Culp. Papers, 1876-1960: Finding Aid.
Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard Law School
© 2003 The
President and Fellows of Harvard College
Repository: Harvard Law School
Library, Harvard University
Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 601600
Creator: Burlingham, Charles Culp
Quantity: 22 boxes and 1 Paige
Abstract: Papers relating
to Charles C. Burlingham's personal and professional affairs,
cultural affairs in New York City, efforts on behalf of civic and
judicial reform, alumni activities with Harvard College and Columbia
University Law School, espousal of civil liberties causes, and work
on behalf of the Episcopal Church.
Prepared by Kim Webster and Erika
Chadbourn, August 1978.
The Papers of Charles Culp Burlingham (1858-1959), attorney, civic
leader, reformer, were presented to the Harvard Law School as a gift
16 March 1978 by his son, Charles Burlingham, of New York City.
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The 8,500 items in the Papers of Charles Culp
Burlingham (1858-1959), attorney, civic leader, reformer, span the
years 1876 to 1960, with the bulk of the Papers falling into the
1920-1958 period. The collection consists mainly of correspondence.
In addition it includes reports, government documents, drafts and
printed copies-of writings and speeches, genealogies, scrapbooks,
newspaper clippings, photo-clippings, printed items and photos. The
Papers of Charles C. Burlingham reflect his capacity for close and
enduring friendships, his keen, lifelong interest in the cultural
affairs of New York City, his indefatigable efforts on behalf of
civic and judicial reform, his loyalty to his two Alma Maters Harvard
College and Columbia University, his leadership in his profession,
his espousal of civil liberties causes, his dedication to the welfare
of his Church and its outreach.
Charles C. Burlingham retained
papers for the following organizations in which he held office,
journalistic endeavors in which he participated, and civic and
church-related movements and affairs in which he served as driving
force or critic:
- Association of the Bar of the City
of New York, 1927-1958
- Berkeley Divinity School, New
Haven, Connecticut, 1920-1959
- Christianity and Crisis (a
- The Episcopal Church,
- The preservation of Fort Clinton, N.Y.,
- The Fusion Campaigns of 1933 and 1937 in New
- Harvard Alumni Association, 1933-1953
- Harvard Fund Council, 1932-1952
- Harvard Research
in International Law, 1930-1941
- New York State
- National Child Labor Committee,
- New York City Board of Education,
- Sacco-Vanzetti case, 1927-1929
- St. George's Church, New York City, 1920-1959
Supreme Court Bill, 1937
- Washington Square, New York
- Welfare Council of New York City,
- World Court, 1939-1946
is a small group of biographical-genealogical material relating to
Burlingham and his family. It includes chapters of an unfinished
autobiography of Charles C. Burlingham and thirty-one of his
diaries/appointment books covering the years 1928-1959.
Charles C. Burlingham's major correspondents were:
- Dean Acheson
- Adolf A. Berle, Jr.
- Louis Dembitz Brandeis
- Nicholas Murray
- James Byrnes
- Benjamin Nathan
- Grenville Clark
- Benjamin V.
- Charles P. Curtis
- William Adams
- Thomas E. Dewey
- Ruth Draper
- Abraham Flexner
- Felix Frankfurter
- Lloyd K. Garrison
- Arthur L. Goodhart
- Augustus N. Hand
- Learned Hand
- Mark A. DeWolfe Howe
- Robert H.
- Philip C. Jessup
- George F.
- John A. Kingsbury
- Fiorello H.
- Herbert H. Lehman
- Monte M.
- Sir Frank D. MacKinnon
- George S. Messersmith
- Bishop Nicholai Velimirovich
and Ursula Niebahr
- John Lord O'Brian
- Frances Perkins
- S.K. Ratcliffe
- Geoffrey W. Russell
- Ellery Sedgwick
- Henry D.
- Whitney North Seymour
- Count Carlo
- Henry L. Stimson
- Harlan Fiske
- William Howard Taft
- Frank W.
- Thomas D. Thatcher
- Oswald Garrison Villard
- George W.
- Charles Edward Wyzanski, Jr.
