McCourt, E. Hansford
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Carol Young, Collector, Papers Regarding Politician E. Hansford McCourt, Author Davis Grubb, and Other Material
Collection Number: A&M.4252
Content Description Includes records regarding West Virginia politician E. Hansford McCourt, papers of journalist Joyce Jackson, and material regarding author Davis Grubb. The McCourt papers (box 1, ca. 1960-1990) include correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other material regarding the Gross Margin Tax Bill, Senator Bernard Smith, and other topics; there is also a West Virginia Wesleyan commencement program (1932). The Jackon papers (boxes 1-2, ca. 1980-1989) include clippings of articles she wrote for...
Dates: ca. 1960-1990
Collection Number: A&M.3094
Overview Papers of E. Hansford McCourt, a West Virginia politician from Webster Springs. Included are correspondence, speeches, writings, clippings scrapbooks, oral history tapes, photos, and two videotapes documenting McCourt's political career from his election to the state legislature in 1953, through his rise to president of the state senate in the 1960s, to his retirement from politics in 1973 following his unsuccessful run for Secretary of State on the Democratic ticket. Among the prominent...
Dates: ca. 1950-1975