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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Letter from Richard J. Nelson to Theta Juanita Pitts
8/7/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 8/7/1952 from Richard J. Nelson, Administrative Assistant to Illinois Governor Adlai E. Stevenson, to Theta Juanita Pitts, thanking Pitts for her message to Stevenson. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia.



Box: 1 Fold: 1.5 Letter from Don Hyndman to Theta Juanita Pitts
9/27/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 8/27/1952 from Don Hyndman, Administrative Assistant to Governor Adlai E. Stevenson, to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts on behalf of Stevenson for her message. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Letter from Wilson W. Wyatt to Theta Juanita Pitts
9/22/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 9/22/1952 from Wilson W. Wyatt, Adlai Stevenson's Campaign Manager, to Theta Juanita Pitts, thanking Pitts for her message regarding the situation in Atlanta. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia. Includes a copy of Stevenson's speech accepting the Democratic Presidential Nomination delivered on 7/26/1952.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Letter from Wilson W. Wyatt to Theta Juanita Pitts
10/6/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Signed Letter dated 10/6/1952 from Wilson W. Wyatt to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts on behalf of Governor Stevenson for her message. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Letter from Wilson W. Wyatt to Theta Juanita Pitts
10/14/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 10/14/1952 from Wilson W. Wyatt to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts for her recent message of support for Governor Stevenson. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Letters from Wilson W. Wyatt and Stephen A. Mitchell to Pitts
10/17/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 10/17/1952 from Wilson W. Wyatt to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts for her message. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia. 1 pamphlet describing The Democratic Platform adopted 7/23/1952. 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 2/4/1953 from Stephen A. Mitchell, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, to "Friend," regarding Adlai Stevenson's upcoming post-election speech and encouraging people to form "Listening Parties" and send joint gifts. Sent from Washington 6, D.C.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Statement by U.S. Senator Richard B. Russell
10/21/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 printed pamphlet titled "Statement by United States Senator Richard B. Russell of Georgia. Released at Atlanta Oct. 21, 1952" predicting that Governor Stevenson will defeat General Eisenhower in the Presidential election.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Letter from Wilson W. Wyatt to Theta Juanita Pitts
10/23/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 10/23/1952 from Wilson W. Wyatt to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts for her message. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Letter from Kay McQuaid to Theta Juanita Pitts
10/26/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 10/26/1952 from Mrs. Kay McQuaid, Secretary to Mrs. Ernest L. Ives, sister of Governor Stevenson, to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts for the painting she did from a photograph of the Governor when he was a boy. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Letter from Wilson W. Wyatt to Theta Juanita Pitts
10/31/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 10/31/1952 from Wilson W. Wyatt to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts for her message on behalf of Governor Stevenson. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia. Also includes two printed items: a statement by Richard B. Russell and a copy of the speech Adlai Stevenson delivered on 9/27/1952 in Louisville addressing the war in Korea.

Box: 1 Fold: 9.5 Letter from William McC. Blair, Jr. to Theta Juanita Pitts
11/3/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 11/3/1952 from William McC. Blair, Jr., Executive Assistant to Adlai E. Stevenson, to Theta Juanita Pitts regarding Governor Stevenson's upcoming trip to Georgia. Sent from Chicago, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Letter from Kay McQuaid to Theta Juanita Pitts
11/08/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 11/8/1952 from Kay McQuaid to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts for the gift to Mrs. Ives. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Letter from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts
11/11/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 11/11/1952 from Governor Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts for her understanding message. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Letter from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts
11/11/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 11/11/1952 from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts for her support. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Letter from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts
11/26/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 11/26/1952 from Governor Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts for her message. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Letter from Elizabeth S. Ives to Theta Juanita Pitts
12/9/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 12/9/1952 from Elizabeth S. Ives, sister of Governor Stevenson, to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking her for the Christmas card and reproduction of their mother's portrait. Sent from Springfield, Illinois to Atlanta Georgia.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Christmas Card from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts
12/25/1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Card Signed (copy) from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts. Sent from Chicago, Illinois to Atlanta, Georgia.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Letter from the National Stevenson for President Committee to Pitts
3/5/1956

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 3/5/1956 from the National Stevenson for President Committee, Barry Bingham, Co-Chairman, Jane W. Dick, Co-Chairman, and Archibald S. Alexander, Director, to Theta Juanita Pitts. Sent from Chicago, Illinois to Atlanta Georgia, forwarded to Southern Pines, North Carolina. Including 1 Printed Item, an article by Adlai E. Stevenson titled "Party of the Second Part: Criticism in Politics" reprinted from Harper's Magazine. Also including a card and envelope for a contribution to Adlai Stevenson's campaign.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Letter from Volunteers for Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts
10/11/1956

