James Patrick Bernard Duffy Papers

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James Patrick Bernard Duffy papers
Creator: Duffy, James P. B. (James Patrick Bernard), 1878-1969
Call Number: A.D85
Dates: 1912-1968
Physical Description: 7 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Diaries
Series II: Professional materials
Series III: Books
Collection Overview
Title: James Patrick Bernard Duffy papers
Creator: Duffy, James P. B. (James Patrick Bernard), 1878-1969
Call Number: A.D85
Dates: 1912-1968
Physical Description: 7 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
James Patrick Bernard Duffy, lawyer, businessman, congressman and judge, was born in Rochester, New York, on November 25th, 1878. He was educated at Nazareth Hall, Rochester, and the Rochester Free Academy; he graduated from Georgetown University in 1901 and in 1904, having graduated from Harvard Law School, began practicing law. He entered business at the request of his father and from 1911 to 1932 managed the Duffy-Powers department store in Rochester. He served as a Congressman in 1935 and 1936 and on the State Supreme Court Bench in 1937, after which he returned to his law practice which he continued until his death in Rochester on January 8th 1969.

Scope and Content
The collection includes personal diaries containing detailed daily accounts; miscellaneous notebooks and pads containing lecture notes, "out of pocket expenses," miscellaneous material; and a number of printed books primarily on the Impeachment of H.L. Ritter, a district judge of the United States for the southern district of Florida.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Diaries
Lectures
Duffy, James P. B. (James Patrick Bernard), 1878-1969
Ritter, Halsted L. (Halsted Lockwood), 1868-1951
Lawyers
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was presented to the University of Rochester Library from his estate on August 15, 1969, by his nephew E. James Hickey and Miss C. Marie Blackwood, Executrix. The 1952 diary was received from E. James Hickey, June 17, 1983.Access
The James Patrick Bernard Duffy papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], James Patrick Bernard Duffy papers, A.D85, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
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Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Series I: Diaries
Box 1Diaries, 1914, 1916-1917, 1931, 1933-1938, 1940-1949, 1951-1952, 1954
Contain detailed personal accounts of each day, newspaper clippings of deaths, poems, prayers, etc. Pedometer readings in 1943-45, 1947, 1949, 1950 1954. 1946-1952 1954: accounts sparse, less detailed.

Box 1Loose leaves from diaries, 1912,1913 and 1915
Comments on weather of the day and a few notes

Series II: Professional materials
Box 2, Volume 1-2National Surety Corporation daybook, 1940-1941
Box 2, Volume 3-12Attorney's diary, 1941-1950
Box 3, Volume 1-7Attorney's diary, 1952-1958
Box 4, Volume 1-3Attorney's diary, 1959-1961
Box 4, Volume 4Weekly planner, 1955
Includes letters, notes, advertisements, and newspaper clippings.

Box 4, Volume 5-8Personal appointment calendars, 1965-1968
Includes separate notes, envelopes, newspaper clippings, and religious materials

Box 4, Volume 9-18New York lawyer's diary, 1953, 1955-1964
Includes separate religious newspaper clippings.

Box 5, Volume 1-5Appointment diary, 1962-1966
Personal account of each day, with loose pages of notes and clippings.

Box 6, Volume 1"Superior Disability Insurance" notebook, undated
Box 6, Volume 2Date book, undated
Box 6, Volume 3Ledger, 1896
Box 6, Volume 4Untitled notebook, March 21, 1936
Includes words and definitions.

Box 6, Volume 5"Standard Memorandum Filler" paper with binding, August 20, 1938
Box 6, Volume 6"The Spiral Note Book", 1959
Box 6, Volume 7"A Line A Day" note book, 1900's
Box 6, Volume 8Desk diary, 1959
Includes separate notes and newspaper clippings.

Box 6, Volume 9"A Personal Book for Executives", 1927
Includes map.

Box 6, Volume 10"Daily Reminder", 1935
Box 6, Volume 11-16Address books, undated
Box 6, Volume 17"Grave Yard Stone Records" note book, undated
Box 6, Volume 18Ledger, undated
Includes newspaper clippings and religious materials.

Box 6, Volume 19-51Tax ledgers, 1936-1954
Box 6, Volume 52-72"American Bar Association" annual meeting note books, 1952-1966
22 items

Box 6, Volume 73-74Miscellaneous note books, undated
Series III: Books
Box 7Pursuant to House Resolution 163. (Seventy-Third Congress)
Box 7 Proceedings of the United States Senate in the Trial of Impeachment of Halsted L. Ritter, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida. Seventy-Fourth Congress, Second Session, March 10 to April 17, 1936
Box 7Conduct of Halsted L. Ritter, United States District Judge, Southern District of Florida. Hearing before the Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives. Pursuant to H. Res. 163 (Seventy-Third Congress)
Box 7Power of the President to Remove Federal Officers. Senate Document No. 174. 69th Congress, 2d Session
Box 7Sovereign Military Order of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem and Malta. The Official General Roll of the Grand Magistery, 1949.
Box 7Daily Thought From the Writings of the Rev. Fr. Dignam, S.J.


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