Papers of Richard Harding Poff, 1935-1972.

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Papers of Richard Harding Poff, 1935-1972.

The collection includes correspondence, speeches, press releases, legislative research material, questionnaires and newsletters, comprising Poff's office files from his career as Congressman from Virginia's 6th District; and scrapbooks, guestbooks, films of Washington Report, and tapes of campaign advertisements. Topics include agriculture, armed services, government appropriations, re-election campaigns, 1968 presidential campaign, railroads and highways in Virginia, watershed projects, crime and criminal law, federal aid to the 6th District, appointments and patronage, civil rights, states' rights, electoral college reform, gun control, unions, labor reform, anti-trust laws, and voting explanations and tabulations. Congressional committees and commissions represented include Banking and Currency, Education and Labor, Interior and Insular Affairs, Judiciary, Post Office and Civil Service, Public Works, Rules, Science and Technology, Small Business, Standards of Official Conduct, Ways and Means, National Commission on the Reform of Criminal Laws, and the Republican Task Force on Crime. Correspondents include Edmund G. Brown, Clarence G. Burton, Caldwell Butler, John W. Dean, Gerald R. Ford, Linwood Holton, Richard M. Nixon, and Clifton A. Woodrum.

20,000 (ca.) items.

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