History of the Federal Judiciary


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Burger, Warren Earl

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (1956-1969)
Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Justice (1969-1995)

College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, Va.

Papers, ca. 1930-1995.
Collection includes personal and professional papers, and memorabilia documenting Burger`s professional life and judicial career. The collection is closed to researchers until
2026.

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, Mich.

Stephen T. Roth papers, 1936, 1979, n.d.; 2 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Columbia University
New York, N.Y.

Edwin Howard Armstrong papers, 1890-1972; 248 linear ft. (ca. 218,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Wilfred Feinberg papers, 1936-2011; 222.71 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

Harvard Law School
Cambridge, Mass.

Papers of William Henry Hastie, 1916-1976; 74 linear ft. (ca. 39,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Papers of Roscoe Pound, 1888-1964; 128 linear ft. (ca. 80,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

The Huntington Library
San Marino, Cal.

Donald R. Wright papers, 1933-1977; 87 items; finding aid; correspondence.

University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa

Harold John Gallagher papers, 1910-1981; 28 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

University of Kentucky
Lexington, Ky.

Stanley F. Reed collection, 1902-1975; 377 boxes; finding aid; correspondence.

Library of Congress
Washington, D.C.

Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001; 630.2 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Daniel J. Boorstin papers, 1882-1995; 171.2 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

William Joseph Brennan papers, 1956-1990; 305,000 items; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Gerhard Alden Gesell papers, 1956-1993; 67.2 linear ft.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Fred P. Graham papers, 1947-1983; 21.2 linear ft.; finding aid; restricted; represented.

Clement Furman Haynsworth papers, 1886-1989; 81.8 linear ft.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Frank Minis Johnson papers, 1945-1989; 133.6 linear ft. (116,000 items); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Irving Robert Kaufman papers, 1934-1992; 58.7 linear ft. (43,000 items); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Harold Leventhal papers, 1932-1980; 94 linear ft. (80,000 items); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Elijah Barrett Prettyman papers, 1901-1971; 62 linear ft. (57,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Simon Ernest Sobeloff papers, 1882-1973; 158 linear ft. (95,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974; 250,000 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Minnesota Historical Society
St. Paul, Minn.

Edward J. Devitt papers, 1925-1992; 14.75 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Frank P. Leslie papers, 1903-1972; 6.5 cubic ft.; finding aid; letters received; see also Frank P. Leslie, The Resurrection of the Republican Party in Minnesota, 1932-1950, in the MHS book collection, which includes tipped-in letters from Burger.

George E. MacKinnon papers, 1927-1995; 178 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Robert Eliot Matteson papers, ca. 1930-1989; 5 cubic ft. (5 boxes); finding aid; correspondence.

Rose Carolyn Spencer papers, 1889-1967; 4 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Luther W. Youngdahl papers, 1923-1968; 7.2 cubic ft.; finding aid; represented.

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.

Papers of James J. Kilpatrick, 1925-1966; 35,680 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Papers of J. Harry Michael, Jr., 1958-1986; 57,900 items; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Washington and Lee University
Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Archives
Lexington, Va.

Lewis F. Powell, Jr., papers, 1921-1998; 363 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

University of Washington
Seattle, Wash.

Eugene Allen Wright papers, 1954-1989; 5.75 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Wayne State University
Walter P. Reuther Library
Detroit, Mich.

Arthur F. Lederle papers, 1914-1967; 3.25 linear ft. (5 boxes); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Wisconsin Historical Society
Madison, Wisc.

Perry Wolff papers, 1945-1989; 3.2 cubic ft.; finding aid; represented.

 

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