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Judge Harry J. Lemley Papers, 1956-1961

Judge Harry J. Lemley Papers, 1956-1961

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Judge Harry J. Lemley Papers, 1956-1961 UALR.MS.0015

UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
401 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, AR, 72201
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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-08-02T16:54-0500

Repository: UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Title: Judge Harry J. Lemley Papers, 1956-1961
Dates: 1956-1961
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet2 document boxes
Identification: UALR.MS.0015
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Arrangement

By accession.

Scope and Content

This collection contains letters and scrapbooks of Judge Harry J. Lemley related to his 1958 June ruling in the case, Aaron v. Cooper, calling for a temporary halt to integration at Central High School . The scrapbook contains newsclipppings and letters.

This collection was originally numbered A-10.


Biographical Note

Harry Lemley was born 1883 August 6 in Upperville, Virginia. He attended Randolph Macon Academy and the University of Virginia. In 1910, he received his law degree from Washington and Lee University. After graduation, Lemley moved to Hope, Arkansas, where he practiced law for 27 years. In May 1939, President Roosevelt appointed him to the federal bench. Judge Lemley died 1965 March 5 in Hope.


Education--Arkansas--Little Rock--History--20th century
Lemley, Harry J., 1883-1965
Lemley, Kenneth McRae, donor
School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock
Segregation in education--Arkansas--Little Rock

Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for viewing at the Arkansas Studies Institute.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17-U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. The person using this material is liable for any infringement.

Copyright for correspondence in the collections belongs to those correspondents or their beneficiaries. Persons wanting to re-use those materials are advised to obtain permission from copyright holders.


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Citation Notes

Bibliographic Citation:

Judge Harry J. Lemley Papers, 1956-1961, UALR.MS.0015. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.

Footnote or Endnote info:

Description of item, file number, box number, Judge Harry J. Lemley Papers, 1956-1961, UALR.MS.0015.


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