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President Calvin Coolidge with his new Attorney General, Harlan Fiske Stone, just after Mr. Stone took the oath of office at the Department of Justice in Washington, 1924.
Stone Family Papers, Jones Library.

Frederick L. Stone Family
Papers, 1891-1991


Extent: 7 document cases + 1 records center box + 4 oversize flat boxes + 1 wrapped item; 6.25 linear ft.
Restrictions: None.

Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the collection consists of the personal papers of Harlan Fiske Stone (1872-1946), the American jurist and Supreme Court Justice, including correspondence, writings, speeches, photographs (both formal and candid), two newsreel films, and memorabilia; there are also numerous clippings and articles about Justice Stone's life and career. (The judicial papers of Justice Stone are kept at the Library of Congress.) Also included in the collection are materials about H. F. Stone's brother Winthrop E. Stone, particularly relating to his career as president of Purdue University and his death in a mountain-climbing accident; the papers of Frederick L. Stone, the father of H. F. and W. E. Stone, relating to his farm in Amherst and his other local investments and activities; and the papers of David F. Stone, including records, photographs and scrapbooks relating to his military service during World War I (1915-1985); and The collection contains a small amount of material on Marshall H. Stone and Agnes H. Stone (the wife of Harlan F. Stone), as well as family photographs and genealogical information on the Stone family.



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