Papers of Bessie Carter Randolph [manuscript] 1918-61.


Randolph, Bessie Carter, 1885-1966. Papers of Bessie Carter Randolph [manuscript] 1918-61.

Papers of Bessie Carter Randolph [manuscript] 1918-61.

Class record books, diaries, engagement books, notes, etc. of the president of Hollins College [ca. 15 items]--Correspondence and "letters to the editor" concern foreign and domestic U.S. policy, China, presidential disability, etc. Correspondents include: Hanson Weightman Baldwin, Harry Flood Byrd, Virginius Dabney, Roscoe Drummond, Cedric Foster, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Arthur Krock, Walter Lippman, Cabell Phillips, James Barrett Reston, Absolam Willis Robertson.

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