Topical correspondence, 1937-1954, (bulk 1941-1954).


Maybank, Burnet R. (Burnet Rhett), 1899-1954. Topical correspondence, 1937-1954, (bulk 1941-1954).

Topical correspondence, 1937-1954, (bulk 1941-1954).

The collection consists of official and constituent correspondence relating to politics, public policy, and specific government programs. It includes information on a variety of topics, including the management of the United States' economy during World War II and the Korean War, public works projects in South Carolina, the Democratic party of South Carolina, and New Deal economic and social programs. The collection also contains correspondence with or concerning a number of prominent national figures and South Carolina political leaders, including James F. Byrnes, Douglas MacArthur, J. Strom Thurmond, Harry S. Truman, L. Mendel Rivers, and J. Waties Waring.

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