Hand, Learned, 1872-1961
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: Papers relating to Charles C. Burlingham's personal and professional affairs, cultural affairs in New York City, efforts on behalf of civic and judicial reform, alumni activities with Harvard College and Columbia University Law School, espousal of civil liberties causes, and work on behalf of the Episcopal Church.
Overview: Contains a variety of materials relating chiefly to his personal, political, and civil rights activities. The collection contains family papers pre-dating Garrison's birth and other personal correspondence with his friends and colleagues. Much of this correspondence provides a unique look into the social and political milieu of New York City in the mid-Twentieth Century. A subseries titled, Major Correspondence, consists of correspondence with noted legal figures. The papers also include...
Overview: Various materials relating to Howe's professional and teaching activities, his interest in American and English legal history, and his work in behalf of various civil rights, civil liberties, and national and local political causes; together with diary kept while secretary to Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, miscellaneous biographical papers, and notebooks (1930-1933) kept while a student at Harvard Law School.
Overview: Includes material pertaining to Pound's participation in the Boston and Cleveland crime surveys (1920's), as a member of the National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement or Wickersham Commission (1929-1931), as a member of the American Bar Association and with various Masonic chapters, and as advisor to the Ministry of Justice in Nanking, China (1940's). Also two typed, bound journals recounting camping trips in West Virginia and to Civil War battlefields (1898, 1912-1917).
Overview: This collection includes materials relating to Chafee's activities as law teacher, legal scholar, historian, and defender of civil liberties. Includes research material for drafts of the Federal Interpleader Act of 1936.