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Papers of C. Bascom Slemp.

Author: C Bascom SlempAlben William BarkleyJohn W BrickerJames F ByrnesArthur CapperAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Summary:
The collection contains correspondence and other legal, political, financial, and personal papers of C. Bascom Slemp. The majority of the papers deal with Slemp's involvement in coal companies and the economic development of southwest Virginia and Kentucky. There is also considerable material on Virginia politics, patronage, the Republican Party from the mid 1920s to 1940, genealogy, local history, and the founding
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Genre/Form: Letters (Correspondence)
Financial records
Legal documents
Manuscripts for publication
Genealogies
Genealogy
History
Named Person: Caywood family.; Johnston-Strader family.; Maddy family.; Newman family.; Posey family.; Razer family.; Reiser family.; Roessor family.; Rose family.; Slemp family.; Slimp family.; Smith family.; Maddy family.; Newman family.; Posey family.; Reiser family.; Rose family.; Smith family.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: C Bascom Slemp; Alben William Barkley; John W Bricker; James F Byrnes; Arthur Capper; Tom Connally; Calvin Coolidge; Frank Crowther; Joseph L Crupper; Clarence Darrow; Simeon D Fess; Joseph S Frelinghuysen; Carter Glass; Charles A Halleck; Warren G Harding; Herbert Hoover; J Edgar Hoover; Charles Evans Hughes; Cordell Hull; Alfred M Landon; George C Marshall; Walter H Newton; John Johnston Parker; John Paul; George C Peery; Claude Pepper; Thomas W Phillips; John Garland Pollard; A Willis Robertson; John M Robinson; Theodore Roosevelt; Daniel C Roper; Flemon D Sampson; Joseph C Shaffer, orrespondent.; Hugh I Shott, orrespondent.; William H Taft; E Lee Trinkle; Joseph P Tumulty; Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr.; Henry A Wallace; Wallace H White; Jennings C Wise
OCLC Number: 647912090
Description: approximately 65,000 items
Other Titles: C. Bascom Slemp papers

Abstract:

The collection contains correspondence and other legal, political, financial, and personal papers of C. Bascom Slemp. The majority of the papers deal with Slemp's involvement in coal companies and the economic development of southwest Virginia and Kentucky. There is also considerable material on Virginia politics, patronage, the Republican Party from the mid 1920s to 1940, genealogy, local history, and the founding of the Southwest Museum (Big Stone Gap, Va.).

Correspondents--many of them major state and national political figures of the day--include Alben W. Barkley, John W. Bricker, James F. Byrnes, Arthur Capper, Thomas T. Connally, Calvin Coolidge, Frank Crowther, Joseph L. Crupper, Clarence S. Darrow, Simeon D. Fess, Joseph S. Frelinghuysen, Carter Glass, Charles A. Halleck, Warren G. Harding, Herbert Hoover, J. Edgar Hoover, Charles E. Hughes, Cordell Hull, Alfred M. Landon, George C. Marshall, Waler H. Newton, John J. Parker, John Paul, George C. Peery, Claude D. Pepper, Thomas W. Phillips, John G. Pollard, Absalom W. Robertson, John M. Robinson, Theodore Roosevelt, Daniel C. Roper, Flemon D. Sampson, Joseph C. Shaffer, Hugh I. Shott, William H. Taft, Elbert L. Trinkle, Joseph P. Tumulty, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr., Henry A. Wallace, Wallace H. White, and Jennings C. Wise. Corporate correspondents include the Cosmopolitan Shipping Corporation (New York, N.Y.), the Elkhorn Jr. Coal Company (Millstone, Ky.), Gibson Oil Corporation (Amarillo, Texas), and Elkhorn Collieries, Rich Vein Coal Company, and Roberta Coal Company (all of Cincinnati, Ohio).

Clarence Darrow letters are in box 66, in the file labeled "Financial & Legal Correspondence - Re: Pensacola Fee matter."

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