A Guide to the Edward Wren Hudgins Papers, 1899-1958 Hudgins, Edward Wren, 1899-1958, Papers of 34476, 34711

A Guide to the Edward Wren Hudgins Papers, 1899-1958

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 34476, 34711


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Repository
Library of Virginia
Accession number
34476, 34711
Title
Edward Wren Hudgins Papers, 1899-1958
Physical Characteristics
9.9 cubic feet (22 boxes).
Physical Location
Personal papers collection. Acc. 34476.
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Edward Wren Hudgins Papers, 1899-1958. Accession 34476, 34711, Personal papers collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Accession 34476 - Gift of Brenda Duke, The Fine Arts Museum of Southern Virginia, Chase City, Virginia, 22 July 1993; Accession 34711 - Gift of Brenda Duke, The Fine Arts Museum of Southern Virginia, Chase City, Virginia, 25 January 1994.


Biographical/Historical Information

Edward Wren Hudgins was born in Buckingham County, Virginia on 17 January 1882. He received his B. A. (1905) and LL.B (1908) from Richmond College (now the University of Richmond). He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates (1916-1920), judge, 34th Judicial Circuit, Virginia (1926-1930), justice, Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia (1930-1947), and chief justice (1947-1958). He died at his home in Chase City, Virginia on 29 July 1958.

Scope and Content Information

Papers, 1899-1958 (bulk 1948-1958), of Edward Wren Hudgins, former chief justice of the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, including correspondence and subject files. Principal correspondents include Hubert D. Bennett, Archibald C. Buchanan, John W. Eggleston, Willis D. Miller, A. Willis Robertson, Lemuel F. Smith, C. Vernon Spratley, Howard G. Turner, and Kennon C. Whittle. Topics covered include Hudgins' work on the Conference of Chief Justices, Judicial Conference of Virginia, and Judicial Council of Virginia, his court opinions, materials concerning judicial administration, ethics, salaries, habeas corpus, and rules of court, personal and official correspondence, income tax returns, clippings, and speeches.

Arrangement

The folders are arranged alphabetically.


