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Governor James V. Allred Papers

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Collection Overview

Title: Governor James V. Allred Papers, 1921-1970View associated digital content.

ID: 05/1967-001

Primary Creator: Allred, James V., 1899-1959

Extent: 234.0 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/1968

Subjects: Allred, James V., 1899-1959, Governors - Texas, Political campaigns - Texas

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The James V. Allred Collection consists of over 200 boxes of materials dating from 1853 to 1970, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1921 to 1959. The papers consist in large part of letters received by Allred, and of carbon copies of his replies. There are many copies of letters from other individuals as enclosures in letters addressed to Allred. In addition to the correspondence there are vast numbers of documents, drafts, reports, and other working papers relating to and reflecting Allred's activities as attorney, district attorney, attorney general, governor, judge, citizen, civic leader, churchman, and interested observer and participant in the political scene in Texas.

This collection is divided into twelve series: Personal, 1922-1959; Practice of Law, 1921-30; District Attorney, 1923-25; Political Files, 1926-58; Attorney General, 1931-1935; Governor, 1935-39; Practice of Law, 1942-49; Judge U.S. District Court, 1939-1942 and 1949-1959; Clippings and Newspapers, 1923-1970; Miscellaneous Publications, 1935-1947; Appointment Books, 1930-59; Photographs and Memorabilia. With the exception of the first series, which contains primarily biographical and personal materials, the series relate to Allred's career as a politician and lawyer. Series Two and Three document the early career of a lawyer in a small Texas city and reveal the activities of a man who obviously hoped to build a political rather than a legal career. Allred was a candidate for high office in his state six times, three for the office of attorney general, twice for the governorship, and once for a seat in the United States Senate. Four of these campaigns were successful.

Comprehensive, if not complete records of these campaigns are preserved in Series Four. They reveal the nature and extent of the resources and organization necessary to conduct a state wide political campaign, and also suggest the ways in which it was financed.

Especially noteworthy is the vast number of personal contacts that Allred made during his political career. He appeared in every large city in Texas, and in an innumerable number of smaller towns and villages. He replied to literally thousands of letters of approval from every corner of the state, and to people of all walks of life.

Allred established and maintained contacts with many of the prominent political leaders of his generation, not only in his state, but throughout the United States. The series relating to the years of the attorney generalship not only reflect the activities imposed by law, but also reveals the broad range of activities in which the incumbent has considerable room for initiative, which will keep him in the public eye. Wise utilization of a wider range of opportunities show how an ingenious man can acquire the prestige necessary for a successful campaign for the governorship.

The Sixth Series, Governor, covers the administrative duties inherent in the office of governor, but more importantly the materials document the wide variety of pressures under which the governor must operate. The letters addressed to him, especially the commendations and complaints, constitute a valuable source of information on public opinion on such matters as law enforcement, crime, liquor regulation, blue laws, gambling, the location of roads, and the impact of growing industrialization on a largely rural state.

The documents in the series relating to the years 1939 to 1942 and 1949 to 1959 throw considerable light on the administration of justice on the federal level in Texas. This collection of legal papers provides insight into how the duties and activities of the federal judiciary relate to individuals, especially those who are involved in drugs, illegal entry into the United States, and other matters covered by federal statutes.

These papers will enable a student of Texas history to document many of its economic, social, and political aspects during the years 1929 to 1959. Allred's correspondents include most prominent men in Texas politics during those years, including many leading lawyers and businessmen, a considerable number of celebrities, and such people on the national scene as Franklin D. Roosevelt, James A. Farley, John N. Garner, Lyndon Johnson, Tom Connally, Sam Rayburn, Cordell Hull, Eleanor Roosevelt, and James Roosevelt.

Related Materials:

Luis Marquez Photographs digital collection (http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll13)

Biographical Note

James V Allred was born in Bowie, Texas, on March 29, 1899 to Renne and Mary (Henson) Allred, Sr. He graduated from Bowie High School in 1917 and enrolled at Rice Institute (now Rice University), but withdrew for financial reasons. He served with the United States Immigration Service until his enlistment in the United States Navy during World War I. After the war Allred began the study of law as a clerk in a Wichita Falls law office. In 1921 he received an LL.B. from Cumberland University in Tennessee, and began practicing in Wichita Falls Texas. Allred married Joe Betsy Miller of Wichita Falls on June 20, 1927; they had three sons.

