Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains materials relating to specific civil rights cases of the 1938-1942 period, such as Hague v. C.I.O., West Virginia v. Barnette, and Minersville School District v. Gobitis.
Papers reflect four aspects of Brooks' professional and personal life: his activities and concerns as attorney and judge; his championship of civil liberties; his efforts on behalf of international cooperation; and his personal relationships and interests.
The materials in this collection relate to Sohn’s career as a teacher and his other activities in the field of international law.
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.
Papers contain Fraenkel's diaries for 1912-1980 (94 vols.), his correspondence with Selma M. Breitenbach, and the manuscript draft of his autobiography (5 notebooks). This collection is closed until May 2033 per the terms of the Deed of Gift.
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).
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.