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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

University of Texas Arlington

Ralph W. Yarborough Collection:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Texas AFL-CIO.
Title: Ralph W. Yarborough Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1952-1983
Bulk Dates: 1952-1970
Identification: AR47
Extent: 8 boxes (3.21 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Biographical Note

Ralph W. Yarborough was born in 1903 in Chandler, Texas. He attended Sam Houston State Teachers' College for three years and graduated form the University of Texas Law School in 1927. He practiced law in El Paso, Texas, 1927-1931; was Assistant Attorney General of Texas under James V. Allred, 1931-1934; was in private practice in Austin, 1934-1936; was judge of the Third Judicial District, 1936-1941; served in the Armed Forces, 1941-1946; and was in private law practice, 1946-1957. He was an unsuccessful candidate for governor in 1952, 1954, and 1956. He was elected U.S. Senator in 1957, 1958, and 1964. He was defeated in the 1970 Senate race.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, press releases, financial documents, programs, speeches, campaign handouts and materials, booklets, and a biography. Materials are from the files of the Texas AFL-CIO, Austin, Texas, and deal primarily with Yarborough’s political campaigns for governor and the U.S. Senate.

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Organization

The materials are arranged chronologically.

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

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Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-
Organizations
Texas AFL-CIO--Archives.
Subjects
Legislators--United States.
Politicians--Texas.
Places
Texas--Politics and government--1951- --Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Political History Collection.

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Related Material

AR110, Series 1, Texas AFL-CIO Executive Board Office Records

AR200, Bernard Rapoport Papers

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Administrative Information

Citation

Ralph W. Yarborough Collection, AR47, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

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Container List

 

Box Folder
1 1 Campaign Materials, 1952
2 Correspondence, 1952
3 Newsclippings, 1952
4 Correspondence, 1953
5 Newsclippings, 1953
6 Press Releases, 1953
7 Campaign Materials, 1954
8 Correspondence, financial documents 1954
9 Newsclippings, 1954
10 Press Releases, addresses 1954
11 Newsclippings, 1955
12 Campaign Materials, 1956
13 Correspondence, 1956
14 Newsclippings, 1956
15 Press Releases, 1956
16 Campaign Materials, booklets, 1957
17 Correspondence, 1957
18 Newsclippings, 1957
19 Newsletter, 1957
20 "Washington Report," General Newsletter, 1957
Box Folder
2 1 Campaign Materials, 1958
2 Correspondence, January-June 15, 1958
3 Correspondence, June 16-December, 1958
4 Newsclippings, 1958
5 Newsletter, 1958
6 Press Releases, 1958
7 "Washington Report", General Newsletter, 1958
8 Correspondence, 1959
9 Newsclippings, 1959
10 Newsletter, 1959
Box Folder
3 1 Press Releases, 1959
2 "Washington Report," General Newsletter, 1959
3 Correspondence, 1960
4 Newsclippings, 1960
5 Newsletter, 1960
6 Press Releases, 1960
7 "Washington Report", General Newsletter, 1960
8 Correspondence, 1961
9 Newsclippings, 1961
10 Newsletter, 1961
11 Press Releases, January-May, 1961
12 Press Releases, June-December, 1961
13 "Washington Report", General Newsletter, 1961
Box Folder
4 1 Correspondence, 1962
1 Newsclippings, 1962
2 Newsletter, 1962
3 Press Releases, 1962
4 "Washington Report", General Newsletter, 1962
5 Correspondence, 1963
5A Newsclippings, 1963
6 Newsletter, 1963
7 Press Releases, January-July, 1963
8 Press Releases, August-December, 1963
9 "Washington Report", General Newsletter, 1963
10 Campaign Materials, 1964
Box Folder
5 1 Correspondence, 1964
1A Newsclippings, 1964
2 Newsletter, 1964
3 Press Releases, January-June, 1964
4 Press Releases, July-December, 1964
5 "Washington Report", General Newsletter, 1964
6 Correspondence, January-May, 1965
7 Correspondence, June-December, 1965
Box Folder
6 1 Newsclippings, 1965
2 Newsletter, 1965
3 Press Releases, January-July, 1965
4 Press Releases, August-December, 1965
5 "Washington Report", General Newsletter, 1965
6 Correspondence, January-June, 1966
7 Correspondence, July-December, 1966
8 Newsclippings, 1966
9 Newsletter, 1966
Box Folder
7 1 Press Releases, January-May, 1966
2 Press Releases, June-December, 1966
3 "Washington Report", General Newsletter, 1966
4 Newsletter, 1967
5 "Washington Report", General Newsletter, 1967
6 Correspondence, 1968
7 Newsletter, 1968
8 Press Releases, January-June, 1968
9 Press Releases, July-December, 1968
Box Folder
8 1 "Washington Report", General Newsletter, 1968
2 "Washington Report", General Newsletter, 1969
3 "Washington Report", General Newsletter, 1970
4 Campaign Materials, 1970
5 Yarborough of Texas, William G. Phillips, Biography, 1969

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