The Resource Scrapbooks of John William Flannagan, (manuscript)

Scrapbooks of John William Flannagan, (manuscript)

Label
Scrapbooks of John William Flannagan, 1920-1953
Title
Scrapbooks of John William Flannagan
Inclusive dates
1920-1953
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The collection contains thirteen volumes of newsclippings, 1920-1950, documenting Flannagan's political career; one volume of election returns, 1933-1938; one volume re: the Flannagan tobacco grading bill; three volumes re: the nomination of Judge Floyd Roberts as a Federal judge for the Western Virginia district; a letterbook; and three volumes of speeches chiefly from the Congressional Record
  • The letterbook contains routine correspondence and many responses to his speech on his dog and to the Bankhead-Flannagan bill to fund agricultural extension work, as well as photographs
  • Correspondents include Dean Acheson, James M. Beck, Schuyler O. Bland, Harry F. Byrd, Sr., Martin Dies, Jr., John F. Dockweiler, James A. Farley, Wilson Gee, Carter Glass, Marvin Jones, Edward C. Moran, George C. Peery, Samuel B. Pettingill, John E. Rankin, Sam Rayburn, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Morris Sheppard, Fred M. Vinson and Claude A. Swanson
  • Miscellaneous items include an 1826 letter from Prof. Edward Grabhorn of Washington College re: James Lyle; a eulogy for Flannagan; and drafts of some of his speeches
Biographical or historical data
Congressman from the 9th Virginia district.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Scrapbooks of John William Flannagan, (manuscript)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/vivadoc.pl?file=viu01775.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Extent
22
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u1749249
System control number
  • (Sirsi) AHQ7729
  • (OCoLC)32959568
Type of unit
v.

Library Locations

    • Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections LibraryBorrow it
      160 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22904, US
      38.0364566 -78.5053683
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