Index to
Andrews's Correspondence
with Alabama Governors, 1945 - 1970


Links to Governors by Name

Chauncey Sparks (Term: 1942-1946)

Jim (J. E.) Folsom (Terms: 1947-1950; 1955-1959)

Gordon Persons (Term: 1951 - 1954)

John Patterson (Term: 1959-1963)

George Wallace (Terms: 1963-1966; 1971-1974; 1975-1978)

Lurleen Wallace (Term: 1966 - 1968; died in office)

Albert Brewer (Term: 1968 - 1971)


[NOTE:  See Collection Inventory.  Letters filed by date.]

Governor Chauncey Sparks Correspondence (Letters To and From)
(Term 1942-1946)

1. Andrews to CS, 31 January 1945

Development of Mining Lab at Auburn Univ. in Association with Bureau of Miners

 

2. Andrews to CS, 3 March 1945

 

3. Andrews to Gov. CS, 14 September 1946

Cattle Coliseum in Montgomery, Recommendation of Architect H. L. Holman

 

4. Andrews to Gov. CS, 10 January 1949

CS to Andrews, 8 January 1949

 

5. Andrews to Gov. CS, 11 August 1950

CS to Andrews, 9 August 1950

Recommendation

 

6. Andrews to CS, 10 July 1954 (Telegram)

Expresses regrets, unable to attend dedication of Barbour County Hospital Eufaula

CS to Andrews, 22 June 1954

Requests attendance

Andrews to CS, 24 June 1954

Regrets again, mentions Spark's Speech at Rotary Club on Supreme Court Ruling (Desegregation)

 


Governor Jim (J. E.) Folsom Correspondence (Letters To and From)
(First Term: 1947-1950; Second Term: 1955-1959)

1. Andrews to JEF (Gov.), 5 May 1947

JEF to Andrews, 2 May 1947

 

2. Andrews to JEF, 3 June 1954

Info. about T.V.A. appropriation (Letter not found -mentioned in letter to Andrews from Folsom's Secretary Myra Leah Porter) 7 June 1954

 

3. Andrews to JEF, 26 September 1955

JEF to Andrews, 23 Sept. 1955 (Telegram)

Opening of new bank in Elba, Alabama

 

4. Andrews to JEF, 22 March 1956

JEF to Andrews, 20 March 1956

Development of Coosa River

 

5. JEF to Andrews, 15 Jan. 1958

Concerning cutback in National Guard

 

6. Andrews to JEF, 27 January 1965; 8 November 1965

JEF to Andrews, 24 Sept. 1965

Hammond to JEF, 27 Sept. 1965

 

7. Andrews to JEF, 23 June 1966; 8 July 1966

JEF to Andrews, 21 June 1966

Seeking appointment to Maritime Committee

 

 


Governor Gordon Persons Correspondence (Letters To and From)
(Term: 1951 - 1954)

1. Andrews to GP, 14 March 1950

GP to Andrews, 6 March 1950

 

2. Andrews to GP, 21 August 1950

 

3. GP to Andrews, 10 May 1954

Andrews to GP, 14 May 1954

 

 


Governor John Patterson Correspondence (Letters To and*From)
(Served 1959-1962)

1. Andrews to Atty. Gen. JP, 19 Feb. 1957

 

2. Andrews to Atty. Gen. JP, 16 Oct. 1958

Recommendation

 

3. Andrews to Gov. JP, 21 Dec. 1959

Request for Appt. with Gov. for Reg. Nurse whose license may be revoked - Request denied

 

4. Andrews to Gov. JP, 4 Feb. 1960

JP to Andrews, 10 February 1960

Patterson's remarks before Senate rules and Administration Committee

 

5. Andrews to JP, 15 August 1960

JP to Eisenhower, 8 Aug. 1960 (Telegram)

Andrews to JP, 24 August 1960

Disaster Area Declaration 1960 due to hard winter

 

6. Andrews to JP, 29 August 1960

 

7. Andrews to Gov. JP, 29 August 1960

JP to Andrews, 29 August 1960

Demo. Organization meeting in B'Ham

 

8. Andrews to Gov. JP, 4 October 1960

Concerning Abbeville Airport

 

8a. Andrews to Gov. JP, 18 Dec. 1961

JP to Andrews, 14 December 1961

Election as Chrmn of Waterway Dev. Authority

 

9. Andrews to Gov. JP, 5 Feb. 1962

JP to Andrews, 5 February 1962

Tenn.-Tombigbeee Waterway Dev. Authority (Patterson Chrmn) wrote Andrews in behalf of project - refers to future Dev. of Southeast as "Ruhr Valley of America." In 1958 Ala., Miss. and Tenn. formed a compact to promote waterway

 

10. Andrews to Gov. JP, 16 February 1962

JP to Andrews, 12 February 1962

Army National Guard Reorganization in Alabama

Andrews to JP, 1 March 1962

 

11. Andrews to Gov. JP, 9 May 1962JP to Andrews 22 April 1962

Andrews to Gov. JP, 8 June 1962

JP to Andrews, 28 May 1962

Hearings on Tenn. - Tombigbee

Andrews to Gov. JP 27 November 1962

 

12. Andrews to Gov. JP, 17 May 1962

JP to Andrews 15 May 1962

Establishment of US Depart. of Commerce Field Office in Ala.

