Herbert B. (Herbert Brutus) Ehrmann papers, 1906-1970


Herbert B. (Herbert Brutus) Ehrmann papers, 1906-1970


Papers chiefly relating to Ehrmann's involvement in the Sacco-Vanzetti case as junior counsel for the defense and his research and writings (1927-1969) on the case. Includes much correspondence (1915-1965) with Felix Frankfurter; letters (1920-1927) written by Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti to various persons; material pertaining to Ehrmann's participation with the Massachusetts Commissions on Capital Punishment and on Unemployment, the Massachusetts Judicial Council, the Massachusetts Defenders Committee, and other State agencies; and draft material for two projected autobiographical works, tentatively entitled Adventure of Living and Education of a Liberal.

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Cooney, Thomas

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Tavernkeeper, of Chanceford Township, York County, Pa. From the description of Daybook, 1836-1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70970770 ...

Henle, James

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Beffel, John Nicholas

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Journalist. From the description of John Nicholas Beffel papers, 1927-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68796293 From the description of Papers, 1927-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34366789 John Nicholas Beffel (1887 1973) Radical journalist, publicist, and editor. A prolific writer of articles, essays, and publicity dealing with leftist issues, many pertaining to the syndicalist labor organization the Industrial Workers of the...

Shapiro, Louis

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Reed, Barry C

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Ludlow, Charles A.

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Musmanno, Michael A. (Michael Angelo), 1897-1968

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Michael A. Musmanno was a member of the Pennsylvania State Legislature from 1929 to 1931. He authored a bill outlawing the Coal and Iron Police in western Pennsylvania. He also authored the movie script, and later the novel, Black fury which fictionalized the story of John Barkowski, an employee of the Pittsbugth Coal Company who was beaten to death by the Coal and Iron Police for no apparent reason. Musmanno represented Mrs. Sophia Barkowski in the Barkowski case against three members of the Co...


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Hill, Arthur Dehon, 1869-

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Lawyer, army officer, and law teacher, of Boston, Mass.; summer resident of Portsmouth, N.H.; d. 1947. From the description of Papers, 1906-1944 (bulk 1906-1941). (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70940725 ...

Lauriston Bullard's

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Kamermayer, Jos.

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Massachusetts Committee on Unemployment

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Hausner, Gideon, 1915-1990

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Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927

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Richards, John J.

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Scarlett, William, 1883-1973

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Geary, Daniel E.

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Mendelson, Wallace

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Cummings, Homer S. (Homer Stillé), 1870-1956

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United States Attorney General. From the description of Papers of Homer S. Cummings, 1886-1956. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48583233 Was U.S. Attorney General at the time of these letters. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1934-1936. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 236165635 Attorney-General of the United States, 1933-1939. From the description of Papers of Homer S. ...

University of Utah Law School

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American Jewish Committee

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Founded in 1906 to safeguard the rights of Jews and to alleviate the consequences of persecution or disaster affecting them at home or abroad. ...

Greenbaum, Edward S. (Edward Samuel), 1890-1970

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Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward Samuel Greenbaum : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731269 From the description of Reminiscences of Edward Samuel Greenbaum : oral history, 1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100388 Edward S. Greenbaum (1890-1970) was a lawyer in New York City in the legal firm of Greenbaum, Wolff & Ernst who was in...

Biddle, W. I.

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Edward Miller

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Theatre Department of the Houghton Library of Harvard University

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Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941

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Louis Brandeis (b. November 13, 1856, Louisville, Kentucky – d. October 5, 1941, Washington D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from 1916 until 1939. Brandeis was the Court’s 67th justice and its first Jewish-American justice. He was the son of immigrants from Bohemia, who came to Kentucky from Prague, then part of the Austrian Empire. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1877, and before becoming a judge, served as a lawyer at Warren & B...

Fabri, Amleto

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Miller, Edward

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Epithet: MusD,of Doncaster British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x000068 ...

Cunningham, Bill

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Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee

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Myerson, Abraham, 1881-1948

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Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945

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American author, actor, humorist, and screenwriter; b. Robert Charles Benchley. From the description of Robert Benchley collection, 1770-1965. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70967664 Robert Benchley, humorist, critic, actor, writer and director was born in 1889 in Worcester, Massachusetts. His writing career began as early as his college days as president of the LAMPOON, in which he wrote many articles. His reputation as a humorist grew when he became editor of the...

Herter, Christian Archibald, 1865-1910

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Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Wilkins, R. S.

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Vanguard Press.

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American book publisher. From the description of Dr. Seuss files, 1937-1985. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 64589701 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Established with money out of the Garland Fund in 1926, the Vanguard Press under the editorial guidance of James Henle and Evelyn Shrifte established and maintained a reputation for publishing promising new fiction writers, as well as informed and challenging nonfiction. In the fall of 1988, Vanguard Press was sold...

Mass. Civil Defense Agency

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Massachusetts Commission on Capital Punishment.

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Wasserman, Jacob

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Kirschberg, Bradley H.

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Griswold, Erwin N. (Erwin Nathaniel), 1904-1994

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Erwin N. Griswold was born in Cleveland in 1904. He graduated in 1925 from Oberlin College with the A.B. in mathematics and the A.M. in political science. He received the LL. B. degree from Harvard University Law School in 1928 and the S.J.D. degree in 1929. From 1929 to 1934, he served in the Office of Solicitor General, returning to Cambridge in 1934. He taught on the Law Faculty of Harvard Law School from 1934 to 1967 and was Dean from 1946 to 1967. From 1967 to 1973, he was U.S. Solicitor Ge...

