31 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Courts--United States.

  1. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items. 57 containers plus 27 oversize. 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  2. Simon Ernest Sobeloff papers, 1882-2005

    109,000 items. 440 containers. 175.8 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States Solicitor General, and federal judge. General correspondence, appointment books, solicitor general files, case and office files of the United States Court of Appeals, speeches and writings, subject file, family papers, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating chiefly to Sobeloff's involvement in Baltimore and Maryland law and politics, his duties as solicitor general, and cases heard before the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

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  3. John Paul Frank papers, 1936-2000

    330 items. 1 container. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, lawyer, and professor. Correspondence, memoranda, a legislative bill, notes, photographs, speeches, and writings documenting Frank's relationship as a law clerk and friend of Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black. Additional material relates to attempts to desegregate law schools in 1951 while Frank was a professor at Yale Law School and the creation of an intermediate court of appeals to assist in reducing the work of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1983-1987.

  4. La Follette family papers, 1781-1988

    418,100 items. 1,468 containers plus 22 oversize. 594.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family active in late nineteenth and early twentieth century national politics. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, legal files, office files, campaign files, legislative files, subject files, financial records, biographical research files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellany principally documenting the careers of Robert M. La Follette (1855-1925), governor of Wisconsin and United States representative and senator, and his son Robert M. La Follette (1895-1953), United States senator. Also includes papers of Belle Case La Follette, Fola La Follette, and Philip Fox La Follette.

  5. Wayne G. Borah papers, 1928-1950

    800 items. 3 containers. 1.25 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

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

  6. Harold H. Greene papers, 1951-2001

    6,600 items. 69 containers plus 1 oversize. 29.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and judge. Case material, correspondence, opinions, orders, printed matter, reports, and writings relating to Greene's career in the Department of Justice and on the bench of the District of Columbia Superior Court and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

  7. William Maclay journals and note, 1789-1791

    4 items. 3 containers. .4 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator from Pennsylvania, lawyer, and jurist. Three volumes (later published) of a journal kept by MacLay as a senator in the first United States Congress and one note to John Nicholson.

  8. William H. Taft papers, 1784-1973

    676,000 items. 1,563 containers plus 10 oversize. 902.7 linear feet. 658 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    President of the United States and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence including letterpress books, speeches and addresses, presidental and judicial files, legal files and notebooks, family papers and letters, business and estate papers, engagement calendars, guest lists, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and photographs documenting Taft's career.

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  9. Charles McLean Andrews collection concerning colonial history, 1663-1800

    1,200 items. 3 containers. 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, educator, and author. Chiefly transcripts of manuscripts in various repositories in England. The material relates to admiralty courts and cases as well as trade and political matters.

  10. Learned Hand trial summaries, 1909-1924

    30 items. 7 containers. 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist. Summaries of trials in civil, criminal, and admiralty courts presided over by Hand as judge of the United States District Court, Southern District of New York.