 

13. Andrews to JP, 27 November 1962

Contacted Daniel E. Bell, Dir. of Bureau of Budget for Waterway Funds

JP to Andrews, 26 Nov. 1962 (Telegram)

Asks Andrews to Contact Bell & President

JP to Andrews, 13 Dec. 1962

Appreciative of Andrew's reply.

 

14. Andrews to Gov. JP, 28 Dec. 1962

JP to Andrews, 17 December 1962

Annual Meeting Coosa - Alabama River Improvement Assoc.

 

15. JP to Andrews, 7 Sept. 1971 (Telegram)

Redistricting issue 1961

 

 


Governor George C. Wallace Correspondence (Letters To and From)
(First Term: 1963-1966; Second term: 1971-1974; Third term: 1975-1978.)

1. GCW (Legislator From Clio) to Andrews, 17 July 1947

Endorsement of Tom Weston as Rural Mail Carrier

 

2. Andrews to GCW, 17 March 1947

GCW to Andrews, 14 March 1947

 

3. Andrews to GCW, 24 December 1947

GCW to Andrews, 19 December 1947

 

4. Andrews to GCW, 20 July 1949

GCW to Andrews, 15 July 1949

 

5. Andrews to GCW, 15 August 1949

GCW to Andrews, 11 August 1949

 

6. Andrews to GCW, 22 August 1949

GCW to Andrews, 19 August 1949

 

7. Andrews to GCW, 7 September 1949

GCW to Andrews, 6 September 1949

Recommendation

 

8. Andrews to GCW, 26 September 1949

GCW to Andrews, 24 September 1949

 

9. Andrews to GCW, 27 December 1949

GCW to Andrews, 24 December 1949

Application of Alec Brook as rural mail carrier

 

10. GCW to Andrews, 27 December 1949

Appt. for friend - GCW was lawyer in Clayton.

 

11. Andrews to GCW, 27 January 1950

GCW to Andrews, 24 January 1950

 

12. Andrews to GCW, 27 February 1950

GCW to Andrews, 24 February 1950

Recommendation - mentions Wallace as speaker of house in Ala. Leg.

 

13. Andrews to GCW, 2 April 1952

 

14. Andrews to GCW, 10 April 1952

 

15. Andrews to GCW, 30 April 1952

 

16. Andrews to GCW, 13 May 1952

 

17. Andrews to GCW (Barbour, Bullock, Dale - 3rd Jud. Circuit Judge), 25, 26 May, 1953

GCW to Andrews, 22 May 1953

New location for U. S. Hwy 231

 

18. Andrews to GCW, 29 September 1954

GCW to Andrews, 18 September 1954

E. H. Graves to GCW, 21 September 1954

Andrews to GCW, 8 November 1954

 

19. GCW to Andrews, 15 April 1955

Recommendation

 

20. Andrews to GCW (Judge), 20 February 1958

GCW to Andrews, (N.D. telegram)

Wallace urges Andrews to get payment for Farmers under Cotton Acreage Reserve Program

Urges use of energy of appropriation or transfer of funds not used by other states - Andrews replies with information about H. B. 10309

GCW's 10% Disability for WW II Service "Psycho-Neurosis" disability

Andrews to James 0. Carr, 12 September 1963 (example)

 

21. Andrews to GCW, 12 October 1961

GCW to Andrews, 11 October 1961

Recommendation

 

22. Andrews to GCW, 16 February 1962

GCW to Andrews, 12 February 1962

P. 0. Recommendation - Harry E. Noble of Shorter

 

23. Andrews to Gov. GCW, 4 February 1963

GCW to Andrews, 2 February 1963 (telegram)

New federal office bldg. at Brookley AFB

 

24. Andrews to GCW, 5 February 1963

Andrews to GCW, 18 February 1963

GCW to Andrews, 4 February 1963 (telegram)

Alabama redevelopment area funds and retraining program for employees at Dixie Shore Corp.

