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Albert M. Rains papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1178

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, texts of speeches, and federal government publications relating to housing, labor, mass transportation, and waterways development, including the Warrior-Tombigbee, Chattahoochee, and Coosa Rivers. Rains's correspondents included Silvio O. Conte, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Conrad M. Fowler, Charles B. Heinz, H. A. Morris and John Sparkman.

Dates

  • 1902-1966

Biographical/Historical note

Albert McKinley Rains was born in DeKalb County, Alabama in 1902. He attended both Jacksonville State and the University of Alabama and was admitted to the Alabama bar in 1928. He served in the Alabama Legislature from 1940 until his election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1944. He served in that body until his retirement in 1965, and was instrumental in drafting many important pieces of housing legislation.

Extent

8.8 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Correspondence, texts of speeches, and federal government publications relating to housing, labor, mass transportation, and waterways development, including the Warrior-Tombigbee, Chattahoochee, and Coosa Rivers. Rains's correspondents included Silvio O. Conte, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Conrad M. Fowler, Charles B. Heinz, H. A. Morris and John Sparkman.

Provenance

Gift of Albert Rains, 1966

General

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Title
Guide to the Albert M. Rains papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

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