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AUBURN UNIVERSITY SPECIAL COLLECTIONS & ARCHIVES


Guide to the George W. Andrews Papers, RG 235

Listed by:  M. Olliff
Date:  8-13-2001


Date Span:  1939 - 1973

Size of Collection: 69 cubic feet

Biographical Sketch:  [See also:  Biographical Directory of the United States Congress]  George William Andrews (Dec. 12, 1906 - Dec. 25, 1971) represented S.E. Alabama in the United States Congress, 1944-1971.  Andrews was born in Clayton, Barbour Co., AL, and grew up in Union Springs.  He attended the University of Alabama where he was a member of Sigma Nu social fraternity, Omicron Delta Kappa service fraternity, and Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity, and graduated with an L.L.D. in 1928.  He served as solicitor for the 3rd Judicial Circuit of Alabama, 1931 - 1941, and enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the outbreak of WW2 where he served as Lieutenant (j.g.) in the Judge Advocate General's Office at Pearl Harbor.  Elected to the 78th Congress to fill the unexpired term of Henry Steagall (deceased, see AU Archives finding aid to Stegall Papers here), Andrews became the first U.S. serviceman elected to Congress during the war.  Re-elected to 79th through 91st congresses.  Served on Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Department, Roads Committee, Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation, and Appropriations Committee.  Served on various subcommittes, and chaired the Subcommittee on General Governmental Matters of the Appropriations Committee.  Died in Birmingham from complications resulting from heart surgery.  His wife (m. November 25, 1936), Elizabeth Bullock Andrews, completed his unexpired term until January 1973, serving on the Postal and Civil Service Committee and 3 of its subcommittees:  Census and Statistics, Manpower, and Civil Service and Postal Facilities.

Scope / Content:  Collection contains Andrews's congressional office records including general correspondence 1939 - 1972,  newsletters, press releases, telegrams, telephone bills, legislative acts and bills, publications, postcards, photographs, audiotapes including one oral history, and motion picture films.  Organized into 4 series:  1. Correspondence;  2. Office Files;  3. Audiotapes;  4. Motion Picture Films.


SERIES 1:  CORRESPONDENCE:  Arranged chronologically.  There are three indexes to the Andrews Correspondence available at these links: 1. Samples and Interesting Letters;  2. Topics of Interest addressed in the correspondence;  3. Andrews's correspondence with Alabama Governors.

Box 1:  June, 1939 – Sept. 28, 1942; Feb. 22, 1943; Jan. 1, 1944 - February 28, 1945

