Papers, 1933-1967.

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Papers, 1933-1967.

Correspondence, lectures, speeches, mss. of writings, press releases, minutes of meetings, research and teaching notes, reports, memoranda, legal documents, news clippings, printed matter, photos, and other papers, 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.

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Hand, Learned, 1872-1961

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Attorney and Federal judge. Practiced law, Albany, N.Y., and N.Y.C., 1897-1909; U.S. District judge, Southern District N.Y., 1909-1924; Judge, U.S. Ct. of Appeals, 2d Circuit, 1924-1961; Senior Circuit Judge, 1939-1951. Member and co-founder, American Law Institute. 15 LL.D.'s including Harvard U. 1939, Cambridge (England) 1952. Author of numerous legal and non-legal articles, memorials, etc.; Holmes lecturer, Harvard Law School, 1958. From the description of Papers of Learned Hand, ...

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Clark, Grenville, 1882-1967

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Gianella, Donald A.

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Drinan, Robert F.

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Richardson, Elliot L., 1920-1999

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Pfeffer, Leo, 1910-....

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Howe, Mark de Wolfe, 1906-1967

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Law professor, author. LL. B. Harv. Law School, 1933. Secretary for Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1933-1934. Practiced law in Boston, 1933-1937. Prof. of law, U. of Buffalo Law School, 1941-1945; prof of law, Harv. U., 1945-1967. Editor: Holmes-Pollock Letters; Touched with Fire; Holmes-Laski Letters; Occasional Speeches of Oliver Wendell Holmes. Author: Constitutional Law (casebook, with others); Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Vol. I, The Shaping Years, 1841-1870 (1957), Vol. II, The Proving Y...

Touster, Saul

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Cowan, Arthur A. (Arthur Aitken)

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Jones, Howard Mumford, 1892-1980

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Jones was a Professor of English at Harvard, having joined the department in 1936; he retired in 1962 as Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor of the Humanities. He was known as the "historian of American culture." From the description of Correspondence with Robert E. L. Strider, 1949-1980 (inclusive), 1962-1979 (bulk) (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064254 Writer and educator at Harvard University. From the description of Howard Mumford Jones Papers, 1915...

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Bickel, Alexander M.

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Brewster, Kingman, 1919-1988

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Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998

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Wiener, Frederick Bernays, 1906-1996

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Levy, Leonard W. (Leonard Williams), 1923-2006

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Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986

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Moran, Benjamin, 1820-1886

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American diplomat, printer, and author. From the description of Correspondence, 1858-1871, nd. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 86157602 Diplomat, author, and private secretary to James Buchanan. From the description of Papers of Benjamin Moran, 1851-1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455323 Diplomat. From the description of Letter of Benjamin Moran, 1864. (Unknown). World...