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Kathryn H. Stone papers

Repository: University of Virginia Library. Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Collection Description (CRHP): There are two transcripts of interviews that mention the civil rights movement with Harold and Kathryn Stone conducted by the Arlington Oral History Project of the Arlington County Public Library dated 1984 January 4 and 1984 April 13.

Collection Description (Extant): This addition to the papers of Kathryn H. Stone, ca. 1881(1921-1965)1988, of ca. 13,500 items, pertains to Mrs. Stone's service in the General Assembly of Virginia, her involvement in the League of Women Voters, her work in the planning of Reston, Virginia, and various topics of interest or concern including civil rights, desegregation, education, health, and women's issues. There are correspondence, papers, reports, newspaper clippings and other printed material, photographs, and bound volumes. Some of the "topics of interest" consist chiefly of, but are not limited to, newspaper clippings; there are also letters from constituents and legislators, official reports and resolutions, speeches, and other papers, representing her activities in support of particular concerns. Material on Afro-American issues may be found under various headings such as "Desegregation," "J. Lindsay Almond, Jr.: Massive Resistance," "Leon Dure," "Gray Commission," and "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People," among others.

Date(s): ca. 1881-1988

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: Collection Number: 10555-a

Extent: ca. 13,500 items

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Related Archival Items: UVA Special Collections contains other collections of Kathryn B. Stone as well.

Interviewees: Harold Stone, Kathryn Stone

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights


Civil rights movements--Virginia
League of Women Voters (U.S.)
School integration--Massive resistance movement
Virginia--Politics and government
Virginia--Race relations
Women civil rights workers


Sound recordings


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