Hugh M. Dorsey, Sr. papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS279
Scope and Content
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.
- Dorsey, Hugh Manson (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
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.
1 linear ft.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, 1970 with subsequent additions.
- Hugh M. Dorsey, Sr. papers
- Melanie Stephan
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- Finding aid is written in English.