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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Department of Justice Statements of the Attorney General and Assistant Attorney General (1943-1951)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-82-2

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection contains speeches and press releases from various officials of the United States Department of Justice. All the items are typescript copies and date generally from the World War II period. Most of the speeches concern domestic legal and economic issues, chiefly civil rights, demobilization, and labor problems.

Speeches presented by the following individuals:

Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States (1941-1945). Thomas C. Clark, Attorney General of the United States (1945-1949). J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1924-1972). Herbert A. Bergson, Assistant Attorney General of the United States (1948-1950). J. Howard McGrath, Attorney General of the United States (1949-1952). Philip B. Perlman, Solicitor General of the United States (1947-1952). Wendell Berge, Assistant Attorney General of the United States (1941-1943).

Dates

  • 1942-1951

Extent

2 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection of statements, speeches and press releases from officials of the United States Department of Justice, 1942 - 1951.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

University of Virginia Law Library Public Documents Department transfer to Special Collections in 1982.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Arthur J. Morris Law Library
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University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22903 United States