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Papers of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr. [manuscript] 1925-1989.

Byrd, Harry F., Jr
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Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
Harry Flood Byrd, Jr., papers
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Guide available.
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This collection is housed in an off-site facility which is under construction. Please request materials you need and we will contact you when they are available for use. If you have questions about requesting or need more information, fill out a reference request form at https://small.lib.virginia.edu/reference-request/.
There are no restrictions on access.
Summary
Papers of Senator Harry F. Byrd, Jr. of Winchester, Va., consist chiefly of political and personal correspondence, bound scrapbooks documenting his life and career, bound copies of speeches, press releases and Congressional Record speeches and inserts; and newsclippings.
Correspondence includes correspondence as a Virginia State Senator, 1948-1964; correspondence with Ralph Fansler about the Winchester Star, 1933-1946; and a special file of letters from notables.
Topics in the political correspondence include branch banking; licensing of chiropractors; sales tax; pesticides; presidential terms of office; roads, especially weight limits and mandatory inspection; schools, particularly state tuition grants for private academy students, and benefits for teachers; migrant workers; the United Nations; nurses education; liquor-by-the-drink ; motor vehicle title taxes; and school integration.
Letters of special interest include an 1874 letter from Ella Flood on Virginia politics; a 1944 letter from Senator J. W. Bailey on his dislike of President Roosevelt; an October 1952 letter from Karl E. Mundt soliciting Harry F. Byrd, Sr.'s support for Dwight Eisenhower; a 1956 letter of thanks from Eisenhower; a 1956 letter from A. Willis Robertson on the eventual defeat of interposition; a 1956 letter and talley from G. Fred Switzer on the Virginia favorite son vote at the Democratic convention; and a letter from J. Lindsay Almond against integration of public schools.
The 50 scrapbooks, 1965-1989, contain clippings from state and national newspapers, document Byrd's career as seen by the press and are especially informative in regard to his 1970 campaign as an independent.
Harry F. Byrd, Sr., material in the collection includes correspondence regarding his re-election to the U.S. Senate in 1952; a file of letters from notables; a file of speeches; a 1928 pamphlet urging the election of Al Smith and touching on prohibition, anti-Catholicism and white supremacy; a scrapbook; a voting talley for the Shenandoah Valley for the 1935 gubernatorial race; expenses and receipts for his last senate campaign; and a copy of Time magazine from 1962 featuring him.
There are also genealogical papers; a report on the "Study of the Organization of the State Government of Virginia"; a file concerning the Winchester, Va., Junior Board of Trade together with a scrapbook of newsclippings regarding its publication "Splinters"; and memorabilia chiefly magazine and newspaper articles.
Correspondents of note include Richard Nixon.
People depicted in the photographs include Senators Byrd, Sr. and Jr., Calvin Coolidge at an Army-Navy game, Guy Cordon, Bing Crosby, John Dalton as a boy in Bland County, Va., Dwight Eisenhower, Allen J. Ellender, and Richard Russell.
Description
3100 items.
Cite as
Harry Flood Byrd, Jr., Papers, 1925-1989, Accession #10320-d, Special Collections Dept., University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Arrangement
The collection has been arranged in three series: I. Correspondence of Harry F. Byrd, Jr., in the Virginia senate. II. Byrd family papers. III. Bound volumes: A. Congressional Record speeches and inserts. B. Speeches and press releases. C. Scrapbooks. D. Miscellaneous.
Biographical Note
Virginia State Senator, U. S. Senator from Va.
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    a| This collection is housed in an off-site facility which is under construction. c| Please request materials you need and we will contact you when they are available for use. If you have questions about requesting or need more information, fill out a reference request form at https://small.lib.virginia.edu/reference-request/.
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    a| There are no restrictions on access.
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    a| Papers of Senator Harry F. Byrd, Jr. of Winchester, Va., consist chiefly of political and personal correspondence, bound scrapbooks documenting his life and career, bound copies of speeches, press releases and Congressional Record speeches and inserts; and newsclippings.
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    a| Correspondence includes correspondence as a Virginia State Senator, 1948-1964; correspondence with Ralph Fansler about the Winchester Star, 1933-1946; and a special file of letters from notables.
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    a| Topics in the political correspondence include branch banking; licensing of chiropractors; sales tax; pesticides; presidential terms of office; roads, especially weight limits and mandatory inspection; schools, particularly state tuition grants for private academy students, and benefits for teachers; migrant workers; the United Nations; nurses education; liquor-by-the-drink ; motor vehicle title taxes; and school integration.
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    a| Letters of special interest include an 1874 letter from Ella Flood on Virginia politics; a 1944 letter from Senator J. W. Bailey on his dislike of President Roosevelt; an October 1952 letter from Karl E. Mundt soliciting Harry F. Byrd, Sr.'s support for Dwight Eisenhower; a 1956 letter of thanks from Eisenhower; a 1956 letter from A. Willis Robertson on the eventual defeat of interposition; a 1956 letter and talley from G. Fred Switzer on the Virginia favorite son vote at the Democratic convention; and a letter from J. Lindsay Almond against integration of public schools.
