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C. J. [Chestley J.] Hyatt Papers, 1966-2001

Manuscript Collection #974

Descriptive Summary Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Title: C. J. [Chestley J.] Hyatt Papers
Creator: Hyatt, Chestley Julian (C. J.)
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 2.833 Cubic feet, 6 containers.

Administrative Information Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Accessions Information

November 12, 2003 (unprocessed) 508 items, 2.5 cubic feet; Papers (1966-2001), including manuscripts, ephemera, printed and over-sized materials, relating to his Democratic Party and Republican Party politics in North Carolina, including his role as State Chairman of George C. Wallace's presidential campaign in 1975-1976. Donor: Chestley J. Hyatt

May 14, 2012 (unprocessed addition 1), 0.333 cubic feet; Campaign materials associated with the 1968, 1972, and 1976 presidential campaigns of George Wallace, including bumper stickers, buttons, automobile license plates, tokens, wrist watches, cufflinks, brochures, stamps, a key chain, printed material, ephemera, and autographed photographs of Wallace; and campaign materials and printed material associated with Lyndon Johnson, Jesse Helms, George McGovern.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

C. J. [Chestley J.] Hyatt Papers (#974), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Chestley J. Hyatt

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Mark Custer, January 4, 2008


Preliminary Inventory Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1#0974.1
    • Folder a#0974.1.a
      America's White House / America's President (Joint Presidential / Congressional Steering Committee Congressman Guy Vander Jagt, Chairman, (Washington, DC: National Republican Congressional Committee, undated) 1 item. 12 p.
    • Folder b#0974.1.b
      Clippings (1966-2001) 12 items. 12 p.
    • Folder c#0974.1.c
      Committee for the 50th American Presidential Inaugural (Ronald Reagan) (1984-1985) 6 items. 6 p.
    • Folder d#0974.1.d
      Jesse Helms Campaign North Carolina Contacts List. (undated) 1 item. 4 p. Typescript.
    • Folder e#0974.1.e
      Moral Majority (1984) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder f#0974.1.f
      National Congressional Club c/o Sen. Jesse Helms (1986) 4 items. 20 p.
    • Folder g#0974.1.g
      Republican Party North Carolina State Convention (5.19 - 5/21/1983) Delegates Packet. 7 items. 21 p
    • Folder h#0974.1.h
      Wallace Campaign North Carolina 01st District Files (1975-1976) Chm Donald Parotte; VC, c. Kentwood Turner. 49 items. 66 p.
    • Folder i#0974.1.i
      Wallace Campaign North Carolina 02nd District Files (1975-1976) Chm. Lucius M. Cheshire; VC Jon Lee Wiggs. 18 items. 37 p.
    • Folder j#0974.1.j
      Wallace Campaign North Carolina 03rd District Files (1975-1976) Chm. F. Cooper Hamilton; VC Leo Maness. 44 items. 61 p.
    • Folder k#0974.1.k
      Wallace Campaign North Carolina 04th District Files (1975-1976) Chm. Lewis Purdy; VC Clyde Jones. 21 items. 41 p.
    • Folder l#0974.1.l
      Wallace Campaign North Carolina 05th District Files (1975-1976) 32 items. 48 p.
    • Folder m#0974.1.m
      Wallace Campaign North Carolina 06th District Files (1975-1976) Chm. Richard Busick. 21 items. 42 p.
    • Folder n#0974.1.n
      Wallace Campaign North Carolina 07th District Files (1965-1976) Chm, Charlie Joyce. 10 items. 23 p.
    • Folder o#0974.1.o
      Wallace Campaign North Carolina 08th District Files (1975-1976) 37 items. 42 p.
    • Folder p#0974.1.p
      Wallace Campaign North Carolina 09th District Files (1975-1976) Chm Doris Nunn; VC Jack Massey. 18 items. 40 p.
    • Folder q#0974.1.q
      Wallace Campaign North Carolina 10th District Files (1975-1976) Chm. Bill Grayson; VC L. E. Summey. 19 items. 69 p.
    • Folder r#0974.1.r
      Wallace Campaign North Carolina 11th District Files (1975-1976) Chm. Edward Allen Autry; VC Grover P. Mooneyhan. 19 items. 71 p.
    • Folder s#0974.1.s
      Wallace Campaigns North Carolina materials (1969-1976) 7 items. 11 p.
    • Folder t#0974.1.t
      Photographic Prints & Negatives (Black & White) Chicod, NC (c. 1990) 25 prints. 8 negatives. 33 items. 33 p.
    • Folder u#0974.1.u
      Photographic Prints of Democratic Party Leaders (c. 1980s): Bob Scott, Jim Hunt. 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder v#0974.1.v
      Photographic Prints of Republican Party Leaders (1970s-1980s): Reagan, Helms, Kemp, Dolan. 15 items. 15 p.
    • Folder w#0974.1.w
      Certificates (1982-1992, undated) 8 items. 8 p.
