Guide to the George C. Peery Governor of Virginia Candidacy Brochure, August 1, 1933

Summary Information

Title: George C. Peery Governor of Virginia Candidacy Brochure, August 1, 1933
Collection: AC.785
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

This collection is the platform brochure for George C. Peery of Tazewell, Virginia and his bid for Candidate for the Democratic Nomination for Governor of Virginia, August 1, 1933.

Creator: Peery, George C., (George Campbell), 1873-1952

Biographical/Historical Note

George Campbell Perry (1873-1952) was born in Tazewell County, Virginia, working on the family farm and in the family store before attending Emory and Henry College then receiving a law degree from Washington and Lee University. He entered politics, serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and as governor of Virginia 1934-1938. (from the Encyclopedia of Virginia website)

Scope and Contents

This collection is a brochure for Platform of George C. Peery of Tazewell, Va. Candidate for the Democratic Nomination for Governor of Virginia, subject to the Democratic Primary, August 1, 1933.

Arrangement

This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish. Accession number AC.2011.105

Processing Information

This was processed by Anita Elliott, January 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.785: George C. Peery, Tazewell, Virginia, Platform for Candidate for the Democratic Nomination for Governor of Virginia, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Brochure, August 1, 1933 ACSC_Box 26, Folder 11