Contents List

Edward Wren Hudgins Papers, 1899-1958.
Extent: 9.9 cu. ft. (22 boxes).
  • Box 1
    Folders 1-2
    "A" - Miscellaneous, 1951-1958
  • Box 1
    Folder 3
    Admission of Attorneys, October 1958
  • Box 1
    Folder 4
    Admission of the Bar, 1936-1937
  • Box 1
    Folders 5-6
    Almond v. Day, 1955
  • Box 1
    Folder 7
    American Bar Association, 1954-1955
  • Box 1
    Folder 8
    Attorney's Kin to Judge, 1950
  • Box 1
    Folder 9
    Attorneys - Statutes, 1949
  • Box 1
    Folder 10
    Automobile, 1955
  • Box 1
    Folder 11
    "B" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 1
    Folder 12
    Bennett, Gordon - Marsh, undated
  • Boxes 1-2
    Bennett, Hubert D. 1954-1958
    • Box 1
      Folder 13
      Reports, 1955
    • Box 2
      Folder 1-4
      Correspondence, 1954-1955
    • Box 2
      Folders 5-6
      Correspondence, 1956
    • Box 2
      Folders 7-10
      Correspondence, 1957-1958
  • Box 2
    Folders 11-12
    Bills Paid, 1956-1957
  • Box 3
    Folder 1
    Boatwright, F. W., 1937
  • Box 3
    Folder 2
    Mr. Justice Buchanan, 1954-1956
  • Box 3
    Folder 3
    Judge A. C. Buchanan, 1956
  • Box 3
    Folder 4
    Justice Buchanan - Correspondence, 1957-1958
  • Box 3
    Folder 5
    Budget Bill, 1958
  • Box 3
    Folder 6
    "C" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 3
    Folder 7
    Chief Justice's "File Opinions," January 1957
  • Box 3
    Folders 8-10
    Chief Justice's Opinions - Copies, March-June 1957
    • Box 3
      Folder 8
      March 1957
    • Box 3
      Folder 9
      April 1957
    • Box 3
      Folder 10
      June 1957
  • Box 3
    Folders 11-17
    Chief Justice's "File" Opinions, September-November 1957, March-April, June, September 1958
    • Box 3
      Folder 11
      September 1957
    • Box 3
      Folder 12
      October 1957
    • Box 3
      Folder 13
      November 1957
    • Box 3
      Folder 14
      March 1958
    • Box 3
      Folder 15
      April 1958
    • Box 3
      Folder 16
      June 1958
    • Box 3
      Folder 17
      September 1958
  • Box 3
    Folder 18
    Class of 1905 History, 1956
  • Box 3
    Folder 19
    Clippings, 1930-1956
  • Box 3
    Folder 20
    Clippings, 1958 (Accession 34711)
  • Box 3
    Folder 21
    Colonial Williamsburg, 1957-1958
  • Box 4
    Folders 1-2
    Commission to Select Memorial to Chief Justice John Marshall, 1957-1958
  • Box 4
    Folder 3
    Commonwealth of Virginia v. Ballou, 1922
  • Boxes 4-5
    Conference of Chief Justices, 1950, 1954-1958
    • Box 4
      Folder 4
      1950
    • Box 4
      Folders 5-6
      1954
    • Box 4
      Folders 7-8
      1955
    • Box 4
      Folders 9-11
      1956
    • Box 5
      Folder 1
      1957
    • Box 5
      Folder 2
      1958
  • Box 5
    Folder 3
    Corporation Commission Procedure for Reinstatement of Driving License, 1955
  • Box 5
    Folders 4-5
    Court Matters, 1927-1936
  • Box 5
    Folder 6
    Court Matters, 1956
  • Box 5
    Folder 7
    "D" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 5
    Folders 8-9
    Deeds, 1913-1940
  • Box 5
    Folder 10
    Dickinson, Charles W., Jr., 1938
  • Box 5
    Folder 11
    "E' - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 5
    Folder 12
    Edward & Billy - Oil, 1957
  • Box 5
    Folder 13
    Eggleston, Justice John W., 1954-1956
  • Box 5
    Folder 14
    Justice Eggleston - Correspondence, 1957-1958
  • Box 5
    Folder 15
    Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, 1955
  • Box 5
    Folder 16
    Ellis, Pierce S., 1956
  • Box 5
    Folder 17
    Estes Express Lines, 1958
  • Box 5
    Folders 18-19
    Executive Secretary, 1952
  • Box 6
    Folder 1
    "F" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 6
    Folder 2
    February Session, 1956
  • Box 6
    Folder 3
    First National Bank v. Claiborne, 1914
  • Box 6
    Folder 4
    Football Team (1901-1905), 1948
  • Box 6
    Folder 5
    Fork Union Military Academy, 1956-1958
  • Box 6
    Folder 6
    "G" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 6
    Folder 7
    Garden, 1957
  • Box 6
    Folder 8
    Goodman, Mrs. Mabel H., 1953-1958
  • Box 6
    Folder 9
    "H" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 6
    Folders 10-13
    Habeas Corpus, 1953-1956
  • Box 6
    Folder 14
    Huckle, V. V., 1955
  • Boxes 6-7
    Hudgins, Edward M. 1936-1958
    • Box 6
      Folder 15
      1954-1958
    • Box 6
      Folder 16
      Timber, 1941
    • Box 6
      Folder 17
      20 acres of land in Lunenburg, 1953
    • Box 7
      Folder 1
      Personal, 1954-1957
    • Box 7
      Folders 2-3
      Personal, 1956-1957
    • Box 7
      Folders 4
      Personal, 1958
    • Box 7
      Folder 5
      Wills, 1936-1957
  • Box 7
    Folder 6
    Hudgins, Lucy M., 1956
  • Box 7
    Folder 7
    Hudgins, Lucy M. - Deeds, 1928-1946
  • Box 7
    Folder 8
    Hudgins, R. B. 1950-1956
  • Box 7
    Folder 9
    Hudgins, William H. - General File, 1958
  • Box 7
    Folder 10
    "I" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1957
  • Boxes 7-8
    Income Tax, 1947-1955, 1958
    • Box 7
      Folder 11
      1947-1948
    • Box 7
      Folder 12
      1949
    • Box 7
      Folder 13
      1950
    • Box 7
      Folder 14
      1951
    • Box 7
      Folder 15
      1952
    • Box 7
      Folder 16
      1953
    • Box 8
      Folders 1-2
      1954
    • Box 8
      Folder 3
      1955
    • Box 8
      Folder 4
      1958
  • Box 8
    Folder 5
    Instructions to Juries, undated
  • Box 8
    Folders 6-7
    Insurance Receipts, 1922-1955
  • Box 8
    Folder 8
    "J" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1957
  • Box 8
    Folder 9
    January Session, 1956
  • Box 8
    Folder 10
    James, E. Ralph, 1956-1957
  • Box 8
    Folder 11
    Judges' Retirement Bill, 1942, 1954
  • Box 8
    Folder 12
    Judges - Vacancies, 1950-1957
  • Box 8
    Folder 13
    Judicature Society, 1954-1957
  • Box 8
    Folder 14
    Judicial Administrator, 1949-1950
  • Box 9
    Folders 1-7
    Judicial Administrator, 1949-1950
  • Boxes 9-11
    Judicial Conference of Virginia, 1950-1958, undated
    • Box 9
      Folders 8
      1950
    • Box 10
      Folder 3
      1950
    • Box 10
      Folder 4
      1951
    • Box 10
      Folder 5
      1952
    • Box 10
      Folder 6
      1953
    • Box 10
      Folders 7-8
      1954
    • Box 10
      Folder 9
      1955
    • Box 10
      Folders 10-11
      1956
    • Box 11
      Folders 1-3
      1957
    • Box 11
      Folders 4-5
      1958
    • Box 11
      Folder 6
      Constitution, undated
  • Boxes 11-14
    Judicial Council, 1929, 1948-1958, undated
    • Box 11
      Folder 7
      1929
    • Box 11
      Folders 8-10
      1948
    • Box 12
      Folders 1-2
      Correspondence, 1948
    • Box 12
      Folders 3-5
      Meeting, 3 December 1948
    • Box 12
      Folders 6-7
      Resolutions, etc., 1949
    • Box 12
      Folders 8-11
      1952
    • Box 13
      Folder 1
      1953
    • Box 13
      Folders 2-5
      1954
    • Box 13
      Folder 6
      1955
    • Box 13
      Folders 7-8
      1956-1957
    • Box 13
      Folder 9
      May 1958
    • Box 14
      Folders 1-2
      Minutes, 1949-1953
    • Box 14
      Folder 3
      Undated
  • Box 14
    Folder 4
    Judicial Ethics, 1955-1958