    • Folder x#0974.1.x
      Conservative Caucus Member's Report v. 5, n. 4 (December 1981) Published by the Conservative Caucus, Inc. National Headquarters, Vienna, VA. 2 items. 3 p.
    • Folder y#0974.1.y
      Russian / English Phrase Card (Boston, VA: American Security Council, c. 1984) 1 items. 2 p.
  • Box 2#0974.2
    • Folder a#0974.2.a
      National Democratic Platform 1976, The: The Plaftorm is the Party's Contract with the People. (Washington, DC: 1976 Democratic Platform Committee, [1976]) 1 item. 78 p.
    • Folder b#0974.2.b
      A Fiscal Program for a Balanced Federalism: A Statement by the Research and Policy Committee, June 1967. (New York: Committee for Economic Development, 1st Printing, June 1967), 18 p.
    • Folder c#0974.2.c
      Are Liberals Soft on Communism? by Richard A. Viguerie and Steven Allen (Falls Church, VA: Populist Conservative Tax Coalition, c. 1984) 1 item. 34 p.
    • Folder d#0974.2.d
      Big Media, by Richard A. Viguerie and Steven Allen (Falls Church, VA: Populist Conservative Tax Coalition, c. 1984) 1 item. 22 p.
    • Folder e#0974.2.e
      Call for the 1976 Democratic National Convention, Robert S. Strauss, Chairman, Democratic National Committee. (Washington, DC: Democratic national Committee, October 14, 1975) 1 item. 58 p.
    • Folder f#0974.2.f
      Convention Information and Guide to New York City: Jimmy Carter for President, Paid for by the Himmy Carter Campaign Committee, R. J. Lipschutz, Teasurer, (New York, NY, 1976) 1 item. 48 p.
    • Folder g#0974.2.g
      Daily News Guide: New York. Democratic National Convention, Madison Square Garden, July 1976, (New York, NY: Newspaperbooks, c. 1976 New York News, Inc.) 1 item. 48 p.
    • Folder h#0974.2.h
      Democratic Party of the United States In Convention 1976, The, [Convention souvenir] Written and edited by Norman Sherman and Rima Z. Parkhurst under the direction of Mary Lou Burg, Deputy Chairman of the Democratic National Committee. [New York, NY: Printed by Merkel Press, Inc., 1976] 1 item. 128 p.
    • Folder i#0974.2.i
      Kissinger: The Secret Side of the Secretary of State: Eye-opening account of the most powerful political manipulator in Washington, by Gary Allen. (Seal Beach, CA: '76 Press, 1st printing June 1976, c. 1976) LC #974. 76-14012; ISBN 0-89245-002-9. 1 item. 140 p.
    • Folder j#0974.2.j
      President Ronald Reagan: We Must Defend America: A New Strategy for National Survival, by Daniel O. Graham, Project Director High Frontier (Chicago, IL: Gegnery Gateway, c. 1983), 1 item. 114 p.
    • Folder k#0974.2.k
      Report of the Committee on Rules of the 1976 Democratic National Convention Committee, Inc., 1976 (Washington, DC, June 23, 1976) 1 item. 32 p.
    • Folder l#0974.2.l
      Russian / English Phrase Card (Boston, VA: American Security Council, c. 1984) 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder m#0974.2.m
      Seeing New York: The Official MTA Travel Guide / Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Writer / Editor, John Tauranac. (New York, NY: Murray Benson, c. 1976) LC #974.75-18834. 1 item. 240 p.
    • Folder n#0974.2.n
      Vacationlands New York State: Bicentennial Edition, (New York, NY: State of New York, 1976) 1 item. 96 p.
    • Folder o#0974.2.o
      White Paper on the ADL: An official report (Washington, DC: Liberty Lobby, Third Printing, July 1981) 1 item. 31 p.
    • Folder p#0974.2.p
      Why Christians Should Be Involved in Politics, by Richard A. Viguerie and Steven Allen (Falls Church, VA: Populist Conservative Tax Coalition, c. 1984) 1 item. 36 p.
  • Box 4#0974.4
    • Folder a#0974.4.a
      "[George] Wallace for President / Stand Up For America," campaign lapel pin. (undated) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder b#0974.4.b
      "[George] Wallace for President '68," campaign lapel pin. (1968) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder c#0974.4.c
      "[George] Wallace for President '72," campaign lapel pin. (1972) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder d#0974.4.d
      "[George] Wallace for President," campaign lapel pin. (undated) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder e#0974.4.e
      "[George] Wallace for President; Wallace Campaign, Mongt. AL., C. S. Snider, Ch. - Fr. Dauphin Tr.," campaign lapel pin. (undated) 1 item. 1. p.
    • Folder f#0974.4.f
      "[Smith] Bagley - Democrat / Congress," campaign lapel pin, (undated) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder g#0974.4.g