- 31 August,
born, Plainfield, N.J.; son of Aaron Hale (D.D.) and Emma
Columbia University, LL.D., Williams, 1931 Columbia, 1933; Harvard,
- Admitted to Bar
- Attorney and partner,
Burlingham, Veeder, Clark & Hupper, later Burlingham, Hupper
& Kennedy, New York City, a firm specializing in admiralty
- 29 September
m. Louisa W. Lawrence, (d. 7 December 1937); children: Charles, Ann
New York State bar associations; New York County Law Association;
American Law Institute; International Law Association; Maritime Law
Association of the United States; Comite Maritime
- President of Association of the Bar of the City of New
- Various Dates: Board
member and president at: New York (City) Board of Education; Welfare
Council of New York City; Harvard Alumni Association; Columbia Law
School Alumni Association. Warden, St. George's Episcopal Church, New
of pamphlets and memorials such as: James Byrne, 1857-1942.
- Nomination of John Purroy Mitchel for Mayor of the
City of New York in 1913. Nomination of Fiorello H. LaGuardia for
Mayor of the City of New York in 1933. Joe Evans, 1857-1898.
Harrington Putnam [prepared for the Ass'n. of the Bar of the City of
New York] Van Vechten Veeder (with Augustus N. Hand) [prepared for
the Ass'n. of the Bar of the City of New York]
June, died in New York City.
The following catalog entries represent persons, organizations,
and topics documented in this collection. An entry for each appears
in the Harvard On Line Library Information System (HOLLIS) and other
automated bibliographic databases. THIS IS NOT AN INDEX.
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971.
Brandeis, Louis Dembitz,
Burlingham, Charles Culp,
Butler, Nicholas Murray,
Byrnes, James Francis,
Cardozo, Benjamin N. (Benjamin
Cohen, Benjamin V.
Curtis, Charles Pelham, 1891-1959.
Delano, Williams Adams.
E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971.
Garrison, Lloyd K., (Lloyd Kirkham),
Goodhart, Arthur L. (Arthur Lehman),
Hand, Augustus Noble,
Hand, Learned, 1872-1961.
Hirst, Francis Wrigley, 1873-1953.
Howe, Mark De Wolfe, 1906-1967.
Jackson, Robert Houghwout, 1892-1954.
Jessup, Philip Caryl, 1897-
George Frost, 1904-
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry),
Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry),
Lemann, Monte M.
MacKinnon, Frank D., Sir.
Messersmith, George S. (George
O'Brian, John Lord.
Ratcliffe, Samuel K.
Seabury, Samuel, 1873-1958.
Sedgwick, Ellery, 1872-1960.
Henry Dwight, 1861-1957.
Seymour, Whitney North,
Sforza, Carlo, conte,
Stimson, Henry Lewis,
Stone, Harlan Fiske,
Taft, William H. (William Howard),
Taussig, F. W. (Frank William),
Thatcher, Thomas D.
Tweed, Harrison, 1885-1969.
Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949.
Wyzanski, Charles E. (Charles Edward),
Association of the Bar of the City of New
(N.Y.) -History -1898-1951.
Supreme Court -History.
- Series 1: Correspondence
- 1-1 Acheson, Dean,
- 1-2 Alger, George W.,
- 1-4 to 1-6 Anti-discrimination bills,
Correspondence re: the Ives-Quinn Anti-discrimination Bill in the
N.Y. Legislature. CCB wrote a letter to the N.Y. Times. Correspondence re: that
letter, and newspaper clippings. Also includes bills from the
New Jersey Senate and Assembly and the
U.S. House of Representatives Appellate Division.
Special Calendar Committee.
- 1-12 Association of the Bar of the City of New York: "Fan mail"
- 1-14 A - Miscellany
- Adams, Herbert
- Aldrich, Chester Holmes
- Alexander, Eugene P.
- Alsop, Joseph
- Ambruster, Howard W.
- American Law Institute
- American Maritime Cases
- Amos, Maurice Sheldon, Sir
- Arant, Douglas
- Armstrong, James Sinclair
- Ascoli, Max
- 1-15 Berkeley Divinity School, New Haven, Conn.,
- 2-5 Burlingham family: other members
- 2-6 Burlingham, Hupper and Kennedy,
Date: 1901, 1941-1959
This was name of CCB's law firm at time of his death.
Non-confidential corr. with firm members, also members of earlier firm (B.,
Veeder, Clark and Hupper).
