Harry Flood Byrd, Jr. papers, [1920?], 1960, 1966, 1982-2005.


Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914-. Harry Flood Byrd, Jr. papers, [1920?], 1960, 1966, 1982-2005.

Harry Flood Byrd, Jr. papers, [1920?], 1960, 1966, 1982-2005.

The collection contains awards and honors given Byrd including certificates and plaques; papers concerning "Defying the odds an independent senator's historic campaign," 1998, including manuscript, typescript, proofs and correspondence; correspondence and proof for a series of articles concerning the Winchester Star, 1996-1997; photographs including one of Byrd with Dwight Eisenhower in 1960 and one of Shenandoah Military Academy in the 1920s; correspondence including a letter from Richard E. Byrd; and a Bible presented to Byrd by Orrin Hatch. Correspondence concerning the publication of "Defying the odds" includes letters from Charles L. Bartlett, J. Edward Grimsley, Nelson Hyde, James J. Kilpatrick, Russell B. Long, Charles McDowell, Sam Nunn, and Larry Sabato. There are also over 80 letters, generally very brief, from Virginia and national notables written in response to "Defying the odds." Of note are letters from Paul Saunier, jr., and Maryon Allen, relating anecdotes about Bill Tuck and George Wallace.

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