In 1923 Governor Pat M. Neff selected him to fill an unexpired term as district attorney for the Thirtieth Texas District, which included Wichita, Archer, and Young counties. In that office Allred earned a reputation as "the fighting district attorney" for his forthright opposition to the Ku Klux Klan. He was a candidate for the office of state attorney general in 1926 but was defeated by Claude Pollard in a close second-primary vote. In 1930 Allred won the race for the same position by defeating the incumbent, Robert Lee Bobbitt. As attorney general, Allred gained popular approval through a continuing campaign against monopolies and large businesses, and against the efforts of corporations to influence state taxation and fiscal policies.

His activities as attorney general, aided by the Depression-born distrust of large corporations, made him a logical candidate for the governorship of Texas in 1934. His principal Democratic opponents in 1934, both from Wichita Falls, were Tom F. Hunter, regarded as more liberal than the attorney general, and Charles C. McDonald, regarded as the candidate of the Ferguson faction. Allred gained a plurality in the first primary and defeated Hunter by 40,000 votes in the runoff. In addition to attempting to legislate his campaign proposals, the governor devoted this term to cooperating with federal programs designed to combat the Great Depression.

Several significant factors worked in Governor Allred's favor in the election of 1936. He had been commended highly by President Franklin D. Roosevelt for the state's cooperation and performance in the national recovery program, and that recognition had been a factor in causing the national Junior Chamber of Commerce to name Allred "Outstanding Young Man in America in 1935." Moreover, he had secured the enactment of many of his 1934 pledges to the voters of the state. As a result, he polled a majority of 52 percent in the first primary in a field of five candidates and won by a landslide in the general election of 1936.

Late in Allred's second term as governor, his nomination by President Roosevelt to a federal district judgeship was confirmed, and upon the completion of his gubernatorial term, he assumed his position on the bench. He resigned from the judgeship in 1942 to seek the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate, and after his defeat in that race by former Texas governor W. Lee O'Daniel he returned for a time to private law practice in Houston. Senator O'Daniel opposed Allred's appointment to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in 1943. In 1949 President Harry S. Truman returned Allred to the federal bench, where he remained until his death in 1959.

Biographical Timeline:

1890  Born, Bowie, Texas. Son of Renne and Marie Magdalone Henson Allred

1917  Graduated from Bowie High School 1918  Rice Institute, Houston, Texas (1 semester)

1918-1919  United States Navy

1921  LLB Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee

1921-1926  Practiced law, Wichita Falls, Texas

1923-1925  District Attorney, Wichita Falls, Archer and Young counties

1926  Candidate for Attorney General of Texas

1926-1930  Practiced law in Wichita Falls, Texas

1927  Married Joe Betsy Miller of Wichita Falls, Texas

1931-1934  Attorney General of the state of Texas

1935-1939  Governor of Texas (2 terms)

1939-1942  Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of Texas

1942  Sought Democratic nomination to United States Senate

1942-1949  Practiced Law, Houston, Texas

1949-1959  Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of Texas

1959  Died in Laredo, Texas, and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Wichita Falls, Texas

Sources:

“Allred, James Burr V.” The Handbook of Texas Online. http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/view/AA/fal42.html Accessed Tue Jun 10 12:26:50 US/Central 2003

Subject/Index Terms

Allred, James V., 1899-1959
Governors - Texas
Political campaigns - Texas

Administrative Information

Repository: University of Houston Libraries

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Use Restrictions:

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or his/her heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, locating copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian.

Photocopy decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis. Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders.

Acquisition Source: Donated by Mrs. James V. Allred, William David Allred, and Sam Houston Allred, 1968.

Related Materials: Luis Marquez Photographs digital collection (http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll13)

Preferred Citation: Governor James V. Allred Papers, Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

Processing Information: Originally procssed by Dawson Phelps, 1971. Additional processing by Bobby Marlin 2002.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was encoding in EAD scripts by Archon system scripts from a SQL database source on.


