xt7h445hbc2r https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7h445hbc2r/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7h445hbc2r/data/kukav77av05.xml Withers, Garrett L., 1884-1953 19481950 .5 cu. ft. (1 Box): 1 Item collections  English University of Kentucky This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed.  Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically.  Physical rights are retained by the owning repository.  Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.  For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center. Garrett L. Withers Audio Collection, 1948-1950 Garrett L. Withers Audio Collection, 1948-1950 text Garrett L. Withers Audio Collection, 1948-1950 1948 1999 true xt7h445hbc2r collection false kukav77av05 Guide to the Garrett L. Withers Audio Collection,  1948 - 1950 Processed by: Staff, Hugh Henderson, Harold Rosenbaum; machine-readable finding aid created by:Harold Rosenbaum Special Collections Audio-Visual Archives Special Collections University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, KY 40506-0039 Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=391&llib_id=13   Copyright 1998  University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved. Machine-readable finding aid derived from typescript by rekeying.Date of source:  2002 Description is in  English. Guide to the Garrett L. Withers Audio Collection,  1948-1950 Collection number: 77AV05 Contact Information Audio-Visual Archives Special Collections University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, KY 40506-0039 Phone: (859) 257-2654 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email:  sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL:   http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=391&llib_id=13 Processed by: Staff, Hugh Henderson, Harold Rosenbaum Date Completed: 2002 Encoded by: Harold Rosenbaum   Copyright 1999 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved. Garrett L. Withers Audio Collection,  1948-1950 77AV05 Withers, Garrett L., 1884-1953 .5 cu. ft. (1 Box): 1 Item The materials are in  English. University of Kentucky Special Collections Lexington, Kentucky 40506 Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. [Identification of item], Garrett L. Withers Audio Collection 1948-1950, 77AV05,Special Collections, University of Kentucky. Withers, Garrett L., 1884-1953 Legislator-United States-Biography United States-Politics and government-1901-1969 United States-Congress-Senate--Biography Garrett Lee Withers was born on a farm near Clay, Kentucky, on June 21, 1884. He studied law at Southern Normal School in Bowling Green. He practiced law in Webster County from 1911 to 1953. Withers was circuit court clerk during 1910-12 and master commissioner of the court during 1913-17. When Alben Barkley resigned from the U.S. Senate to become vice-president, Gov. Clements appointed Withers to the remainder of Barkley's term, from January 20, 1949, to November 26, 1950. Withers then returned to private law practice in Dixon, Kentucky. He reentered politics in 1952, serving in the state House of Representatives. After the death of Rep. John Albert Whitaker in 1952, Withers, a Democrat, was elected to fill Whitaker's position in the U.S. Congress. Mr. Withers was then reelected to Congress, serving from August 2, 1952, until his death. Withers died on April 30, 1953, at Bethesda, Maryland. He is buried in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Clay, Kentucky. The collection is comprised of one 1/4" reel to reel audio tape containing:  Coffee with Congress: Interview with Senator and Mrs. Garrett L. Withers , 1950; Side 2 - Address of Commissioner of Highways, Garrett L. Withers, Rockport Bridge, July 31, 1948. Related Material The Garrett L. Withers Papers,  77M8, Special Collections, University of Kentucky. Lawrence W. Wetherby Papers , 82M8, Special Collections, University of Kentucky. United States House of Congress,  Memorial Services held in the House of Representatives of the United States.  Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1953. Container List  1 1 Side 1 - Coffee with Congress: Interview with Senator and Mrs. Garrett  L. Withers, 1950;  Side 2 - Address of Commissioner of Highways Garrett L. Withers, Rockport Bridge, July 31, 1948  (P.T.: 60 min) 1948-1950 Original 1/4" Reel to Reel or Cassette, Preservation Copy, User copy