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Guide to the Gladys King Burns Papers, RG 56


Listed by: Dieter C. Ullrich
Date: July 2003

Date Span:
1948-1965

Size:
9 items; 1 file folder.

Historical or Biographical Sketch:
Gladys King Burns researched Alabama politics of the 1940s and authored a thesis, "The Alabama Dixiecrat Revolt of 1948," at Auburn University in 1965.

Scope and Content:
Consists of photocopied materials used by Gladys King Burns for her thesis research, especially four letters to Burns from presidential electors of 1948, including George C. Wallace, Ray Mayhall, Gessner McCovey and Joseph N. Langan. Also included are a 1948 loyalty oath, pledge for electors, and related items.


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