Papers of Landon Russell Wyatt [manuscript], 1935-1970.

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Wyatt, Landon Russell, 1891-1971. Papers of Landon Russell Wyatt [manuscript], 1935-1970.

Papers of Landon Russell Wyatt [manuscript], 1935-1970.

The collection consists of Sen. Wyatt's office files which were divided into topical and election correspondence. The majority are from the 1950s and 1960s, but some material dates from the 1930s. In addition to correspondence, copies of Wyatt's speeches, and printed material about the Virginia budget, the Gray commission on public schools, and the Commission on Tobacco Tax, are present. There are also papers from Wyatt's non-political career which included serving as chairman of the board of trustees for Averett College, Danville, Va., director of Dan River Mills, Inc., Danville, Va., and president of the Danville, Va. Fair Association. Among the correspondents are Watkins M. Abbitt, John S. Battle, Harry F. Byrd, Sr., Harry F. Byrd, Jr., Mills E. Godwin, T. Marshall Hahn, Albertis S. Harrison, A. Willis Robertson, William B. Spong, William M. Tuck, and George C. Wallace.

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Danville Virginia Fair Association.

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Spong, William B. (William Belser), 1920-1997

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Godwin, Mills E. (Mills Edwin), 1914-1999

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Averett College

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Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998

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Virginia. Commission on Public Education

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Abbitt, Watkins Moorman, 1908-1998

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Battle, John Stewart, 1890-1972

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Wyatt, Landon Russell, 1891-1971.

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Dan River Mills, Inc

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

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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 ...

Hahn, T. Marshall (Thomas Marshall), 1926-

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

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Harrison, Albertis S. (Albertis Sydney), 1907-1995

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