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The Resource Robert C. Baltzell Case record and scrapbooks

Robert C. Baltzell Case record and scrapbooks

Label
Robert C. Baltzell Case record and scrapbooks, 1888-1936
Title
Robert C. Baltzell Case record and scrapbooks
Inclusive dates
1888-1936
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection includes the contents of four scrapbooks documenting Baltzell's career, particularly as a federal judge presiding over murder, bootlegging, and other cases, including the murder trial of George W. Barrett for killing an FBI agent (1935-1936). Also included is a notebook listing his cases with names of jurors and trial outcomes (1932-1935)
Biographical or historical data
Robert C. Baltzell was born on August 15, 1879, in Lawrence County, Illinois. He moved to Indiana by 1903. Baltzell practiced law in Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana, from 1904 to 1921 excluding his military service during World War I (1917-1919). In 1921, he became judge of the Gibson County Circuit Court. Baltzell left the circuit court in 1925 to become judge of the U.S. District Court in Indianapolis. He held this position until his death on October 18, 1950. Baltzell was also active in Republican Party affairs.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1879-1950
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baltzell, Robert C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminal investigation
  • Law enforcement
  • Liquor industry
  • Liquor laws
  • Murder
  • Practice of law
  • Prohibition
  • Trials
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Barrett, George W
  • United States
  • Barrett, George W
  • United States
  • Criminal investigation
  • Employees
  • Law enforcement
  • Liquor industry
  • Liquor laws
  • Murder
  • Practice of law
  • Prohibition
  • Trials
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Indiana
  • United States
Label
Robert C. Baltzell Case record and scrapbooks
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/101
Instantiates
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
17536134
Extent
2 manuscript boxes
Lccn
91797898
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28422464
  • (OCoLC)28422464
Label
Robert C. Baltzell Case record and scrapbooks
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/101
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
17536134
Extent
2 manuscript boxes
Lccn
91797898
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28422464
  • (OCoLC)28422464

Library Locations

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      315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202, US
      39.77004 -86.164015

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