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Guide to the Allen Langston Papers, 1943-1968

Abstract

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.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Langston, Allen.
Title
Allen Langston papers, 1943-1968
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet, 316 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

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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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.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

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

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

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.