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Guide to the Allen Langston Papers, 1943-1968

Summary

Raleigh, North Carolina attorney. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, broadsides, and other records of Allen Langston related to his involvement in several North Carolina political campaigns from the 1940s-1960s. Specific campaigns covered include: Kerr Scott's, William B. Unstead's, and Terry Sanford's gubernatorial campaigns in 1947-1949, 1952, and 1960, respectively; and Frank Porter Graham's campaign for U.S. Senate in 1950. Papers from Scott's campaign deal specifically with his attack on his opponent, State Treasurer Charles M. Johnson, for allegedly mismanaging public finances.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.00796
Title
Allen Langston papers
Date
1943-1968
Creator
Langston, Allen
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet, 316 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, broadsides, and other records of Allen Langston related to his involvement in several North Carolina political campaigns from the 1940s-1960s. Specific campaigns covered include: Kerr Scott's, William B. Unstead's, and Terry Sanford's gubernatorial campaigns in 1947-1949, 1952, and 1960, respectively; and Frank Porter Graham's campaign for U.S. Senate in 1950. Papers from Scott's campaign deal specifically with his attack on his opponent, State Treasurer Charles M. Johnson, for allegedly mismanaging public finances.

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[Identification of item], Allen Langston Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Frank Porter Graham campaign
(3 folders)
Box 1
Terry Sanford campaign
(1 folder)
Box 1
Kerr Scott campaign
(2 folders)
Box 1
William B. Umstead campaign
(1 folder)
Box 1
Oversize materials
Oversize-folder 1
 

Historical Note

Langston Allen was an attorney in Raleigh, N.C.


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Provenance

The Allen Langston Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1980.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Carrie Mills, May 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 6-18-80

Materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.