Inclusive Dates: 1911 - 2005 Extent: 12.0 Cubic Feet Description: William Bryant was a graduate of Howard School of Law, who joined the firm of Houston, Bryant and Gardner in 1954. Bryant was well-known for successfully arguing the case of Mallory v. United States, 354 U.S. 499 (1957) before the Supreme Court. In doing so, he earned an appointment to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in 1965, and in 1977 became Chief Judge, serving until 1981. he collection includes correspondence, publications, photographs, ephemera, artifacts (predominantly awards). Also included is Bryant's correspondence during his time serving in the army in World War II.
Staff, DPAAC, "Bryant, William" (2016). Manuscript Division Finding Aids. 239.