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A Guide to the B. Campbell Thornal Papers

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
December 2011


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Thornal, B. Campbell, (Benjamin Campbell), 1908-1970
Title: B. Campbell Thornal Papers
Dates: 1944-1970
Abstract: Correspondence, court opinions, speeches, and other papers of Florida Supreme Court Justice, B. Campbell Thornal.
Extent: 8 Linear feet. 19 boxes.
Identification: MS 101
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

B. Campbell Thornal was a Florida Supreme Court Justice. He was born in South Carolina in 1908 and moved to Orlando, Florida, in 1922. He received his law degree from the University of Florida in 1930. He was an attorney for the city of Orlando in the 1930s and 1940s. He was appointed to the Florida Supreme Court by Governor LeRoy Collins in 1955 and served until his death in 1970.


Scope and Content

The collection includes Justice Thornal's correspondence, court opinions, and speeches. There are also several files pertaining to court rules, conferences of justices, and the Florida Bar.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], B. Campbell Thornal Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Campbell Thornal and Mrs. Charles Henderson.


Contents List

Box
1 A-F Opinions. 1955
1 G-Y Opinions. 1955
1 Opinions Filed (Index). 1955
1 A-C Opinions. 1956
1 D-K Opinions. 1956
1 L-R Opinions. 1956
2 S-W Opinions. 1956
2 Opinions Filed (Index). 1956
2 A-G Opinions. 1957
2 H-L Opinions. 1957
2 M-Y Opinions. 1957
2 Opinions Filed (Index). 1957
2 A-F Opinions. 1958
3 G-J Opinions. 1958
3 K-W Opinions. 1958
3 A-G Opinions. 1959
3 G-N Opinions. 1959
3 P-W Opinions. 1959
3 A-E Opinions. 1960
4 F-G Opinions. 1960
4 J-O Opinions. 1960
4 P-W Opinions. 1960
4 B-F Opinions. 1961
4 F-L Opinions. 1961
4 M-W Opinions. 1961
5 A-F Opinions. 1962
5 G-W Opinions. 1962
5 Opinions Filed (Index). 1962
5 A-F Opinions. 1963
5 G-W Opinions. 1963
5 Opinions Filed (Index). 1963
6 A-N Opinions. 1964
6 O-Y Opinions. 1964
6 Opinions Filed (Index). 1964
6 A-H Opinions. 1965
6 J-W Opinions. 1965
6 Opinions Filed (Index). 1965
6 A-W Opinions. 1966
6 Opinions Filed (Index). 1966
7 A-F Opinions. 1967
7 G-W Opinions. 1967
7 Opinions Filed (Index). 1967
7 A-F Opinions. 1968
7 F-L Opinions. 1968
7 M-W Opinions. 1968
7 Opinions Filed (Index). 1968
8 A-T Opinions. 1969
8 Opinions Filed (Index). 1969
8 A-Z Opinions. 1970
8 Opinions Filed (Index). 1970
8 Docket - District Court of Appeal.
9 Speech Material - Miscellaneous Material, Stories, Etc..
9 Speech Material - Civic Groups, Businessmen.
9 Speech Material - Post-Conviction Remedies (Gideon).
9 Speech Material - Civic Groups.
10 Speech Material - Law - General.
10 Speech Material - Court Jurisdiction.
10 Speech Material - Appellate Review.
10 Speech Material - Due Process.
10 Speech Material - Criminal Law.
10 Speech Material - Gibson vs. Legislative Committee.
10 Speech Material - Law Students.
10 Speech Material - Commencements.
11 Speech Material - Lawyers, Bar Groups (Folder 1 of 2).
11 Speech Material - Lawyers, Bar Groups (Folder 2 of 2).
11 Speech Material - American Bar.
11 Speech Material - ALR (Reported Cases).
11 Speech Material - Law Day, Government.
11 Speech Material - Religious, Invocations.
11 Speech Material - Religious.
12 Congratulatory Messages (Folder 1 of 3). 1965
12 Congratulatory Messages (Folder 2 of 3). 1965
12 Congratulatory Messages (Folder 3 of 3). 1965
12 Congratulatory Letters, Etc.. 1965
12 Engagements - Declined or Completed. 1970
12 Election Material.
12 Coif, Order of.
12 Law Revision Committee.
12 Daily Calendar. 1955
12 Daily Calendar. 1956
12 Daily Calendar. 1957
13 Personal Correspondence - "A".
13 Personal Correspondence - "B".
13 Personal Correspondence - Baker, John G..
13 Personal Correspondence - "C".
13 Personal Correspondence - "D". 1967
13 Personal Correspondence - "E". 1967
13 Personal Correspondence - "F".
13 Personal Correspondence - "G".
13 Personal Correspondence - "H".
13 Personal Correspondence - "J".
13 Personal Correspondence - "K".
13 Personal Correspondence - "L".
14 Personal Correspondence - "Mc".
14 Personal Correspondence - McCormick, Edna May Mrs..
14 Personal Correspondence - "M".
14 Personal Correspondence - "N".
14 Personal Correspondence - "O".
14 Personal Correspondence - "P".
14 Personal Correspondence - "Q".
14 Personal Correspondence - "R".
14 Personal Correspondence - "S".
14 Personal Correspondence - "T".
14 Personal Correspondence - Thomas, Elwyn, Justice.
14 Personal Correspondence - Thornal, Alyce.
14 Personal Correspondence - Thornal, Leecy.
14 Personal Correspondence - "W".
14 Personal Correspondence - Wyatt, Leecy Thornal.
14 Personal Correspondence - "X-Y-Z".
15 Florida Bar - Grievance Procedures. 1958
15 Florida Bar - Integration Rule. 1955-1961
15 Florida Bar - Grievance. 1959-1961
15 Florida Bar - General. 1965-1967
16 Florida Board of Bar Examiners. 1961-1967
16 Conference of Chief Justices (U.S.). 1965-1966
16 Conferences of Circuit Judges of Florida. 1964-1969
16 Conference of Florida Appellate Judges. 1968-1970
16 Kelly, Richard - Impeachment.
17 Supreme Court - Budget. 1955-1970
17 Supreme Court - Legislation. 1965-1967
17 Supreme Court - Pre-law students (Education). 1964-1965
17 Supreme Court - Library. 1962-1970
17 Supreme Court - Judicial Administrative Committee. 1965-1967
18 Supreme Court - Rules of Civil Procedure. 1960-1968
18 Supreme Court - Rules of the Appellate Courts. 1957-1964
19 Supreme Court - Rules of Appellate Courts. 1965-1968
19 Supreme Court - Rules of Circuit Courts. 1957-1969
19 Supreme Court - Rules of Criminal Procedure. 1966-1969
19 Supreme Court - Rules, general. 1944-1961
19 Supreme Court - Rules, admission to Florida Bar. 1958-1965

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Florida -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Florida Bar
Florida. Supreme Court.
Gideon, Clarence Earl
Huie, William Bradford, 1910-1986
Impeachments -- Florida
Kelly, Richard, 1924- -- Impeachment



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