- 2-9 to 2-10 B-Miscellany
- Baldwin, Henry de Forest
- Barker, Hanley Granville
- Baxter, James Phinney
- Beardsley, Humbert
- Beardsley, Ten Eyck
- Beavor-Webb, J.
- Bellows, George
- Berenson, Bernard
- Berlingieri, Francesco, (Professor)
- Binger, Carl Alfred Lanning, (Dr.)
- Birkett, Norman Birkett, Baron
- Blake, Warren
- Blunt, Katharine
- Bninski, Case
- Bond, Carroll T.
- Bowles, Chester
- Brannan, John W. (Dr.)
- Bromley, Bruce
- Brown, John Mason
- Brown, Philip M.
- Bruere, Henry
- Bryan, T.
- Bullitt, Wm. Marshall
- Bundy, McGeorge
- Burling, John L.
- Burlingame, Roger
- Burr, Tucker
- 2-14 Cassels, Edwin,
Date: 1941-1942, 1946-1947
- 2-15 Chanler, William C.,
- 2-18 Clark, Grenville,
- 2-19 Cohen, Benjamin V.,
- 3-1 to 3-2 Columbia University in the City of New
- 3-1 General correspondence,
Date: 1904, 1921-1958
1904 item is typed MS of a lecture of CCB, delivered March 25, 1904
Columbia University, in a series of lectures on
"The Practical Problems of Municipal Administration"; CCB dealt
Department of Education in the City of New York.
Includes program and topics of all nine of these
- 3-2 Corr. re: CCB's LL.D. degree,
- 3-3 Curtis, Charles P.
- 3-4 to 3-5 C - Miscellany
- Cabot, Mrs. Richard
- Candler, Chris
- Carlin, William P.
- Catholic Charities Office
- Catlin, George
- Century Club, N.Y.C.
- Chafee, Zechariah, Jr. (xerox copy)
- Chapman, R.W.
- Citizen's Non-partisan committee
- City Club
- Civil Service Reform Assoc. (CCB a
- Clark, Charles E.
- Cohn, Alfred E.
- Colby, Bainbridge
- Community Church of New York
- Community Service Society of New York
- Cook, Alfred
- Cortissoz, Royal
- Coudert Brothers
- Council of Foreign Affairs
- Crane, Charles R.
- Cravath, Paul D.
- Cromwell, William Nelson
- Cumberlege (English friend of CCB)
- Curtis, Lionel
- Cutler, Elliott
- 3-6 Davis, John W.,
- 3-8 to 3-9 Dewey, Thomas E.
- 3-8 Gen. corr.,
Date: 1924, 1939-1958
- 3-10 Draper, Ruth,
- 3-11 D-Miscellany
- Dall, Charles Whitney
- Daniel, William
- Daniell, Raymond
- Davis, Norman
- Davies, Stanley
- Debevoise, Thomas M.
- Dinner Party Club
- Doughty, W.H. (Dr.)
- Dudgeon, Richard
- Duggan, Stephen
- Dulles, John Foster
- Dunbar, Robert C.
- 3-13 to 4-1 Episcopal Church,
- 4-3 E-Miscellany
- Eastman, Max
- Einstein, Albert, June 8, 1940
- Eisler, Armand (Dr.)
- Elliot, Grace
- Elsberg, Nathaniel A.
- Emerson, George H.
- Evatt, Herbert Vere
- 4-4 to 4-5 Flexner, Abraham,
Date: 1956-1959 (The bulk of the corr. is from
- 4-6 Flexner, Bernard,
- 4-8 to 5-17 Frankfurter, Felix,
Date: 1940 - May, 1941
Date: June, 1941 - December, 1941
Date: 1942 - March, 1943
Date: April, 1943-1944
Date: June, 1946-1947
Date: 1948-July, 1949
Date: October, 1949-1950
- 5-18 to 6-2 Fusion Campaign,
CCB was chairman of the
City Fusion Party's Harmony committee, and later
Chairman of the Campaign committee. Corr. re: the making up of
obtaining funds, and congratulations after the successful
campaign of LaGuardia
for Mayor of N.Y.C.
