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Title
E. Barrett Prettyman papers E. Barrett Prettyman papers, 1901-1971 (bulk 1945-1965).
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Bastian, Walter M. (Walter Maximillian), 1891-1975--Correspondence.
Bazelon, David L. (David Lionel), 1909-1993--Correspondence.
Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999--Correspondence.
Burger, Warren E., 1907-1995--Correspondence.
Cannon, James, 1864-1944--Trials, litigation, etc.
Danaher, John Anthony, 1899---Correspondence.
Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980--Correspondence.
Edgerton, Henry White, 1888-1970--Correspondence.
Fahy, Charles, 1892-1979--Correspondence.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963--Correspondence.
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968--Correspondence.
McKelway, Benjamin Mosby, 1895-1976--Correspondence.
Miller, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kingsbury), 1892-1976--Correspondence.
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994--Correspondence.
Prettyman, Forrest Johnston, 1860-1945.
Shepherd, Henry L. (Henry Longdon), 1907---Correspondence.
Stephens, Harold M. (Harold Montelle)--Correspondence.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972--Correspondence.
Washington, George Thomas--Correspondence.
United States. Bureau of Internal Revenue.
United States. Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities.
United States. Office of Price Administration. Legal Advisory Committee.
United States. Selective Service Board (Washington, D.C.)
Georgetown University. School of Law--Faculty.
Legal Aid Agency for the District of Columbia.
Administrative agencies--United States.
Administrative law.
Capital punishment--Washington (D.C.)
Communism.
Conscientious objectors--Law and legislation.
Courts--Washington (D.C.)
Ecclesiastical courts.
Insanity (Law)
Judgments, Criminal.
Juvenile delinquency.
Law--Washington (D.C.)
Legal aid--Washington (D.C.)
Methodist Episcopal Church--Bishops.
Poor--Law and legislation.
Sentences (Criminal procedure)--United States.
Steel industry and trade--United States.
Subversive activities.
Taxation--Law and legislation.
Veterans--Medical care--United States.
United States--Politics and government--20th century.
Washington (D.C.)--Politics and government--20th century.
Clergy.
Jurists.
Language
English
Identified By
Lccn: mm73048983
Summary
Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject and case files, and other papers relating primarily to Prettyman's judicial career. Includes material concerning his work as corporation counsel of the District of Columbia, general counsel of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, judge of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, private attorney, and professor of law at Georgetown University. Subjects include the administrative law; communist subversion and the House Un-American Activities Committee; constitutionality of criminal convictions; Criminal Justice Act of 1964; federal administrative agencies; federal tax law, government of the District of Columbia; Judicial Conference of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; Legal Aid Agency for the District of Columbia; legal issues concerning conscientious objectors, the indigent, the insane, and juveniles; mandatory death sentence in the District of Columbia; Office of Price Administration's Legal Advisory Committee; seizure of the steel industry by Harry S. Truman; U.S. Selective Service Board (Washington, D.C.); sentencing procedures; and veteran's facilities. Includes papers (1873-1945) relating to the ministerial career of his father, Forrest Johnston Prettyman, especially the ecclesiastical trial of Methodist Episcopal Bishop James Cannon, Jr.
Includes correspondence, memorandum, and notes from Walter M. Bastian, David L. Bazelon, Harry A. Blackmun, Warren E. Burger, John Anthony Danaher, William O. Douglas, Henry White Edgerton, Charles Fahy, John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Benjamin Mosby McKelway, Wilbur K. Miller, Richard M. Nixon, William P. Rogers, Henry L. Shepherd, Harold M. Stephens, Harry S. Truman, Earl Warren, and George Thomas Washington.
Authorized Access Point
Prettyman, E. Barrett (Elijah Barrett), 1891-1971. E. Barrett Prettyman papers, 1901-1971 (bulk 1945-1965)