Hugo LaFayette Black Papers 1883-1976 (bulk 1926-1971)

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Hugo LaFayette Black Papers, 1883-1976, (bulk 1926-1971)

Hugo LaFayette Black Papers 1883-1976 (bulk 1926-1971)

Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, United States senator from Alabama, and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, memoranda, reports, notebooks, research materials, case files, legal and subject files, speeches and writings, printed and near-print materials, clippings, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Black's service in the Senate (1927-1937) and on the Supreme Court (1937-1971).

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