Date: July 23, 1933 - August 8, 1933
Date: August 9, 1933 - August 25, 1933
Date: September 7, 1933 - December 30, 1933 and 3
Date: 1934, 4 letters
- 6-4 F-Miscellany
- Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in
- Felton, Edgar C.
- Fenwick, Charles G.
- Fosdick, Raymond Blaine
- Franck, Louis
- Fraenkel, Osmond Kessler
- Freud, Harry (incomplete note)
- Freund, Paul Abraham
- 6-8 Greene, Jerome D.,
- 6-9 G-Miscellany
- Gannet, Lewis
- Garfield, Harry Augustus
- Garner, James Wilford
- Gerard, James Watson
- Gilbert, (Bishop)
- Gilchrist, Alexander Jr. (clipping written by
- Greenbaum, Edward
- Gunther, Gerald (incomplete note, p. 1 and 2 missing)
- 6-10 Hale, Richard Walden,
Date: 1941, 1942
- 6-11 Hamilton, Alice,
(M.D., authority on lead poisoning Assis't. prof. Harvard,
Includes letter to CCB's son Charles from Sicherman, Barbara, January
21, 1975, who wanted to use the letters for research on Hamilton biography. He
replied in affirmative, January 23, 1975. Discussion of cases during McCarthy
hearings, Dean Acheson foreign policy.
- 6-12 Hamlen, Joseph R.,
- 6-13 to 6-15 Hand, Augustus N.,
- 6-16 Hand, Learned,
- 7-2 to 7-3 Harvard College, Class of
- 7-5 to 7-6 Harvard: general,
Includes H.L.S. corr., corr. with Presidents Lowell, Conant, Pusey,
Hudson, Manley Ottmer.
Visiting Committee to Harvard Law School.
- 7-8 Harvard University, LL.D.,
Letters of congratulation on CCB's honorary degree, conferred June
21, 1934. Includes several newspaper clippings. Also includes
letter from Pres.
Conant notifying CCB of Harvard's intention to confer the
- 7-9 to 8-2 Harvard Research in International Law
Date: 1930, 1934-1941
Date: 1930, 1934 - February 1, 1937
Date: February 8, 1937 - December 1, 1937
Date: December 1, 1937
Date: December 14, 1937 - February 1, 1938
Date: February 8, 1938 - February 1, 1941
CCB served on the
Advisory Committee and as chairman of the
Advisory Committee. Includes bound drafts on
"Neutrality", "Rights and Duties of Neutral States in Aerial War"
and Duties of States in Aggressive War", and "Rights and Duties of
Includes corr. with
- Hudson, Manley Ottmer.
- Wilson, George Grafton.
- Jessup, Philip C.
- Lewis, William Draper.
- 8-4 to 8-5 Herrick, Elinore M.,
[Many of the letters were undated, making it difficult to put them
into chron. order.] Herrick a labor arbiter with
Todd Shipyards Corp. in N.Y.C. during war.
Personal friend of CCB, retired near
- 8-6 to 9-7 Hirst, Francis Wrigley
- 8-6 to 8-8
Date: 1905, 1918-1927
- 8-9 to 9-3
- 9-4 to 9-7
Editor, Common Sense, The Economist. Visiting professor in economics
Stanford University, 1921. Liberal candidate in
Britain for Shipley (division), 1929. Writer, liberal. Letters of
- 9-8 Hogan, Frank S., District Attorney of the County
of New York,
- 9-11 Hough, Charles M., Judge, U.S.
Circuit Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit),
- 9-16 Howland, Charles P.,
- 10-3 Hull, Cordell, Secretary of State of the U.S.,
Date: 1939, 1941
- 10-4 H-Miscellany
- Hamlen, Joseph R.
- Hampden, Walter
- Hare, Montgomery
- Hayes, Ralph
- Hays, Arthur Garfield
- Hazard, Jim
- Hellman, Geoffrey
- Henderson, Mary
- Herald Tribune
- Higginson, Henry L.
- Hill, John Warren
- Hines, Walker D.
