|Repository:||Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Creator:||Dorsey, Hugh Manson, 1871-1948|
|Title:||Hugh M. Dorsey, Sr. papers|
|Quantity:||1.0 linear ft.|
Hugh M. Dorsey, Sr. was born in Fayetteville, Georgia, July 10, 1871. In 1910, he was appointed solicitor general of the Atlanta Judicial Circuit and re-elected in 1912. Dorsey was elected governor of Georgia in 1916, and re-elected in 1918. He also served as a judge of the Supreme Court of the Atlanta Judicial Circuit and the prosecuting attorney in the Leo Frank case. Additional information abouth Hugh M. Dorsey, Sr. has not been determined.
This collection contains six scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and ephemeral materials. Of particular interest is a copy of the speech by Dorsey to Governor Slaton in response to the motion to dismiss filed in behalf of Leo M. Frank.
Hugh M. Dorsey, Sr. papers, MSS 279, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.
Gift, 1970 with subsequent additions.
This collection is open for research.
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
|1||1||Newspaper clippings pertaining to the Leo M. Frank case, 1915|
|2||Correspondence, invitations, and ephemeral material, 1911-1938, undated|
|3||Speech by Hugh Dorsey in response to the motion to dismiss in behalf of Leo M. Frank, undated|
|4||Pamphlets pertaining to the Leo M. Frank case, 1914-1915|
|MSS OS box 3.202||Scrapbooks: newspaper clippings primarily pertaining to the professional careers of Hugh M. Dorsey, Sr. and Judge Rufus T. Dorsey as well as the Leo M. Frank case, 1874-1920, undated|
|MSS OS box 3.201||Scrapbooks: newspaper clippings primarily pertaining to the political career of Hugh M. Dorsey, Sr., 1910-1924, undated|