Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974

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Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974

1864-1974

Personal, family, and official correspondence; speeches and writings; Supreme Court files consisting of calendars, docket books, conference lists, bench memoranda, notes, opinions, and correspondence with associate justices; records relating to lower courts; and organizational files, scrapbooks, and other papers. Dating chiefly from Warren's appointment as Chief Justice, the papers relate principally to his activities with the Supreme Court and to the various landmark decisions identified with his tenure (1953-1969) in such areas as civil rights, race relations, criminal procedure, legislative reapportionment, freedom of speech and press, and church-state relations. Also includes material relating to the election campaigns of 1948 and 1952, Warren's connection with the Smithsonian Institution and the Harry S. Truman Library, and his chairmanship of the commission investigating the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Correspondents include John Biggs, Jr., Hugo LaFayette Black, William J. Brennan, Edmund G. Brown, Warren E. Burger, Harold H. Burton, Edwin L. Carty, Charles Edward Clark, Tom C. Clark, William O. Douglas, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Louis Finkelstein, Abe Fortas, Felix Frankfurter, Paul Abraham Freund, Arthur J. Goldberg, John M. Harlan, Robert Houghwout Jackson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Walter P. Jones, Irving R. Kaufman, John F. Kennedy, Goodwin Knight, Thomas H. Kuchel, Thurgood Marshall, Sherman A. Minton, Richard M. Nixon, Warren Olney III, John Johnston Parker, Orie Leon Phillips, E. Barrett Prettyman, Stanley Forman Reed, Potter Stewart, Thomas M. Storke, Benjamin Harrison Swig, Harry S. Truman, Byron R. White, and Charles Evans Whittaker.

250,000 items ; 846 containers plus 12 oversize plus 1 classified ; 340.4 linear feet

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