LOKEY, HAMILTON, 1910-1996.
Hamilton Lokey papers, 1945-1992

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zkgw


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lokey, Hamilton, 1910-1996.
Title: Hamilton Lokey papers, 1945-1992
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 758
Extent: .5 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of Georgia lawyer and author Hamilton Lokey including correspondence, writings, and speeches.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in Other Repositories

Hamilton Lokey papers; Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Georgia.

Source

Gift, 1992.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Hamilton Lokey papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Barbara J. Mann, Associate Processing Archivist, July 1994.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Hamilton Lokey (1910-1996), lawyer and author, was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1933 and established the law firm of Lokey and Bowden with Henry Bowden in 1939. Lokey enlisted in the U.S. Navy (1942-1945 and 1950-1951) and saw action at the Battle of Leyte Gulf (1944). He returned to his law practice in 1945 and was eventually elected to the Georgia General Assembly from Fulton County (1953-1956).

Hamilton Lokey (1910-1996), lawyer and author, was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1933 and established the law firm of Lokey and Bowden with Henry Bowden in 1939. Lokey enlisted in the U.S. Navy (1942-1945 and 1950-1951) and saw action at the Battle of Leyte Gulf (1944). He returned to his law practice in 1945 and was eventually elected to the Georgia General Assembly from Fulton County (1953-1956).

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Hamilton "Ham" Lokey from 1945-1992. The papers include a draft of Lokey's book, The Low Key Life of Ham Lokey, clippings, correspondence, poetry, speeches, and other writings by Lokey. Some material relates to Lokey's service in the United States Navy during World War II, particularly during the Battles of the Philippine Seas (1944).

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The Low Key Life of Ham Lokey
Box Folder Content
1 1 Book pages: Forward, p. 1-6: Draft (p. 4-7d)
1 2 Book pages: p. 18--22: Draft (p. 31-33e)
1 3 Book pages: p. 26--27: Draft (p. 42)
1 4 Book pages: p. 32--37: Draft (p. 54-63) [not exact wording as book]
1 5 Book pages: p. 48--52: Draft (p. 88-93)
1 6 Book pages: p. 52--54: Draft (p. 94-98)
1 7 Book pages: p. 58--59: Draft (p. 107)
1 8 Book pages: p. 59: Draft (p. 110-111) [included more than used in book]
1 9 Book pages: p. 64: Draft (p. 121) [not exact wording of book]
1 10 Book pages: p. 65: Draft (p. 125)
1 11 Book pages: p. 79-81: Draft (p. 154-156)
1 12 Book pages: p. 82: Draft (p. 158)
1 13 Book pages: p. 84: Draft (p. 162)
1 14 Book pages: p. 88-89: Draft (p. 173
1 15 Book pages: p.93-106: Draft (p. 197-220)
1 16 Book pages: p. 107: Draft (p. 151)
1 17 Book pages: p. 114-115: Draft (p. 232)
1 18 Book pages: p. 123-124: Draft (p. 248)
1 19 Book pages: p. 124-128: Draft (p. 250-256)
1 20 Book pages: p. 128: Draft (p. 257-259)
1 21 Book pages: p. 135: Draft (p. 8)
1 22 Book pages: p. 236: Draft (p. unnumbered)
1 23 Book pages: p. 239-242: Draft (p. 20-22)
1 24 Book pages: p. 251-253: Draft (p. 16-18) [not exact wording in book]
1 25 Book pages: p. 263-274: Draft (p. 1-12)
1 26 Book pages: p. 283-286: Draft (p. 1-5)
1 27 Book pages: p.286-288: Draft (p. 49-53)
1 28 Book pages: p. 300: Draft (p. unnumbered)
1 29 Book pages: p. 300-309: Draft (p. 1-8)
1 30 Book pages: p. 315-321: Draft (p.1-13)
1 31 Book pages: p. 322-323: Draft (p.1-3)
1 32 [Book pages?] p unnumbered: Draft (p. 189-191)
1 33 Correspondence, 1985, 1989, no date
Writings by Lokey
1 34 Battle of Leyte Gulf: Corrected typescript, no date
1 35 "George Catlett Marshall, bootblack": Typescript and correspondence, 1988
1 36 "The Guest": Typescript (photocopy), no date
1 37 Poetry: "The Admirals Lament": Typescript, no date
1 38 Poetry: "Doug McAuthur's Navy": Typescript, no date
1 39 Poetry: "Further Adventure of the SNAFU MARU": Typescript carbon and photocopy, no date
1 40 Poetry: "Sage of SNAFU or Seeing Service on a CVE": Typescript, no date
Speeches by Lokey
1 41 "Remarks of Hamilton Lokey Before the New England Society Honoring Southern Memorial Day, April 26, 1965": Typescript
1 42 Untitled: Tithing: St. Luke's Episcopal Church (Atlanta), 1975: Typescript
1 43 Untitled: re being awarded honor of "second nestor": Typescript, no date
1 44 Untitled: Dean Rusk: Typescript, no date
Hamilton Lokey's birthdays
1 45 65th birthday: Invitation, 30 August 1975
1 46 65th birthday: Testimonial and speeches: Typescript, 30 August 1975
1 47 70th birthday: Invitation, 30 August 1988
Writings about Hamilton Lokey
1 48 Lindsey, Robin: "Hamilton Lokey: Adventurer Extraordinaire," no date
1 49 Clippings, 1945, no date
1 50 Printed material, no date
Navy: Battle of Leyte Gulf
1 51 Correspondence, 1947-1948, 1984-1985
Family
1 52 Clippings, 1972, no date
1 53 Correspondence, Hamilton Lokey to Hamilton Lokey, Jr., 1965
Correspondence
1 54 Correspondence, 1987, no date
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