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Guide to the James Lawrence Pugh Papers, RG 207
Listed by: DWA
Date: September 28, 1970

Size: 6 items + 1 microfilm reel.

Date Span: 1888-1905

Scope / Content: Photocopies only of manuscript articles and autobiographical sketches; microfilm only of scrapbooks; microfilm has poor resolution. Manuscripts of two articles for newspapers (1891-1894) by Pugh, analyzing the national political situation and focusing on bimetallism and the tariff; three autobiographical sketches (n.d.) by Pugh, one recounting his youth and early manhood, one recounting his life through the Civil War, and one recounting his life and Senate career through the 1880's; three scrapbooks (1889-1905) focusing on Hughes's Senate career.

Biographical Sketch: Pugh, a lawyer from Eufaula, Alabama, was elected to Congress in 1859 and resigned in 1860 when Alabama seceded from the Union. He served in the Confederate Congress, 1862-1865. In 1880, he was elected to the U.S. Senate and served until 1897.


SERIES 1: Scrapbooks SERIES 2: Manuscript Material

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