Eighth Circuit Historical Society

The Historical Society of the United States Courts in the Eighth Circuit

8th Circuit Judges' Papers by Location


This is a list of federal judges in the 8th Circuit whose papers collections have been deposited in archival repositories. It is organized by location to help identify likely repositories for the donation of judges' papers and to facilitate research. Judges' names link to online descriptions of the collections, when available.

If you are aware of any chambers papers for federal judges of the 8th Circuit not listed on this web site, please contact Joan Voelker at joan_voelker@ca8.uscourts.gov or 314-244-2671.


Arkansas–Conway

University of Central Arkansas
  • Arnold, Morris Sheppard (1941-    )


    Arkansas–Fayetteville

    University of Arkansas
  • Harris, Oren (1903-1997)
  • Roy, Elsijane Trimble (1916-2007)
  • Woods, Henry (1918-2002)


    Arkansas–Little Rock

    Arkansas State Archives/Arkansas History Commission)
  • Arnold, Richard Sheppard (1936-2004) (scroll down to see finding aid)

    UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
  • Eisele, Garnett Thomas (1923-    )


    Connecticut-New Haven

    Yale University
  • Brewer, David Josiah (1837-1910)


    Iowa–Ames

    Iowa State University
  • Wade, Martin Joseph (1861-1931)
  • Riley, William F. (1884-1956)
  • Stuart, William C. (1920-2010)


    Iowa–Des Moines

    State Historical Society of Iowa - Des Moines
  • Caldwell, Henry Clay (1832-1915)
  • McCrary, George W. (1835-1890)
  • McManus, Edward Joseph (1920–    )
  • Stuart, William C. (1920-2010)


    Iowa–Iowa City

    State Historical Society of Iowa - Iowa City
  • Dillon, John F. (1831-1914)

    University of Iowa
  • Thomas, Seth (1873–1962)
  • Dewey, Charles Almon (1877-1958)
  • Graven, Henry Norman (1893-1970)
  • Lay, Donald Pomery (1926-2007)
  • Stephenson, Roy Laverne (1917-1982)
  • McManus, Edward Joseph (1920–    )


    Minnesota–Minneapolis

    University of Minnesota
  • Larson, Earl Richard (1911–2001)


    Minnesota–St. Paul

    Minnesota Historical Society
  • Edgerton, Alonzo Jay (1827-1886)
  • Lochren, William (1832-1912)
  • Nordbye, Gunnar Hans (1888-1977)
  • Devitt, Edward James (1911-1992)
  • Heaney, Gerald (1918-2010)


    Missouri–Columbia

    State Historical Society of Missouri -Research Center-Columbia
  • Wells, Robert Williams (1795-1864)
  • Stone, Kimbrough (1875–1958)
  • Becker, William Henry (1909-1992)
  • Meredith, James Hargrove (1914-1988)


    Missouri–Independence

    Harry S. Truman Library & Museum
  • Harper, Roy Winfield (1905-1994)


    Missouri–Kansas City

    National Archives–Central Plains Region
  • Munger, William Henry (1845-1915)
  • Munger, Thomas Charles (1861-1941)
  • Becker, William Henry (1909-1992)


    Missouri–St. Louis

    Missouri Historical Society
  • Treat, Samuel (1815-1902)
  • Moore, George (1878-1962)
  • Harper, Roy Winfield (1905-1994)
  • Gunn, George F., Jr. (1927-1998)
  • Filippine, Edward L. (1930-    )(not yet deposited)

    Saint Louis University School of Law, Library
  • Stohr, Donald J. (1934-2015)

    State Historical Society of Missouri -Research Center-St. Louis
  • Regan, John Keating (1911-1987)
  • Meredith, James Hargrove (1914-1988)
  • McMillian, Thedore (1919-2006)
  • Hungate, William Leonard (1922-2007) (search on "Hungate" to retrieve list of his collections)
  • Limbaugh, Stephen N., Sr. (1927-    )


    Nebraska–Lincoln

    Nebraska State Historical Society
  • Dundy, Elmer Scipio (1830-1896)
  • Robinson, Richard Earl (1903-1991)
  • Denney, Robert Vernon (1916-1981) (scroll down to Denny)


    New York-Ithaca

    Cornell University
  • Brewer, David Josiah (1837-1910)


    New York-New York

    Center for Jewish History
  • Sachs, Howard Frederic (1925-    )


    North Dakota–Bismarck

    State Historical Society of North Dakota
  • Bright, Myron H. (1919-    )
  • Register, George Scott (1901-1972) (scroll to #20588)


    North Dakota–Fargo

    North Dakota State University
  • Amidon, Charles Fremont (1856-1937)


    North Dakota–Grand Forks

    University of North Dakota
  • Amidon, Charles Fremont (1856-1937)
  • Miller, Andrew (1870-1960)
  • Davies, Ronald Norwood (1904-1996)
  • Devitt, Edward J. (1911-1992)
  • Van Sickle, Bruce (1917-2007)


    Ohio-Freemont

    Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
  • McCrary, George W. (1835-1890)


    South Dakota-Pierre

    South Dakota State Historical Society
  • Mickelson, George Theodore (1903-1965)


    Washington, D.C.

    Library of Congress
  • Treat, Samuel (1815-1902)
  • Brewer, David Josiah (1837-1910)
  • Van Devanter, Willis (1859–1941)
  • Blackmun, Harry A. (1908-1999)


    Wyoming–Laramie

    University of Wyoming–American Heritage Center
  • Van Devanter, Willis (1859–1941)


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