Judge Thomas L. Camp papers
Scope and Content
Much of the collection consists of newspaper articles and clippings relating to Judge Camp’s professional life and the personal life of him and his relatives. Letters, programs, financial records, and postcards comprise a portion of the collection. Also included are three Camp family scrapbooks, one scrapbook for the Joseph Habersham chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and Thomas Camp’s diploma from George Washington University. The oldest item in the collection is a newspaper, a copy of The Palmetto Blade (Palmetto, GA) from 1884.
- Camp, Thomas L. (Thomas Lee), Judge (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Most of the papers in this collection relate to Judge Thomas L. Camp and his personal and professional life. Camp was born and raised in Fairburn, Georgia, and attended Oglethorpe and George Washington Universities. He ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. House of Representatives in 1946. In 1966 he was elected chief judge of the Fulton County Civil Court. He was an active member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church as well as several clubs, including the Atlanta Masonic Club and the Old War Horse Lawyers’ Club. His wife, Gladys Hobgood Camp (d.1991), was regent for the Joseph Habersham Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
2.5 linear ft. (1 document case; 1 oversize box; 2 oversize folders)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2013.
- Judge Thomas L. Camp papers
- Josh Hogan
- February 2013
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.