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Series 5
Personal papers, 1918-1994
Box 97-100, OP1, AV1

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of a small group of personal papers including correspondence and records documenting Tuttle's long military career, family correspondence, photographs, printed material including clippings about Tuttle, and a videotaped interview with Tuttle that was produced by CNN in 1993. Of particular interest are letters that Tuttle wrote his wife during his service in World War II. Most of the letters are photocopies of the originals, which were destroyed in a fire.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.

Military records and correspondence
Box Folder Content
97 1 1926, 1928
97 2 1933-1941
97 3 1942
97 4 1943-1944
97 5 1945
97 6 1946
97 7 1947
97 8 1948
97 9 1949
97 10 1950
97 1 1951
98 2 1952
98 3 1953
98 4 1954-1986
Photographs
98 5 Elbert P. Tuttle in cap and gown w/ two classmates, Cornell University, 1918
98 6 Elbert P. Tuttle, Legion of Merit Award, 1946
98 7 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ unidentified individual, circa 1950
98 8 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ unidentified individuals waiting to be seated at the Republican National Convention, Chicago, July1952
98 9 Elbert P. Tuttle w/others at Law Day, 1952
OP1 1 Elbert P. Tuttle, Treasury Dept. Lunch, with George M. Humphrey, Marion B. Folsom and others
98 10 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ Bobby Jones, W.B. Hartsfield, Robert Snodgrass at fund raising dinner, Atlanta, 6 November 1953
98 11 Elbert P. Tuttle being sworn in as Judge of the United States Court of Appeals of the Fifth Circuit, 4 August 1954
98 12 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ Leon W. Powers & Edward H. Jones at American Bar Association dinner aboard the USS Tarawa, Boston, 23 August 1953
98 13 Elbert P. Tuttle at joint Cornell Law Club and Cornell Alumni Association of Washington, D.C. luncheon at National Press Club w/ correspondence & program, 26 August 1954
98 14 Elbert P. Tuttle, circa 1954
98 15 Elbert P. Tuttle at swearing in ceremony of Mary Dorlan to the United States Customs Court, 1955
98 16 Elbert P. Tuttle, Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, circa 1956
98 17 Elbert P. Tuttle, 1914 Punahou Preparatory School reunion, August 1956
98 18 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ others at Appelate Judges Seminar, School of Law of New York University w/ certificate, 1957
98 19 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ classmates in reunion photos of Cornell University class of 1918, 1958-1978
98 20 Elbert P. Tuttle, circa 1950s
OP1 1 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ other members of the United States Court of Appeals of the Fifth Circuit [Joseph C. Hutcheson, Jr., Richard T. Rives, Ben F. Cameron, Warren L. Jones, John R. Brown, John Minor Wisdom, Walter P. Gewin, Griffin B. Bell], 1963
98 21 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ Lt. Gen. Albert Watson, II, Mrs. Watson, Gen. John K. Waters at reception for Gen. Waters at Officers Club, Fort McPherson, GA, 13 March 1963
98 22 Elbert P. Tuttle, circa 1964
98 23 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ Sir Eric Ashby, Master of Clare College, Cambridge University at Cornell University Centennial, circa 1965
98 24 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ United States Army officers, 1966
98 25 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ Warren Jones and John R. Brown, circa 1960s
98 26 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ Advisory Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure, Washington, D.C., 20 May 1974
98 27 Elbert P. Tuttle with Committee on Court Administration of the Judicial Conference of the United State, Bar Harbor, September 14, 1971
98 28 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ others at retirement of Judge Lewis Morgan, University of Georgia, 19-20 October 1978
98 29 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ Cornell University vice president, Larry Palmer, 21 March 1992
98 30 Elbert P. Tuttle w/ President Clinton and others [at celebration of the Downtown Child Development Center?], Atlanta, 1992
98 31 Elbert P. Tuttle [color w/ negative], circa 1994
Other personal papers
98 32 Badge, Delegate, Republican National Convention, Chicago, 1952
98 33 Biography (by Anne S. Emanual), Correspondence, 1993-2009
99 1 Certificates, Military, 1939-1964
OP1 2 Certificates, Military, 1953
OP1 2 Certificates, Military, United State Court of Military Appeals, 1953
OP1 2 Certificates, Federal Communications Commission, 1946
99 2 Certificates, The Association of American Law Schools, December 28, 1968
99 3 Certificates, Commission on Organization of the Exective Branch of the Governement, May 31, 1955
99 4 Clippings, 1945-1947
99 5 Clippings, 1949-1993
99 6 Clippings, Obituaries, 1996
99 7 Confirmation records, 1964
99 8 Correspondence, Family
99 9 Eleventh Circuit Historical Society oral history project, 1985 (includes letters from Tuttle's law clerks asked to highlight most significant opinions)
99 10 Genealogy, Tuttle family
OP1 2 House Resolution 801, Naming Elbert P. Tuttle United State Court of Appeals Building, Atlanta, Georgia, 1989
99 11 Identification card, War Department, 1945
99 12 Immunization registers, 1941-1944
99 13 Interview, July 26, 1970, by John Luter
99 14 Interview, March 12, 1982, by Dori Dressander [with related correspondence including Warren E. Burger letters]
99 15 Memorial service program, June 29, 1996
99 16 Memorial service remarks (Randolph Thrower and John Lewis), June 29, 1996
99 17 Poems, Margie Parr Tuttle
99 18 Political cartoon depicting Elbert Tuttle and T. Coleman Andrews by Cal ?
99 19 Printed, about Tuttle, 1949-2006
99 20 Printed, Newsletter, 304th Alumni News, Vol. 1, Nos. 103 (1946-1947) [304th Field Artillery]
99 21 Printed, Newsletter, The Liberty Torch (Ryukyu Islands), June 1945
99 22 Printed, Newsletter, Pirate Piece, Vols. 26, 28, and 29 (March-June 1949) [304th Field Artillery]
99 23 Program, Commencement, Punahou Preparatory School, June 16, 1910
99 24 Program/Tickets, Presidential Inauguration, 1953
99 25 Speeches
99 26 Speeches, Others [regarding Tuttle]
99 27 Transcripts: Subcommittee of the Committee on Judiciary, United States Senate, Nominations, July 16 and 30, 1954 [regarding Tuttle's nomination to the 5th Circuit Court]
World War II correspondence from Tuttle to wife
100 1 Index and summaries
100 2 1941 October-March 1944
100 3 1944 April-May
100 4 1944 June-September
100 5 1944 October-January 1945
100 6 1945 February-June
Audiovisual
AV1 - Elbert P. Tuttle interview with CNN, May 13, 1993 [Tuttle appears at ~1:36:00-1:38:35] [original: VHS]
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