      "Buchanan for President / Pd. For by Buchanan for President, Scott B. Mackenzie, Treas.," campaign lapel pin. (undated) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder h#0974.4.h
      "Elect Bob Scott Governor," campaign lapel pin, (undated) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder i#0974.4.i
      "George C. Wallace / Alabama's Fighting Governor; (verso) 'Let the People Speak' / 'Stand Up For America,'" gold campaign advertising coin (undated) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder j#0974.4.j
      "George C. Wallace / Alabama's Fighting Governor; (verso) 'Let the People Speak' / 'Stand Up For America,'" silver campaign advertising coin (undated) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder k#0974.4.k
      "Give 'Em [Jesse] Helms," campaign lapel pin. (undated) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder l#0974.4.l
      "I Have Attended . . . " campaign lapel pin, (undated) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder m#0974.4.m
      "I'm On The Mizell Team," campaign lapel pin, (undated) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder n#0974.4.n
      "Jim Gardner / Governor," campaign lapel pin, (undated) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder o#0974.4.o
      "Keep Jim Graham Commissioner of Agriculture," campaign lapel pin, (undated) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder p#0974.4.p
      "Re-elect Jesse [Helms]" campaign lapel pin. (undated) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder q#0974.4.q
      "Roy Sowers for Lieutenant Governor," campaign lapel pin, (undated) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder r#0974.4.r
      "Skipper Bowles Governor," campaign lapel pin (undated) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder s#0974.4.s
      "Smith Bagley for Congress," campaign lapel pin, (undated) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder t#0974.4.t
      "Super Bowles," campaign lapel pin (undated) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder u#0974.4.u
      "Tar Heel Democrat," campaign lapel pin, (undated) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder v#0974.4.v
      "Taylor for Governor," campaign lapel pin, (undated) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder w#0974.4.w
      "Vote Republican" campaign lapel pin. (undated) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder x#0974.4.x
      1992 Republican National Committee Sustaining Member Card for Chestley J. Hyatt and attached card. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder y#0974.4.y
      Hyatt Realty Co. [Business Card] C. H. Hyatt, Owner. NC St. General Appraiser #974.A2767, 126 South Spruce Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. (undated) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder z#0974.4.z
      Wallace 1976 "Be proud to be an American. Be proud to be free. For God made this land for you and for me." keychain (attached to "Trust the People" card) 1 item. 1p.
    • Folder za#0974.4.za
      George Wallace Original - The Fighting Lil' Judge Watch by Bill Dinken Time Inc. 1 item.
    • Folder zb#0974.4.zb
      Wallace Cuff Links. 2 items.
    • Folder zc#0974.4.zc
      LBJ for the USA Button (Large). Democratic National Committee 1964. 1 item.
    • Folder zd#0974.4.zd
      LBJ for the U.S.A Holographic Button (Large). Democratic National Committee 1964. 1 item.
    • Folder ze#0974.4.ze
      McGovern & Eagleton Button (Small). 1 item.
    • Folder zf#0974.4.zf
      Vote Democratic Button (Small). Green Duck Co. Chicago. 1 item.
    • Folder zg#0974.4.zg
      Wallace / LeMay Campaign Button (Small). 1 item.
    • Folder zh#0974.4.zh
      Wallace in '68 Small Metal Flag Clip. 2 items.
    • Folder zi#0974.4.zi
      Wallace for President Campaign Button (Large). 1 item.
    • Folder zj#0974.4.zj
      Skipper Bowles Governor Campaign Button (Small). 2 items.
    • Folder zk#0974.4.zk
      Wallace for President Campaign Button (Small). 2 items.
    • Folder zl#0974.4.zl
      Nixon Button (Small). Official Nixon Button. Feeley & Wheeler 370 Lexington N.Y.C. 10017. 1 item.
    • Folder zm#0974.4.zm
      C.J. Hyatt, North Carolina State Chairman, Wallace Campaign for President. Business Card. 1 item.
    • Folder zn#0974.4.zn
      George C. Wallace, Alabama's Fighting Governor Silver Campaign Coin. Inscribed on back: "Let the People Speak." and "Stand Up For America.". 2 items.
    • Folder zo#0974.4.zo
      Jim Hunt Campaign Button (Small) Art Spec. Co. Raleigh, N. Car. 1 item.
  • Box 5#0974.5
    • Folder a#0974.5.a
      "America first! Buchanan" (undated) Bumper sticker. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder b#0974.5.b
