clifton A. (Clifton Alexander), 1887-1950

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Home for Needy Confederate Women (Richmond, Va.)

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The Home for Needy Confederate Women, incorporated in 1898, formally opened in October 1900 under a charter granted by the Virginia state legislature. The home opened with ten residents who had to prove they were "a needy widow, sister, or daughter of a Confederate soldier who saw active service" during the Civil War. In 1977, the General Assembly restored the words "and lineal descendants" to the charter. The home continued to operate with donations, city and state funds, and money and property...

Virginia Advisory Legislative Council

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Virginia. State Board of Education

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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...

Lynchburg Hospital Authority.

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Battle, John Stewart, 1890-1972

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Virginia governor. From the description of Letter : Richmond, Va., to McDaniel Lewis, 1952 December 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793530 ...

Dodson, E. Griffith (Edward Griffith), 1884-1969

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Edward Griffith Dodson (1884-1969), was a Virginia lawyer, banker, State legislator, author, member of the Democratic State Central Committee, 1916-1938, campaign manager in Norfolk City for Harry Flood Byrd in the gubernatorial election of 1925, member of the Virginia Commission on Conservation and Development, 1926-1934, and Clerk of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1934-1956. From the description of Papers, 1923-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122464728 ...

Byrd, Harry F., Jr. (Harry Flood), 1914-2013

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U.S. Senator from Virginia. From the description of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr. papers, [1920?], 1960, 1966, 1982-2005. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 77129822 From the description of Photographs of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr. [manuscript[], circa 1906-1968, 2005. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647991031 From the description of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr., papers [manuscript, 1966-1970. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 77128978 U.S....

Commission to Study the System of Public Schools in Virginia.

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Lynchburg Female Orphan Asylum.

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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...

Tuck, William M. (William Munford), 1896-1983

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William Munford Tuck was born 28 September 1896 in Halifax County, Virginia, to William Robert James Tuck (1863-1930) and Virginia Susan Fitts Tuck (1860-1909). He was the grandson of the William Munford Tuck (1832-1899) of the biographical sketch he wrote. Tuck attended the College of William and Mary, but left to enlist in the United States Marine Corps during World War I. After the War he returned to Virginia and graduated from Washington and Lee University. He returned to Halifax County and ...

Gray, Garland, 1902-

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Gee, Wilson, 1888-

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Chichester, Cassius M.

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Robertson, A. Willis (Absalom Willis), 1887-1971

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U.S. Senator from Virginia. From the description of Letter to Dr. Harry J. Warthen, Jr., 1956 January 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959530 Robertson was a senator from Virginia (1946-1966). His son, Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson, is an alumnus of Washington and Lee University, Class of 1950 and a well-known minister and televangelist in Virginia. From the description of Family photographs, ca. 1930-1940. (Washington & Lee University). Wor...

Virginia School Commission.

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Perrow Commission.

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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...

Memorial Methodist Church (Lynchburg, Va.)

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Collins, Lewis Preston, 1896-1952

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Member of Virginia Assembly, 1936-1946, Lieutenant-Governor of Virginia, 1946-1952. From the description of Papers of Lewis Preston Collins [manuscript], 1862-1952 (bulk 1918-1952). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821300 Born in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1896. Educated at Washington and Lee University and Yale Law School. Practiced law in Marion, Virginia, from 1922 until his death. Served in the Virginia General Assembly from 1936 to 1946. Held office of Lieut...

Virginia Committee for Public Schools.

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Perrow, Mosby Garland, 1909-

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Lynchburg, Va., state senator and chairman of the Virginia School "Perrow" Commission to study school desegregation. From the description of Papers of Mosby Garland Perrow [manuscript], 1863-1962 (bulk 1940-1962). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647830788 ...