The Resource Portsmouth (Va.) Fifth Ward Parker Davis and Maynard Club Minute Book

Portsmouth (Va.) Fifth Ward Parker Davis and Maynard Club Minute Book

Label
Portsmouth (Va.) Fifth Ward Parker Davis and Maynard Club Minute Book, 1904
Title
Portsmouth (Va.) Fifth Ward Parker Davis and Maynard Club Minute Book
Inclusive dates
1904
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Portsmouth (Va.) Fifth Ward Parker Davis and Maynard Club Minute Book, 1904, contains the minutes of an club formed to organize the white Democratic vote in the ward and render it more effective in state and national elections. Subjects covered include election of officers, enrollment of members, and various actions taken to get out the Democratic vote. A loose copy of the club's bylaws are inserted at p. 1. There is an index at the front of the volume with a list of the members' names preceeding that
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Portsmouth was established in 1752 in Norfolk County, a county which is now extinct. Incorporated as a town in 1836, it was incorporated as a city in 1858. The city of Norfolk was established in 1680 and in 1845 was incorporated as an independent city.
  • The club was named for three different individuals active in politics for the Democrats in 1904. Alton Brooks Parker and Henry Gassaway Davis were the Democratic presidential and vice presidential candidates in the election of 1904 where Theodore Roosevelt and the Republicans were victorious. Harry Lee Maynard was a Democratic United States Representative from Portsmouth who served from Virginia's Second District from 1901 to 1911.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Portsmouth (Va.) Fifth Ward Parker Davis and Maynard Club Minute Book
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from the city of Portsmouth under accession number 43522
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Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Portsmouth (City) Circuit Court
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001562945
Type of unit
v. (18 p.)

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