Herbert L. Packer papers 1942-1972


Herbert L. Packer papers 1942-1972

The papers primarily contain correspondence, but also include articles, drafts, conference materials, financial records, and administrative files. Subjects include Packer's academic career at Yale and Stanford; his research and writing on the Alger Hiss trial; the government witness project undertaken at Stanford; and other legal issues. Correspondents include Robert Barnard, Edward N. Benjamin, Palmer L. Bevis, Warren Christopher, Robert A. Koch, Richard W. Lyman, Phil C. Neal, Louis B. Schwartz, Thomas W. Swan, Donald F. Turner and Edwin Zimmerman.

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Benjamin, Edward N.

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Neal, Phil C.

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Barnard, Robert

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Stanford university. School of law

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Zimmerman, Edwin M.

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Lyman, Richard W.

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Biographical/Historical Sketch Stanford University President Emeritus Richard W. Lyman founded the Institute for International Studies in 1988 and was its director until August 1991. The Institute brings experts from a variety of disciplines within the university together with long- and short-term visitors from other academic, government, and corporate institutions to study contemporary policy issues. Research is focused primarily on internat...

Swan, Thomas W. (Thomas Walter), 1877-1975

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Turner, Donald F.

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Koch, Robert A.

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Bevis, Palmer L.

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Christopher, Warren

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Warren Christopher was born on October 27, 1925. He received a B.S. from the University of Southern California in 1945 and an LL.B. from Stanford University in 1949. He has been a lawyer in private practice in Los Angeles since 1950. He served as Deputy Attorney General during the Lyndon Johnson administration, 1967 to 1969, and he served as Deputy Secretary of State during the Carter administration, 1977 to 1981. As Deputy Secretary of State, he handled the negotiations for release of the Ameri...

Schwartz, Louis B.

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Louis B. Schwartz (1913-2003) was an attorney and law professor known for his work on penal code reform and anti-trust laws. He was born in Philadelphia and graduated from the Wharton School in 1932, followed by the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1935. He served as an attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1935-1939, with the U.S. Department of Justice's general crimes and special projects section and the anti-trust division from 1939-1946. He also serve...

Packer, Herbert L., 1925-1972.

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Herbert L. Packer earned his B.A. (1944) and LL.B. (1949) at Yale University. After private practice in a Washington law firm, he came to Stanford as Associate Professor of Law in 1956, appointed Professor in 1959. From 1967 to 1969 he served as Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Programs. After suffering a massive stroke, he returned to the Law School in the fall of 1969. He was named Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law in 1971. Professor Packer's first book, EX-COMMUNIST WITNESSES: FOUR ...