Hapgood, Norman

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Mason, Alpheus Thomas

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Whittemore, C. W.

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Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985

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U.S. representative to the United Nations. From the description of Correspondence 1957. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50307057 United States Senator and ambassador. From the description of Henry Cabot Lodge letter to Harriet L. White [manuscript], 1960 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 466876849 Henry Cabot Lodge (1902-1985) was a journalist, U.S. Senator, and diplomat, and the grandson of statesman Henry Cabot Lodge,...

Llewellyn Howland III

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Little, Brown & Co.

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U.S. Supreme Court.

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Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009

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Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....

Joseph, David H.

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Epstein, Henry

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James Grossman

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William F. O'Neil)

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Thompson, William Goodrich, 1864-1935

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Spring, Romney

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Ehrmann, Herbert B. (Herbert Brutus), 1891-

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Herbert Brutus Ehrmann, 1891-1970: Lawyer, author. Member, War Labor Policies Bd., 1918-1919; director, Industrial Relations Div. U.S. Shipping Bd., 1919. Junior counsel for Sacco and Vanzetti, 1926-1927. Pres., American Jewish Committee, 1959-1961. Author: The Untried Case (1933 and 1960); The Case That Will Not Die (1969); Under This Roof (1940); The Criminal Courts of Cleveland (1921, with Reginald Haber Smith). From the description of Papers of Herbert Brutus Ehrmann, 1906-1970 (...

Dever, John F.

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Sacco, Rose

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Welch, Joseph N., 1890-1960

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Monteiro, Barney

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Hays, Arthur Garfield, 1881-1954

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Hays taught in Kuna, Bruneau, and Boise. After he retired he accepted the directorship of the prison educational program in Boise. From the description of Papers, 1830-1958. (Idaho State Historical Society Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 42927298 Active in civil liberties issues, Hays took part in a long list of important cases, including the Scopes trial in 1925, the Sacco and Vanzetti case, and the Scottsboro case. Hays also attended the Reichstag trial in Ber...

Harvard College (1780- )

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Special students were those who took courses in Harvard College but were not degree candidates; they had not gone through the standard admissions process completed by AB degree candidates. From the description of Records of special students, 1876-1907. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064523 It is unclear whether F.C. Fabel ever attended Harvard College. F.C. Fabel may be Frederick Charles Fabel, who received an AB from the University of Rochester in 1893. ...

Mrs. E. G. Evans?

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Bellamy, Francis Rufus, 1886-

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Author, editor, and publicity director. From the description of Papers Francis Bellamy, 1892-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067980 ...

Mrs. Katherine Codman

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Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958

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Kellogg, editor of the Survey, 1909-1952, and an active social reformer, corresponded with major figures in business, politcs, and welfare, discussing developments in peace movements, New Deal programs, civil liberties, the development of professional social work, and programs to assist dependent members of society. From the guide to the Paul U. Kellogg papers, 1891-1952, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Social Welfare History Archives [swha]) Kellogg, editor of the Surve...

Mass. Supreme Judicial Court

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Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943

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Nicola Sacco (1891-1927) and Bartolomeo Vanzetti (1888-1927) were Italian immigrants who were tried and executed for robbery and murder of payroll guards Frederick Albert Parmenter and Alessandro Berardelli. The case of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Sacco and Vanzetti quickly became one of America's most complicated and notorious political trials. They were found guilty on July 14, 1921, but the legal struggle to save them extended until 1927. By April 9, 1927, all appeals in the Massachu...

Morelli, Frank

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Massachusetts Defenders Committee.

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Laughlin, L. L.

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Weeks, Jimmie

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Wilson, Herbert Arthur, -1954

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Ranney, Dudley P.

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Bosco, Albert P.

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Bennett, Edward J.

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Rowe, James H., Jr.

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Edward J. Reagan

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Abrams, Morris B.

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Reginald Rose.

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Braverman, Shelley

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Brook, Abraham, Mrs.

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Harry J. Canter

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Joint Judiciary Committee

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Goodwin, Frank A.

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Virginia Rice

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Kaufman, Alvin S.

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Boston University

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Ehrmann, Sara R., 1895-1993

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Executive director of the American League to Abolish Capital Punishment. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1955-1970. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 236167293 Sara R. Ehrmann was a Boston-area civic leader best known for her work as an opponent of capital punishment. Ehrmann's career as a capital punishment abolitionist began in 1925 when her husband Herbert B. Ehrmann became an associate counsel for Sacco and Vanze...

James, Louisa C.

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Ehrmann Family

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O'Brien, Robert Lincoln, 1865-1955

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A correspondent for the Boston Transcript who was a colleague of Wiley's. O'Brien later became editor of the Boston Herald. From the description of Correspondence to Franklin Baldwin Wiley, 1899-1919. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 756036376 Publisher and presidential secretary. From the description of Robert Lincoln O'Brien address, 1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980316 Publisher. From the description of Re...

Van Amburgh, Charles J.

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Burke, Frank J.

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Lyttle, Charles Harold

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Himmler, Samson

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Police Dept.

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McNamara, Morse

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Underhill, Charles L.

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Drury, Horace B.

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McMaster, Edward A.

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Wiggin, Joseph

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Smith, Reginald Heber, 1889-1966

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