Helen D. Pratt Papers

Title: Helen D. Pratt Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1955-1974
Extent of Materials: 1 Hollinger box and 2 print boxes
Location: cupboard no. 2
Donor: Helen D. Pratt
Scope and Content: The collection includes formal reports, newspaper clippings, publicity, publications, and correspondence documenting Pratt’s political activities. The materials primarily concern the involvement of the League of Women Voters in the Durham City-County Charter Commission and in North Carolina judicial reform.
Restrictions: The collection is open for research
Organization of Collection: Shelf Location Item # Description Dates
Cabinet #2 Box 1, Folders 1-2 Durham City-County Charter Commission 1960
Cabinet #2 Box 1, Folders 3-7 N.C. judicial reform 1954-1964
Cabinet #2 Box 2 Print materials: Durham City-County Charter Commission
Cabinet #2 Box 3 Print materials: N.C. judicial reform
Container List: Box 2:
Report of the Durham City-County Charter Commission. Durham City-County Charter Commission, 1960.
A Report on the Durham County Health Department. Durham City-County Charter Commission, 1960.
A Proposed Charter for the Consolidated Government for the City of Durham and Durham County. First Discussion Draft. Durham City-County Charter Commission, 1972.
A Proposed Charter for the Consolidated Government for the City of Durham and Durham County. Second Discussion Draft. Durham City-County Charter Commission, 1972.
A Proposed Charter for the Consolidated Government for the City of Durham and Durham County. Durham City-County Charter Commission, 1974.
Box 3:
Report of the Commission on Legislative Representation. State of North Carolina, 1956.
Court Administration Report, Number 1 Rev.: Administrative Offices of the Courts. Institute of Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1957.
Judicial Commentary on Administration of Courts and Civil Justice. Institute of Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1957.
1956-1958 Court Study. Institute of Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1957.
Court Administration Preliminary Report: Superior Court Reporters. Institute of Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1957.
North Carolina Superior Courts: Annual Report of the Administrative Assistant to the Chief Justice. 1957.
Preliminary Report on Congested Dockets and Delay in Civil Litigation. Institute of Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1958.
A Tentative Report of the Subcommittee on Court Administration. The Committee on Improving and Expediting the Administration of Justice in North Carolina, North Carolina Bar Association, 1958.
A Tentative Report of the Subcommittee on Judges and Solicitors. The Committee on Improving and Expediting the Administration of Justice in North Carolina, North Carolina Bar Association, 1958.
A Tentative Report of the Subcommittee on Practice and Procedure. The Committee on Improving and Expediting the Administration of Justice in North Carolina, North Carolina Bar Association, 1958.
A Tentative Report of the Subcommittee on Court Structure and Jurisdiction. The Committee on Improving and Expediting the Administration of Justice in North Carolina, North Carolina Bar Association, 1958.
A Tentative Report of the Subcommittee on the Jury System. The Committee on Improving and Expediting the Administration of Justice in North Carolina, North Carolina Bar Association, 1958.
Constitution of North Carolina, Article IV, Judicial Department: Comparative Texts. Institute of Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1959.
A Preliminary Report on the Structure and Jurisdiction of the Justice of the Peace Courts, Mayors’ Court, and Intermediate Courts of North Carolina. Institute of Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, undated.