Collection Summary

Creator: Shawe, Earle K.
Title: Addendum to the Papers of Earle K. Shawe [a]
Accession: MSS 08-03a
Description: 1 box (.4 linear ft.)
Location: This collection is stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections before your visit to ensure your papers are available.
Photograph Collection: View 0 digitized photographs
Digitized Content: 0 objects
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Collection Description & Arrangement

This small addition of memorabilia to the Earl K. Shawe Papers was received July 27, 2017.  These papers consist primarily of letters and postcards that Mr. Shawe sent to his brother David Schikevitz while a student at the University of Virginia, between 1930 and 1934.  There are also some newspaper clippings, some certificates and one photograph.

The collection was arranged chronologically.

Acquisition Information

Date Received 2008
Donor Information The Papers of Earl K. Shawe were received by the Law School library in the July 27, 2017.

Content List

Folder 1

  • 1930; 3 postcards and 4 letters addressed to David [sometimes spelled Davey] Schikevitz of Portsmouth, VA

Folder 2

  • 1931; 2 postcards addressed to David Schikevitz and 1 receipt from Jameson Book and Athletic Store, Inc., University, VA, December 1, 1931

Folder 3

  • 1932; Scott Stadium football ticket for November 24, 1932: University of North Carolina versus University of Virginia, Thanksgiving Day

Folder 4

  • 1933; 6 letters addressed to David Schikevitz.

Folder 5

  • 23 postcards addressed to Davey Schikevitz, and 1 postcard addresed to P. Schikevitz

Folder 6

  • 1934; 4 letters and 6 postcards addressed to David Schikevitz. One postcard addresses to Willie Schikevitz

Folder 7

  • 1931-1934, 1943; University of Virginia correspondence and 3 promissory notes

Folder 8

  • n.d. [ca. 1930-1934], 1935-1936; 3 letters to David Schikevitz, and one Liberty National Bank Savings Book [Washington, DC]

Folder 9

  • 1937, Mar. 9; District Court of the US for the District of Columbia certificate of admission

Folder 10

  • 1944; Dec. 1; District Court of Maryland certificate of admission  of Earl K. Shawe as Attorney and Counselor, Solicitor, Advocate, and Proctor

Folder 11

  • 1946, Jan. 29; State of Maryland certificate of admission to the Court of Appeals

Folder 12

  • 1947; Willis, H. A. to Shawe – letter re Shawe’s resignation from the National Labor Relations Board

Folder 13

  • 1962, Apr. 3; Government of the Cayman Islands invitation to Mr. and Mrs. Shawe to a reception in honor of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Includes a photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Shawe meeting the Prince and a newspaper clipping commenting on Mrs. Shawe dress

Folder 14

  • 1992, n.d.; Notes and newspaper clippings from David Schikevitz to Earl K. Shawe when he returned Shawe’s correspondence

Folder 15

  • 2013; Congratulatory letters upon Shawe’s 100th Birthday from President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, UVA School of Law Dean Paul Mahoney, National Relations Board Regional Manager Wayne Gold, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers President John E. Sands


Oversized items

  • The Portsmouth Star, June 9, 1929: “Woodrow Wilson High School Graduating Class of 1929”
  • The Baltimore Sun, July 9, 2017: “Earle K. Shawe, Tough-minded New Deal labor lawyer represented management of major corporations” Obituary

Associated People

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Preferred Citation

Papers of Earl K. Shawe, MSS 2008-03a, Box Number, Special Collections, University of Virginia Law Library

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