 

25. Andrews to GCW, 15 February 1963

GCW to Andrews, 15 February 1963 (telegram)

Reduced rates on grain shipped in "Big John" aluminum cans

 

26. Andrews to GCW, 2 March 1963

GCW to Andrews, 25 February 1963

Job for constituent

 

27. Andrews to GCW, 9 March 1963

Larry O'Brien to Andrews, 8 March 1963

Federal Aid for Bessemer

 

28. GCW to Andrews, 20 March 1963

Recommendation

 

29. Andrews to Gov. GCW, 25 June 1963

Appointment request

 

30. Andrews to GCW, 24 August 1963

GCW to Andrews, 22 August 1963

P. 0. Recommendation

 

31. Andrews to GCW, 2 November 1963

GCW to Andrews, 28 October 1963

Recommendation

 

32. Andrews to GCW, 4 December 1963

GCW to Andrews, 29 November 1963

Wallace's trip to D. C. for JFK Funeral - Transportation arrangements

 

33. Andrews to GCW, 7 December 1963

(copy) GCW to Andrews, 4 December 1963

USS Alabama Battleship Commission to get it moored at Bayou La Batre, Alabama

 

34. Andrews to GCW, 11 December 1963

GCW to Andrews, 9 December 1963

Appt. to A. F. Acad.

(Copy of GCW letter to entire Alabama Delegation)

 

35. Andrews to Gov. GCW, 23 January 1964

GCW to Andrews, 17 January 1964

Perdido Pass Project needs support; costs of construction

Copy of letter GCW to Col. 0. A. Raymond, Mobile District Engineer, Corps of Engineers, 14 August 1963

 

36. Andrews to GCW, 9 March 1964

 

37. Andrews to GCW, 8 June 1964

GCW to Andrews, 10 June 1964

Appt. Tax Collector, Tuscaloosa County

 

38. Andrews to GCW, 18 November 1964

Recommendation

 

39. Andrews to GCW, 4 December 1964

GCW to Andrews, 2 December 1964

Appt. of Constituent to AF Acad.

 

40. Andrews to GCW, 7 December 1964

GCW to Andrews, 1 December 1964

 

41. Andrews to GCW, 18 Jan. 1965

GCW to Andrews, 14 January 1965

Calling for Meeting of Southern Congressman to Endorse proposed amendment for control of local schools by the State

S. Douglas Smith to GCW, 12 May 1965

GCW to Andrews, 11 May 1965 (telegram)

Announcing Joint meeting of congressional and senatorial delegates of 6 Southern states on 18 May, 1965

Protest to Little 6 of C. R. Act of 1964

Smith to GCW, 13 May 1965

GCW to Andrews

Statement from Southern Governor's meeting of 9 May 1965 on school compliance

Smith to GCW, 14 May 1965

GCW to Andrews, 14 May 1965 (telegram)

Reminder of meeting 18 May 1965

 

42. Andrews to GCW, 3 February 1965; 25 January, 1965

GCW to Andrews, 25 January 1965 (telegram)

GCW to Andrews, 29 January 1965

Recommendation to Merchant Marine Acad.

 

43. Andrews to GCW, 5 February 1965

GCW to Andrews, 2 February 1965

P. 0. Recommendation - Wm. Hilyer of Opelika

 

44. GCW to Andrews, 18 February 1965

Jimmy Putnam's request for information on mistreatment by Alabama Highway Dept.

Andrews to GCW, 4 February 1965

GCW to Andrews, 12 January 1965

Andrews to GCW, 6 Jan. 1965

 

45. Andrews to GCW, 24 March 1965

Andrews to GCW, 9 March 1965

Andrews to GCW, 26 February 1965

Andrews to GCW, 20 February 1965

GCW to Andrews, 18 February 1965

Loan for Individual Firm VA

 

46. Andrews to Gov. GCW, 10 June 1965

CC of GCW letter to LBJ (pres.), 5 June 1965

Re: Walter L. Mims on Fed. Water Pollution Control Board

 

47. Andrews to GCW, 12 July 1965

GCW to Andrews, 6 July 1965

Assignment of Friend's son to Vietnam; statement on fighting Communists

 

48. Andrews to GCW, 23 April 1966

GCW to Andrews, 21 April 1966

Notification that Claude Kelly, Dir. of Conservation in Alabama, will appear before subcommittee on Perdido Pass on 27 April, 1966

GCW to Andrews, 1 March 1966 (telegram)

Funding for Perdido Pass Project

Andrews to GCW, 4 March 1966

GCW to Andrews, 28 February 1966

Funding for Project

 

49. Andrews to GCW, 10 May 1966

GCW to Andrews, 20 May 1966

 

50. Hammond to GCW, 28 May 1966

GCW to Andrews, 25 May 1966

L & N's proposal to discontinue some passenger trains

 

