Papers of James McCauley Landis

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Landis, James McCauley, 1899-1964. Papers of James McCauley Landis, 1917-1963 (bulk 1948-1954).

Papers of James McCauley Landis

1917-1963 (bulk 1948-1954)

Correspondence, legal drafts and briefs, memoranda, drafts and copies of Landis's writings, scrapbooks, financial papers, and other material relating to his career as professor at Harvard, dean of the Harvard Law School, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and supervisor for the town of Harrison, N.Y., to his interest and activities in the regulation, administration, and expansion of civil aviation, economic development of the Middle East, Federal Power Commission, public administration, controversy over the plan to reorganize the Supreme Court in 1936, the Harry Bridges case, election of 1940, motion picture and television industry, and Landis' New York law practice. Correspondents include Louis Dembitz Brandeis, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Zechariah Chafee, William O. Douglas, Felix Frankfurter, John F. Kennedy, Joseph P. Kennedy, David Eli Lilienthal, Langdon P. Marvin, Claude Pepper, Roscoe Pound, Richard M. Russell, and Herbert Bayard Swope.

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