The Resource Ralph H. Kelley papers

Ralph H. Kelley papers

Label
Ralph H. Kelley papers, 1967-2004
Title
Ralph H. Kelley papers
Inclusive dates
1967-2004
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Ralph H. Kelley papers include memoranda and letters to the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, congressional leaders, and other bankruptcy judges; testimony before various United States congressional committees, along with supporting materials used to advocate on behalf of bankruptcy judges; programs and promotional materials relating to conferences, seminars and workshops in which Kelley was invited to participate; lectures and speeches; essays and other writings by Kelley on bankruptcy related topics; congradulatory letters, photographs, tributes, and video tributes honoring his service
Note
Forms part of the National bankruptcy archives
Is part of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Biographical or historical data
Ralph H. Kelley was born in Chattanooga, Tenn. in 1928. He attended Vanderbilt University Law School, served in the Tennessee House of Representatives, and was elected Mayor of Chattanooga in 1963 and again in 1967. In 1969 he was appointed referee in the Eastern District of the United States Bankruptcy Court in Tennessee, a postition he held until his death. From 1980 to 1990 he was a member of the Judicial Conference of the United States Committee on the Budget. Kelley was a member of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, and served as the Conference's President from 1985-1986. He also belonged to the National Conference of Bankruptcy Clerks, which after his death established an Outstanding Achievement Award to be conferred annually upon the member who best achieves Judge Kelley's accomplishments.Throughout his career he used his experience and clout as a bankruptcy judge to lobby various congressional committees on behalf of bankruptcy reform and improved financial compensation for bankruptcy judges
Cataloging source
PU-L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1928-2004
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kelley, Ralph Houston
Index
index present
Language note
Materials in English
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Judicial Conference of the United States
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Federal Judicial Center
  • United States
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Clerks (U.S.)
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
  • Judicial Conference of the United States
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • United States
  • United States
  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy lawyers
Label
Ralph H. Kelley papers
Instantiates
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Cumulative index finding aids
Guide to the Ralph H. Kelley papers can be found at: www.law.upenn.edu/bll/archives/xml/kelley.xml
Extent
  • c. 9,000 items
  • 24
Governing access note
The archives reserves the right to restrict access to materials of sensitive nature. Please contact the department for further information
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Barbara F. Kelley in September 2004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
07-B1086
Terms governing use
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law
Type of unit
cu. ft
Label
Ralph H. Kelley papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Cumulative index finding aids
Guide to the Ralph H. Kelley papers can be found at: www.law.upenn.edu/bll/archives/xml/kelley.xml
Extent
  • c. 9,000 items
  • 24
Governing access note
The archives reserves the right to restrict access to materials of sensitive nature. Please contact the department for further information
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Barbara F. Kelley in September 2004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
07-B1086
Terms governing use
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law
Type of unit
cu. ft

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