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COLLECTION Identifier: HOLLIS 3093605

Lewis J. Paper papers

Overview

Contains research materials used by Paper in the writing of two of books: Brandeis, An Intimate Biography, and Empire: William S. Paley and the Making of CBS. Although Mr. Paper's manuscripts can be found, much of the collection consists of photocopies of original materials located in other repositories.

Dates

  • 1981-1987.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to these papers is governed by the rules and regulations of the Harvard Law School Library. This collection is open to the public, but is housed off-site at Harvard Depository and requires 2-day advance notice for retrieval. Consult the Special Collections staff for further information.

Mr. Paper has maintained the copyright to the information in the collection. Permission must be granted by him before accessing the collection. Quoting or copying material contained within the collection also requires the permission of Mr. Paper.

Conditions Governing Use

The Harvard Law School Library holds copyright on some, but not all, of the material in our collections. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be directed to the Special Collections staff. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from the Harvard Law School Library are also responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations who hold copyright.

Extent

15 boxes
The Lewis J. Paper Collection consists of research materials used by Mr. Paper in writing two of his books: Brandeis: An Intimate Biography and Empire: William S. Paley and the Making of CBS. Mr. Paper is currently a partner in the law firm of Keck, Mahin, and Cate in Washington, D.C.

The collection is broken into two series, each covering one of the books mentioned above. The time span covered by the collection is considerable. There are copies of documents created in 1890 leading through to material dated 1987. Only the recent material is original. Much of Mr. Paper's research materials are copies made from Presidential Libraries. However, the bulk of the collection is concerned with the Supreme Court opinions of Justice Brandeis. There are indexes created by Mr. Paper in the Brandeis series to help access the material. There is no personal material concerning Mr. Paper in the collection.

Historical/Biographical Information

  • 1946 Born, 13 October, in Newark, New Jersey, to Sidney and Dorothy.
  • 1967 Phi Beta Kappa, junior year, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
  • 1968 Graduated with high distinction and honors in political science from University of Michigan.
  • 1971 Juris Doctor, Harvard Law School
  • 1972 Masters of Law, Georgetown Law School as part of a fellowship with the Institute of Public Interest Representation.
  • 1972-1973 Staff attorney, Citizens Communication Center (a public interest law firm specializing in broadcasting), Washington, D.C.
  • 1973-1975 Legislative Counsel to Senator Gaylord Nelson, United States Senate, Washington, D.C.
  • 1975 Passed New Jersey Bar Exam
  • 1975-1978 Associate attorney, Lowenstein, Sandler, Brochin Kohl and Fisher, Newark, New Jersey.
  • 1978-1979 Assistant General Counsel for Agenda Review and Policy, Office of General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission, Washington, D.C.
  • 1979-1981 Associate General Counsel for Agenda Review and Policy, Office of General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission, Washington, D.C.
  • 1981-1986 Partner, Grove and Engelberg, Washington, D.C.
  • 1983 Published Brandeis: An Intimate Biography
  • 1983-1986 Adjunct professor of law, Georgetown Law School
  • 1984 Passed Maryland Bar Exam
  • 1986- Partner, Keck, Mahin and; Cate, Washington, D.C.
  • 1987 Published Empire: William S. Paley and the Making of CBS
1946
Born, 13 October, in Newark, New Jersey, to Sidney and Dorothy.
1967
Phi Beta Kappa, junior year, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
1968
Graduated with high distinction and honors in political science from University of Michigan.
1971
Juris Doctor, Harvard Law School
1972
Masters of Law, Georgetown Law School as part of a fellowship with the Institute of Public Interest Representation.
1972-1973
Staff attorney, Citizens Communication Center (a public interest law firm specializing in broadcasting), Washington, D.C.
1973-1975
Legislative Counsel to Senator Gaylord Nelson, United States Senate, Washington, D.C.
1975
Passed New Jersey Bar Exam
1975-1978
Associate attorney, Lowenstein, Sandler, Brochin Kohl and Fisher, Newark, New Jersey.
1978-1979
Assistant General Counsel for Agenda Review and Policy, Office of General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission, Washington, D.C.
1979-1981
Associate General Counsel for Agenda Review and Policy, Office of General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission, Washington, D.C.
1981-1986
Partner, Grove and Engelberg, Washington, D.C.
1983
Published Brandeis: An Intimate Biography
1983-1986
Adjunct professor of law, Georgetown Law School
1984
Passed Maryland Bar Exam
1986-
Partner, Keck, Mahin and; Cate, Washington, D.C.
1987
Published Empire: William S. Paley and the Making of CBS

Series List

  1. Subseries A. Articles/Excerpts
  2. Subseries B. Library Papers

    (Both Presidential and other libraries)

  3. Subseries C. Nomination Hearings
  4. Subseries D. Selected Court Opinions
  5. Subseries E. Paper's Correspondence

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated to the Harvard Law School Library by Lewis J. Paper in March, 1992.

Processing Information

Processed by Amy Weinkuhler and David de Lorenzo.
Link to catalog
Title
Paper, Lewis J. Papers, 1981-1987: Finding Aid.
Author
Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138
EAD ID
law00004

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard Law School Library, Historical & Special Collections Repository

Harvard Law School Library's Historical & Special Collections (HSC) collects, preserves, and makes available research materials for the study of the law and legal history. HSC holds over 8,000 linear feet of manuscripts, over 100,000 rare books, and more than 70,000 visual images.

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