History of the Federal Judiciary


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Research Collections

Douglas, William Orville

Supreme Court of the United States (1939-1980)

Library of Congress
Washington, D.C.

Papers, 1801-1980.
714 linear ft. (633,000 items); finding aid; collection contains correspondence, material relating to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Supreme Court papers, and miscellaneous lecture notes.

Yakima Valley Museum and Historical Association
Yakima, Wash.

Speeches, 1939-1975.
365 items; collection consists of speeches Douglas wrote and delivered.

Alabama Department of Archives and History
Montgomery, Ala.

Clifford Judkins Durr papers, 1899-1976; 16 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Virginia Foster Durr papers, 1904-1983; 1.3 cubic ft.; correspondence.

University of California at Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, Cal.

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions collection, 1950-1991; 650 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Donald Culross Peattie papers, 1921-1965; ca. 15,500 items; correspondence.

University of Chicago
Chicago, Ill.

Morris Raphael Cohen papers, 1898-1981; 58.75 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Clemson University
Clemson, S.C.

James F. Byrnes papers, 1910-1972; 168 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence and other papers.

Columbia University
New York, N.Y.

Ruth Nanda Anshen papers, 1938-1986; 16 linear ft. (ca. 14,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Joseph Barnes papers, 1923-1970; 18.5 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Erik Barnouw papers, 1920-1990; 21 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction records, 1914-1999; 163 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Dartmouth College
Hanover, N.H.

David Tatham, letters concerning Robert Frost, 1964-1966; 5 items; letters to Tatham from Douglas regarding the correspondent`s knowledge of Frost.

University of Delaware
Newark, Del.

Papers of Senator John J. Williams, 1946-1988; 149 linear ft. (149 boxes); finding aid; correspondence.

Detroit Public Library
Detroit, Mich.

George William Cushing papers, 1904-1959; 1.5 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Duke University
Durham, N.C.

Isabella K. Griffin papers, 1944-1947; 34 items; represented.

Emory University
Atlanta, Ga.

Eliza K. Paschall papers, 1932-1988; 53.75 linear ft. (ca. 82,000 pieces); finding aid; correspondence.

Filson Historical Society
Louisville, Ky.

Stuart Butler papers, 1966-2006; 6 cubic ft.; represented.

Carroll and Doris Tichenor collection, 1966-2009; 6 cubic ft.; represented.

George Washington University
Washington, D.C.

G. Fred Blackburn papers, 1850-1993; 0.5 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Association records, ca. 1800-2005; 44.5 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

Potomac Area Council American Youth Hostels records, 1943-2011; 7 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

Harvard Law School
Cambridge, Mass.

Zechariah Chafee papers, 1898-1957; 50 linear ft. (ca. 22,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Felix Frankfurter papers, 1900-1965; 115 linear ft. (ca. 45,000 items); finding aid; restricted; represented in the case files and correspondence.

Henry Melvin Hart papers, 1927-1969; 21 linear ft. (ca. 5,000 items); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Alger Hiss papers, 1923-1983; 73 linear ft. (ca. 40,000 items); finding aid; restricted; represented.

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

Thomas Reed Powell papers, 1905-1955; 10 linear ft. (ca. 6,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Haverford College
Haverford, Pa.

Fred Rodell papers, 1931-1974; ca. 350 items in 2 boxes; correspondence.

Gilbert Fowler White collection, 1947-1957; 1.5 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

University of Kentucky
Lexington, Ky.

Stanley Forman Reed papers, 1926-1977; 171.63 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Frederick Moore Vinson collection, 1907-1953; 189 cubic ft.; finding aid; represented.

Library of Congress
Washington, D.C.

George Biddle papers, 1863-1973; 12 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Hugo Lafayette Black papers, 1883-1976; 216 linear ft. (130,000 items); finding aid; restricted; represented in the case files and correspondence.

Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977; 37,000 items; finding aid; correspondence.

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

Wallace Reed Brode papers, 1901-1974; 10 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Harold Hitz Burton papers, 1896-1964; 187 ft. (120,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Emanuel Celler papers, 1924-1973; 224.8 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983; 14.4 linear ft.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Thomas G. Corcoran papers, 1792-1982; 245.6 linear ft.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

David Ginsburg papers, 1919-2007; 99.6 linear ft.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990; 120.7 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Green Haywood Hackworth papers, 1912-1973; 5,000 items; finding aid; correspondence.

