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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Daniel (Price) Scrapbook, 1946-1949, 1961-1963



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Daniel, Price.
Title: Price Daniel Scrapbook
Dates: 1946-1949, 1961-1963
Abstract: The Price Daniel Scrapbook, 1946-1949, 1961-1963, contains a signed letter (1961) and newspaper clippings documenting Daniel’s legal and political career.
Accession No.: 64-26; 93-038
OCLC No.:
Extent: 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Marion Price Daniel (1910-1988) was born to Marion Price Daniel, Sr. and Nannie Blanch Partlow in Liberty County, Texas. After graduating from Baylor University, Daniel worked as an attorney before being elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1938. He was elected Speaker of the House in 1943 and enlisted in the U. S. Army that same year. In 1946, Daniel became the Texas State Attorney General and was elected to the U. S. Senate in 1952. Four years later, he became the Governor of Texas and served for three terms until he was defeated by John Connally, Jr. in 1962. Daniel later headed the U. S. Office of Emergency Preparedness and served on the Texas Supreme Court from 1971 to 1978.

Source: “Daniel, Marion Price.” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed September 1, 2011. http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=d000036.

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Scope and Contents

The Price Daniel Scrapbook, 1946-1949, 1961-1963, contains a signed letter (1961) and newspaper clippings documenting Daniel’s legal and political career. Clippings (1946-1949) relate to his legal work as Texas State Attorney General.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Daniel, Price -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Congress. Senate -- History -- 20th century.
Democratic Party (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Subjects
Legislators -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Legislators -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Politics, Practical -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Submerged lands -- Texas.
Petroleum in submerged lands -- Texas.
Politics and politicians -- Texas.
Segregation in higher education -- Texas.
Discrimination in education -- Texas.
Places
Texas -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Daniel (Price) Scrapbook, 1946-1949, 1961-1963, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by CVK, October 1963 and Angela R. Olivera, June 1983.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3L163 Newspaper clippings, 1946-1949
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2.325/A89b Letter, 1961
Newspaper clipping, 1963

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