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Correspondence, 24-27 September 1965

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id167894

Scope and Contents

Correspondence covers the period of Godwin's campaign for the Democratic Primary for governor; the possible closing of Public Health Services Hospital in Norfolk; matters relating to Washington and old Dominion Railway; campaign matters, such as support letters, news clippings; correspondence regarding his announcement of candidacy; statement released to the press announcing his candidacy; letters to and replies from legislators and others seeking support; letters acknowledging unsolicited contributions; letters seeking support from Virginia Congressional Delegation; letters pledging support of candidacy, financial contributions received and acknowledged; letter to Harry Byrd, Jr. thanking him for support; letters regarding lieutenant-governor spot and his own personal political philosophy; acknowledgments of Christmas gifts.


  • 24-27 September 1965

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.


From the Collection: 53.50 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository