The Resource Correspondence of Powell "Red" Glass, (manuscript)

Correspondence of Powell "Red" Glass, (manuscript)

Label
Correspondence of Powell "Red" Glass, circa 1915-1970
Title
Correspondence of Powell "Red" Glass
Inclusive dates
circa 1915-1970
Creator
Contributor
Correspondent
Recipient
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The collection consists chiefly of letters written by Glass to his parents Powell and Anne Glass while touring Europe and continuing his studies at the London School of Economics, 1938-1939. Topics include a French military review; classes in London; visiting the Astors at "Cliveden,;" vacationing in Switzerland and Sweden; Swedish labor unions; the Czech situation (written three days before the German invasion); rising German militarism; and travels through Italy, Austria, Hungary and Yugoslavia
  • Senator Carter Glass and Senate Secretary Leslie L. Biffle are occasional correspondents as are other family members and high school friends many of whom comment on a hunting accident of Powell's
Biographical or historical data
Grandson of U. S. Senator Carter Glass; son of Lynchburg News publisher Powell Glass; owner of Glass Publishing Company.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Correspondence of Powell "Red" Glass, (manuscript)
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  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Listing available.
Extent
circa 155
Note
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Tunstall-Virginiana Fund, 2003/2004.
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u3992577
System control number
(OCoLC)274204849
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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