Houston Public Library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center

Palmer Bradley Papers MSS.0075

Descriptive Summary

Creator Bradley, Palmer
Title: Palmer Bradley Papers
Dates: 1948-1956
Identification: MSS.0075
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet, 2 boxes
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

Historical Note

Palmer Bradley, a partner of Andrews, Kurth, Campbell, and Jones and the founder of General Crude Oil Co., served as a delegate to the Democratic Convention in 1948. He left the convention in protest against "Trumanism" and with the organization of the States' Rights Party became a leader for that party in Texas.

Scope and Contents

The collection documents Bradley's involvement with the States' Rights movement from 1948 to 1950 and includes correspondence, printed materials, and clippings, arranged chronologically.


Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Palmer Bradley Papers must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.

Index Terms

Bradley, Palmer
States’ Rights Democratic Party
Democratic Party (Houston, Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Palmer Bradley Papers. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.

Acquisition Information

The Bradley Papers are a part of the Texas Gulf Coast Association's Collections, transferred to the Houston Metropolitan Research Center in 1977.

Detailed Description of the Collection

States' Rights Party Correspondence

Box Folder
1 1 January-May 1948
2 June-July 1948
3 August 1948
4 September 1948
5 October 1948
6 November-December 1948
7 January-June 1949
8 July-December 1949
Box Folder
2 9 January-May 1950
10 June-December 1950
11 January-April 1952
12 May-July 1952
13 August-December 1952; 6 letters, 1956

States' Right Party Publications, Clippings, and Speeches

Box Folder
2 14 Materials, 1949-1950
14 Materials, 1949-1950
15 Clippings, 1948-1950; 7 issues of The States' Righter
16 Speeches