Box 2:  March 1, 1945 - November 30, 1945

Box 3:  December 1, 1945 - August 31, 1946

Box 4:  September 1, 1946 - September 10, 1947

Box 5:  September 11, 1947 - July 9, 1948

Box 6:  July 10, 1948 - March 31, 1949

Box 7:  April 1, 1949 - February 13, 1950

Box 8:  February 14, 1950 - December 31, 1950

Box 9:  January 1, 1951 - August 31, 1951

Box 10:  September 1, 1951 - December 31, 1952

Box 11:  January 1, 1953 - April 2, 1954

Box 12:  April 3, 1954 - November 30, 1955

Box 13:  December 1, 1955 - April 30, 1957

Box 14:  May 1, 1957 - September 31, 1958

Box 15:  October 1, 1958 - January 31, 1960

Box 16:  February 1, 1960 - January 5, 1961

Box 17:  January 6, 1961 - June 30, 1961

Box 18:  July, 1, 1961 - January 15, 1962

Box 19:  January 16, 1962 - June 20, 1962

Box 20:  June 21, 1962 - December 31, 1962

Box 21:  January 1, 1963 - March 23, 1963

Box 22:  March 24, 1963 - July 7, 1963

Box 23:  July 8, 1963 - October 14, 1963

Box 24:  October 15, 1963 - January 27, 1964

Box 25:  January 28, 1964 - March 31, 1964

Box 26:  April 1, 1964 - June 30, 1964

Box 27:  July 1, 1964 -October 6, 1964

Box 28:  October 7, 1964 - January 24, 1965

Box 29:  January 25, 1965 - April 9, 1965

Box 30:  April 10, 1965 - July 15, 1965

Box 31:  July 16, 1965 - November 15, 1965

Box 32:  November 16, 1965 - February 23, 1966

Box 33:  February 24, 1966 - May 19, 1966

Box 34:  May 20, 1966 - August 2, 1966

Box 35:  August 3, 1966 - November 9, 1966

Box 36:  November 10, 1966 - February 12, 1967

Box 37:  February 13, 1967 - May 5, 1967

Box 38:  May 6, 1967 - August 9, 1967

Box 39:  August 10, 1967 - December 10, 1967

Box 40:  December 11, 1967 - March 15, 1968

Box 41:  March 16, 1968 - June 3, 1968

Box 42:  June 4, 1968 - August 29, 1968

Box 43:  August 30, 1968 - November 30, 1968

Box 44:  December 1, 1968 - February 4, 1969

Box 45:  February 5, 1969 - March 25, 1969

Box 46:  March 26, 1969 - May 22, 1969

Box 47:  May 23, 1969 - July 11, 1969

Box 48:  July 12, 1969 - September 16, 1969

Box 49:  September 17, 1969 - November 17, 1969

Box 50:  November 18, 1969 - January 23, 1970

Box 51:  January 24, 1970 - March 16, 1970

Box 52:  March 17, 1970 - May 12, 1970

Box 53:  May 13, 1970 - July 6, 1970

Box 54:  July 7, 1970 - September 24, 1970

Box 55:  September 25, 1970 - November 30, 1970

Box 56:  December 1, 1970 - February 10, 1971

Box 57:  February 11, 1971 - April 4, 1971

Box 58:  April 5, 1971 - June 6, 1971

Box 59:  June 7, 1971 - August 29, 1971

Box 60:  August 30, 1971 - February 17, 1972

Box 61:  February 18, 1972 - September 6, 1972

Box 62:  September 7, 1962 - December 31, 1972


SERIES 2:  OFFICE FILES

Box 63

Advertising

Pornographic Materials, 1969

Russell Mills, Inc., Alexander City, AL, 1967

West Point Pepperell, 1967

Telephone Bills

December 31., 1962 to December 31, 1963

January 1, 1964 to November 30, 1964

January 3, 1965 to December 31, 1965

January 31, 1966 to December 8, 1966

January 3, 1967 to December 31, 1967

January 31, 1968 to November 30, 1968

Telephone Messages and Appointments:  July 18, 1944 to August 9, 1972. (By secretaries, usually Eva.)

Information Letters and Newsletters: 1963 to 1972

Alabama Sesquicentennial Celebration, April, 1969.

Coosa-Alabama River Improvement Association Newsletter, May, 1965.

National Association of Educational Broadcasters, Minority Affairs, March to June, 1972.

Warrior-Tombigbee Development Association Information Letter, June, 1963 to August, 1971.

Press Releases:  August 5, 1944 to October 27, 1972

George Andrews' Public Service Reports, 1957 to 1970

Reports from Washington, February 14, 1957 through August 29, 1957

Remarks by George Andrews, July 9, 1969 through December 9, 1969

Capital Views from George Andrews, February 26, 1970 through December 20, 1970

From the Office of George Andrews, n.d.

Telegrams Sent and Received, 1942 through 1973

1942 to 1944

January through June, 1945

July through August, 1945

September through December, 1945

January through May, 1946

June through November, 1946

January through July, 1947

August through December, 1947

1948

1949

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

1955

1956

1957

1958

1959

1960

1961

1962

1963

1964

1965

1966

January through May, 1967

June through December, 1967

Box 64

Telegrams Sent and Received, 1942 through 1973

January through May, 1968

June through December, 1968

1969

1970 through 1973

n.d.

