100 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Jurists.

  1. 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.

  2. John Garrett Penn papers, 1918-2007

    50,000 items ; 170 containers ; 68 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge. Correspondence, memoranda, bench books, orders, opinions, briefs, motions, exhibits, trial transcripts, depositions, notes, appointment books, reports, speeches and writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Penn's career as a superior court judge and a federal district court judge.

  3. William Paterson papers, 1760-1806

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

    Summary:

    Jurist, member of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, and U.S. senator from and governor of New Jersey. Correspondence, legal and business records, essays, and notes of debates and resolutions from the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787.

  4. Francis Lieber correspondence and essay, 1830-1872

    250 items ; 3 containers ; .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator, political scientist, and jurist. Principally Lieber's letters to Samuel B. Ruggles relating to Lieber's writings on political ethics and to discussions of political, economic, and social topics.

  5. Roger Sherman papers, 1746-1827

    125 items ; 3 containers ; .9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. senator and representative, and jurist from Connecticut. Financial material, legal documents and agreements, correspondence, notebooks, and other items, including while Sherman was a member of the Continental Congress and a U.S. senator and representative.

  6. Joseph Hopper Nicholson papers, 1789-1827

    2,200 items ; 7 containers ; 1.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist and U.S. representative from Maryland. Correspondence and other papers relating chiefly to Nicholson's service as U.S. representative and judge of the U.S. Circuit Court and U.S. Court of Appeals.

  7. Charles Linza McNary papers, 1921-1944

    20,000 items ; 64 containers ; 24.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Justice of the Oregon supreme court and U.S. senator from Oregon. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, legislative files, notebooks, pamphlets, clippings, and other material relating to McNary's career as a judge and legislator.

  8. Ben B. Lindsey papers, 1838-1957

    95,000 items ; 320 containers plus 35 oversize ; 142 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge and social reformer. Correspondence, notebooks, journals, lectures, memoranda, legal papers, briefs, legislative matter, campaign literature, family papers, scrapbooks, and other material documenting Lindsey's judicial, political, and literary career.

  9. Carl McGowan papers, 1921-1988

    45,000 items ; 149 containers ; 64 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chief judge, United States Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit). Chiefly case files depicting McGowan's judicial career, especially as judge on the United States Court of Appeals District for the District of Columbia Circuit.

  10. 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.