51. Andrews to Gov. GCW, 2 June 1966

GCW to Andrews, 28 May 1966 (telegram)

GCW to Andrews, 15 June 1966

1966 Guidelines Alabama Schools

 

52. Andrews to GCW, 17 June 1966

GCW to Andrews, 29 June 1966

 

53. Andrews to GCW 21, 27 July 1966; 15 August 1966;

GCW to Andrews, 18 July 1966

Treasury officials giving highest priority to proposal denying tax exemption to state and local bonds for industrial development

 

54. Andrews to GCW, 12 October 1966

Gov. GCW to Andrews, 11 October 1966 (Telegram)

Funds for Perdido Pass Project - Appropriations

 

55. Andrews to GCW, 12 December 1966; 19 August 1966; 15 August 1966

GCW to Andrews, 8 August 1966

 

56. Andrews to GCW, 21 May 1969

GCW to Andrews, 28 May 1969

V.A. Benefits

 

57. Andrews to GCW, 23 October 1969

GCW to Andrews, 20 October 1969

GCW urges Andrews help get military contract for Superior Nut. Inc. of Ozark

 

58. Andrews to GCW, 17 December 1969

GCW to Andrews, 12 December 1969

Recommendation

 

59. Andrews to GCW, 6 January 1970

GCW to Andrews, 23 December 1969

Recommendation

 

60 Andrews to GCW (Gov.), 19 May 1970

GCW to Andrews, 15 May 1970

Military Deferment

 

61. GCW to Andrews, 5 August 1970

Recommendation

 

62. Andrews to GCW, 10 December 1970

GCW to Andrews, 30 Nov. 1970

Re: for Civil Service position for Herbert Quinn, Mayor, Concord N. H.; Comments on visit to N. H.

 

63. Andrews to GCW, 14 December 1970

Recommendation

 

64. Rural environment assistance program (REAP)

Andrews to Gov. GCW, 27 January 1971

GCW to Andrews, 27 January 1971

Andrews to GCW, 30 Jan. 1971

Andrews to GCW, 3 Feb. 1971

Andrews to GCW, 24 Feb. 1971

GCW to Andrews, 1 Mar. 1971

Andrews to GCW, 30 Mar. 1971

GCW to Andrews, 4 May 1971

Andrews to GCW, 7 May 1971

 

65. Thos. M. Gilbert to GCW, 30 March 1972

GCW to Mrs. Andrews, 27 March 1972 (telegram)

Ala. Part-in Urban Renewal of Open Space and Neighborhood Facilities program.

 

66. Mrs. Andrews to Gov. GCW, 26 July, 1 August 1972

GCW to Mrs. Andrews, 24 July 1972 (telegram)

H. R. 12931 Rural Development Act of 1972

 

67. Eliz. Andrews to Gov. GCW, 23 Oct. 1972

GCW to Eliz. Andrews, 16 October 1972

National Guard Technician's Bill, S.855

 

 


Governor Lurleen Wallace Correspondence (Letter To and From)
(Term: 1967-1970, Served 1967-1968, died in office)

1. Andrews to Gov. LW, 25 February 1967

LW to Andrews, 23 Feb 1967

Discharge for Servicemen

 

2. Andrews to Gov. LW, 24 March 1967

LW to Andrews, 15 March 1967

Congressional Funds for Perdido Pass Project

 

3. Andrews to LW, 10 August 1967

LW to Andrews, 8 August 1967

Resolution concerning the Southwest Ala Farmers Coop Grant & Comments on Southeast Ala Self Help Assoc (SEASHA)

 

 


Governor Albert Brewer Correspondence (Letters To and From)
(Became governor at death of Gov. L. B. Wallace, served 1968 - 1970)

1. Andrews to Lt. Gov. AB, 27 July 1967

AB to Andrews, 26 July 1967 (Telegram)

Resolution passed by Ala. Senate concerning Stokely Carmichael's reentrance to this country

 

2. Andrews to Lt. Gov. AB, 3 April 1968

AB to Andrews, 29 March 1968

Diminished budget for Cross-Florida Barge Canal

 

3. Andrews to Gov. AB, 4 June 1968

AB to Andrews, 31 May 1968

Lurleen Wallace Commemorative

 

4. Andrews to Gov. AB, 23 Oct. 1968

AB to Andrews, 15 October 1968

Hardship Discharge for Andrew's Constituent

 

5. Gov. AB to Andrews, 12 Sept. 1969

Duty preference for VA Soldier

 

6. Andrews to Gov. AB, 5 Dec. 1969

 

7. Andrews to AB, 25 February 1970; 23 May 1970

AB to Andrews, 20 February,1970