Congressional Record Mailing Lists, 1954-1960

Miscellaneous Directories and Listings, 1954-1960

Petition in Opposition to Pay T.V.,  n.d.

Newspaper Clippings : arranged by subjects

Agriculture: South

Alabama Rural Electric News

Andrews' Statements

Andrews' Column

Andrews' Obituaries

Cancer Cures

Chattahoochee River Project

Community Improvements: Alabama

Community News: Alabama

Education

Fort Rucker, Alabama

Individuals, Miscellaneous

Insurance

Local Option Bill: Alabama

Libraries: Alabama

Military

Negroes

Passports

P.O.W.s (World War 2 and Cuban)

Railroad Strike of 1951

Redistricting: Alabama

River Projects: Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee

Small Business Administration: Alabama

Special Interest Groups

Taxes

Textile Industry

Lurleen B. Wallace: Alabama Governor

Welfare

Miscellaneous

Speeches, Addresses, Statements, and Remarks, 1948 - 1972

George Andrews on U.S. Government related subjects, 1955-1969

George Andrews on Alabama Related Subjects, 1953-1969

By Miscellaneous People, 1948-1972

Dockets: Legal Applications, Contracts, and Orders; 1948-1972.

Atlantic Gulf Gas Co., 1948-1951

Atlanta & West Point Railroad Co., 1967

American Waterways Operators Inc., 1961-1963

Baggett Transportation Co., 1953-1954

Boyd Brothers Transportation Co., 1967-1968

Braniff Airlines, 1950-1951

Delta Airlines, 1962-1964

Eastern Airlines, 1950-1965

Jefferson Radio Co., 1958-1963

M. M. Hubbard Associates,, 1967

Panama City-Memphis Route Case, 1962-1964

Seaboard Air Line Railroad Co., MERGER-Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co., 1961-1964

Selma Television Inc., 1964-1967

Southeastern Area Local Service Case, 1960

Southern Airways, 1952-1971

Southern Pacific Co., 1969

Southern Railroad Co., and Central of Georgia Railroad Co., 1972

Terminal Transport Co., 1971-1972

White Trucking Co., 1965

Box 65

U. S. Government Office Reports and Statistics, 1948-1972

Department of Agriculture, 1958-1968

U. S. Air Force, 1959

U. S. Army, 1965, 1971

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1956-1971

Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1963-1970

Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1968

Department of the Interior, 1969-1972

Interstate Commerce Commission 1965-1967

Department of Labor 1965-1968

U. S. Department of Justice, 1970

Office of Economic Opportunity, 1965-1967

State of Alabama: Reports and Statistics, 1957-1971.

Alabama: Map of Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway.

Chart: Organization of Federal Executive Departments and Agencies.

Legislative Resolutions, 1948-1970.

Legislative Acts, 1967-1971.

Bills:

Agricultural bills, 1956-1970.

Amendment Bills, 1958-1965.

Appropriation bills for Executive Office of the President, 1956-1961.

Appropriation Bills for the Legislative Branch, 1967-1971.

Armed Forces Bills, 1945-1971

Civil Rights Bills, 1964, 1969.

Criminal Law Bills, 1963 '

Dams, Locks, Waterways & River Bills, 1950-1969.

Drug Bills, 1955, 1971.

Education Bills, 1951-1970.

Iron Trade Bills, 1967-1969.

Internal Revenue, Social Security and Tax Bills, 1959-1969.

Interstate Commerce Bills, 1947-1967.

Labor and Construction Bills, 1969.

Mail and Post Office Bills, 1955-1970.

Peanut Marketing Bills, 1950, 1970.

Property Bills, 1956, 1962.

Public Health Bills, 1965-1969.

Relief Bills, 1945-1967.

Selective Service Act Bills, 1945-1970.

Textile Trade Bills, 1967-1970.

Veterinary Medicine Schools Bills, 1963-1966.

U. S. Government Oriented Activities Bills, 1969-1970.

Miscellaneous Bills, 1959-1970.

