The collection is divided into three series:
1. Correspondence from 1920-1967.
2. Hughes' tenure as a law professor at Georgetown University.
3. Hughes' law practice and cases from 1919-1970.
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William Joseph Hughes, Jr., lawyer and educator, was born in Washington, D.C., 7 February 1897. He graduated with an A.B. in 1917, an LL.B. in 1920, and an LL.M. in 1921 all from Georgetown University.
28 Linear Feet (28 Hollinger Record Storage boxes)
Gift of Mrs. William J. Hughes, Jr., October 1974.
Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository