A Guide to the Papers of Archie L. Boswell 1958-1961 Boswell, Archie L. Papers. MG 59

A Guide to the Papers of Archie L. Boswell 1958-1961

A Collection in
Special Collections and University Archives
Collection Number MG 59


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library, Old Dominion University
Collection number
MG 59
Title
Papers of Archie L. Boswell
Quantity
The collection consists of two Hollinger boxes - one on each case.
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access

Open to researchers without restrictions.

Use Restrictions

Questions on literary property rights should be directed to the Special Collections Librarian.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Papers of Archie L. Boswell, Special Collections and University Archives, Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library, Old Dominion University Libraries, Norfolk, VA 23529.


Scope and Content Information

Norfolk attorney Archie L. Boswell acted as attorney for the defendants in the cases of James vs. Duckworth and James vs. Almond, the two cases to reopen the Norfolk schools closed to avoid integration as part of Virginia's Massive Resistance. This collection consists of his papers relating to those two cases, and includes various legal materials, correspondence, notes, background research, and other items.

Contents List

SERIES I: JAMES VS. DUCKWORTH
  • Box 1, Folder 1
    Correspondence January 1959-June 1959
  • Box 1, Folder 2
    Correspondence July 1959 - October 1959
  • Box 1, Folder 3
    Correspondence November 1959 - August 1961
  • Box 1, Folder 4
    Court Papers
  • Box 1, Folder 5
    Brief for Appellants
  • Box 1, Folder 6
    Reply and Appendix to Brief
  • Box 1, Folder 7
    Appeal
  • Box 1, Folder 8
    Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
  • Box 1, Folder 9
    Financial
  • Box 1, Folder 10
    Newspaper Clippings
  • Box 1, Folder 11
    Notes
  • Box 1, Folder 12
    Norfolk City Council
  • Box 1, Folder 13
    Miscellaneous
SERIES II: JAMES VS. ALMOND
  • Box 2, Folder 1
    Correspondence October 1958-December 1958
  • Box 2, Folder 2
    Correspondence January 1959-June 1960
  • Box 2, Folder 3
    Court Papers, I
  • Box 2, Folder 4
    Court Papers, II
  • Box 2, Folder 5
    Trial Proceedings
  • Box 2, Folder 6
    Plaintiff's Trial Memorandum
  • Box 2, Folder 7
    Brief on Behalf of Defendants
  • Box 2, Folder 8
    Brief on Behalf of Petitioner, Harrison vs. Day
  • Box 2, Folder 9
    Background Information
  • Box 2, Folder 10
    Norfolk City Ordinances
  • Box 2, Folder 11
    Notes, Lists
  • Box 2, Folder 12
    Printed Materials
  • Box 2, Folder 13
    Duplicate Material