A Guide to the Richard Walker Bolling Collection, undated
Richard Walker Bolling (1916-1991) was born in New York City and graduated from the University of the South with a B.A. (1937) and M.A. (1939). Residing in Kansas City, Missouri, Bolling represented Missouri’s fifth congressional district as a Democratic Congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1949 to 1983.
Source: “Richard Walker Bolling.” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed August 4, 2011. http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000605.
A typescript of Bolling’s “The House,” comprises the Richard Walker Bolling Collection, undated, documenting the U.S. House of Representatives in which he served, his belief in the failure of leadership, and his avenues of reform.
This collection is open for research use.
Richard Walker Bolling Collection, undated, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection was processed by Evan Usler, August 2011.
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