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[Series 1: Personal, 1922-1959],
[Series 2: Practice of Law, 1921-1930],
[Series 3: District Attorney, 1923-1925],
[Series 4: Political Files, 1926-1958],
[Series 5: Attorney General, 1931-1935],
[Series 6: Governor, 1935-1939],
[Series 7: Practice of Law, 1942-1949],
[Series 8: Judge U.S. District Court, 1939-1942 and 1949-1959],
[Series 9: Clippings and Newspapers, 1923-1970],
[Series 10: Miscellaneous Publications, 1935-1947],
[Series 11: Appointment Books, 1930-1959],
[Series 12: Photographs, Memorabilia, and Miscellaneous],
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Series 7: Practice of Law, 1942-1949
This series consists of fourteen boxes of materials divided into four sub-series: correspondence, cases, finances, and speeches. The correspondence sub-series is arranged chronologically by year and alphabetically within years by correspondent’s name. The cases sub-series is arranged alphabetically by plaintiff’s name or by subject. The finances sub-series is arranged alphabetically by function and chronologically within folders by year. The speeches sub-series is arranged chronologically by year.
Sub-Series 1: Correspondence
Box 156
Folder 1: B-J, 1942
Folder 2: K-N, 1942
Folder 3: O-S, 1942
Folder 4: T-Y, 1942
Folder 5: A-C, G, 1943
Folder 6: H, 1943
Folder 7: I-J, 1943
Folder 8: K, 1943
Folder 9: L, 1943
Folder 10: M, 1943
Folder 11: N-P, 1943
Folder 12: Q-R, 1943
Folder 13: S, 1943
Folder 14: T-Z and Miscellaneous, 1943
Folder 15: A-C, 1944
Folder 16: D, G, 1944
Folder 17: H, 1944
Folder 18: I-K, 1944
Folder 19: M, 1944
Box 157
Folder 1: N-P, 1944
Folder 2: R, 1944
Folder 3: S, 1944
Folder 4: T-V, 1944
Folder 5: W, Y, 1944
Folder 6: A-C, 1945
Folder 7: K-L, 1945
Folder 8: M, 1945
Folder 9: N-P, 1945
Folder 10: R-S, 1945
Folder 11: T-W, 1945
Folder 12: A-C, 1946
Folder 13: D-G, 1946
Folder 14: H-I, 1946
Folder 15: J-M, 1946
Folder 16: R-Z, 1946
Folder 17: B-G, 1947
Folder 18: H-Y, 1947
Folder 19: B-C, 1948
Folder 20: D-G, 1948
Folder 21: H-L, 1948
Folder 22: M-R, 1948
Folder 23: S-Z, 1948
Box 158
Folder 1: L-M, 1949
Folder 2: N-R, 1949
Folder 3: S, 1949
Folder 4: T-Y, 1949
Sub-Series 2: Cases
Box 158
Folder 5: Mrs. Rose Abadie, 1946
Folder 6: Abbott, James C.
Folder 7: Adams vs. Adams
Folder 8: Mrs. Hardee M. Albert, 1949
Folder 9: Mrs. Imogene Swisher Alexander, 1947
Folder 10: Allred Personal – Property at Wichita Falls
Folder 11: Allred – Bowie, Montague Co. Property, 1948
Folder 12: Allred, James V.
Folder 13: R. S. Allred – Atascosa Oil Lease With First Methodist Church, 1947
Folder 14: American Grocery Co. (H. W. Vaughn) – O.P.A, 1947
Folder 15: Announcement Reply Letters, 1947
Folder 16: Archer Co. Royalty
Folder 17: Aviation Enterprises, 1945
Folder 18-19: Aviation Enterprises – CAB Hearings, 1945
Folder 20: Bar Associations American – Texas State and Houston
Folder 21: Riley C. Beard, Jr., 1947
Folder 22: Beaumont Franchise File, 1940
Folder 23: Beer, O.N., 1945
Folder 24: Bell Cab Company
Folder 25: Bellaire, City of and Southside Place, City of vs. City of West University Place
Folder 26: Belote vs. Cooper and Mathews Lumber Co., 1948
Folder 27: D. W. Boren Claim Against City of Houston, 1948
Folder 28: Joseph W. Bowman, 1947
Folder 29: Brackins, Chas.
Folder 30: Briscoe Irrigation Co. vs. C. S. Clark et al, San Jacinto Recl. And Conser. District
Folder 31: Buttecali, Pete/U. S. vs., CR. 5073, Galveston Div.
Box 159
