John Leonard Pilcher Papers, Series II: Meigs Office, 1960-1964.


Pilcher, John L. (John Leonard), 1898-1981. John Leonard Pilcher Papers, Series II: Meigs Office, 1960-1964.

John Leonard Pilcher Papers, Series II: Meigs Office, 1960-1964.

This series consists of correspondence (primarily with constituents), notes, and printed material sent to or handled by Pilcher's office in his hometown of Meigs, Georgia. A few subject files contain notes that cross-index individual files. Restricted materials have been removed from this series. Included in this series are such topics as Agriculture, the Democratic National Convention, and the 1960 Kennedy-Johnson Presidential Campaign and Election. Items of interest contained within the files include: Letters from John W. McCormack (Speaker of the House of Representatives), J. Edgar Hoover (Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation), Harry Truman (U.S. President, 1945-1953), and Robert Kennedy (Attorney General and brother of President John F. Kennedy); transcripts of the Kennedy vs. Nixon Broadcasts, 1960; Foreign Affairs Committee notes; correspondence on impending legislation; and information pertaining to the Flint River channelization, urban renewal, housing development, military schools and service, veterans administration, and Internal Revenue Service data processing in Georgia.

4 boxes (2 linear feet)

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