  • Box 14
    Folders 5-6
    Judicial Ethics, Committee on, 1950-1955
  • Box 14
    Folders 7-8
    Judicial Salaries, 1940-1955
  • Box 14
    Folders 7-8
    Judicial Salaries, 1957-1958
  • Box 14
    Folder 10
    Judicial Salaries, 1958
  • Box 14
    Folder 11
    "K" - Miscellaneous, 1951-1956
  • Box 14
    Folders 12-13
    King v. Beale - Arbitration, 1956-1957
  • Box 15
    Folder 1
    "L" - Miscellaneous, 1951-1958
  • Box 15
    Folders 2-4
    Law Library, 1935-1947
  • Box 15
    Folder 5
    Law Library - Staunton, 1953-1954
  • Box 15
    Folders 6-9
    Law Library Building, 1938-1940
  • Box 15
    Folder 10
    Letters - Complimentary, 1949-1957
  • Box 15
    Folder 11
    Letters of Congratulations, Condolence, Sickness, etc., 1954-1957
  • Box 15
    Folder 12
    Libraries - Mecklenburg County, 1958
  • Box 15
    Folder 13
    Lowell Bank of St. Louis v. Iona Drainage District, 1930
  • Box 15
    Folder 14
    Lunenburg County Property, 1943
  • Box 16
    Folder 1
    "M" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 16
    Folder 2
    Mary Washington College, 1956
  • Box 16
    Folder 3
    "McC" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1956
  • Box 16
    Folder 4
    McCall, Leland Victor, 1957-1958
  • Box 16
    Folder 5
    Memoranda, 1958
  • Box 16
    Folder 6
    Memoranda and Opinions - February-March Session, 1955
  • Box 16
    Folders 7-8
    Memoranda - September Session, 1955
  • Box 16
    Folders 9-10
    Memoranda on Cases, 1954-1956
  • Box 16
    Folder 11
    Memos to Secretaries, 1947-1958
  • Box 16
    Folder 12
    Milk Commission, 1957
  • Box 16
    Folder 13
    Miller, Justice Willis D., 1954-1956
  • Box 16
    Folder 14
    Justice Miller - Correspondence, 1957-1958
  • Box 16
    Folder 15
    Miscellaneous, 1918-1958
  • Box 16
    Folder 16
    Miscellaneous Letters, 1899-1958
  • Box 16
    Folder 17
    Morton, Dr. Heber J. & Mary, 1954-1955
  • Box 16
    Folder 18
    Morton Land - 50 acres, 1953
  • Box 16
    Folder 19
    Mount Zion Baptist Church - History of, 1947-1957
  • Box 17
    Folder 1
    "N" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 17
    Folder 2
    Naim v. Naim, 1955-1956
  • Box 17
    Folder 3
    Naim v. Naim - Record No. 4368, 1956
  • Box 17
    Folders 4-6
    New Supreme Court Dedication Speech Information, 1940-1941
  • Box 17
    Folder 7
    Norfolk County Investigation - Judge A. B. Carney, 1944
  • Box 17
    Folder 8
    Notes on Cases for, 1956
  • Box 17
    Folder 9
    Notes on Law Cases, 1951-1952
  • Box 17
    Folder 10
    "O" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1956
  • Boxes 17-18
    Opinions, 1954-1957, undated
    • Box 17
      Folder 11
      1954 January Session
    • Box 17
      Folder 12
      1954 March Term
    • Box 17
      Folder 13
      1954 April-May Term
    • Box 17
      Folder 14
      1954 June Term
    • Box 18
      Folder 1
      1955 January Session
    • Box 18
      Folders 2-3
      1955 April Session
    • Box 18
      Folder 4
      1955 June Term
    • Box 18
      Folder 5
      1955 September Term
    • Box 18
      Folder 6
      1955 October Session
    • Box 18
      Folder 7
      1955 November Session
    • Box 18
      Folder 8
      1955 Owens v. Owens
    • Box 18
      Folder 9
      1956 February Session - Extra Copies
    • Box 18
      Folder 10
      1956 April Session
    • Box 18
      Folder 11
      1956 April Session - Extra Copies
    • Box 18
      Folder 12
      1956 June Session - Extra Copies
    • Box 18
      Folder 13
      1956 September Session
    • Box 18
      Folder 14
      1956 November Session
    • Box 18