Folder 1: Byc. 699 Brownsville/Cameron Co. Water Control and IMP. DIST. No. 5
Folder 2: Campbell and Adkins
Folder 3-5: Campen, C. C.
Folder 6: Wake Forest College Foundation of Winston, Salem, Inc. vs. Pulaski Oil Co. et al, 1949
Folder 7: Jack Carter et al vs. Homer Tomlinson et al, 1949
Folder 8: Clark, C. S., 1946
Folder 9: Estate of W. P. Claypool – Deceased, Closed, 1947
Folder 10: Coastal Equipment Company, 1948
Folder 11: Comet Messenger and Delivery Service, Inc.
Folder 12: Carl H. Conner/O. J. Smith, 1946
Folder 13: Carl H. Conner, 1949
Folder 14: Coole, Walter H. – Lunacy File, 1948
Folder 15: Arbitration – Consolidated Chemical Industries and United Mine Workers of America, Dist. 50, Chem. Div., Local Unions
Folder 16: Arbitration – Corpus Typographical and Caller Times, 1941
Folder 17: E.W. Cox vs. Joan Cox, 1947
Folder 18: Crawford, Earl
Folder 19: Crosby, Olga
Folder 20: Cross and Co. – Anglemiller, Cross, Davis, 1945
Folder 21: Cumberland University, 1948
Folder 22: Mrs. O. H. Davenport
Folder 23: Last Will and Testament of J. F. B. Heard, 1947
Folder 24: Last Will and Testament of Fannie V. W.Heard, 1947
Folder 25: Davenport vs. Rudasill, 1947
Folder 26: Mrs. O. H. Davenport
Folder 27: D.D. Oil Company, 1947
Folder 28: Kelsey File, 1947
Folder 29: Application for Remission of Penalties, 1947
Folder 30: Correspondence With Dyer, Matthews, et al, 1944-1946, 1947
Folder 31: Davenport, Osceola Heard
Folder 32: Davenport, Mrs. O. H. vs. Union Oil Co., 1947
Folder 33: Mrs. O. H. Davenport
Folder 34: Dee Davenport et al – Partnership and Operating Agreement, 1945
Folder 35: Mrs. O. H. Davenport – Photostats
Folder 36: Nolan, et al vs. Grace Abney Moore et Vir
Folder 37: Mrs. O. H. Davenport, 1949
Folder 38: Davenport, Mrs. O. H. vs. Continental Oil Co., 1947, 1948-1949
Folder 39-40: Reca Oil Depositions, Davis, J. W. vs. F. S. Reaser, 1944
Folder 41: Denver Producing and Ref. Co. U.S.A. vs., 1947
Folder 42: J. H. Denny, DBA Lightning Express Service, 1947
Folder 43: Clara Dickerson Property, 1947
Folder 44: Dickey, John Marshall – Closed, 1947
Folder 45: Dodd Design and Development Co. – Closed, 1947
Folder 46: Dougherty, Fred P. vs. R. D. Lawrence, et al
Folder 47: People’s Tax Service Assn. – Closed, 1947
Folder 48: Draft Board, Local No. 15 – James V. Allred’s
Box 160
Folder 1: Edge vs. City of Bellaire, TX
Folder 2: Georgia M. Elmore vs. Lee Edward Elmore, 1947
Folder 3: Farley, Mrs. Frank
Folder 4: Frederick Wagener Fawcus, 1946-1947
Folder 5: First Christian Church, 1946-1947-1948-1949
Folder 6: First Christian Church – Boy Scout Troop
Folder 7: First Christian Church – Resolution For J.V.A. To Be Teacher Men’s Class
Folder 8: First Christian Church – Financial Statements
Folder 9: First Christian Church – Extension of Charter
Folder 10: Florida Leases
Folder 11: Florida Correspondence
Folder 12: Maps, Florida
Folder 13: Board of Commissioners of State Inst. Proposal No. 1 (B) Florida
Folder 14: Trustees of the Internal Improvement Fund, A Fund of the State of Florida
Folder 15: State Board of Education of Florida (1)
Folder 16: Trustees of the Internal Improvement Fund of the State of Florida (2)
Folder 17: State Board of Education of Florida (2)
Folder 18: State in 7 Counties: Dade, Monroe, Collier, Broward, Hendry, Palm Beach
Folder 19: Land Office Pamphlets, Florida
Folder 20: Copies of other Leases and Contracts, Florida
Folder 21: Pinkney of Arnold Cont., Florida
Folder 22: 1st Letter to Trustees, Florida
Folder 23: Miscellaneous, Florida
