MCCALEB (E. HOWARD) PAPERS

Mss. 2713

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Reformatted 2009

Revised 2011

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................... 3
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE ...................................................................................... 4
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE ................................................................................................... 4
INDEX TERMS .............................................................................................................................. 5
CONTAINER LIST ........................................................................................................................ 6

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SUMMARY

Size.

2,592 items and 33 manuscript volumes

Geographic locations.

Louisiana

Inclusive dates.

1936-1972

Bulk dates.

N/A

Language.

English

Summary.

Documents pertaining to E. Howard McCaleb’s legal career.

Restrictions on access.

If microfilm is available, photocopies must be made from microfilm.

Related collections.

None.

Copyright.

Physical rights and copyright are retained by the LSU Libraries

Citation.

E. Howard McCaleb Papers. Mss. 2713. Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

The son of Elodie Barrière and E. Howard McCaleb was born in New Orleans in 1897. A third generation lawyer, he graduated from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 1919 and was admitted to the bar in 1920. He practiced in his father's law firm (1920-1924), was assistant United States attorney for the eastern district for seven months in 1925, and served as judge of the Court of Appeals for Orleans Parish (1936-1941). McCaleb served on the Louisiana Supreme Court as a temporary member (1941-1943), associate justice (1947-1970), and chief justice (1971-1972). He died in New Orleans on October 30, 1978.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection documents McCaleb’s legal career and contains general correspondence, court business, correspondence pertaining to the Louisiana State Bar, legal conferences, advisory committees, various cases and legal studies, moot court sessions and writs. Also included are invitations accepted and declined, legislative bills, information on law clerks and judges and photographs. McCaleb’s speeches as well as documents pertaining to the Tulane Law School and the Tulane Law Review are also found.

INDEX TERMS

Certificates.

Correspondence.

Judges--Louisiana.

Judicial opinions--Louisiana.

Law--Louisiana.

Louisiana Bar Association.

Legal opinions--Louisiana.

Louisiana. Supreme Court.

McCaleb, E. Howard, 1897-1978.

Orleans Parish (La.). Court of Appeals.

Photographic prints.

CONTAINER LIST

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General Correspondence “A”, January 20, 1944- February 18, 1972, 33 items.

2

American Bar Association, January 19, 1970- March 6, 1972, undated, 5 items.

3

American Bar Association- London Meetings, February 6, 1970- May 8, 1971, 8 items.

4

American Law Institute, 1961- September 1, 1971m 10 items.

5

Appropriation-Special Committee and Commission on Judicial Expense, October 16, 1969- May 12, 1970, undated, 33 items.

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General Correspondence “B”, March 22, 1943- May 1, 1972, undated, 78 items.

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Bar Admissions, January 7, 1970-December 4, 1972, undated, 61 items.

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Bar Requirements, April 9-16, 1953, 3 items.

9

Boney, C. J. of Alaskan-Address before Joint Sessions of Alaska Legislature, January 20- May 2, 1972, 4 items.

10

Budget, March 15, 1971-May 11, 1972, undated, 5 items.

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General Correspondence “C”, May 17, 1943- June 10, 1971, undated, 46 items.

12

Code of Judicial Ethics, April 28, 1958 June 28, 1971, undated, 54 items.

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Conference on the Judiciary- 1971 and 1972, December 14, 1970- April 25, 1972, 13 items.

14

Committee on Professional Ethics and Grievances, October 30, 1967 October 30, 1972, undated, 30 items.

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Conference of Chief Justices, January 29, 1970 September 25, 1972, undated, 17 items.

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Constitutional Convention, September 11-12, 1972, 3 items.

17

1971-72 Court Business, February 17, 1971- October 6, 1972, undated, 10 items.

18

1970 Court Business, October 15, 1968- May 14, 1971, 86 items.

19

Courts Committee on Pattern Jury Instructions October 9, 1968 January 18, 1969, 4 items.

20

Court Study Advisory Committee, April 12, 1972- May 18, 1972, 8 items.

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General Correspondence “D”, May 24, 1943 April 10, 1972, 71 items.

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Dawkins, Judge Ben C., Jr. Suggested Forms, October 8-14m 1970, undated, 5 items.

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Disbarments, August 6, 1971, 1 item.

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General Correspondence “E”, January 12, 1943- May 12, 1972, 27 items.

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Governor Edwin Edwards, May 1 November 20, 1972, 4 items.

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Employment Applications, September 11, 1970- November 28, 1972, 34 items.

