Felix Frankfurter Papers 1846-1966 (bulk 1907-1966)

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Felix Frankfurter Papers, 1846-1966, (bulk 1907-1966)

Felix Frankfurter Papers 1846-1966 (bulk 1907-1966)

Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, oral history interviews, writings, speeches, notes, legal file, newspaper clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers reflecting Felix Frankfurter's involvement with significant political and social movements and events and his acquaintance with leaders in many segments of society.

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