- Hirschmann, Ira Arthur
- Hoe family
- Holt, Henry
- Howard, Roy Wilson
- Howe, Quincy
- Huger, Alfred
- 10-5 Isaacs, Stanley M.,
Isaacs was the President of the Borough of Manhattan. Includes corr.
re: Isaacs' hiring of
S.W. Gerson, a member of the
Communist Party, for a city job. Also includes
corr. from Mr. Isaacs' files, sent to
Samuel C. Coleman in 1960 for use in a
- 10-7 James, Henry,
- 10-8 James, William,
- 10-10 Jay, Pierre,
Date: 1922-1929, 1945
- 10-13 Judiciary, Federal,
Includes carbon of poem by
Justice Douglas, William O., in form of dialogue
between himself and
Thomas Reed Powell who was one of his teachers at
Columbia Law School (dated June 10, 1939). Mainly
corr. with members of the
Federal Judiciary such as:
- Mayer, Julius W.
- Biddle, Francis
- Brownell, Herbert
- Warren, Earl
- Clark, Charles E.
- 11-1 J, K - Miscellany
- Joughin, Louis
- Kahn, Otto Hermann
- Keller, Helen
- Kellogg, Paul Underwood
- Keppel, Frederick P.
- 11-2 Kennan, George Frost,
- 11-3 Kennedy-Cox, Reginald (Sir Reginald),
- 11-4 Kenyon, Dorothy, N.Y.C. attorney,
- 11-5 to 11-6 Kingsbury, John Adams,
- 11-7 Knoblock, Edward,
- 11-8 to 11-11 La Guardia, Fiorello H.,
Date: 1943-1956, Mayor of New York City.
Corr. re: 1933 election; concerns during La Guardia's years in
office; his final illness, and, after his death, the
La Guardia Memorial Association.
- 11-12 Lamont, Thomas W.,
Lamont was a friend from Harvard. Folder includes corr. with Lamont's
Thomas S. Lamont, after the father's death in
[Note: The Thomas W. Lamont papers are at the
Baker Library of the Harvard Business School]
- 12-1 to 12-2 Lane, Robert P.,
- 12-3 LeChartier, G.,
Professor at Louvain,-France. Writer, affiliated with Le Petit
Parisien and Le Journal des Debats. Very knowledgeable in American Politics.
His letters to CCB are in French, CCB's replies are in English (one reply in
French, October 20, 1941). Includes a letter from LeChartier's son,
B. LeChartier, 1945.
- 12-4 Lehman, Herbert H.,
Governor of the State of New York. U.S. Senator from New York.
Brother of Irving Lehman, Judge
N.Y. State Court of Appeals. Incl. letter from
Edith A. Lehman (Lehman, Herbert H.,
- 12-6 Lemann, Monte M.,
- 12-10 L-Miscellany
- Lamont, Corliss
- Lawrence, William (Bishop); (see also corr. in
Sacco-Vanzettifolders in CCB
- Leffingwell, R. C.
- Leighton, George
- Lejeune, M. Albert
- Lerner, Max
- Lewisohn, Adolph
- Lippmann, Walter
- The Living Church
- Lodge, John
- Loeb, Louis M.
- Luce, Henry Robinson
- 12-12 to 12-14 MacKinnon, F.D., Sir (Sir Frank), Lord Justice of Appeal,
Incl. a letter from CCB to MacKinnon's son after his father's death,
Date: Feb. 13, 1946. Also incl. a letter from
MacKinnon's brother Norman to the N.Y. Times
Date: March 13, 1946.
- 12-17 to 13-2 Merz, Charles,
- 13-7 M-Miscellany
- McAneny, George
- McCook, J.J. (Rev)
- McCook, Philip J.
- McCutchen, Edward J.
- McDonald, James G.
- McGoldrick, Joseph D.
- MacKaye, Percy (see also:
Lamont, Thomas S.)
- McLeod, Norman (Dr.)
- Major, H.D.A.
- Man, Albon P.
- Manton, Martin T.
- Manuel, Frank
- Maritime Law Association
- Marquis Company
- Marshall, Louis
- Masojima, R.
- Medina, Harold R. (Judge)
- Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.C.
- Mihailovich, Draja, re.
- Milburn, John D.
- Milford, Humphrey (Sir Hugh)
- Molteno, Percy Alport
- Mongan, Alice
- Montagne, Gilbert H.
- Moore, Charles
- Moore, John B.