Folder 24: Phil Fox, 1946
Folder 25: Clara E. Kelley Fulton vs. Rufus M. Fulton Petition for Divorce, 1946
Folder 26: Garcia, Marcario – Closed, Dec. 3, 1946
Folder 27: Fidencio Garza, 1947
Folder 28: Gas Hearing, 1945-1946
Folder 29: Germany, E. B.
Folder 30: L.O. Gleason, Jr. – In the Matter of John Webbs Graham, Bankrupt, 1947
Folder 31: Goar, Juanita, 1946
Folder 32: Gotsdiner, J. Leonard, 1947
Folder 33: Mrs. Ruby Boyd Grant vs. V. E. H. Grant, 1947
Folder 34: Greater Houston Broadcasting Corporation, 1947
Folder 35: Gulf Hotel Fire, 1943
Folder 36: Gulf State Hotel – Houston, TX
Folder 37: G. B. Gurley, San Antonio, TX
Folder 38: Handley Realty Company, 1947
Folder 39: Handley, Lt. (jg) H. F., 1945, 1946
Folder 40: Walter Hanson Vs. Marjorie Beth Hanson, 1949
Folder 41: Harris, Robert G. et al vs. O’Connor, Thomas, et al
Folder 42: Hayden, Richard D. File #1
Folder 43: Hayden, Richard D. File #2
Folder 44: John E. Heaner, Jr., (Adam-Heaner Co.), 1947
Folder 45: Heldt Bros., Alice, TX, 1948
Folder 46: Henderson vs. McCarter, et al, 1948
Folder 47: Henderson, Hugh G. Co.
Folder 48: Harry Hines – Church File
Folder 49: Hinton, Altus Carl Hinton, et ux, 1948
Folder 50: H. A. Hood, DBA Hood Electric Company vs. G. A. Burbridge
Folder 51: J.E. House and Opal Mae House, 1949
Folder 52: Houston Tax Committee, 1947
Folder 53: Mrs. Mary E. Hull, 1948
Folder 54: C. F. Hutches – Brief
Folder 55: C. F. Hutches – Protest
Folder 56: C. L. Hutches – Statements, Closed
Box 161
Folder 1: Jackson vs. Lambert – Correspondence File
Folder 2: Jackson vs. Lambert – Pleading File
Folder 3: Jackson vs. Lambert
Folder 4: Jackson vs. Lambert – Pleading File
Folder 5: (Looney) Jaques Power Saw Co. vs. S. W. Hdw. And Equip. Co. – Closed, 1947
Folder 6: Jones, Callie
Folder 7: Jones, Callie
Folder 8: Jones, John L. – Notebook of
Folder 9: U. S. A. vs. John L. Jones, 1948
Folder 10: Karnegis, Mrs. Alexandra
Folder 11: Keck, H. B., 1947
Folder 12: Kiplinger Washington Agency vs. Polk County Enterprise, 1948
Folder 13: Kitsos, D. A.
Folder 14: Knight, Morris vs. John E. Lyle and E. G. Lloyd, 1948
Folder 15: Harry G. Knoles Loan, 1949
Folder 16: Knox, Will G. vs. Golden and Campbell
Folder 17: Lothar A. Krause, McGregor, TX, 1947
Folder 18: Henry E. Kriegel vs. A. O. Morgan Oil Company, 1947
Folder 19: Kriegel, Henry E. Personal
Folder 20: Laird, Elmer W. and Fred McBrayer, 1946
Folder 21: Lee, W. A. (Albert)
Folder 22: Barbara Eunice Lewis, 1946
Folder 23: Mary Francis Lewis vs. A. B. Lewis, 1948
Folder 24: Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. – Paul Bledsoe, 1942
Folder 25: Little, Loney W. – Workman’s Compensation Case, 1943-1944
Folder 26: Lundquist dba Orange Grove Market vs. Robinson
Folder 27: Lloyd, E. G. Jr. et al Poole et al vs.
Box 162
Folder 1: M, 1942-1949
Folder 2: McDade, Jesse – Estate of David Fields, Colored, Deceased
Folder 3: McDonald, Minnie Lowella – Legacy – Estate of
Folder 4: McElroy, Willie – Impersonation of J. V. A., 1940
Folder 5: McClendon, W. W. Houston Ready Curt House Co. Acct.
Folder 6: McClendon, W. W. – San Jacinto Dist. Matter, Haile and McClendon
Folder 7: McConnell, Mrs. V. L. – O. P. A. Matter – JKA, 1947
Folder 8: McCoy, Elmer, 1946
Folder 9: McCracken, Bessie Mae vs. McCracken, F. D., 1947
Folder 10: McCullough, I. J., dba McCullough vs. Titanic Oil Co.
Folder 11: R. E. McKaughan File Data With Reference to Cab Policy, 1949
Folder 12: McMahan, A. J.
Folder 13: Margolin, 1946
Folder 14: Martin, L. M. Estate, 1945