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Executive Department, February 9, 1970- May 18, 1971, undated, 7 items.

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General Correspondence “F”, May 17, 1943- May 1, 1972, 36 items.

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Jack C, Fervor vs. C. M. Henderson, May 23, 1972, 2 items.

30

Feasibility Study of Statewide Grand Jury, March 14, 16, 1972, 2 items.

31

Foreign Visitors, May 15, 1956 December 4, 1963, 3 items.

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General Correspondence “G”, February 6, 1943- May 31, 1972, 55 items.

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Daniel G. Griffin d/b/a Checkwriter Service Co. vs. Seismic Services, Inc., August 21, 1972, 1 item.

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General Correspondence “H”, June 9, 1943- June 9, 1972, undated, 68 items.

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Harris, et al vs. Louisiana State Supreme Court et al U.S.D.C., N.O. Division, No. 70-3227, November 19, 1970- February 21, 1972, 6 items.

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House Bill 11, 441; January 24, 1971- March 27, 1972, 18 items.

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General Correspondence “I”, November 18, 1947; September 14, 1956; August 5, 1969, 3 items.

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I.C. Railroad Co. & T. N. O. Railroad Co. Arbitration

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Invitations Accepted, January 10 and June 16, 1971, 2 items.

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Invitations- Declined, December 16, 1970- March 14, 1972, 24 items.

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General Correspondence “J”, September 2, 1943- October 31

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Judges Appellate Courts, March 9, 1970- October 10, 1972, 6 items.

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Judges City Courts, Including Traffic Court Judges, February 10, 1970 September 25, 1972, 3 items.

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Judges District Courts, January 19, 1970 November 13, 1972, 18 items.

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Judges Federal Courts, September 20, 1969, 1 item.

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Judges Juvenile Courts, January 21, 1970- October 11, 1972, 10 items.

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Judicial Administrator, January 4, 1971- September 14, 1972, 31 items.

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Judicial Council, April 24, 1969- October 13, 1972, 29 items.

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Justices Supreme Court of Louisiana, December 5, 1969- October 9, 1972, 12 items.

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General Correspondence “K”, June 6, 1944- September 21st, 1972, 33 items.

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Kennedy, Harold M., July 17- September 30, 1952, 3 items.

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Kohn, Aaron M. and N.O. Crime Committee, March 24, 1963 April 24, 1969, 13 items.

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General Correspondence “L”, April 1, 1943- April 3, 1972, undated, 122 items.

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Law Clerks; 1962 September 20, 1972, 13 items.

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Lawyers Literary Guild, June 1969- December 1970, 23 items.

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1970 & 1972 Legislation and Legislature, July 13, 1970 & May 30, 1972, undated, 6 items.

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Legislative Bills (Judiciary) May 16, 1962-1964, undated, 9 items.

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Louisiana Constitutional Revision Commission, Judicial Committee of, February 12

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Louisiana Law Enforcement Association, June 9, 1971- November 8, 1972, 7 items.

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Louisiana Law Library, January 31, 1970. May 9, 1972, 29 items.

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Louisiana State Bar Association, March 12, 1941 December 20, 1971, 23 items.

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Louisiana State Law Institute, March 11, 1968 February 17, 1972, 20 items.

63

Louisiana State University- Law School, November 19, 1969- March 10, 1972, 10 items.

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General Correspondence “M”, June 11, 1943- November 7, 1972, 103 items.

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MacHauer, Judge David H., October 23, 1970 May 7 1971, 4 items.

66

Mayes & Garner V. Ellis #71-1668 Hill V. McKeithen #711684; November 3, 1972, 1 item.

67

E. Howard McCaleb Papers (L.S.U.), October 10, 26, 1972, 2 items.

68

1970 Memorial Exercises, June 25, 1969, 1 item.

69

Metropolitan Crime Commission of New Orleans, Inc., Members of in re: State Ex Rel Gremillion vs. O’Hara, February 8, 1968 May 4, 1971, 7 items.

70

Miscellaneous, September 29, 1969 November 13, 1970, undated, 15 items.

71

Miscellaneous Correspondence, February 4, 1943-October 26, 1972, 91 items.

72

Moot Courts, February 2, 1970 December 7, 1972, 10 items.

73

Mural- Lobby of Supreme Court Bldg., December 3, 1959 and February 26, 1960, undated, 6 items.

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General Correspondence “N”, January 20, 1943 November 6, 1970, 4 items.

75

National Center for State Courts, January 7 September 12, 1972, 7 items.

