• John Sharp Williams papers, 1902-1924

    United States representative and senator, lawyer, and planter from Mississippi. Correspondence, biographical and genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Williams's Congressional service. Pertains primarily to politics in Mississippi and the nation during the presidential administrations of Woodrow Wilson and Warren G. Harding.

    • Contributor: Williams, John Sharp
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wayne G. Borah papers, 1928-1950

    Judge and attorney. Case files, charges to juries, and reports pertaining chiefly to Borah's service as a judge.

    • Contributor: Borah, Wayne G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harry S. Cummings papers, 1890-1986

    African-American politician and lawyer. Scrapbooks, correspondence, and ephemera relating to Cummings's service on the city council in Baltimore, Md., and his activities in national and local Republican Party politics.

    • Contributor: Cummings, Harry S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Breckinridge Long papers, 1486-1948

    Lawyer, diplomat, and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, memoranda, notes, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Long's diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Long, Breckinridge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harold Leventhal papers, 1932-1980

    Lawyer and jurist. Chiefly correspondence, case files, notebooks and notes, and office files documenting Leventhal's service as judge on the United States. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; together with private correspondence, files from his legal practice in Washington, D.C., speeches and writings, and other papers.

    • Contributor: Leventhal, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arthur B. Spingarn papers, 1850-1968

    Civil rights leader and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, wills and estate files, reports, briefs, hearing and trial transcripts, and other papers relating chiefly to Spingarn's service with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as vice president, chairman of the legal committee, and president (1911-1965).

    • Contributor: Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett) - Spingarn, Arthur B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Chandler P. Anderson papers, 1894-1953

    Lawyer, advisor to the Department of State, and international arbitrator. Correspondence, diaries, informal records and notes of negotiations, typewritten and printed documents, and notes for articles and editorials relating mainly to Anderson's work as a specialist in international affairs and international negotiator.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Chandler P. (Chandler Parsons) - Anderson, Chandler P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Winn Newman papers, 1876-1993

    Lawyer and union organizer. Correspondence, legal briefs, depositions, orders, motions, exhibits, transcripts, speeches and writings, subject files, biographical material, school and family papers, printed material, and other papers documenting Newman's career as an attorney practicing chiefly in Washington, D.C., and specializing in employment discrimination cases and labor law.

    • Contributor: Newman, Winn
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas Capek collection of materials relating to Czechoslovakia and Czech Americans, 1619-1953

    Correspondence, memoranda, journals, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers assembled during Capek's research on the immigration, organizations, institutions, and activities of Czech Americans. Also includes material concerning Czechoslovakia, Czechs in Great Britain, Slavic Americans, and Slovak Americans.

    • Contributor: Capek, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hugh T. Taggart collection relating to the District of Columbia and Maryland, 1751-1889

    United States district attorney. Correspondence, letterbooks, daybooks, minutes, notebooks, accounts, invoices, financial records, broadside, and printed matter collected by Hugh T. Taggart relating to the survey, sale, and assessment of property in the District of Columbia, Georgetown (Washington, D.C.), and Maryland.

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - Taggart, Hugh T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    J.L.M. Curry papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, sermons, autobiography, essays, articles, notes, documents and legal records, accounts, catalog of Curry's library, clippings, scrapbook, printed matter, and memorabilia. Diaries and much of the correspondence (1880-1903) relate to Curry's career as a Baptist minister and educator in the South and as ambassador to Spain. Also includes material pertaining to his studies on Civil War history ...

    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit. Oral History Project oral history interviews, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. Transcripts of oral history interviews documenting the history of the circuit, containing biographical information and discussions of the judicial process, history of the circuit, evolution of significant cases, and the role of law clerks. Includes interviews with judges, judges' spouses, lawyers, and court staff associated with the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Columbia. ...

    • Contributor: Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit. Oral History Project
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jubal Anderson Early papers, 1829-1930

    United States and Confederate Army officer, lawyer, and state legislator of Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, speeches and articles, clippings, a scrapbook, printed matter, and maps dated largely after the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward Otto Tabor papers, 1918-1948

    Lawyer. Correspondence, reports, speeches, notes, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material reflecting Tabor's part in the activities of Czechoslovak-Americans on behalf of the Republic of Czechoslovakia.

