Willis Van Devanter papers, 1884-1941
Lawyer, jurist, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, letterbooks, legal records and briefs, speeches, lectures, and scrapbooks documenting Van Devanter’s law practice in Wyoming, his involvement in Republican Party politics, and his service as associate justice of the Supreme Court.
Van Devanter, Willis
Willis Van Devanter papers,
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Correspondence, letterbooks, legal records and briefs, speeches, lectures, and scrapbooks. Topics include Van Devanter's law practice in Cheyenne, Wyo.; Wyoming and Republican Party politics; the 1896 election; Indian affairs; western land policy; and his service (1910-1937) as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Correspondents include Elmer B. Adams, Charles Fremont Amidon, Louis Dembitz Brandeis, Pierce Butler, A.C. Campbell, Joseph M. Carey, Clarence D....