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John P. Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-140116
Scope and content note This collection consists of the letters and legal documents of John Popkin Adams (1812-1856), his wife, and daughters. The material relates to Adams' work as U.S. consul at La Guaira, Venezuela, his efforts to establish an inter-oceanic railroad on the ithsmus of Panama, land speculation in the U.S., and his pursuit of monetary claims against Venezuela, Colombia, and Ecuador related to privateering during the Spanish American wars of independence. Letters are arranged chronologically from...
Dates: 1822 - 1898

John William Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-741001a
Scope and Contents John William Davis' correspondence encompasses the years in which he served as solicitor general. The major portion of that correspondence deals with letters of endorsement regarding a Supreme Court vacancy; inquiries from citizens seeking positions with the federal government; petitions for military commissions during the war years; and Davis' carbon responses as well. These papers were found among the William J. Hughes, Jr. Papers and in consideration of Davis' position, it warranted a...
Dates: 1888-1918

William J. Hughes, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-741031a
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1919-1973

Francis E. Lucey, SJ Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-780701
Scope and Contents

Class notes and other materials relating to Francis E. Lucey, S.J.'s career as a professor in, and Regent of, the Georgetown University Law School from 1928 to 1961. Includes personal correspondence from 1929 to 1969 and other documents, including photographs. Note: Click on "External Documents" below for a link to the inventory for the collection.

Dates: 1910 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1960

Robert Silvercruys Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-861231
Scope and contents note The papers of Baron Robert Silvercruys consist of letters, manuscripts, pamphlets and clippings mainly concerning the careers of Frantz Silvercruys (1859 - 1936), President of the Court of Cassation of Belgium and created Baron Silvercruys in 1929, and of his son, Robert Silvercruys (1893 - 1971), who was a Belgian Ambassador to the United States (1946 - 1959). The papers comprise 3.5 linear feet of materials, arranged in 56 folders in 7 boxes. The papers are divided into two series, one...
Dates: 1896 - 1968

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