Eliot Janeway and Elizabeth Janeway papers, 1941-1968; 4.2 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

Robert Houghwout Jackson papers, 1816-1983; 110 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

James McCauley Landis papers, 1917-1963; 72 ft. (ca. 60,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Katie Louchheim papers, 1906-1991; 35 linear ft.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

John Bartlow Martin papers, 1900-1986; 180.4 linear ft.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Wiley Rutledge papers, 1912-1984; 93.2 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

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

Lawrence E. Spivak papers, 1917-1994; 164 linear ft.; finding aid; restricted; represented.

Harlan Fiske Stone papers, 1889-1953; 36.6 ft. (26,500 items); finding aid; correspondence.

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

University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Louisville, Ky.

Louis Dembitz Brandeis papers, 1870-1941; 140 ft. (250,000 items); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

University of Maryland
College Park, Md.

Hervey G. Machen papers, 1964-1968; 63 ft.; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, Mich.

Robert Cooley Angell papers, 1923-1971; 3 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Eleanor Margaret Bumgardner papers, 1919-1967; 8.2 linear ft. and 9 vols.; finding aid; correspondence.

Harlan Henthorne Hatcher papers, 1931-1967; 66 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Edward Hutchinson papers, 1959-1976; 173 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949; 106 linear ft., 39 vols. and 2 oversize folders; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

George Murphy papers, 1911-1961; 15 linear ft. and 1 vol.; finding aid; correspondence.

Stellanova Osborn papers, 1916-1992; 40 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Minnesota Historical Society
St. Paul, Minn.

Sigurd F. Olson papers, 1920s-1989; 83 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minn.

Max Lowenthal papers, 1855-1970; 26.5 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

City University of New York
New York, N.Y.

City College lecture series collection, 1917-ongoing; 2.5 linear ft.; finding aid; contains text of Douglas`s speech, "The erosion of liberty," given as the History Department lecture in 1963.

Theodore Goodman collection, 1913-1989; 4.5 linear ft.; correspondence.

New York University
New York, N.Y.

Norman Dorsen papers, 1953-2006; 42 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Simon W. Gerson papers, 1925-2001; 15 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C.

Alexander Charns papers, 1930-1990; 60 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

North Dakota State University
North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies
Fargo, N.D.

Fargo-Moorhead Open Forum records, 1936-1967; 1.6 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence and speeches.

University of Oklahoma
Norman, Okla.

Helen Gahagan Douglas collection, 1922-1980; 110 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Oregon Historical Society
Portland, Or.

William O. Douglas for President Committee records, 1952; 0.23 cubic ft.; represented.

Richard Fagan papers, 1937-1969; 3 boxes; correspondence.

Leach family papers, ca. 1886-1980; 2.23 cubic ft.; correspondence.

University of Oregon
Eugene, Or.

Crow Girard Davidson papers, 1934-1980; 105 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Wayne L. Morse papers, 1919-1969; 1,263 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Papers of Richard Lewis and Maurine (Brown) Neuberger, 1954-1966; 13 boxes; finding aid; correspondence.

Princeton University
Princeton, N.J.

Fund for the Republic records, 1928-1964; 91.1 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Alpheus Thomas Mason papers, 1890-1988; 20.2 cubic ft. (28 boxes); finding aid; correspondence.

Radcliffe College
Schlesinger Library on the History of Women
Cambridge, Mass.

Frieda Segelke Miller papers, 1909-1973; 7 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

Edith Spurlock Sampson papers, 1927-1979; 7 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum
Hyde Park, N.Y.

Addresses relating to Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1945-1980; ca. 1 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

Richard Halworth Rovere papers, 1932-1947; 0.3 cubic ft.; correspondence concerning Rovere`s proposed articles on Jerome N. Frank for the New Yorker.

Stanford University
Stanford, Cal.

Lucile Lomen collection, 1920-2004; 2 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Syracuse University
Syracuse, N.Y.

Faculty and staff, Paul Henson Appleby papers, 1932-1965; 27 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

John Shirley Wood papers, 1917-1967; 4.5 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Tex.