- Municipal Art Society Award
- Murray, Patricia
- 13-8 National Child Labor Committee,
Date: 1935, 1937
National Non-Partisan Committee for Ratification of
Child Labor Amendment. Article by CCB, "The Need for a
Labor Amendment" reprinted from American Bar Assn. Journal, April
American Child, May 1935, with quotation from CCB. Report to the
Trustees, N.C.L.C., Jan. 22, 1937.
- 13-9 New York City.
Board of Education,
CCB was a Trustee of Common Schools from 1895-1900, member of the
N.Y.C. School Board from 1901-1903, President of the
Board of Education in 1902, and a member of
Board from 1903-1908. Includes letters of regret upon his
President of the Board.
- 13-11 New York (State).
Committee to Study the Costs of Public Education.
Mimeogr. report of the Chairman, CCB,
Date: Nov. 30, 1933.
- 13-13 The New York Times,
- 13-14 to 13-15 Velimirovich, Nicholaj (Bishop),
Born Dec. 23, 1880. B.A.
University of Belgrade, D.D. Bern University, studied also in Germany
Moscow. Honorary degrees from Glasgow, Oxford and Columbia. Went
to Oxford in
1915 as chaplain to Serbian students. Imprisoned for 4 yrs. during
2 yrs. in Dachau. After WWII lived in the U.S. and worked with
Refugees. Died March 18, 1956. Corr. with CCB concerning world
religion, etc. Copy of letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury to
Nicholai re: displaced persons, Jan. 28, 1947. Includes official
concerning Bishop, Nicholai's visa to stay in the United States,
Bishop Nicholai's death, corr. mainly between CCB and
- 13-17 N-Miscellany
- The Nation
- New York Association for Improving the Condition of the
- New York City Affairs Committee
- New York Community Trust
- New York Law Journal
- 14-1 O'Brian, John Lord,
Buffalo, N.Y., law firm. Counsel for
War Production Board, WWII. Member of Washington,
D.C. law firm.
- 14-2 Ordway, Samuel H. (Jr.),
Incl. copy of letter from President Roosevelt to Ordway upon his
resignation as Civil Service Commissioner, May 20, 1939. Also incl. corr.
between CCB and Dean Acheson re: a possible United Nations job for Ordway.
- 14-3 O-Miscellany
- O'Dell, Benjamin B. (Governor)
- Ogden, Rollo
- O'Brien, John F., Judge, N.Y. (State) Court of Appeals
- 14-4 Perkins, Frances, Secretary of Labor of the U.S.,
- 14-5 Platt, Eleanor (Mrs. Charles A.),
- 14-7 Pope, Arthur Upham,
- 14-8 P-Miscellany
- Parker, Franklin Ellsworth
- Parsons, Geoffrey
- Patterson, Robert Porter
- Pecher, Jean
- Pennsylvania Railroad Co.
- Pepper, George Wharton
- Pickett, Clarence
- Pierce, Mrs. Henry H.
- Platt, William
- Pole, Reginald
- Polk, Frank L.
- Powell, Wilson M.
- Pritchett, Henry S.
- Putnam, Harrington
- 14-9 Rand, Kenneth,
- 14-10 to 15-10 Ratcliffe, S.K.,
Date: 1925-Aug. 1940
Date: Sept. 1940 - Feb. 1942
Date: March 1942 - Aug. 1942
Date: Sept. 1942 - May 1943
Date: June 1943 - March 1944
Date: April 1944 - Dec. 1944
Date: Jan. 1948 - June 1948
Date: July 1948 - March 1949
Date: April 1949 - Oct. 1949
Date: Nov. 1949 - Oct. 1950
Date: Nov. 1950 - Oct. 1951
Date: Nov. 1951 - July 1952
Date: Aug. 1952 - Oct. 1953
Date: Nov. 1953 - 1955
Date: 1956 - June 1958
- 15-10 fragments and undated
S.K.R. was in the U.S. in 1918 and again from Oct. 1939 to Oct.
1942. During this time he lectured in various cities across the country,
writing to CCB while on tour. His "home base" was N.Y.C. His letters after his
return to England in 1942 describe the effects of WWII on Britain. Later corr.
ranges widely over a number of political and personal topics. Incl. many
letters from Katie Ratcliffe (Mrs. S.K.). Towards the end of his life S.K. was
unable to write and Katie maintained the corr. Also incl. letters from
Ratcliffe's daughter, Margaret.
