Scope and Content Note

The series consists of correspondence, selected meeting minutes, and related material documenting the work of the Constitutional Commission of 1890. The series includes: correspondence to the commission on recommendations for candidates to the position of commission secretary; manuscript minutes of commission meetings; rolls of commission members; newspaper clippings on decisions and progress of the commission and its subcommittees; copies of form letters to members of the bar seeking opinions on commission issues and correspondence replying in detail; copies of plans amending sections of the judiciary article; and letters replying to Judge Woods' request for autographed photographs from commission members for his collection (no photographs present).