The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Lewis F. Powell Jr. collection
Repository: Washington and Lee University School of Law. Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Archives
Collection Description (CRHP): Oral history interviews are included in this collection as well as information about the Bakke Supreme Court decision on affirmative action.
Collection Description (Extant): This open-ended collection comprises discrete gifts of usually small amounts of documentation relating to the life of Justice Powell. These materials come from a variety of sources including friends, associates, and the [general] public. The Powell Archives staff have also added news clippings. Materials separated from the Powell Papers that would, in most cases, have been discarded, are also housed here for possible exhibition or other use not directly related to research. These materials include duplicate speeches,clippings, and Supreme Court slip opinions.
Access Copy Note: There are no restrictions.
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: Collection number: 002
Extent: circa 21 cubic feet
Finding Aid URL: http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/wl-law/vilxwl00008.xml.frame
Related Archival Items: See also the other collection on Lewis Powell at this archive; it is documented in this database.
Interviewees: Lewis F. Powell, Sally Smith
Rights (Extant): There are no restrictions.
Affirmative action programs
United States. Supreme Court