Scope and Contents
Papers, 1933-1978, of Ted Dalton, Virginia state senator, 1944-1959; Republican candidate for governor of Virginia in 1953 and 1957; and U.S. District judge for the Western district of Virginia. Includes correspondence, speeches, news clippings, photographs, recordings, reels of film and legal opinions.
Subjects covered include Republican Party politics, the Virginia General Assembly, highways,compulsory automobile insurance, segregation, the Gray Commission Report (Commission on Public Education), the College of William and Mary, and Dalton's appointment as federal judge.
Prominent correspondents include J. Lindsay Almond, Howard Baker, Ezra T. Benson, Harry F. Byrd, Sr., Harry F. Byrd, Jr., John N. Dalton, Colgate W. Darden, Dwight D. Eisenhower,Gerald R. Ford, Mills E. Godwin, Albertis S. Harrison, A. Linwood Holton, J. Edgar Hoover, A. E. Dick Howard, Richard Nixon, Davis Y. Paschall, Richard H. Poff, Lewis F. Powell, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Thomas B. Stanley, A. E. S. Stephens, William M. Tuck, and Edward E. Willey.
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