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

  1. Joe Stephens papers, 1978-2013

    47,000 items ; 134 containers plus 2 classified and 2 oversize ; 52 linear feet ; 218 digital files (671.04 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Research files, correspondence, writings, notes, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Stephens's career as a Washington Post investigative journalist.

  2. Harry T. Edwards papers, 1940-2012

    260,000 items ; 737 containers plus 1 classified ; 294.6 linear feet ; 17,617 digital files (13.702 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge, labor arbitrator, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, speeches, writings, reports, interviews, briefs, orders, opinions, motions, family papers, and other papers relating chiefly to Edwards's legal career as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

  3. My life in court, 1961

    1 item ; 5 containers ; 1.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Louis Nizer, lawyer and author. Pencil and typewritten draft copies of his My Life in Court.

  4. People for the American Way and People for the American Way Foundation records, 1980-2009

    105,000 items ; 359 containers plus 1 oversize ; 143.4 linear feet ; 107 digital files (273 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Progressive advocacy organization. Founded in 1981 by Norman Lear, Barbara Jordan, Theodore M. Hesburgh, and Andrew Heiskell as Citizens for Constitutional Concerns, Inc. Renamed People for the American Way in 1985 and People for the American Way Foundation in 1998. The records include administrative files, reports, correspondence, meeting materials, photographs, publications, press files,...

  5. Robert Porter Patterson papers, 1909-1956

    45,000 items ; 211 containers plus 1 classified ; 38 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, jurist, and U. S. secretary of war. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and speeches reflecting Patterson's career as a jurist and service as assistant secretary, under secretary, and secretary of the War Department.

  6. Harold M. Stephens papers, 1895-1955

    162,000 items ; 399 containers plus 17 oversize ; 180 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, and books, biographical papers, legislative material, photographs, degrees, memoranda, and other personal and legal writings and papers relating primarily to Stephens's career as a lawyer and judge.

  7. Anthony Lewis papers, 1941-2007

    347,000 items ; 998 containers plus 1 classified ; 399.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Newspaper columnist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, book drafts, research files for books, notebooks and notes, articles and columns by Lewis, reports, speeches, newsletters, photographs, press releases, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material documenting primarily Lewis’s professional activities.

  8. Robert H. Bork papers, 1798-2012

    201,000 items ; 690 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize ; 279 linear feet ; 14,018 digital files (7.16 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and judge. Personal and official correspondence, lectures, legal briefs and opinions, legal case files, memoranda, speeches, writings, research notes, and other papers documenting Bork's career as a lawyer, legal scholar, professor of law, and federal appellate court judge. Also included is material relating to his unsuccessful nomination to the Supreme Court.

  9. Carl Brent Swisher collection of research materials relating to Roger B. Taney, 1836-1962

    12,250 items ; 34 containers plus 1 oversize ; 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian. Chiefly reproductions of correspondence, reports, records, and newspapers gathered by Swisher for a history of Roger Brooke Taney's tenure as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

  10. Morrison R. Waite papers, 1818-1933

    20,000 items ; 51 containers ; 20.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, jurist, and lawyer. Official papers relating to Waite’s Supreme Court service, including correspondence and letterbooks, docket books, court assignments, manuscripts and proofs of circuit court and Supreme Court opinions, and miscellaneous family and personal material.