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The Resource Albert B. Anderson correspondence

Albert B. Anderson correspondence

Label
Albert B. Anderson correspondence, 1913-1929
Title
Albert B. Anderson correspondence
Inclusive dates
1913-1929
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains materials regarding a trial in the courtroom of Judge Albert Anderson. Items include a letter from United States Attorney General George Wichersham to Anderson; an enclosed letter from William Putnam to George Wichersham; a letter to Judge Anderson from George Wichersham; a letter to Judge Anderson from Will Rogers, congratulating him on his work during the case; and a newspaper article about the trial. This collection also includes a letter written by Anderson to Herbert Hoover in which he tenders his resignation
Biographical or historical data
Albert Barnes Anderson was born in Zionsville on February 10, 1857, the son of Philander and Emma A. Anderson. He attended Wabash College, graduating in 1879. with an A.B. degree. Anderson passed the bar in 1881 and received his LL.D. in 1907. He practiced law in Crawfordsville, Indiana, where he married Rose Campbell on November 14, 1882. In 1902, Theodore Roosevelt appointed Anderson as a federal district judge in the Southern Indiana District, a position he would hold for 23 years. In 1925, he was appointed to the Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago by Calvin Coolidge. He remained there for four years until his retirement in 1929. During his career, Anderson passed judgment on some well-publicized trials, including the indictment of Warren T. McCray, a trial of 40 union workers who tried to destroy the L.A. Times Building in 1912, and the 1919 coal workers strike. Anderson died April 27, 1938 and was laid to rest in Oak Hill Cemetery in Crawfordsville. Sources: Tribute to Work Honors Anderson. Indianapolis Star 1 May 1938. Jurist Here in Hospital for 17 Days. Indianapolis Star 27 April 1938.
Cataloging source
ISL
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Anderson, Albert B., 1857-1938
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  • 1835-1918
  • 1879-1935
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  • Putnam, William
  • Rogers, Will
  • Wichersham, George
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  • Hoover, Herbert
  • Courts
Label
Albert B. Anderson correspondence
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2024_Anderson_Albert_B_Correspondence.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2005/01/05 and revised 2005/11/22 by Christina Baich. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/05 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17533456
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Joe J. Daniels in 1952/10.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn924718422
  • (OCoLC)924718422
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Albert B. Anderson correspondence
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2024_Anderson_Albert_B_Correspondence.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2005/01/05 and revised 2005/11/22 by Christina Baich. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/05 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17533456
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Joe J. Daniels in 1952/10.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn924718422
  • (OCoLC)924718422
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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