University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Hugh R. Sutherland Letters, 1903, 1917, 1932-1934.



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sutherland, Hugh R.
Title: Sutherland, Hugh R., Letters
Dates: 1903, 1917, 1932-1934
Abstract: Comprising of correspondence, the Hugh R. Sutherland Letters, 1903, 1917, 1932-1934, document Sutherland’s judicial and political career.
Accession No.: 88-38; 89-74
Extent: 1/4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Hugh R. Sutherland, son of Hugh Ross Sutherland and Mary Augusta McCraw of Corpus Christi, Texas, was a county judge for Nueces County, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Comprising of correspondence, the Hugh R. Sutherland Letters, 1903, 1917, 1932-1934, document Sutherland’s judicial and political career. A letter from President Woodrow Wilson to Sutherland (1917) relates to Sutherland’s role on the Draft Board. Two letters to Sutherland from John Nance Garner (1903, 1932) shed light on their friendship. James Farley’s letter to Sutherland (1934) offers appreciation for Sutherland’s assistance to the Democratic National Committee. A 1933 letter from President Franklin Roosevelt responds to Sutherland’s application for an appointment.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Sutherland, Hugh R. -- Archives.
Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967.
Subjects (Organizations)
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Places
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources.
Texas -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hugh R. Sutherland Letters, 1903, 1917, 1932-1934, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/E480 Photocopies of letters 1903, 1917, 1932-1934