G. William Whitehurst Congressional Papers, 1968-2016 | Special Collections and University Archives
Title: G. William Whitehurst Congressional Papers, 1968-2016
Collection Identifier: MG 86
ID: 00/MG 86
Extent: 21.6 Linear Feet
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Scope and Contents: This collection consists of diaries and scrapbooks related to Whitehurst’s political and military career. The nineteen bound congressional dairies spanning from 1969 to 1986 are reproductions of the originals held at Washington and Lee University. Six scrapbooks consist of newspaper clippings magazines, pictures and other documents relating to Doctor William Whitehurst’s tenure in the House of Representatives. Twelve scrapbooks, dated, 1968 to 1986, document his political campaigns, and include some memorabilia related to his congressional career. The scrapbooks contain pictures, newspaper clippings, bumper stickers, buttons, magazines, cards, invitations and magazine articles. The military material includes a log book from bombing runs over Japan and Whitehurst’s own military records. Also included are correspondence and medals.