Constance Dudley Papers, 1959-1981Add to your cart.

By Zachary Richardson

Collection Overview

Title: Constance Dudley Papers, 1959-1981Add to your cart.
ID: 01/ AR0729
Extent: 5.0 Boxes
Languages: English

Abstract

This collection consists primarily of speech notes on note cards and note paper handwritten by Judge Sarah T. Hughes. The notes cover speeches heard as well as delivered by Judge Hughes. Notable speech topics include the United Nations and world peace through common international law; American penal reform; dissent and civil disobedience; and women’s rights and the status of women in America.

The collection was donated by Constance Dudley, niece of Judge Hughes.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists primarily of speech notes on note cards and note paper handwritten by Judge Sarah T. Hughes. The notes cover speeches heard as well as delivered by Judge Hughes. Notable speech topics include the United Nations and world peace through common international law; American penal reform; dissent and civil disobedience; and women’s rights and the status of women in America.

Other textual and print materials include Judge Hughes's handwritten notes on her travels in Europe in the late 1950s and early 1960s; newspaper clippings; organization membership cards belonging to Judge Hughes; and other textual materials related to Judge Hughes.

Additionally, the collection contains a small number of photographs, copies and originals, of Judge Hughes.

Collection Historical Note

Constance Dudley is the niece of Judge Sarah T. Hughes.

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 Archives and Rare Books department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

Collection is housed in the UNT Archives and Rare Book department vault. The UNT Archives and Rare Book department requires a 24 hour notice from patrons in order to page materials from vault and ready the materials for use. Please contact the UNT Archives and Rare Book department for further information.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Acquisition Source: This collection was donated by Constance Dudley, niece of Judge Sarah T. Hughes.
Related Materials:

The papers of Constance Dudley are related to and complement the following sources.

University of North Texas Libraries - Archives and Rare Books Department:

GWEN GRAUL PAPERS (AR0161) - http://findingaids.library.unt.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=58&q=GRAUL

JUDGE SARAH T. HUGHES COLLECTION (HM.58) - http://findingaids.library.unt.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=51&q=HUGHES

Preferred Citation: Constance Dudley Papers, University of North Texas Archives and Rare Books

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  • Box 3: Speech Notes, Travel Notes, Organizations, Clippings, Coni DudleyAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access

    barcode: 642330
    • Folder 1: Speech Notes : United Nations - A Light to the Nations, n.d.Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains note cards with speech notes handwritten by Judge Sarah T. Hughes.
    • Folder 2: Speech Notes : Women of America, ca. 1973Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains note cards with speech notes handwritten by Judge Sarah T. Hughes, for speech introducing  Frances Tarlton Farenthold and Barbara G. Culver at a meeting of the National Women's Political Caucus.
    • Folder 3: Speech Notes : [Crime, punishment, and penal reform], n.d.Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains note cards with speech notes handwritten by Judge Sarah T. Hughes.
    • Folder 4: Speech Notes : Dallas Chamber of Commerce, n.d.Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains note cards with speech notes handwritten by Judge Sarah T. Hughes, for speech delivered to Dallas Chamber of Commerce.
    • Folder 5: Speech Notes : Women of America / National Women's Political Caucus, n.d.Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains note cards with speech notes handwritten by Judge Sarah T. Hughes, for speech introducing Barbara G. Culver.
    • Folder 6: Speech Notes : North Lake College, ca. 1981Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains note cards with speech notes handwritten by Judge Sarah T. Hughes, for address to second graduating class of North Lake College in Irving.
    • Folder 7: Speech Notes : World Peace Through Law, ca. 1965Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains note cards with speech notes handwritten by Judge Sarah T. Hughes.
    • Folder 8: Speech Notes : [Jail reform in Dallas County], undatedAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains note cards with speech notes handwritten by Judge Sarah T. Hughes.
    • Folder 9: Speech Notes : Inaugural Address, January 1961Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains note cards with typed notes by Judge Sarah T. Hughes, on President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address.
    • Folder 10: Speech Notes : Miscellaneous, undatedAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains note cards and note paper with speech notes handwritten and typed by Judge Sarah T. Hughes. Included are notes on criminal punishment, prisoner rehabilitation, and prison reform; Business and Professional Women's Clubs speeches; the United Nations; and legal issues.
    • Folder 11: Speech Notes : Miscellaneous, ca. 1962, undatedAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains note cards and note paper with speech notes handwritten by Judge Sarah T. Hughes. Includes notes on Dallas Business and Professional Women's Club; a toast to the national federations of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women; on the role of the Episcopal churchman in the community (ca. 1962); and on the status of women in a changing America.
    • Folder 12: Travel Notes : Miscellaneous, July 1959, undatedAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains note paper with travel notes handwritten by Judge Sarah T. Hughes. Includes notes on travels to Congress of Business and Professional Women of the Americas in Buenos Aires, Argentina; France, Austria, Italy, Germany, Poland, and Czechoslovakia; East Germany, West Germany, and Paris (July 1959); Italy, Yugoslavia, Romania, Hungary, Soviet Union, Finland, and Denmark; and Yugoslavia and Switzerland.
    • Folder 13: Travel Notes : Miscellaneous, undated, February 22, 1962Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains note cards with travel notes handwritten by Judge Sarah T. Hughes. Includes travel notes on Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Holland, England, and Scotland (related to International Federation of Business and Professional Women); France (related to IFBPW); West Germany (related to IFBPW); and the United Nations General Assembly (February 22, 1962).
    • Folder 14: Organizations : Membership Cards (A - O), 1975-1983Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains plastic and paper membership cards belonging to Judge Sarah T. Hughes, certifying membership in various civic, political, social, and cultural clubs and organizations.
    • Folder 15: Organizations : Membership Cards (G - J), 1978-1983Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains paper membership cards belonging to Judge Sarah T. Hughes, certifying membership in various civic, political, social, and cultural clubs and organizations.
    • Folder 16: Organizations : Membership Cards (M - Z), 1978-1982Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains paper and plastic membership cards belonging to Judge Sarah T. Hughes, certifying membership in various civic, political, social, and cultural clubs and organizations.
    • Folder 17: Organizations : Business and Professional Women's Club of Dallas, Inc., undatedAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains a transcript of procedure for induction of new officers into the Business and Professional Women's Club of Dallas, Inc.
    • Folder 18: Organizations : Zonta Club, undatedAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains a copy of suggested procedure for the installation of Zonta Club officers.
    • Folder 19: Organizations : United World Federalists, Inc., ca. 1963Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains a membership form for United World Federalists, Inc.
    • Folder 20: Newspaper Clippings, 1964, undatedAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains clippings from Dallas Times Herald.
    • Folder 21: Coni Dudley Papers, ca. 1932, 1971, undatedAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Contains miscellaneous textual materials related to Judge Sarah T. Hughes, including business card advertising Hughes's candidacy for second term (1932-1933) as a Texas state representative; photocopy of page from The Cherry Tree (1922), annual of George Washington University; microcopy of article on Miss Sarah Tilghman joining women's police force of Washington, D.C.; transcribed typed copy of letter from STH to her brother; and photocopy of A Federal Judge's Prayer (Atlanta Lawyer's Club, March 17, 1971) signed by Charles Carpenter.
    • Folder 22: Coni Dudley Photos, 1962, 1976, undatedAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      Mostly contains copies of photos of Judge Sarah T. Hughes, depicting Judge Hughes during various periods of her life. Includes an original 3.5 x 3.5 color print (April 1962) of Judge Hughes in Washington with Lyndon B. Johnson, during her federal judgeship confirmation.

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