Hand, Learned, 1872-1961
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: This collection includes materials relating chiefly to Thayer's writing and teaching career. Includes research notes and drafts for A Preliminary Treatise on the Law of Evidence at the Common Law (1898) and his biography of John Marshall (1901); papers relating to his participation in the writing of the constitutions of North and South Dakota, 1889, and his chairmanship of a committee concerned with Indian legislation, 1887-1892; diary-like letters to his wife, Sophia Bradford (Ripley) Thayer,...
Overview: The Joseph Berry Keenan Papers (1942-1947) consists of personal and business correspondence, documents, and memos, as well as newspaper clippings and photographs. The bulk of the papers concern Keenan's work as Chief Counsel in the International Prosecution Section (IPS) of the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (SCAP) for the Japanese War Crime Trials following World War II.
Overview: Materials relating to Hand's private and public life, his activities as an alumnus of Harvard University, his friendship with Felix Frankfurter, and to the Hand family. Includes material on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, New York City; information on the Progressive movement (1909-1914) and the beginnings of the New Republic and its early staff; and transcripts of oral-history interviews conducted by Gerald...
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: This is a collection of the Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, Louis Dembitz Brandeis. It consists of chiefly working papers (1916-1939) for cases in which Brandeis wrote an opinion.
Overview: This collection includes material relating to Hudson's career, his activities in the negotiations of the Paris Peace Conference, 1918-1919, and with projects and problems of the League of Nations, including his efforts in urging the U.S. to join the League, his involvement with the American Committee in Geneva of the League of Nations Association, his positions as a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration and judge of the Permanent Court of International Justice, his participation in other...
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: Research materials created or collected by Mark DeWolfe Howe in his capacity as the official biographer of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Michael Smith and Herbert Packer research materials on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Overview: Research materials collected by Michael Smith and Herbert Packer for a book they planned on writing about the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The materials include court opinions, interviews about several judges who sat on the court's bench, and some of Augustus Hand's correspondence.
Overview: The Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Addenda consists of items regarding Holmes’s life, family, and work, which were donated to the library by various parties after the primary collection of his papers was made available to the public. The collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks and diaries, clippings, reprints, and family papers dating to the mid-nineteenth century.