Folder 15: Mason, J. G. – Correspondence and Misc.
Folder 16: Mason, J. G. – Law Citations
Folder 17: Mason, J. G. – Testimony at Trial, Affidavits
Folder 18: Mason, Roland, OPA vs.
Folder 19: Maxey, Georgia, 1947
Folder 20: Memos of Advice Given Out re. Various Matters, 1948
Folder 21: Merrill, R. L.
Folder 22: James B. Myers
Folder 23: U. S. vs. Cole and Miller
Folder 24: M. Minshall, Texas Daily Sports News vs., 1947
Folder 25: Mississippi Valley Case – Exceptions
Folder 26: Mississippi Valley Case – Exceptions
Folder 27: Mississippi Valley Cases – Magnolia Airways and Aviation Co., 1948
Folder 28: L. Moore – Fed. Court Indictment, 1947
Folder 29: G. H. Motley, et al, 1946
Folder 30: Solon Myers and Mildred Myers, 1949
Box 163
Folder 1: Senate Investigating Committee’s Findings of Fact
Folder 2: Natural Gas Industry JKA, 1947
Folder 3: Navy – Recruiting Drive Stimulate Enlistments by 18 and 19 year old, 1942
Folder 4: Mr. Edd H. Nelson – P. O. Box 605, Pasadena, TX
Folder 5: OPA vs. Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.
Folder 6: Osborn et al vs. Skinner and Eddy Corp., 1947-1948
Folder 7: J. J. Ozio, 1947
Folder 8: Palestine
Folder 9: Parole Board Harris County – Commission As Member of Board
Folder 10: Parten, Opal W. vs. J. R. Parten, 1947
Folder 11: Payne, Billie Smith – Claim Against AETNA Life
Folder 12: Peterson, F. R., 1947
Folder 13: Petifils 1945-1947 Reopened 1947, 1945-1947
Folder 14: M. W. Phillips vs. Hartford Accident and Indemity Company, 1946
Folder 15: H. L. Poole vs. E. G. Lloyd, 1949
Folder 16: Anne Gene Powell vs. Lamar Powell et al, 1949
Folder 17: Copies, Brief – Presidential Electors
Folder 18: Puenticitas
Folder 19: Reca Oil Co. – Agreement of May 16, 1944
Folder 20: Reca Oil Co. – Memorandum Briefs
Folder 21: Reca Oil Co. vs. Owen, Kenneth D.
Folder 22: Reca Oil Co. – General, 1944
Folder 23: Reca Oil Co. – Abstract, Supp., J. W. Davis Lands
Folder 24: Reca Oil Co. – Dissolution; Income Tax Report; Franchise Tax, etc.
Folder 25: Reca Oil Co. – General, 1945
Folder 26: Rozan, Wm. Z.
Folder 27: Reca Oil Co. – Minutes of Meeting of Incorporators
Folder 28: Reca Oil Co. – Certificate of Shares of Stock Book
Folder 29: Reca Oil Co. vs. Owen, Kenneth D. – Extra Copies of Instruments
Folder 30: Reca Oil Co. – Davis et ux vs. Reaser et al; Montague Co.
Folder 31: Reid, Mary Annetta vs. WM., Jr.
Folder 32: Thomas Rodriguez-Carmen Rodriguez – Texas City Explosion Victims, 1947
Folder 33: Rogers, Fred – Pardons – Correspondence with Mrs. Ferguson about Roy Wallace
Folder 34: Frels, Rubin vs. Griffith Theaters, Inc., et al, 1948
Folder 35: Rubin, Mrs. Irene, 1946
Box 164
Folder 1: Salvation Army
Folder 2: San Jacinto Dist.
Folder 3: Depository Contracts, 1943-1944
Folder 4: Since purchase of East Canal from FWA
Folder 5: Statements Rendered – Fees and Reimbursement Of Expenses, 1948
Folder 6: Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation Easement – San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District
Folder 7: San Jacinto Dist. – Statement for Fees, Expenses, 1946
Folder 8: San Jacinto River C. and R. District – General, 1949
Folder 9: San Jacinto District
Folder 10: The Texas Pipe Line Company Easement, 1948
Folder 11: Bonds Pledged
Folder 12: Rice Contract of May 3, 1945 submitted to Russell and Other, 1945
Folder 13: Rice Farmers – San Jacinto
Folder 14: San Jacinto Dist.
Folder 15: Opinions, Genl., of Attorney General
Folder 16: Statements for Fees, Expenses, etc., 1943, 1944
