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Series 1: Legal Career


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Earle B. Mayfield Papers are divided into VI (6) Series. Series I deals with his legal career comprising Boxes 1, 2, and 3. Series II (the largest section of the Papers) covers his political career and comprises Boxes 4 through 13 inclusive. The Third (3) Series concerns itself with family history and autobiographical materials as well as correspondence of a personal, familial nature and covers Boxes 14, 15, and 16 (permission must be obtained for this Series). The Fourth (4) Series involves materials on the Mayfield Wholesale Grocery Company, the dairy farm, real estate, and oil interests comprising Boxes 17, 18, 19, and 20.

Series V is miscellaneous correspondences, addresses, speeches, religious material, newsclippings, and Masonic matters in Box 21, 22, 23, and 33. The Sixth Series is exclusively photographic and comprises Boxes 24 and 25. Box 26 is an Oversized box with a Plat Book. Box 27 is an Oversized box which contains a religious tape; microfilm reel; sheet music 1860s to 1900s; oversized photos and posters.


  • From the Collection: 1890 - 1964


From the Collection: 28 Cubic Feet (28 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057