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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Oral History Project


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The Oral History Project was begun by the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) at its 2004 Annual Meeting. The purpose of the project was to record interviews in which past presidents of the NCBJ reminisced about the organization and the role they played in it. Bradley B. Williams of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society helped coordinate the project. The project later expanded to encompass oral histories of prominent bankruptcy judges.

Chiefly oral histories recorded with past presidents of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges from 2004 to 2008. Accruals to this project include prominent members of the NCBJ who may or may not be former presidents.

Alphabetical by last name.

Oral history of Cornelius Blackshear received in August 2009

Digital reproductions of some of these oral histories are available electronically at

Received from Bradley B. Williams in June 2008 unless otherwise noted in the Accruals note.

Processed by Jordon Steele, August 2009.

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Collection Inventory

Adler, Louise Decarl, 2005 July 20.
Anderson, William, 2005 June 15-16.
Blackshear, Cornelius, 2008 October 11.
Clark, Glen, 2004 October 10.
Cosetti, Joseph, 2004 October 10.
Fitzgerald, Judith K., 2004 October 12.
Houston, David W., 2004 October 12.
Kline, David, 2004 October 11.
Lee, Joe, 2005 October 19-20.
Mannes, Paul, 2004 October 11.
Martin, Robert D., 2004 October 10.
Newsome, Randall J., 2005 July 20.
Paine, George W., III, 2004 October 11.
Small, A. Thomas, 2004 October 13.

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