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John A. Carver, Jr. Papers

Identifier: M411


John A. Carver was a Professor of Law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law from 1972 to 2005. The collection consists of papers, clippings, files, scrapbooks, and other documents relating to his work and life.


  • Other: 1958-1978


Biographical / Historical

Born April 24, 1918, at Preston, Idaho, son of John A. Carver and LaVerne Olson Carver. Married Ruth O'Connor, 1942; two sons and one daughter. Educated in public schools of Preston, Pocatello, and Boise, Idaho. Attended Boise (Idaho) Junior College, George Washington University, Brigham Young University (A. B. 1939) and University of Montana Law School, University of Idaho Law School, and Georgetown University (LL.B. 1947). Honors: LL.D, College of Guam, 1964, John Carroll Medal of Merit, Georgetown University, 1971. Admitted to practice law in Idaho and the District of Columbia, 1946, and in Colorado, 1978. Military: 1st. Lt. USAF, discharge April 1946.


8.75 Linear Feet (10 containers)

Scope and Contents

This collection is organized into three (3) series. Series 1: Addresses, Speeches, and Remarks; Series 2: Political Positions; Series 3: Various Personal.
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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