Papers, 1893-1962

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Papers, 1893-1962

Papers, 1893-1962

Correspondence, writings, speeches, etc., of Mary "Molly" Williams Dewson, suffragist, reformer, and head of the Women's Division of the Democratic Party.

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Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...

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Tully, Grace G

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Furman, Bess, 1894-1969

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Norton, Mary Teresa, 1875-1959

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Van Kleeck, Mary, 1883-....

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Anderson, Mary, 1872-1964

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Vieillot, Marie-Therese, 1888-1985

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