Collection : of John Knox, 1844-1981.

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Knox, John. Collection : of John Knox, 1844-1981.

Collection : of John Knox, 1844-1981.

Knox's collection contains a copy of chapters 2-6 of his memoirs Experiences as law clerk to Mr. Justice James C. McReynolds. There are also various memorabilia written or collected by Knox about the Supreme Court and the Civil War including letters from Gertrude Jenkins Regis about justices McReynolds, Stone, Frankfurter, and Douglas, material about former law clerk Harold Leventhal, and justice Holmes both as a soldier and justice. It also includes comments on McReynolds, Stone, Hughes and Frankfurter including a note from Stone to McReynolds, photos of Holmes, and an annotated table of contents to Knox's memoirs. There are also copies of letters from and comments or articles about Robert Todd Lincoln, Lincoln neighbor Isaac Diller, Giles Buckner Cooke, Grenville Mellen Dodge, and Charles A. deSaussure as well as a letter describing Malvern Hill; articles about Helen Keller, Samuel Insull, Edith Rockefeller McCormick, and the social security system; a note from William Howard Taft; a program cover from the 1980 Republican National Convention; and letters, 1840s, from the Frush family, Cass Co., Indiana pioneers.

22 items.

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Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946

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Four page letter written by Harlan Fiske Stone to Judge Groner. Stone describes his vacation in Franconia, NH and compares it with an earlier vacation spent in Colorado Springs, CO. From the description of Letter : Peckett's On-Sugar-Hill, Franconia, NH to Judge Groner, 1943 August 16. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 31855921 U.S. attorney general, associate and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and educator. From the description of Harlan F...

Dodge, Grenville M., 1831-1916

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Grenville M. Dodge of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was a Civil War general; prominent national railroad surveyor and engineer; and U.S. Representative. Dodge conducted surveys for the Illinois Central, Rock Island (Mississippi to Missouri line), and the Union Pacific railroads before the Civil War. He was commissioned as Colonel with the 4th Iowa Volunteer Infantry in 1861 and promoted to Brigadier General of the United States Volunteers in 1862 and then Major General in 1864. In addition to combat, he...

Republican National Convention, 32nd (1980)

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McCormick, Edith Rockefeller, 1872-1932

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United States. Supreme Court

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Historical note: This was a suit to enjoin the U. S. government from offering, listing or disposing of certain lands in southern Arizona as public lands of the United States, including 460,000 acres that includes the pueblo of Santa Rosa on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation. From the description of Motion to dismiss, The Pueblo of Santa Rosa vs. Franklin Lane, Secretary of the Interior and Clay Tallman, Commissioner of the General Land Office, 1931-1931. (Arizona Historical Socie...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1841-1935

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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. was an American jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902-1932. He also received a Harvard AB in 1861, studied law at Harvard, and was an instructor and lecturer at Harvard in 1870-1871 and in 1880. From the description of Oliver Wendell Holmes notes on contracts and equity, ca. 1899. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612785608 Jurist and author. From the description of Letters, 1921-33, of John C. H. ...

Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1883 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593081 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1882 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593085 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General [Benjamin H. Brewster], 1881 Dec. 10. (...

Knox, John, 1900-1990

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1936-1937 law clerk for Justice James Clark McReynolds. From the description of Papers : of John Knox, 1903-1979. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793414 Founded in 1921, the Journal of Religion was part of a long lineage of religious history and studies journals. One of the journals that the Journal of Religion grew out of was The Biblical World, which in turn was a continuation of a journal founded by William Rainey Harper in 1882. First known a...

Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980

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Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. From the description of William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980 (bulk 1923-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068743 William O. Douglas was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939. His nearly thirty-seven year tenure as a Supreme Court justice was the longest in the history of the court. From the guide to ...

Leventhal, Harold, d. 1979.

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Insull, Samuel, 1859-1938

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Public utilities magnate, Chicago, IL. Born in England in 1859, Samuel Insull became the private secretary and bookkeeper for Col. George E. Gouraud, London agent of Thomas Edison, in 1879. Insull emigrated to the United States in 1881 to become the private secretary of Edison. While working for Edison he was in charge of establishing the Edison Machine Works at Schenectady, New York; the second Vice President in charge of the manufacturing and selling departments of Edison General Electric; and...

Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930

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William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...

Cooke, Giles Buckner

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Giles Buckner Cooke (1838-1937) served as a staff officer in the Confederate States Army throughout the Civil War and afterward became an Episcopal minister in Virginia, Maryland, and Kentucky. From the description of Papers, 1864-1937. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 30891163 From the description of Diary, 1861 April 17-1865 April 13. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 30658812 ...

Keller, Helen, 1880-1968

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Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) overcame both blindness and deafness, providing inspiration to many people around the world. She devoted her life to bettering the education and treatment of the blind, the deaf, and the mute, and was a pioneer in educating the public in the prevention of blindness in newborns. When Helen Keller was 19 months old she became ill with a high fever and lost consciousness, becoming deaf and blind. In her autobiography The Story of My Life, a book she first wrot...

Frush family.

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Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

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Governor of New York State from 1907-1910; later served as associate justice and chief justice of the United States, and as U.S. secretary of state. From the description of Charles Evans Hughes letters: Albany, to Frank H. Severance and Henry W. Hill, 1907, 1910. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 70794223 Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was an American jurist and politician. He practiced law and held various political positions between 1884 and 1906. Twice elect...

McReynolds, James Clark, 1862-1946

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Born in Kentucky. Bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University in 1882, law degree from the University of Virginia in 1884. Private law practice in Nashville until 1903; Justice Department posts including Attorney General until appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1914. From the description of Papers, 1819-1967. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 20501964 McReynolds practiced law in Nashville Tennessee, and served as U.S. Attorney General (1913-1914) and Assoc...

Diller, Isaac, b. 1854.

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DeSaussure, Charles Alfred, 1846-

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Charles Alfred DeSaussure was born on 21 September 1846 into a prominent Huguenot family of South Carolina. His mother was Jane Hay Hutson, the second wife of Louis McPherson DeSaussure. His father owned a 780-acre plantation known as Woodstock in Beaufort County, S.C. Charles lived at Woodstock for part of the year and spent the other part at the family's summer home in the pinelands of McPhersonville, S.C. When Charles was eleven, his father sold the summer home and bought another one in the t...

Regis, Gertrude Jenkins, d. 1979,

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