The Samuel Peterson Diaries were purchased by Tarlton Law Library in 2007 and added to Rare Books and Special Collections. This virtual exhibit was originally designed to complement a physical exhibit displayed in the Susman-Godfrey atrium of Jones Hall in Spring 2008. The Rare Books and Special Collections department at Tarlton Law Library serves as the repository for the Law School's historical materials and includes over a century of yearbooks, the papers of former professors and deans, photographs and other materials. Dr. Samuel Peterson had his B.A.
Tarlton Law Library
This is a collections and primary source resource that contains the papers of Justice Tom C. Clark, and Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Cases of the Supreme Court. Tom C. Clark is, to date, the only Texan who has ever served on the Supreme Court of the United States. Born in Dallas, Texas, September 23, 1899, Clark received his law degree from the University of Texas in 1922. He joined the Justice Department in 1937 and rose through the ranks. President Truman appointed him U.S. Attorney General in 1945. In 1949, Truman appointed Clark to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Justices of Texas 1836-1986
This digital library describes the 160 individuals who, as members of the Texas Supreme Court and Texas Court of Criminal Appeals from 1836 to 1986, shaped the rights of Texas citizens. Justices of Texas includes, for each justice, a portrait, a biography, citations to opinions, and links to resources with additional information.
An article from the Tarlton Law Library at The University of Texas on Raul A. Gonzalez Jr.
Debates in the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1875, published by The University of Texas at Austin.
Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Texas, begun and held at the City of Austin, September 6, 1875.
Journal of the Reconstruction Convention, 1868.
Journals of the Constitutional Convention, 1866.
Constitution of the State of Texas (1866)-Rejoining the United States.
Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas 1861. Edited from the original in the department of state by Ernest William Winkler, State Librarian. Texas Library and Historical Commission, the State Library.