    • Contributor: Tabor, Edward Otto
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edwin P. Kilroe papers, 1929-1950

    Lawyer. Diaries (1929-1950) relating to Kilroe's activities at Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation and opinions (1929-1931) relating to copyright and other issues.

    • Contributor: Kilroe, Edwin P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frank M. Johnson papers, 1945-1989

    Lawyer and judge; died 1999. Correspondence, memoranda, agenda and minutes of meetings, reports, opinions, orders, briefs, writs, motions, petitions, depositions, transcripts, notes, clippings, and printed materials documenting Johnson's career as a federal judge and his involvement in professional activities.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Frank M. (Frank Minis) - Johnson, Frank M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Franklin Pierce papers, 1820-1869

    President of the United States, U.S. representative and senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. Correspondence, diary kept by Pierce while serving in the Mexican war, writings including drafts of Pierce's messages to Congress, and an engraved portrait.

    • Contributor: Pierce, Franklin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Pitt Fessenden papers, 1832-1878

    United States. secretary of the treasury, United States representative and senator from Maine, and lawyer. Correspondence pertaining chiefly to Fessenden's service on the Senate Finance Committee and as secretary of the treasury under Abraham Lincoln.

    • Contributor: Fessenden, William Pitt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    J.L.M. Curry papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, sermons, autobiography, essays, articles, notes, documents and legal records, accounts, catalog of Curry's library, clippings, scrapbook, printed matter, and memorabilia. Diaries and much of the correspondence (1880-1903) relate to Curry's career as a Baptist minister and educator in the South and as ambassador to Spain. Also includes material pertaining to his studies on Civil War history ...

    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward Tracy Clark correspondence and reports, 1923-1935

    Presidential secretary, lawyer, and businessman of Washington, D.C. Correspondence relating primarily to Clark's work as a consultant on legislative, customs, and tariff matters for various business concerns, and letters from his service as secretary to President Calvin Coolidge.

    • Contributor: Clark, Edward Tracy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thaddeus Stevens papers, 1811-1927

    Lawyer and United States representative from Pennsylvania. General and official correspondence, legal, business, and financial papers, drafts and printed copies of Stevens's speeches, clippings, and other printed matter relating chiefly to Stevens's career in Congress and to family and business affairs.

    • Contributor: Stevens, Thaddeus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Newton Diehl Baker papers, 1896-1962

    U.S. secretary of war, author, lawyer, and municipal official of Cleveland, Ohio. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches and articles, newspaper articles, and printed material relating primarily to Baker's post-World War I activities as the head of several business firms and of organizations devoted to education, law and jurisprudence, and philanthropy, relief, and other types of human services.

    • Contributor: Baker, Newton Diehl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas Corwin correspondence, 1850-1853

    Lawyer, Ohio governor, U.S. representative and senator, and U.S. secretary of the treasury. Correspondence received during Corwin's tenure as secretary of the treasury. Subjects include appointments to and removals from office, Whig politics, and financial and commercial policies of Millard Fillmore's administration.

    • Contributor: Corwin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph L. Rauh papers, 1913-1994

    Lawyer, civil rights activist, and civil libertarian of Washington, D.C. Chiefly legal files together with correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, subject files, appointment books, and other papers relating to Rauh's career as a public interest lawyer handling cases pertaining to civil rights, civil liberties, and labor disputes. Includes files relating to his activities with Americans for Democratic Action and ...

    • Contributor: Rauh, Joseph L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Byron S. Miller papers, 1941-1946

    Lawyer and public official. Correspondence, reports of congressional hearings, memoranda, notes, drafts of legislation, and printed material relating to the enactment of the Atomic Energy Act, proposed legislation creating the National Science Foundation, and other subjects pertaining to the mobilization of natural resources, atomic energy, and allied scientific information.

    • Contributor: Miller, Byron S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material