Lot 33 of 419:
Congressman Patrick Hillings Archive  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,200
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Archive of photos, awards, etc. from Republican U.S. Representative from California Patrick Hillings

Author:
Hillings, Patrick

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Date:
1950s-1990s

Description:
Vast archive comprising 10 albums of photos and letters, numerous mounted photos, awards and commendations, a circular plaque with 'Member of Congress' seal, several panoramic photos, etc. Patrick Jerome Hillings (1923-1994) was a Republican U.S. Representative from California who succeeded Richard M. Nixon in Congress. Hillings was elected to the Eighty-second and to the three succeeding Congresses (1951-1959) from the 12th District which was formerly held by Rep. Richard Nixon. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1958, but was an unsuccessful candidate for Attorney General of California, an office vacated by Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Sr., who was instead elected governor. He served as chairman of the Republican Central Committee of Los Angeles County from 1960-1961. He directed the presidential campaign of Ronald Reagan in Florida from 1979-1980. The archive includes, in addition to scores of photographs of Hillings, numerous photos of Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, an interesting collection of snapshots of the funeral of Patricia Nixon, photos of the Chowder and Marching club, panoramic photos of various Republican dinners, several early Nixon campaign items, etc.

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Condition:
Very good.


 
Item number:
194223
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