The Resource Senate Joint Resolution Number 48 (Concerning John H. Glenn, Jr.)

Senate Joint Resolution Number 48 (Concerning John H. Glenn, Jr.)

Label
Senate Joint Resolution Number 48 (Concerning John H. Glenn, Jr.), 1962
Title
Senate Joint Resolution Number 48 (Concerning John H. Glenn, Jr.)
Inclusive dates
1962
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Senate Joint Resolution 48 was passed on 20 February 1962 to congratulate astronaut John H. Glenn, Jr. for being the first American to orbit the earth. Included are the signatures of the members of the Virginia General Assembly. These prints are photostatic copies of the original document
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia General Assembly. (Search Virginia General Assembly as author).
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
On 20 February 1962 Marine Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. circled the earth three times in a Mercury space capsule. He was the first American to go into orbit, though he was preceeded by two Russian astronauts. Since Glenn was a resident of Arlington, Virginia, the General Assembly agreed to Joint Resolution 48 in his honor.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Label
Senate Joint Resolution Number 48 (Concerning John H. Glenn, Jr.)
Note
Part of Record Group 78
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Mr. Morris Myers
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001569408
Type of unit
items.

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