Papers of Harry Flood Byrd, [manuscript],1932-1967.

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Byrd, Harry Flood, 1887-1966. Papers of Harry Flood Byrd, [manuscript],1932-1967.

Papers of Harry Flood Byrd, [manuscript],1932-1967.

The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, and topical files. The collection contains Byrd's personal family correspondence with his sons, Harry F. Byrd, Jr., Beverley Byrd, and Richard Byrd, particularly during World War II. Other correspondents include John S. Battle, Carter Glass, William M. Tuck. There is also a a telegram from John Garland Pollard to Harry F. Byrd, Jr., appointing him to his father's Senate seat and an autograph of Charles Lindbergh. There are also speech files and topical files on various legislation. Of particular note are speeches by Byrd about the Civil Rights movement including a filibuster in opposition to the Civil Rights Bill of 1963, a speech on jury trial and Civil Rights and a speech in opposition to Civil Rights Bill procedure. Other subjects in the topical files include the Dept. of Justice and the Attorney-General, pre-emption, the Supreme Court, and the state of Virginia (chiefly news articles and statistics).

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