Washington DC: 1981 - 1984. This modest archive of material from O'Connor includes: [A] Typed Letter Signed, "Sandra", 8.5" x 11", 1 p.,on Supreme Court Letterhead acknowledging condolence of her father's death. Fine, with mailing folds. [B] Manuscript Note Signed, 5.5" x 8.5", 1 p., on personal memo stationary, thanking the recipient, "...a thoughtful and delightful friend.", for a gift memento. Very good with small tear at right margin and slight wrinkle. [C] 1980, '81 and '82 Christmas Cards from O'Connor's family with photographs of her family and her husband.
Sandra Day O'Connor (b. 1930) served as the first female associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1981 to 2006. The first woman to ascend to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice O'Connor brilliantly paved the way just as Jackie Robinson did for baseball. She was nominated by President Ronald Reagan and wrote opinions for some of the most monumental decision of her era including: Bush v. Gore, Planned Parenthood v. Casey, and Hamdi v. Rumsfeld. President Barack Obama awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009. Item #2676
"Now that all our chicks have flown, we are all alone at home. But every once in a while, to cheer up a bit, we manage to find a moment or two for..." (1980 Card).