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter postmarked 10/11/1956 from Volunteers for Stevenson-Kefauver to Theta Juanita Pitts requesting financial contributions for Stevenson's campaign. Sent from Washington 6, D.C. to Atlanta, Georgia, forwarded to Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Letter from Nancy Glass to Theta Juanita Pitts
10/30/1956

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 10/30/1956 from Nancy Glass, Public Relations for Governor Stevenson, to Theta Juanita Pitts regarding campaign buttons. Sent from Washington 6, D.C. to Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Typed Card from Volunteers for Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts
10/31/1956

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Card dated 10/31/1956 from Edward D. McDougal, Jr., National Treasurer for the Volunteers for Stevenson, to Theta Juanita Pitts acknowledging her contribution to the campaign to elect Adlai Stevenson. Sent from Washington 6, D.C. to Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Letter from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts
11/27/1956

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 11/27/1956 from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts regarding the end of the Stevenson campaign and its financial deficit. Sent from Chicago, Illinois to Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Christmas Card from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts
1/1/1957

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Card Signed (copy) postmarked 1/1/1957 from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking her for a Christmas message. The card includes an anti-war quote by Louis Pasteur. Sent from Chicago, Illinois to Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Letter from Nancy Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts
10/11/1957

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 10/11/1957 from Nancy Stevenson, Adlai E. Stevenson's daughter-in-law, to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts for the cufflets she made for Nancy's son. Sent from Chicago, Illinois to Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Letter from Committee for Rudd Brown to Theta Juanita Pitts
10/17/1958

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed (copy) postmarked 10/17/1958 from the Committee to Elect Rudd Brown to Congress signed by Hubert H. Humphrey, Senator from Minnesota, Paul Ziffren, California Democratic National Committeeman and Dick Neuberger, Senator from Oregon, to Theta Juanita Pitts encouraging Pitts to support Rudd Brown's campaign. Includes 1 Printed Item, reprinted from the New Republic, describing Rudd Brown and mentioning that she was inspired by Adlai Stevenson. Sent from Altadena, California to Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Christmas Card from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts
1/13/1964

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Card Signed (copy) postmarked 1/13/1964 from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts for her Christmas message. Sent from New York, New York to Southern Pines, North Carolina.



Box: 1 Fold: 25 Christmas Card from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts
1/2/1965

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Card Signed (copy) postmarked 1/2/1965 from Adlai E. Stevenson to Theta Juanita Pitts thanking Pitts for her Christmas message. Sent from New York, New York to Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Photograph of Stevenson Supporters

DESCRIPTION: 1 B/W Photograph of Stevenson Supporters taken in Southern Pines, North Carolina.



Box: 2 Fold: 1 Printed Items
1952 - 1958?

DESCRIPTION: 2 Printed speeches by Adlai Stevenson dated 7/26/1952 and 9/20/1952, 1 printed flyer encouraging people to vote dated 11/6/1956, 1 printed statement by Adlai Stevenson dated 11/6/1956 addressing his loss to Eisenhower in the Presidential election, 1 article, not dated, written by Adlai Stevenson printed in the Democratic Digest titled "Positive and Intelligent Opposition" regarding his loss in the Presidential election, 1 printed article, not dated, titled "Unique Show of Common Cause" regarding a gathering of politicians backing President Eisenhower's foreign aid plan.

Box: 2 Fold: 2 Newspaper Clippings
1956

DESCRIPTION: 21 Newspaper clippings, most from August 1956 regarding the Democratic National Convention and on 8/17/1956 reporting that Adlai Stevenson was the Democratic presidential nominee. Clippings are from North Carolina newspapers including The News and Observer from Raleigh, The Charlotte Observer, The Greensboro Record, and The Charlotte News.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Newspaper Clippings
1956

DESCRIPTION: 38 Newspaper clippings from the fall of 1956 following Adlai Stevenson's campaign from his nomination in August to the results of the election in November. Clippings are from North Carolina newspapers including The News and Observer from Raleigh, The Pilot from Southern Pines, and The Charlotte Observer.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Newspaper Clippings
1957-1958, 1965

DESCRIPTION: 24 Newspaper clippings regarding either Adlai Stevenson or his sister, Elizabeth Ives. Most are from the year following Stevenson's loss to Eisenhower in the presidential election. Clipping dated 7/15/1965 reports Stevenson's death. Clippings are from North Carolina newspapers including The News and Observer from Raleigh and The Pilot from Southern Pines.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Newspaper Clippings
1956? - 1958?

DESCRIPTION: 185 Newspaper clippings, not dated, regarding either Adlai Stevenson or his sister, Elizabeth Ives. Many articles report Stevenson's critiques of the administration's statements and actions. Clippings from the Southern Pines newspaper report Ives' daily activities and special events.

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