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Lena Bell Clayton Anderson scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1, item: 1
Identifier: MPC-153

Scope and Content

The collection contains a historical and political scrapbook with political notes for Governor James K. Vardaman, Senator Leroy Percy, Governor Theodore G. Bilbo, Senator James Gordon, and other political figures. Subjects include state supreme court decisions, state and national senatorial elections, politics related to WWI, Mississippi political spats, state politics, the trial of Senator Hobbs, political corruption, political demagoguery, the Spanish-American War fund, and, poet James Whitcomb Riley.


  • 1910 - 1917
  • Majority of material found within 1912 - 1914


Access Restrictions

Open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions

Any requests for permission to publish, quote, or reproduce materials from this collection must be submitted in writing to the Congressional Political Research Center. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Mississippi State University as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical Note

Lena Bell Clayton Anderson was born to W. L. Clayton and Agnes Bell in 1863 in Mooresville, Mississippi. She married Mississippi State Supreme Court Justice W. D. Anderson on January 27, 1886. She died in Tennessee on October 29, 1919.


0.08 Cubic Feet (1 volume and a collection of newspaper clippings. )

Language of Materials


Lena Bell Clayton Anderson Collection
June 2012
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Mississippi Political Collections Repository