Folder 17: Statements for Fees, Expenses, 1945
Folder 18: San Jacinto – General
Folder 19: San Jacinto River District C and R
Folder 20: Minutes – San Jacinto District, 1945
Folder 21: San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation Project
Folder 22: San Jacinto etc. – Boundary Map
Folder 23: S. J. District – Magnolia Pipe Line Co. R/W Grant
Folder 24: San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District, July-Nov. 1943
Folder 25: San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District, Dec. 1943
Folder 26-28: San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District
Folder 29: San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District – Correspondence, 1942
Folder 30: San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District – File Prior to Time J.V.A. Became Council to District
Box 165
Folder 1: Seay, Harry L vs. Sidney Latham
Folder 2: Mrs. W. A. Shields, 1949
Folder 3: Scott, Chas. R. Jr. et ux, 1947
Folder 4: Shipyards Canteen, R. S. Allred
Folder 5: Shipyards Canteen, 1944
Folder 6: Shipyards Canteen, 1945
Folder 7: Sinclair, Cecil
Folder 8: Stacey, John E., 1947
Folder 9: State of Texas vs. John L. Jones
Folder 10: State of Texas vs. Mutual Investors Corp., Travis Co., 126th Dist.
Folder 11: Steamfitters and Apprentices, Local Union 214
Folder 12: Steamfitters and Apprentices, Local Union 214, 1944
Folder 13: Starnes, C. R.
Folder 14: Stephen Lagler V. Mrs. E. A. Thiele, 1947
Folder 15: Stevenson, Roy – Taylor-McCulloch Corp. Case
Folder 16: W. A. Stockard, 1946
Folder 17: Superior Oil Co., The, 1943
Folder 18: Superior Unit Agreement
Folder 19: Superior Oil Co.
Folder 20: Application For Dual Completion, 1942
Folder 21: Over Production In Lake Creek Field, 1942
Folder 22: Superior Oil Co.
Folder 23: Employment – Prospective Employees, 1943
Folder 24: Patman, Elmer F.
Folder 25: Spence, Jewel Edwin, 1943
Folder 26: Louisiana – Water Hyacinth Problem
Folder 27: Hearing of Feb. 12, 1943
Folder 28: R.R. Comm. Hearing, Apr. 7, 1943
Folder 29: Hearing of July 19, 1943
Folder 30: State Gas Tax
Folder 31: Rationing – Gasoline, Tire, etc., 1943
Folder 32: Crude Oil and Price Ceiling Data
Folder 33: Retainer Fee Stubs, 1945
Folder 34: General, 1944
Folder 35: Price Control
Folder 36: Monthly Statements, 1942-1943
Folder 37: Monthly Statements, 1944
Folder 38: Monthly Statements, 1945
Folder 39: Monthly Statements, 1946
Folder 40: General, 1946
Folder 41: General, 1945
Folder 42: Messrs. W.M. Keck, Sr. and Jr., 1943
Folder 43: Manpower Survey
Folder 44: Messrs. Keck, 1942
Folder 45: Superior Oil Co., 1942
Folder 46: Switzer, Fred, 1948
Folder 47: Sweetwater, City of, TX
Box 166
Folder 1: T, 1942-1949
Folder 2: Arthur Talk, 1946-1947
Folder 3: Tarrant, A. W. – Bcy. 430 Corpus Christi Division
Folder 4: Texas Legislature, 1943
Folder 5: Theisen, G. W. vs. Stanolind Oil and Gas Co.
Folder 6: G. W. Theisen vs. Stanolind Oil and Gas Company District Court of Andrews County, TX, 1945-1946
Folder 7: Thompson, Caswell, 1947
Folder 8: Tidelands File
Folder 9: Tidelands File, 1945-1946
Folder 10-12: Tollett, Raymond L., United States vs.
Folder 13: Tollett, Raymond L., United States vs. – Testimony, 1943
Folder 14: Transco Oil Corporation
Folder 15: Trans-Texas Airways, 1949
Folder 16: Underwood, A.S., and Compress Companies, 1942-1947
Box 167
Folder 1: Veltmann, Gerald E., et. ux, 1946
Folder 2: Voiers Sale, 1947
Folder 3: Warren
