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W. Frank Forsyth Papers

Identifier: MSS 80-45

Content Description

Forsyth's papers are divided into eight broad categories. The first category includes legislative and personal correspondence from his N. C. Senate years, invitations to political affairs, Senate and House directories, various legislative bills and state statistics. The second category has Western Carolina University Board of Trustees notes, letters of sympathy and funeral / memorial papers. The third category has newspaper clippings, with subjects ranging from Forsyth's Senate campaign to his obituary and funeral announcement and the dedication of the business building. Category four includes state and regional reports (1959-1965). Categories five and six contain scrapbooks and certificates, respectively. Category seven is composed of nine volumes of political documents. Category eight has indexed photographs.


  • 1936 - 1971

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Part of the Hunter Library - Special Collections Repository

Cullowhee United States