Manuscript Collection

Julius Waties Waring Papers - Accession 253

Title

Julius Waties Waring Papers - Accession 253

Files

Identifier

Accession 253

Inclusive Dates

1955-1957

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

2000 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

Julius Waties Waring (1880-1968) was a Charleston attorney, federal district court judge, and civil rights activist. He oversaw several pivotal civil rights cases in South Carolina as a federal district court judge.

Scope and Content Note

Julius Waties Waring (1880-1968) was a Charleston attorney, federal district court judge, and civil rights activist. He oversaw several pivotal civil rights cases in South Carolina as a federal district court judge. The Julius Waties Waring Papers consist of transcripts of interviews with Waring conducted by Dr. Harlan B. Phillips and Louis M. Starr of the Oral History Research Office at Columbia University in New York City, discussing such subjects as Waring’s career as an attorney in Charleston, South Carolina, appointment to the Federal District Court, and judicial cases with which he was involved relating to bus segregation. There are also resolutions, newspaper clippings, biographical data, opinions of Judge Waring, speeches, correspondence, and other papers relating to his judicial career. The originals of these materials are located at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Provenance

The Julius Waties Waring Papers were gives as a gift to the Archives by Mary F. Dorfner of Charleston & Marion Allan Wright of Topknot, NC on June 13, 1979 and July 16, 1979.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Julius Waties Waring Papers - Accession 253

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