Folder 4: C.M. Whaley, et ux vs. Yellow Cab and Transfer Co., 1947, 1948-1949
Folder 5: Wedegartner, Van Doren vs. O.W. Reichert
Folder 6: Local 731 – Welders, Cutters, Heaters and Helpers of America
Folder 7: Williams, Rudolph, State vs.
Folder 8: Wise, E. M., 1945
Folder 9: Williams, Guy (Also Contains Blanche Lacy File), 1946
Folder 10: Williams, Rudolph – Criminal Case, County Court #2 #71922
Folder 11: Wooley – Elvie Jean Woolley vs. M. L. Fay Woolley
Folder 12: Woodley Petroleum Company – General, 1946
Folder 13: Woodley Petroleum Company – Statements, 1946
Folder 14: Woodley Petroleum Company – P.O. Box 1403, Houston, 1948-1949
Folder 15: Young, R. R., 1942
Folder 16: Miscellaneous Legal Documents – Legal Chores, 1946
Folder 17: Legal Correspondence, 1943-1944
Folder 18: Legal Correspondence, 1944-1949
Sub-Series 3: Office Finances
Sub-Sub-Series 1: Bank Statements
Box 167
Folder 19: 1942
Folder 20: 1943
Folder 21: 1944
Folder 22: 1945
Folder 23: 1946
Folder 24: 1947
Folder 25: 1948
Folder 26: Personal and Law Office, 1949
Folder 27: Check Stubs, 1949
Sub-Sub-Series 2: Cash Received and Disbursed
Box 168
Folder 1: 1944-1945
Folder 2: 1945
Folder 3: 1946-1947
Sub-Sub-Series 3: Day Books
Box 168
Folder 4: Daily Remainder, 1945
Folder 5: Daily Remainder, 1946
Folder 6: Daily Remainder, 1947
Folder 7: Daily Remainder, 1947
Folder 8: National Diary, 1948
Folder 9: National Diary, 1949
Folder 10: Day Book, 1948
Folder 11: Day Book, 1950
Folder 12: Day Book, 1951
Sub-Sub-Series 4: Income Tax Receipts
Box 168
Folder 13: Income Tax Reports – J.V.A., 1942-1943
Folder 14: Victory Tax, Jan. 1-June 1943
Folder 15: Income Tax Reports – J.V.A., 1944
Folder 16: Income Tax Final Report, 1945
Folder 17: Estimates Income Tax, 1946
Folder 18: Income Tax Returns – James V. Allred and Mrs. James V. Allred, 1946
Folder 19: Social Security – Office Record, 1946
Folder 20: Income Tax Return, 1947
Folder 21: Withholding Tax, 1947
Folder 22: Social Security – Office Record, 1947
Folder 23: Income Tax Return, 1948
Folder 24: Contribution File, 1948-1949
Folder 25: Income Tax, 1949-1950
Sub-Sub-Series 5: Income and Disbursements
Box 169
Folder 1: Standard Blank Book
Folder 2: Expenses Charged to Clients, 1942-1943
Folder 3: Expenses Charged to Clients, 1942-1943
Folder 4: Expenses Charged to Clients, 1944
Folder 5: Expenses Charged to Clients, 1942-1943
Folder 6: Expenses Charged to Clients, 1945
Folder 7: Journal, 1945-1946
Folder 8: Single Entry Ledger, 1946-1947
Folder 9: Journal, 1947
Folder 10: J.V. Allred – General Ledger, Social Sec/Withholding Tax, General Journal,Cash Receipts, Cash Disbursements, 1948
Folder 11: J.V.A. Bank
Folder 12: National Bank of Commerce, Houston, 1940
Folder 13: National Bank of Commerce, Houston, 1941
Folder 14: National Bank of Commerce, Houston, 1942
Folder 15: Bank Correspondence, 1943, 1944, 1945
Sub-Sub-Series 6: Telephone and Telegraph Expenses
Box 169
Folder 16: Telephone – Listing and Charges, 1942-1944
Folder 17: Telephone, 1945
Folder 18: Telephone, 1946
Folder 19: Telephone, 1947
Folder 20: Telephone, 1948
Folder 21: Telephone, 1949
Folder 22: Telegraph, 1943-1944, 1946-1947, 1949
Sub-Sub-Series 7: Miscellaneous Business Expenses
Box 169
Folder 23: Gifts and Personal Business
Folder 24: Office and General Business Expenses, Oct.-Dec. 1942
Folder 25: Office and General Business Expenses, 1949
Folder 26: Invoices, 1947-1949
Sub-Series 4: Speeches
Box 169
Folder 27: Speeches, 1942, 1944-1946

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