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HOLLIS 8656918

Helman, Irving J. Correspondence and materials relating to Felix Frankfurter, 1947-1996: Finding Aid.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 8656918
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Helman, Irving J.
Title: Irving J. Helman correspondence and materials relating to Felix Frankfurter
Date(s): 1947-1996
Quantity: 1 boxes
Language of materials: English
Abstract: This collection contains materials pertaining to the work of Justice Felix Frankfurter's clerk, Irving J. Helman (HLS '42). Topics include the Felix Frankfurter Chair at Harvard Law School and capital punishment, among others.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of Irving J. Helman, 2000.

Processing Information:

Processed by Michael Austin, 2001.

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.

Historical/Biographical Information

Irving J. Helman (HLS 1942) clerked for Justice Felix Frankfurter in 1947-1948.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence between Frankfurter and Helman; correspondence relating to Helman's efforts to raise an endowment for the Felix Frankfurter Chair at Harvard Law School; correspondence relating to the topic of capital punishment (which Helman researched at Frankfurter's request); an annotated typescript of " Chum Felix Frankfurter" by Frank W. Buxton; and offprints of articles, copies of addresses and remarks, and opinions written by Justice Frankfurter.

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Additional Index Terms

Capital punishment --United States.
Buxton, Frank W., 1877-
Felix Frankfurter, 1882-1965.
Harvard Law School.
United States. Supreme Court.