      "Anne Bagnal for Congress" (undated) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder c#0974.5.c
      "Rufus" (undated) Bumper sticker. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder d#0974.5.d
      [Democratic National Convention, 1976, Souvenir Plastic Shopping Bag] (1976) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder e#0974.5.e
      Democratic National Convention Maps (1976) 4 items. 4 p.
    • Folder f#0974.5.f
      George C. Wallace Campaign Literature. Leaflets, Posters, Bumper stickers. (1968-1976) 13 items. 18 p.
    • Folder g#0974.5.g
      Great American Experience: The Democratic Party, The. (Endicott, NY: IMA Industries, c. 1976) 1 item. 25 p.
    • Folder h#0974.5.h
      Jesse Helms Campaign Literature. Bumper stickers (undated) 7 items. 7 p.
    • Folder i#0974.5.i
      New York Visitors Guide and Map (New York, NY: New York Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc. 1974) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder j#0974.5.j
      Ronald Reagan Campaign Literature. Posters & Bumper sticker (1980-1984) 4 items. 6 p.
    • Folder k#0974.5.k
      United States Senate 1983 Calendar. (Washington, DC: United States Capitol Historical Society, [1982] 1 item. 14 p. Note: Historical events marked on their anniversaries.
    • Folder l#0974.5.l
      United States Senate 1984 Calendar. (Washington, DC: United States Capitol Historical Society, [1983] 1 item. 14 p. Note: Autographed by Sen. "John P. East" (R-NC). Note: Historical events marked on their anniversaries.
    • Folder m#0974.5.m
      United States Senate 1985 Calendar. (Washington, DC: United States Capitol Historical Society, [1984] 1 item. 14 p. Note: Historical events marked on their anniversaries.
    • Folder n#0974.5.n
      United States Senate 1986 Calendar. (Washington, DC: United States Capitol Historical Society, [1985] 1 item. 14 p. Note: Historical events marked on their anniversaries.
    • Folder o#0974.5.o
      United States Senate 1991 Calendar. (Washington, DC: United States Capitol Historical Society, [1990] 1 item. 14 p. Distributed by Liberty Lobby, Washington, DC. Note: Historical events marked on their anniversaries.
    • Folder p#0974.5.p
      United States Senate 1992 Calendar. (Washington, DC: United States Capitol Historical Society, [1991] 1 item. 14 p. Autographed by Sen "Terry Sanford" D-NC). Note: Historical events marked on their anniversaries.
    • Folder q#0974.5.q
      "This Is Our Flag. Be Proud Of It!" poster. 2 items. 2p.
    • Folder r#0974.5.r
      "Wallace for President" Poster. 1 item. 1 p.
  • Box 6#0974.6
    • Folder a#0974.6.a
      • A Great Leader for America - Wallace for President brochure. 2 items.  (item #1)
      • Certificate of Merit for C.J. Hyatt as a sustaining contributor to the Wallace Campaign. 1 item. 1p.  (item #2)
      • Wallace For President Stamps. 40 items. 4p.  (item #3)
      • Democratic Review. July/August 1976, Special Convention Edition. 1 item. 144p.  (item #4)
      • Now is the time to celebrate with a walk through Brooklyn's history poster. Abram and Straus. 1 item. 1p.  (item #5)
      • The Farewell Address (Washington's Farewell Address). Prepared by Liberty Lobby. 1 item. 6p.  (item #6)
    • Folder b#0974.6.b
      • George Wallace Photograph. Inscribed: "Best wishes, George C Wallace, Gov.". 2 item. 2p.  (item #1)
      • George Wallace Color Photograph. Inscribed: "My heartfelt thanks for your wonderful support. Kindest personal regards - George C. Wallace". 1 item. 1p.  (item #2)
      • George Wallace Black & White Photograph. Inscribed: "My heartfelt thanks for your wonderful support. Kindest personal regards - George C. Wallace". 1 item. 1p.  (item #3)
      • George Wallace Photograph. Inscribed on back: "Should the president be impeached? Should he resign? Should he remain in office?". 1 item. 1p.  (item #4)
      • Moral Majority Report Publisher's Committee Membership Certificate for Mr. Chestley J. Hyatt. Photograph of Jerry Falwell inscribed: "Thanks so much for your continued support - Jerry Falwell." Mounted in brown plastic portfolio.. 1 item. 2p.  (item #5)
      • Photographic Christmas Card from the Epperson Family and invitation to a Christmas Open House. 1 item. 2p.  (item #6)
    • Folder c#0974.6.c
      • "Wallace in 72" license plate. The Original "Wallace" Tag. R.G. Whitlock Signs, Route 5, Florence, Alabama, 35630. 1 item. 1p.  (item #1)
      • "Wallace For President" license plate. 1 item. 1p.  (item #2)

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