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 previous hitHudgins next hit previous hitPapers next hit, 1899-1958
Physical Characteristics
9.9 cubic feet (22 boxes).
Physical Location
Personal previous hitpapers next hit collection. Acc. 34476.
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Edward Wren previous hitHudgins next hit previous hitPapers next hit, 1899-1958. Accession 34476, 34711, Personal previous hitpapers next hit 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 previous hitHudgins next hit 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

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