- 15-11 to 15-12 Redlich, Josef
Professor of Law,
University of Vienna.
Date: 1925 joined HLS as Prof. of
Comparative Public Law
Date: 1930 elected deputy-judge of the
Permanent Court of International Justice.
Date: 1936. Inc. a joint tribute to Redlich by
Frankfurter and CCB, reprinted from the Harvard Law Review,
- 15-15 Roosevelt, Franklin D., President of the U.S.,
One letter from CCB to FDR, dated
Date: Dec. 24, 1942, re: "Professor" Judges. One
resolution re: FDR,
Date: 1945, by CCB
- 16-1 to 16-7 Russell, Geoffrey W.,
- 16-8 R-Miscellany
- Radin, George
- Rand, Edward Kennard
- Richter, Gisela Marie Augusta
- Ridder, Victor Frank
- Robbins, H.C. (Dr.)
- Roberts, George
- Roberts, Owen J., U.S. Supreme Court Justice
- Robinson, G.H.
- Rockefeller, John D., Jr.
- Root, Elihu
- Roots, Logan H.
- Rublee, George
- Ruckmick, Christian A.
- Rudd, Henry W.
- Russian Relief
- 16-9 to 16-10 re: Sacco-Vanzetti case
- 16-9 Chron. corr. series (reverse chron. order),
Date: Jan. 1927-June 1929
- 16-10 Misc. printed items and carbons of memos,
letters-to-the-editor, appeals to Gov. Fuller, etc.
[Some are drafts by CCB]
- Frankfurter, Felix
- Taussig, F.W.
- Llewellyn, Karl N.
- Pollack, Walter
- Jackson, Gardner
- Mack, Julian
- 16-11 to 17-3 St. George's Church, N.Y.C.,
Date: 1943-July 1946
Date: Aug., 1946-1948
CCB became vestryman in
1914. He was elected Junior Warden in
1934, and became Senior Warden in
1936. Corr. re: staff members, physical upkeep of church,
vestry meetings, outreach programs, etc.
- 17-4 Salvemini, Gaetano, Historian and scientist,
Prof. of History,
University of Florence. Deputy in Parliament.
Lecturer on history of Italian civilization at
Harvard U., lectureship endowed by Ruth
Retired 1948, became an American citizen, 1940; died 4 Sept.,
1957. Included is
some corr. of Salvemini's friend
- 17-12 to 17-13 Stimson, Henry Lewis,
- 17-15 S-Miscellany
- Sadler, M.E.
- St. Louis Post-Dispatch
- Sanger, Margaret
- Sassoon, Siegfried
- Saturday Club
- Schieffelin, William Jay
- Scott, Leslie
- Sears, Charles
- Shapley, Harlan
- Shearn, Clarence J.
- Sheintag, Bernard L.
- Simes, William
- Smith, Edwin
- Spence, Kenneth
- Stearns, Carl G.
- Stehle, Marie
- Stephan, Case, re:
- Stephan, Max, re:
- Stillman, Lisa
- Stillman, William, re:
- Stokes, Newton
- Storey, Moorfield
- Strauss, Nathan
- Strauss, Percy S.
- Swope, Herbert Bayard
- U.S. Supreme Court, re:
- 17-16 Taber, Robert, re:,
Date: 1898, 1947,
American actor, lived in England for a number of years. Included is a
carbon set of journal letters of
Robert Taber addressed to
Joe Evans in 1898, (Jan. 10-Apr. 2). Brief biogr.
- 18-3 Taussig, F.W.,
Harvard class of '79, classmate of CCB. Professor of Economics,
Harvard University. Some letters undated. Includes
Dr. Helen B. Taussig, daughter of Prof.
Taussig; most of these undated.
May 30th 1959 - re: honorary degree for Helen Taussig from
- 18-5 Thursfield, Hugh,
- 18-6 to 18-9 Tweed, Harrison,
Corr. re: busts made by
Date: 1953-1959, N.Y.C. attorney. Corr. re:
professional organizations, the judiciary,
Harvard University and personal matters.
- 18-10 T-Miscellany
- Taber, Dorothea
- Taylor, Francis Henry
- Thomas, Norman
- Thompson, Lawrance (biographer of Robert
- Toppin, F.
- Townsend Harris High School, C.C.N.Y.