Legislative Appropriations Bill Notebook of George Andrews, 1972.

Standing Committees Listing, 1971.

Legislative Statement of Account Books, 1960-1968.

Public Law Booklets:  numbers: 457, 88 -352, 393, 87- 874, 1945-1961.

Analysis of Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964

Box 66

Congressional Hearings, Booklets: 1945-1967.

Congressional Records: Featuring George Andrews, 1958-1970.

Democratic Committee on Committees Listing, 1971.

Legislative Folding Room Order Books, 1958-1960.

Certificate of Incorporation issued to former Members of Congress, 1970.

House Bills, 91st Congress, 1970.

Congressional Reports on Pending Legislation, 1957-1970.

Pamphlets, Booklets, and Brochures

American Legion, 1946-1969.

Slide Rule Instructions, 1944, 1956.

Speeches by Richard Nixon, 1969.

Speeches by Secretary of State William P. Rodgers, 1969.

Soil and Water Conservation in Alabama, 1968-1969.

Water Resources Development by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1953-1969.

Water Improvement Program in Alabama, 1950-1968.

Alabama-Coosa River System, 1958-1961.

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, 1962-1969.

Alabama League of Municipalities Special Reports, 1966, 1968.

Military Oriented Pamphlets, 1946-1971.

Box 67

Pamphlets, Booklets, and Brochures

State of Alabama, Miscellaneous, 1946-1969.

State of Alabama, Cities, 1954-1970.

Congressional Pamphlets, 1966-1969.

Miscellaneous.

Postcard Correspondence, 1946-1970.

George Andrews' 1928 Graduation Program from the University of Alabama

Invitations

Opelika, Alabama: Prisoner of War Camp Inventory, September 22, 1945.

Miscellaneous

Analyses of Alabama General Election, November, 1962.  Prepared by T. A. Young.


SERIES 3:  AUDIO TAPES

Box 67

Andrews: "Appropriations", index 0000-0056, 60 sec.

Andrews: "George Marshall Space Center", index 0000-0056, 60 sec.

Accession 00-023

Andrews comments on  Congressional Appropriations

Andrews comments on Marshall Space Flight Center

Accession 00-025

Tape and transcript of oral history interview conducted w/ Rep. Andrews on March 1, 1971


SERIES 4:  MOTION PICTURE FILM

Box 68 and 69

Film 1:  George Andrews' 1964 Campaign: Election Speech

Film 1b:  George Andrews' 1964 Campaign: Election Speech

Film 1c:  George Andrews Campaign Speech.

Film 2:  George Andrews' 1964 Campaign: Election Speech

Film 3:  "Countdown for Polaris" 1960, narrated by Andrews

Film 4:  George Andrews' daughter's wedding.

Film 5:  George Andrews Campaign Election Speech, n.d.

Film 6:  same as above

Film 7:  same as above

Film 8:  same as above

Film 9:  History of Alabama's Third District and George Andrews 1969 Campaign Election Speech

Film 10:  History of political career, what Appropriations Committee does, and the "tragic era" of Alabama, narrated by George W. Andrews.

Film 11:  Sound tract for film # 10.

Film 12:  George Andrews Campaign Election Speech

Film 13:  George Andrews discusses coming election, Dr. Werner Von Braun, and George Marshall Space Center.

Film 14:  George Andrews discusses coming election and political career on Appropriations Committee.

Film 15:  George Andrews thanks his constituents and discusses the contacts he has made with people during his political career.

Film 16:  George Andrews discusses current elections, House Appropriations Committee, and George Marshall Space Center

Film 17:  George Andrews discusses reelecting members of Congress from Alabama.

Film 18:  George Andrews discusses political career and Appropriations Committee.

Film 19:  George Andrews thanks his constituents for aiding his political career.

Film 20:  George Andrews discusses political career and Appropriations Committee.

Film 21:  George Andrews and Amistead Seldeu discuss Castro and Communism.


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