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Harold Hitz Burton Papers, 1927-1968, n.d.

Correspondence, 1933-1968, n.d.
0.2 linear feet
Catalog Number: M24.1

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Series Description:
This series contains official copies of professional correspondence from Burton's tenure as mayor of Cleveland, Ohio; U.S. Senator; and U.S. Supreme Court Justice. Correspondents include Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter, Lyndon B. Johnson, Harry S. Truman, and the Supreme Court of Justice in Quito, Ecuador.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
General Note:
Finding Aid/Index: Restrictions:None.


Judicial Opinions, 1945-1960, n.d.
0.4 linear feet
Catalog Number: M24.2

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Series Description:
This series contains copies of judicial opinions written by Burton, including several drafts with edits to language and content. Some are fragments. Also included is a conference list from 1945.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
General Note:
Finding Aid/Index: An alphabetical list of the decisions, with short summaries of cases and opinions, is available in the Department. Restrictions:None.


Speeches, 1927-1960, n.d.
0.8 linear feet
Catalog Number: M24.3

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Series Description:
This series contains speeches given at public events and ceremonies, such as Armistice Day and V-E Day; and political speeches, including his mayorial inaugural address, Republican endorsements, and interviews. The speeches were given throughout his career as Ohio state legislator, mayor of Cleveland, U.S. Senator from Ohio, and U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
General Note:
Finding Aid/Index: Restrictions:None.


Miscellaneous Material, 1937-1965, n.d.
0.6 linear feet
Catalog Number: M24.4

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Series Description:
This series includes newspaper clippings; ephemera; invitations and programs, mainly to official events; a memo on and draft of "The Proposed Rule to Govern Condemnation Cases in District Courts," and other miscellaneous material. Also included are elecrostatic copies of some of the Burton materials at the Library of Congress.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
General Note:
Finding Aid/Index: Restrictions:None.


Photographs, 1943-1957, n.d.
15 items
Catalog Number: M24.5

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Series Description:
This series contains signed photographs of the Supreme Court justices for the years Burton was an associate justice, as well as signed photographs of Presidents Truman and Eisenhower, and several other photographs of judges and their wives.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically
General Note:
Finding Aid/Index: Restrictions:None.


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