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Joseph Kehoe papers, 1944-1955

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Kehoe, Joseph, 1890-1959
Title
Joseph Kehoe papers
Dates
1944-1955 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.0 linear feet, (2 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 396
Summary
This collection contains the personal journals, correspondence, and case notes of Joseph Kehoe, a lawyer in Alaska.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Joseph W. Kehoe was born in Portland, Oregon in 1890. He attended the University of Oregon School of Law and became an attorney in Portland. In 1919, he moved to Alaska and practiced law in Juneau. From 1924 to 1929, Kehoe was a United States Commissioner at Ketichikan. He also became a member of the Territorial Legislature in 1933 as well as 1943. While in Alaska from 1933-1943, he was a U.S. District Attorney, Third Division. Other prominent positions include: Special Assistant, U.S. Attorney General from 1943-1944; a U.S. District Judge, Second Division in Alaska form 1944 to 1951 and Secretary of Alaska from 1951 to 1952. Kehoe died in 1959.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Joseph Kehoe Papers are contained in 2 manuscript boxes. The papers consist of personal diaries in the first box spanning 1944 to 1955. The second box contains case notes and correspondence. The case notes are from 1944-1950 when Kehoe was a District Judge. The major correspondents include Harry P. Chandler, Rev. Jules M. Convert, S.J. and E.L. Bartlett and Ernest Gruening. The correspondence with Rev. Convert concerns unionization of the salmon canneries at St. Michael.

The journals are arranged in numbering starting from the right side and going back then continuing on the left side. The personal correspondence and case notes are arranged with the case notes in bound volumes, folders of correspondence and bound pamphlets. The collection was microfilmed in March of 1987.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

The collection was microfilmed in March 1987.

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Joseph W. Kehoe Papers, Ax 396, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I:  JournalsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
January 1, 1944-April 21, 1944
1 2
April 22, 1944-November 22, 1944
1 3
November 23, 1944-May 28, 1945
1 4
May 29, 1945-November 30, 1945
1 5
December 1, 1945-September 13, 1946
1 6
September 14, 1946-February 8, 1947
1 7
February 10, 1947-November 25, 1947
1 8
November 26, 1947-July 6, 1948
1 9
July 8, 1948-November 28, 1948
1 10
November 29, 1948-May 16, 1949
1 11
May 20, 1949-September 12, 1949
1 12
September 14, 1949-April 20, 1950
1 13
April 21, 1950-June 4, 1951
1 14
June 5, 1951-December 20, 1951
1 15
December 21, 1951-April 9, 1952
1 16
April 11, 1952-November 3, 1954
1 17
March 25, 1957-1958
1 18
Notes-35 Years in Alaska

Series II:  Correspondence and case notesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 19
Record Book
August 1, 1946-April 24, 1947
1 20
Anchorage Place
April 14, 1947-April 22, 1947
2 1
Record Book
January 4, 1946-July 31, 1946
2 2
Record Book
March 3, 1948-September 25, 1950
2 3
Record Book
April 25, 1947-March 2, 1948
2 4
Record Book
April 25, 1947-March 2, 1948
2 5
Chandler, Hon. Harry P. Director, Administrative Officer of the U.S. Courts, Washington 13, D.C.
2 6
Convert, Rev. Jules M, S.J. St. Michael, Alaska
2 7
Cooper, J. Earl U.S. District Judge-Second Division, Nome, Alaska
2 8
Democratic Central Committee
2 9
Gruening, Governor Ernest
2 10
J.W. Kehoe Miscellaneous letters
2 11
Barrow Rape Case
2 12
Bartlett, Delegate E.L. "Bob"
2 13
Rules of the District Court for the District of Alaska, Second Division
April 15, 1906
2 14
Uniform Rules of the District Court for the Territory of Alaska
March 7, 1947
2 15
Rules of the District Court for the Territory of Alaska-Third Division
2 16
Rules of the United States District Court for the District of Alaska, Second Division
January 1, 1902
2 17
Massage of the Governor of Alaska to the Twentieth Assemble of the Alaska Territorial Legislature
January 25, 1951
2 18
Message to the People of Alaska. A Report in the XVIIth Territorial Legislature
April 1945
2 19
Rules of the District Court for the Territory of Alaska, Second Division
October 1, 1918
2 20
Rules of the District Court for the Territory of Alaska, Second Division
October 1, 1918
2 21
Corporations on Record in the Office of the Auditor of Alaska
June 30, 1945
2 22
Third Message to the People of Alaska. A Report on the Extraordinary Session of the XVIIth Territorial Legislature
April 1946
2 23
Message of the Governor or Alaska to the Special Session of the Seventeenth Assembly of the Alaska Territorial Legislature
March 4, 1946-April 2, 1946