UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture 401 President Clinton Avenue Little Rock, AR, 72201 firstname.lastname@example.org
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit
UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Judge Harry J. Lemley Papers, 1956-1961
1.0 Linear feet2 document boxes
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.
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
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.
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.