Renne Allred Jr. Collection, 1899-1961Add to your cart.

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Title: Renne Allred Jr. Collection, 1899-1961Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates: 1950s
ID: 01/ HM.2
Primary Creator: Allred, Renne, Jr. (1901-1977)
Extent: 2.0 Boxes. More info below.
Arrangement: The documents are arranged within boxes at the folder level.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1976. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English


Collection of documents related to Texas lawyer Renne Allred Jr.'s insurance cases in the 1950s.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Collection of materials affiliated with insurance cases tried by Allred in the 1950s. Materials consist of plaintiff's original petitions for V.F. Taylor, receiver for ICT Insurance Company, v. Ben Jack Cage et al and for J.D. Wheeler, receiver for General American Casualty Company, v. C.B. Erwin et al. Also includes  biographical material for Allred's brother James V. Allred, Governor of Texas from 1935-1939, a copy of the December 5, 1958 Texas Observer article on Will Wilson, correspondence between Ronnie Duggar and Renne Allred Jr, as well as political correspondence and biographical data for Renne Allred Jr.

Biographical Note

Renne Allred, Jr. was a lawyer serving in Texas as prosecuting attorney of Montague County (1927-1928), district judge of Rusk and Gregg Counties (1932-1934) and attorney for the receiver of Texas Insolvent Insurance Company (1940-1954). He was particularly involved with insurance cases, and his investigation of the first Texas insurance scandals led to closer regulation of insurance companies. Allred was also involved with Texas Democratic politics. His brother James Allred was the Governor of Texas fromn1935-1939.

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Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 76-018, 76-028
Alternate Extent Statement: Box 39
Acquisition Source: Renne Allred Jr. and Ron Marcello
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Renne Allred Jr. Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections


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  • Box 1: Biographical Material and Legal DocumentsAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access

    Barcode: 652494
  • Box 2: OversizeAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access

    NOTE: This box also contains materials from the Nathan Donsky Collection. This box is housed in the Special Collections Department in the Willis Library and it is shelved in flat storage (oversize) under the Renee Allred, Jr. Collection with a Collection Number of HM.2.
    Barcode: 706383

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