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HOLLIS 601596

American Bar Association. Bill of Rights Committee. Records, 1938-1943: Finding Aid.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 601596
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: American Bar Association. Bill of Rights Committee. Records
Date(s): 1938-1943
Quantity: 4 boxes
Language of materials: English
Abstract: The collection contains materials relating to specific civil rights cases of the 1938-1942 period, such as Hague v. C.I.O., West Virginia v. Barnette, and Minersville School District v. Gobitis.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Contact Curator of Modern Manusripts and Archives.

Processing Information:

None available.

Conditions Governing Access:

Access to these papers is governed by the rules and regulations of the Harvard Law School Library. This collection is open to the public, but is housed off-site at Harvard Depository and requires 2 business-day advance notice for retrieval. Consult the Special Collections staff for further information.

Conditions Governing Use:

The Harvard Law School Library holds copyright on some, but not all, of the material in our collections. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be directed to the Special Collections staff. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from the Harvard Law School Library are also responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations who hold copyright.

Series List

Within each series and/or subseries individual items or folders are identified by box and folder number. For example, the number 4-2 corresponds to box 4, folder 2.

Scope and Contents

The papers of the American Bar Association Bill of Rights Committee consist of 4 boxes containing memoranda and reports; correspondence between Z. Chafee and chairman, members and others; correspondence, memos, and briefs re: Hague vs. C.I.O. (October Term 1938); materials re: other cases; and correspondence relating to the publication of the Bill of Rights Review. TEST

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Church and state --United States.
Civil rights.
Trials (Political crimes and offenses) --United States.
United States --Trials, litigation, etc.
American Bar Association. Bill of Rights Committee.
Arant, D.
Chafee, Zechariah, 1885-1957.
Clark, Grenville, 1882-1967.
Gobitis, Lillian, defendant.
Gobitis, William, defendant.
Haight, G. I.
Musser, Burton W.
American Bar Association. Bill of Rights Committee.
Minersville (West Virginia). School District.
West Virginia, defendant.