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    a| The 50 scrapbooks, 1965-1989, contain clippings from state and national newspapers, document Byrd's career as seen by the press and are especially informative in regard to his 1970 campaign as an independent.
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    a| Harry F. Byrd, Sr., material in the collection includes correspondence regarding his re-election to the U.S. Senate in 1952; a file of letters from notables; a file of speeches; a 1928 pamphlet urging the election of Al Smith and touching on prohibition, anti-Catholicism and white supremacy; a scrapbook; a voting talley for the Shenandoah Valley for the 1935 gubernatorial race; expenses and receipts for his last senate campaign; and a copy of Time magazine from 1962 featuring him.
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    a| There are also genealogical papers; a report on the "Study of the Organization of the State Government of Virginia"; a file concerning the Winchester, Va., Junior Board of Trade together with a scrapbook of newsclippings regarding its publication "Splinters"; and memorabilia chiefly magazine and newspaper articles.
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    a| Correspondents of note include Richard Nixon.
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    a| People depicted in the photographs include Senators Byrd, Sr. and Jr., Calvin Coolidge at an Army-Navy game, Guy Cordon, Bing Crosby, John Dalton as a boy in Bland County, Va., Dwight Eisenhower, Allen J. Ellender, and Richard Russell.
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    a| Coolidge, Calvin, d| 1872-1933 v| Portraits.
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    a| Cordon, Guy, d| 1890-1969 v| Portraits.
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    a| Crosby, Bing, d| 1904-1977 v| Portraits.
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    a| Eisenhower, Dwight D. q| (Dwight David), d| 1890-1969 v| Portraits.
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    a| Ellender, Allen J., d| 1890-1972 v| Portraits.
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    a| Holmes family.
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    a| Roosevelt, Franklin D. q| (Franklin Delano), d| 1882-1945.
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    a| Russell, Richard B. q| (Richard Brevard), d| 1897-1971 v| Portraits.
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    a| United Nations.
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    a| Winchester (Va.) b| Board of trade.
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    a| Democratic National Convention d| (1956 : c| Chicago).
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    a| Anti-Catholicism z| Virginia.
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    a| African Americans z| Virginia.
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    a| Apple industry z| Virginia.
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    a| Education z| Virginia x| Finance.
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    a| Elections z| Virginia y| 1925.
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    a| Motor vehicles x| Inspection.
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    a| Nursing x| Examinations.
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    a| School integration z| Virginia.
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    a| Segregation in education z| Virginia.
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    a| Presidents z| United States x| Election y| 1952.
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    a| Presidents z| United States x| Election y| 1956.
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    a| Apperson, Harvey Black, d| 1890-1948 e| correspondent.
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    a| Bailey, Josiah William, d| 1873-1946 e| correspondent.
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    a| Byrd, Harry F. q| (Harry Flood), d| 1887-1966 e| correspondent.
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    a| Byrd, Richard Evelyn, d| 1888-1957 e| correspondent.
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    a| Crosby, Bing, d| 1904-1977 e| correspondent.
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    a| Dabney, Virginius, d| 1901-1995 e| correspondent.
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    a| Darden, Colgate W. q| (Colgate Whitehead), d| 1897-1981 e| correspondent.
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    a| Eisenhower, Dwight D. q| (Dwight David), d| 1890-1969 e| correspondent.
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    a| Fitzpatrick, Earl A. q| (Earl Abbath), d| 1904- e| correspondent.
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    a| Gosden, Freeman F., d| 1899-1982 e| recipient.
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    a| Harrison, B. P. q| (Burr Powell), d| 1904-1973 e| correspondent.
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    a| Jennings, W. Pat q| (William Pat), d| 1919-1994 e| correspondent.
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    a| Johnson, Lyndon B. q| (Lyndon Baines), d| 1908-1973 e| correspondent.
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    a| Mundt, Karl E. q| (Karl Earl), d| 1900-1974 e| correspondent.
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    a| Murphy, Frank, d| 1890-1949 e| correspondent.
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    a| Nixon, Richard M. q| (Richard Milhous), d| 1913-1994 e| correspondent.
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    a| Paul, John, d| 1883-1964, e| correspondent.
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    a| Persons, Wilton B. q| (Wilton Burton), d| 1896-1977, e| correspondent.
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    a| Robertson, A. Willis q| (Absalom Willis), d| 1887-1971 e| correspondent.
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    a| Robinson, J. Kenneth q| (James Kenneth), d| 1916- e| correspondent.
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    a| Switzer, G. Fred q| (George Fred), d| 1903-1974, e| correspondent.
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    a| Truman, Harry S., d| 1884-1972 e| recipient.
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    a| Vinson, Fred M., d| 1890-1953 e| correspondent.
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    a| Wright, David McCord, d| 1909-1968 e| correspondent.
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    a| Young, Plummer Bernard, d| 1884-1962 e| correspondent.
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