- Tuttle, Charles H.
- 18-11 to 18-12 U.S. District Court, re: Silver Oar,
Date: 1940-Jan. 21, 1941
- 18-15 U-V Miscellany
- Untermyer, Samuel
- Valentine, Allan
- Van Doren, Carl
- Van Doren, Mark
- Viereck, George Sylvester
- 19-4 to 19-5 re: Washington Square, N.Y.C.,
- 19-7 Welling, Richard,
Graduate, H.L.S. Lawyer and Educator. Chairman,
National Self Government Committee (CCB was
associate council). Incl. a note from Welling's sister to CCB,
and one from CCB
to Miss Welling; also a few items after Welling's death.
- 19-8 Wickersham, George W.,
N.Y. Attorney. Attorney General of the U.S. Includes a memorial to
Wickersham by CCB, in the U.S. Law Review, Feb.
Date: 1936, also a letter from CCB to
Cornelius Wickersham (son of George W. Wickersham
Date: March 28, 1956.
- 19-11 to 19-12 World Court,
- 19-11 General matters,
- 19-12 re: Hudson, Manley Ottmer,
- 19-14 to 19-15 W-Miscellany
- Waite, Morison
- Warburg, Felix M.
- Ward, Alden
- Ward, Judge
- Wardwell, Allen
- Warren, Charles
- Warren, Earl, Chief Justice of the U.S.
- Washington University
- Watson, Archibald R.
- Webster, Beth
- Webster, C.
- Wehle, Louis
- Well, Frederic DeWitt
- Wertham, Dr.
- Whalen, Frank D.
- Whitney, George
- Whitney, William Dwight
- White, Joseph C.
- Willcox, Westmore, Jr.
- Williams, George Weems
- Wing (B.V.?)
- Winthrop, Bronson
- Wise, Stephen Samuel
- World Telegram
- Wright, Lord
- 19-16 Yale University School of Law,
- Series 2: Biographical and Other Miscellany
- 20-9 to 20-12 Genealogical:
Burlingham family and others
- 20-9 Corr. re: Burlingham genealogy and biogr. misc. re:
- 20-10 Corr. re:
Starr family, particularly re:
Dr. Comfort Starr.
- 20-11 Misc. items re:
Starr family and
Starr Family Association, some printed.
- 20-12 Genealogical re:
Hoe family; includes biogr. sketches of members of
Hoe family by CCB.
- 21-1 to 21-3 Occasional writings: addresses, memorials, sketches,
- 21-2 Typed copies of unpublished speeches
- 21-3 Occasional poems by CCB, typed
- 21-4 Letters-to-the-editor,
Date: 1898, 1938, 1944, 1947
- 21-5 Clippings and Letters re:
Board of Education,
- 21-6 to 21-8 Scrapbooks
[not placed in folders]
Date: 1885-1899, General N.Y. matters
Date: 1940's; incl. some loose clippings
Date: 1920's, 1930's, (only very few
- 22-1 to 22-3 Cardozo, Benjamin N.
Date: 15 March 1921 - 3 Sept 1932
Date: 8 Sept, 1932 - 12 May 1935
Date: 13 May 1935 - 18 Oct., 1938,
Letters received and carbons of letters sent, Corr. is of a personal
nature, with comments on national events, personalities in the news, their
mutual friends, and the judicial scene. For complete list of letters, see
Filing Cabinet in Curator's Office, Case File: Burlingham, C.C.:
- 22-5 Xerox copies of certain biographical and genealogical items
from MS Box 20.
- 22-7 Exhibit miscellany
- CCB and N. M. Butler [from memorial booklet].
- Photo: CCB opening his mail, 6 Feb. 1958 [from Frankfurter
papers], transferred to Art. Coll., 11/16/1988.
- Negative (4x5") of young CCB, possibly a yearbook photo [1881?],
transferred to Art. Coll., 11/16/1988.
- Print (8" x 5") of sketch of CCB used for frontpiece of exhibit
catalog, transferred to Art. Coll., 11/16/1988.
- Sketch of CCB as shown in memorial booklet.
- Photocopy from HLR: "A legal triptych", by FF.
these "diaries" contain clippings, invitations, notes on books and
articles read, telephone calls, activities of personal importance,