76

National College of the State Judiciary, December 30, 1971, 1 item.

77

National Conference of Special Court Judges, February 6, 1970 and December 20, 1971, 2 items.

78

National Council of Juvenile Court Judges, August 30, 1972, 1 item.

79

National Judicial Council on Standards for the Administration of Criminal Justice- LSU, February, 1972; November 29, 1971 May 24, 1972, undated, 21 items.

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General Correspondence “O”; January 12, 1943 April 26, 1966, 13 items.

81

Oath of Office, December 31, 1970 and January 1, 1971, 8 items.

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Orders 1970; March 10, 1970- February 9, 1971, 47 items.

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Orders 1971; January 7, 1971- December 12, 1972, 41 items.

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Orders 1972; January 11- December 12, 1972, 41 items.

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General Correspondence “P”; January; February 23, 1943 May 1, 1972, 56 items.

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Portraits, September 18, 1958- September 29, 1961, undated, 7 items.

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Publicity, February 9, 1946, 1 item.

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Oscar Lee Putnam Cultural Endowment, June 1, 1967 May 28, 1970, 6 items.

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General Correspondence “R”; March 4, 1943- June 7, 1972, 38 items.

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Research Unit, May 17, June 15, October 1, 1972, 3 items.

91

Retirement of Judges, September 4, 1970- October 10, 1972, 5 items.

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Retirement Systems- Employees, June 10, 1969 & January 7, 1971, 2 items.

93

Ruiz vs. Louisiana State Bar Association (Louisiana Supreme Court- interested party); February 18, 1972, 1 item.

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General Correspondence “S”; January 11, 1943 June 8, 1972, undated, 74 items.

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Schwegmann Case, undated, 16 items.

96

Seattle San Francisco, May 2- September 13, 1972, undated, 63 items.

97

Special Committee to obtain Adoption of Code of Judicial Conduct; November 22, 1972, 1 item.

98

Speeches; March 9, 1936 October 2, 1972, undated, 63 items.

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Speeches: Address on the occasion of the Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter #36 of Am. Inst. of Real Estate Appraiser’s Installation Banquet; Nov. 4, 1970, Jan. 8, 1971, undated, 3 items.

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Speeches-Order of the Coif; April 10, 1962, 14 items.

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Spencer, Dan A.; March 17, 18, 1971, 9 items.

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State-Federal Councils, July 1970- May 27, 1971, 9 items.

103

State Judicial Salaries, July 11, 1972, 1 item.

104

State of Louisiana vs. Malcolm O’Hara No. 48, 936; October 18, 1967- March 9, 1968, 7 items.

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General Correspondence “T”; (empty).

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Tulane Law Review; May 5, 1962 - April 30, 1971, 6 items.

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Tulane University School of Law, April 28, 1953- June 7, 1972, 10 items.

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General Correspondence “U”; April 27, November 16, 1971, 2 items.

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U.S. Senate Bill S. 3264; June 6, 1972, 1 item.

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United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, May 23, 1972, 1 item.

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General Correspondence “V”; March 16, 1948- February 18, 1963, 12 items.

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General Correspondence “W”; February 2, 1945- April 2, 1971, 41 items.

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West Publishing Co.; November 29, 1943 December 12, 1972, 174 items.

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Edward Douglas White Mem. Comm.; January 19, 1971- November 16, 1972, undated, 25 items.

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Writs-Observations of Hamlin, J.; April 19, 1962 June 11, 1971, 121 items.

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General Correspondence “X”; (empty).

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General Correspondence “Y”; October 7, 1946- April 19, 1961, 10 items.

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General Correspondence “Z”; February 22, 1943- August 28, 1946, 4 items.

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Certificate of Appointment, January 31, 1936, 1 item.

120

Photographs, October 24, 1937, undated, 4 items.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1936, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1937, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1938, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1939, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1940, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1941, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1942, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1943, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1944, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1945-1946, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1947, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1948, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1949, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1950, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1951, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1952, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1953, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1954, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1955, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1956, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1957-1958, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1959-1960, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1961-1962, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1963-1964, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., 1965-1966, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., January 1967- June 1968, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., October 1968- June 1969, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., October 1969- June 1970, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., October 1970- June 1971, 1 volume.

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Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., October 1971- January 1972, 1 volume.

31

Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb, Jr., October 4 December 25, 1972, 1 volume.

32

Opinions not handed down; 1 volume.

33

Index of Opinions of E. Howard McCaleb; 1936-1972, 1 volume.