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Frank W. Koger Papers

NBA.014

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Pennsylvania. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives
Creator:
Koger, Frank W.
Title:
Frank W. Koger Papers
Date [inclusive]:
1990-1997
Call Number:
NBA.014
Extent:
1 linear feet (About 1200 items)
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1
Abstract:
Frank W. Koger, 1930-2003, received his J.D. from Kansas City University in 1953 and his L.L.M. from University of Missouri in 1966. After having worked in private practice since 1956, Koger was appointed Bankruptcy Judge to the Eighth Judicial Circuit in 1986. He remained in this position until his retirement in 1997. Koger was a member of the American Bar Association, the Commercial Law League of America, and the Missouri Bar Association. He was also a member of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, where he served as Secretary, Vice President, and President in the 1990s. The collection, 1990-1997, chiefly includes records created and assembled by Koger as a member of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges from 1993-1997. The collection also includes materials regarding a skit, created by Koger, which gained notoriety within the bankruptcy law community.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the Frank W. Koger Papers, National Bankruptcy Archives, NBA.014, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Biography/History

Frank W. Koger was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1930. Koger received his J.D. from Kansas City University in 1953 and his L.L.M. from University of Missouri in 1966. After having worked in private practice since 1956, Koger was appointed Bankruptcy Judge to the Eighth Judicial Circuit in 1986. He remained in this position until his retirement in 1997.

Koger was a member of the American Bar Association, the Commercial Law League of America (where he served as President from 1983 to 1984), and the Missouri Bar Association. He was also a member of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, where he served as Secretary, Vice President, and President in the 1990s.

Frank Koger died in 2003.

Scope and Contents

The Frank W. Koger Papers, 1990-1997, chiefly includes records created and assembled by Koger as a member of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges from 1993-1997. The collection also includes materials regarding a skit, created by Koger, which gained notoriety within the bankruptcy law community.

Arrangement of Collection

  1. National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Materials
  2. Subject Files

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives,  2006

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Jordon Steele

Access Restrictions

The archives reserves the right to restrict access to materials of sensitive nature. Please contact the department for further information.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Use Restrictions

The archives reserves the right to restrict access to materials of sensitive nature. Please contact the department for further information.

Acquisitions Information

Received from Frank W. Koger in September 2003.

Processing Information

Processed by Melissa Backes, May 2005.

Encoded by Jordon Steele, November 2006.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
Form/Genre(s)
  • Farces
Subject(s)
  • Bankruptcy

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Collection Inventory

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Materials, 1993-1997.

Administration, 1993-1997.

Box Folder

Ballots, circa 1995-1996.

1 1

Bylaws, 1996-1997.

1 2

Membership, 1995.

1 3

Office Papers, 1993-1995.

1 4

Reimbursement Requests, 1997-1998.

1 5

Reports, 1994-1995.

1 6

Committees, 1993-1997.

Box Folder

Appointments and Rosters, 1993-1997.

1 7-8

Administrative Affairs Committee, 1994-1995.

1 9

Association of Bankruptcy Judicial Assistants Liaison Committee, 1994-1995.

1 10

Commercial Law League of America Liaison Committee, 1994-1996.

1 11

Endowment for Education Committee, 1996.

1 12

Executive Committee, 1996 January 22.

1 13

Correspondence, 1994-1997.

Box
1
Folder
14-16

Legislative Activities, 1997.

Box Folder

Adler Survey Questionnaire Results, 1997.

1 17-18

Meetings, 1995-1997.

Scope and Contents note

Minutes, planning materials, and other materials for annual and mid-year meetings of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges.

Box
1
Folder
19-22

Subject Files, 1990-1991.

Box Folder

"Cash Collateral and Financing Orders" Skit, 1990-1991.

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