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Guide to the William Robertson Perkins Papers, 1903-1967

Collection Overview

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Robertson Perkins papers 1903-1967
Creator
Perkins, William Robertson, 1875-1945
Extent
12 Linear Feet
Repository
Duke University. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Location
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Language
English.

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Contents of the Collection

This information is filed in the first box of the collection. It includes a vita, letters, articles, clippings, and other items. Box 1 also contains an inventory of the collection.

Biddle, Mary Duke. Appointed Attorney; Income Tax 1929, 1932
Box 1
Estate 1924-1931
Box 1
Estate. Briefs 1925-1932
Box 1
Estate. Miscellaneous Papers 1912-1931
Box 1
Estate. Newspaper Articles 1926
Box 1
Estate. Proxies 1923-1924
Box 1
Estate. South Carolina Taxes 1924-1928
Box 1
Estate. Trust 1925, 1927
Box 2
Estate. Waiver on Assets 1923-1927
Box 2
Duke, Benjamin Newton. Estate 1929-1935, undated
Box 2
Duke, Doris. Lawsuit Involving Real Estate 1909, 1925-1927
Box 2
Bio-Data 1925
Box 2
Canadian Papers 1903-1925
Box 2
Canadian Papers 1926-1931, undated
Box 3
Correspondence 1908-1925
Box 3
Estate. Appraisal 1925-1926
Box 3
Estate. Distribution 1925-1928
Box 3
Estate. Federal Estate Tax. Briefs 1932-1933
Box 4
Estate. Federal Estate Tax. Correspondence 1925-1931
Box 4
Estate. Federal Estate Tax. Correspondence 1932-1933
Box 5
Estate. Federal Estate Tax. U.S. Board of Tax Appeals Proceedings 1932
Box 5
Estate. Inheritance Tax 1925-1926, undated
Box 5
Estate. Intangible Property Tax 1927-1928, undated
Box 5
Estate. Intangible Property Tax. Briefs 1926-1928
Box 6
Estate. New Jersey Probate 1925-1932
Box 6
Estate. New Jersey Tax 1925-1934, undated
Box 6
Estate. New Jersey Tax Cases 1834-1939
Box 6
Estate. New York Probate 1926
Box 6
Estate. New York Tax 1925-1927, 1933, undated
Box 6
Estate. North Carolina Taxes 1926-1934
Box 6
Estate. Rhode Island Real Estate 1926, undated
Box 6
Estate. Texas Tax Case 1927, undated
Box 6
Federal Estate Tax Litigation 1925-1930
Box 6
Federal Estate Tax Litigation 1931-1934, undated
Box 7
Piedmont and Northern Railway Extension 1925
Box 7
Will 1917, 1924-1925
Box 7
Executors, Payments to 1929-1931
Box 7
IRS Adjustments 1925-1927
Box 7
IRS Field Report 1926
Box 7
Miscellaneous undated
Box 8
Petitions. Tax Years, 1922-1927 1922-1927
Box 8
Tax Case 1909-1929
Box 9
Tax Case 1930, undated
Box 10
Tax Case. Stipulation 1930
Box 11
ALCOA Chronology 1912-1925
Box 11
ALCOA Correspondence 1916-1922
Box 11
Aluminum Report 1924
Box 11
American Cyanamid Co. Correspondence 1918-1924, Jan.-Mar. 1925
Box 11
American Cyanamid Co. Correspondence Apr.-Oct. 1925, undated
Box 12
American Cyanamid Co. Correspondence. Landis Correspondence Not Introduced in Trial 1925
Box 12
American Cyanamid Co. Correspondence. Landis Knowledge of Aluminum Prior to 1924.1923-1924
Box 12
American Cyanamid Co. Correspondence. Norton Co. 1924-1925
Box 12
American Cyanamid Co. Correspondence. Parties in London 1925
Box 12
American Cyanamid Co. Correspondence. Third Persons 1922-1925
Box 12
Brief for Defendants - Appellants 1928
Box 13
Brief for Defendants - Appellees 1928
Box 13
Burrage Litigation 1920, 1925
Box 13
Checks and Vouchers 1925-1930
Box 13
Correspondence 1925-1930
Box 14
Correspondence with Norsk Aluminum Co. 1917-1928
Box 14
Defendants' Arguments 1927-1928, undated
Box 15
Deposition of Haskell 1926
Box 15
Devez. French Guiana 1925
Box 15
Digests of Testimony 1924-1928, undated
Box 15
Exhibits. P 1 - P 353. D 1 - D 6 1924-1925
Box 16
Interviews 1924-1927, undated
Box 16
Joint Adventure 1928, undated
Box 17
Legal Cases Cited in Haskell Suits undated
Box 17
Legal Cases. Multiple Damages undated
Box 17
Litigation 1925-1927
Box 17
Litigation 1928-1929, undated
Box 18
Litigation. Charles Evans Hughes' Original Draft of Assignments of Error Sent to Printer. undated
Box 19
Memoranda of Edward F. McClennen 1925
Box 19
Muscle Shoals Report. 2 Vols. 1917-1923
Box 19
Opinion, Summons, Deposition 1926-1928, undated
Box 19
Plant Locations 1920-1925
Box 20
Subpoenas 1927-1928
Box 20
Claims, Answers, Summons 1926
Box 20
Correspondence 1926-1930
Box 20
Litigation 1927-1928, undated
Box 21
Memorandum of Law on Conjectural Damages undated
Box 21
Abstract of Title to the Proposed Site of the Jamestown Exposition 1904, 1938
Box 22
Ancestors and Descendants 1943
Box 22
Bio-Data (see Box 1)
Box 22
Estate. Ledger. Vols. 1 and 2 1945-1949
Box 22
Legal Cases 1905, undated
Box 23
Memorabilia 1867-1945
Box 23
Memorabilia. Daguerreotype of Judith Clough Robertson ca. 1883
Box 23
Memorial Resolutions 1945
Box 24
Miscellaneous Papers 1925-1967, undated
Box 25
P. Lorillard Litigation 1931
Box 25
Will 1943, 1945
Box 25

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William Robertson Perkins Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The William Robertson Perkins Papers were a gift to Duke University, ca. 1971 and 1980.

Processing Information

Processed by: Duke University. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library Staff

Completed March 24, 1982

Encoded by Stephen Douglas Miller

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.