      Folder 15
      1956 November Session - Extra Copies
    • Box 18
      Folder 16
      1957 January Session
    • Box 18
      Folder 17
      Undated
  • Box 19
    Folder 1
    "P" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 19
    Folder 2
    Judge Parker Memorial, 1958
  • Box 19
    Folder 3
    Pastore, Dr. Peter N., 1958
  • Box 19
    Folder 4
    Portraits of Justices, 1957
  • Box 19
    Folder 5
    Pre-Trial Conference, 1954-1955
  • Box 19
    Folder 6
    Printing of Virginia Reports, 1948-1953
  • Box 19
    Folder 7
    "R" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 19
    Folder 8
    Receipts, 1917-1927
  • Box 19
    Folder 9
    Redick v. Redick, 1913
  • Box 19
    Folder 10
    Richmond, 1956
  • Box 19
    Folder 11
    Senator A. Willis Robertson, 1956-1958
  • Box 19
    Folder 12
    Root-Tilden Scholarships, 1952-1957
  • Box 19
    Folders 13-16
    Rules of Court, 1945-1957
  • Box 20
    Folder 1
    "S" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 20
    Folders 2-5
    Segregation, 1955-1958
  • Box 20
    Folder 6
    Shackleton Portrait Presentation, 1955
  • Box 20
    Folder 7
    Smith, Justice Lemuel F., 1954-1957
  • Box 20
    Folder 8
    Judge Smith - Tax Case, 1957-1958
  • Box 20
    Folders 9-12
    Speeches, 1940-1958
  • Box 21
    Folders 1-5
    Spratley, Justice C. Vernon, 1954-1958, undated
    • Box 21
      Folder 1
      1954-1956
    • Box 21
      Folder 2
      Correspondence, 1957-1958
    • Box 21
      Folders 3-4
      Speech, 14 June 1958
    • Box 21
      Folder 5
      Undated
  • Box 21
    Folder 6
    Statistics - by H. G. Turner, 1954-1958
  • Box 21
    Folder 7
    Statistics - Law Library, 1950-1957
  • Box 21
    Folder 8
    Staunton, 1956
  • Box 21
    Folder 9
    "T" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 21
    Folder 10
    Taxes, 1935
  • Box 21
    Folder 11
    Tenth Judicial Circuit, 1957
  • Box 21
    Folder 12
    Thirty-Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1957
  • Box 21
    Folder 13
    Townsend v. Shackleton, 1914-1915
  • Box 21
    Folder 14
    Trust Created 9/15/56 - Correspondence - U. S. & State Gift Tax Returns
  • Box 21
    Folder 15
    Tucker v. Willis, 1901
  • Box 21
    Folders 16-18
    H. G. Turner, 1954-1956
    • Box 21
      Folders 16-17
      Correspondence, 1954-1955
    • Box 21
      Folder 18
      Clerk, 1956
  • Box 21
    Folders 19-20
    Howard G. Turner - Correspondence, 1957-1958
  • Box 22
    Folders 1-2
    Twenty-Ninth Judicial Circuit, 1954-1955
  • Box 22
    Folder 3
    "U" - Miscellaneous, 1957
  • Box 22
    Folder 4
    U. S. Supreme Court, 1957
  • Box 22
    Folder 5
    Unemployment Compensation, 1955
  • Box 22
    Folder 6
    University of Richmond, 1958
  • Box 22
    Folders 7-8
    University of Richmond Speech on Dr. Boatwright, 1955-1958
  • Box 22
    Folder 9
    "V" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1955
  • Box 22
    Folder 10
    Vaughn, Miss Louise, 1958
  • Box 22
    Folder 11
    Virginia Baptist Foundation, 1956-1958
  • Box 22
    Folder 12
    Virginia Intermont College, 1943
  • Box 22
    Folder 13
    Virginia State Bar Association, 1954-1958
  • Box 22
    Folder 14
    "W" - Miscellaneous, 1954-1958
  • Box 22
    Folder 15
    Walton v. Walton, 1911
  • Box 22
    Folder 16
    Watts Land in Lunenburg County, 1942
  • Box 22
    Folder 17
    Mrs. Alla White, 1948-1952
  • Box 22
    Folder 18
    Whittle, Kennon C., 1954-1956
  • Box 22
    Folder 19
    Justice Whittle - Correspondence, 1957
  • Box 22
    Folder 20
    Kennon C. Whittle, 1958
  • Box 22
    Folder 21
    "XYZ" - Miscellaneous, 1954