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Bryson B. Rash papers, 1956-1973

Rash, Bryson B

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Sound Recordings
  • Physical Details
    • 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes); plus
    • additions of 5 tape recordings
  • OCLC ocn173712230, ocn173700321
  • Finding Aids
    • Register to the processed portion


  • Restricted: The collection may not be rebroadcast or used for purposes other than research or education without the permission of the donor. Bryson Rash has retained literary rights to the collection during his lifetime.


  • Papers of an award-winning news broadcaster with WRC/WRC-TV in Washington, D.C., chiefly consisting of scripts of human interest stories broadcast by "Emphasis," "Monitor," and other NBC network radio news programs, and editorials on local, national, and international news events broadcast by WRC-TV. Of special interest among the editorials are his commentaries on the 1960 Presidential election and the Cuban missile crisis. Fragmentary correspondence includes audience mail, inter-office memos, and congratulatory letters from Hale Boggs, Julian Goodman, James C. Hagerty, J. Edgar Hoover, Hubert H. Humphrey, Kenneth Keating, Robert Kintner, Lee Metcalf, Richard M. Nixon, Lawrence R. O'Brien, and A. A. Schechter.
  • The processed portion is summarized above and is described in the register. Additional accessions are described below.


  • Placed on deposit by Bryson Rash, Washington, D.C., 1977.
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