J. Fred McGaughy papers, 1910-1976; 2 microfilm reels; represented.

University of Texas
Harry Ransom Center
Austin, Tex.

Eliot Elisofon papers, 1930-1988; 60.5 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Tufts University
Medford, Mass.

Edward Roscoe Murrow papers, 1938-1968; ca. 400 ft. (ca. 45,500 items); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Tulane University
Amistad Research Center
New Orleans, La.

Operation Crossroads Africa Archives, 1958-1981; 54.4 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

James Herman Robinson papers, 1935-1973; ca. 22 ft. (ca. 35,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.

Charles F. Baldwin papers, 1916, 1940-1984; 125 items; finding aid; contains Baldwin`s memoir about Douglas.

Stringfellow Barr papers, 1927-1968; 11 boxes; finding aid; correspondence.

Thomas Taylor Hammond papers, 1929-1992; 26.6 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Louis Arthur Johnson papers, ca. 1917-1918, 1930-1964; 56 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

John Knox collection, 1844-1981; 22 items; finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Walter Wyatt papers, 1916-1963; ca. 44,000 items; finding aid; restricted; represented in several diaries and U.S. Supreme Court files.

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

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

Washington State University
Pullman, Wash.

Elon James Gilbert papers, 1890-1977; 7 ft. (ca. 7,300 items); finding aid; correspondence.

University of Washington
Seattle, Wash.

Double K Mountain Ranch collection, 1959-1969; 1 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Charles Horowitz papers, 1969-1980; finding aid; correspondence.

Preston P. Macy papers, 1914-1972; 6 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Linden A. Mander papers, 1916-1968; 25 ft.; correspondence.

Miller family papers; 33 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence with McFadden`s son-in-law William Winlock Miller.

John Warth papers, 1953-1972; 2 microfilm reels; finding aid; correspondence.

Wisconsin Historical Society
Madison, Wis.

Americans for Democratic Action records, 1932-1965; 163.6 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Gunnar Back papers, 1931-1965; 1 cubic ft.; finding aid; represented.

Anita McCormick Blaine correspondence and papers, 1828-1958; 393.1 cubic ft.; finding aid; represented.

Marquis William Childs papers, 1919-1959; 11.6 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Melvyn Douglas papers, 1892-1983; 8 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

William Theodore Evjue papers, 1905-1969; 70.2 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse papers, 1909-1968, 1980; 7.6 cubic ft. (19 archives boxes); finding aid; represented.

John B. Oakes papers, 1932-1969; 6 microfilm reels; finding aid; correspondence.

Roswell P. Rosengren papers, 1921-1966; 3.6 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

George A. Sloan papers, 1917-1955; 11.2 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Area Research Center
Milwaukee, Wis.

Charles E. Broughton papers, 1916-1953; 8 cubic ft.; finding aid; represented.

University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
Laramie, Wyo.

Harry Barnard papers, 1925-1977; 32 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Morgan Beatty papers, 1929-1975; 83.78 cubic ft. (185 boxes); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Everett Ross Clinchy papers, 1919-1986; 44.5 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Earl Latham papers, 1935-1973; 6 ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Yale University
Sterling Memorial Library
New Haven, Conn.

Alan Barth papers, 1937-1981; 5 linear ft. (12 boxes); finding aid; represented.

Edwin Montefiore Borchard papers, 1910-1950; 61 linear ft. (148 boxes); finding aid; correspondence.

Chester Bowles papers, 1924-1973; 178 linear ft. (420 boxes, 4 folios, 18 scrapbooks, 15 vols.); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Brown v. Board of Education collection, 1950-1975; 8.5 linear ft.; finding aid; represented.

Rachel Carson papers, 1921-1989; 53.5 linear ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

Charles Edward Clark papers, 1907-1967; 56 linear ft. (140 boxes, 1 folio); finding aid; correspondence.

Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972; 104.25 linear ft. (218 boxes, 1 folio, 1 vol.); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Ira Vaughan Hiscock papers, 1918-1979; 36 linear ft. (87 boxes); finding aid; restricted; represented.

Max Lerner papers, 1927-1980; 46 linear ft. (105 boxes); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

Edward Joseph Logue papers, 1931-1975; 317.5 linear ft. (483 boxes); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.

 

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