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HOLLIS 013316177

Toobin, Jeffrey. Jeffrey Toobin research collection, 1984 - 2002: Finding Aid.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 013316177
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Toobin, Jeffrey
Title: Jeffrey Toobin research collection
Date(s): 1984-2002
Quantity: 1 collection (20 linear feet in 48 boxes.)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: This collection consists of material collected and created by Jeffrey Toobin as part of his research for numerous books and articles.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Donated by Jeffrey R. Toobin to the Harvard Law School Library in 2012.

Processing Information:

Processed by William Nehring and Jane Kelly, 2013.

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 Historical & 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 Historical & 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

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of material used by Jeffrey Toobin as part of his research for numerous books, magazine articles, etc. written from 1984 - 2002. Material consists of research notes, correspondence, clippings of newspaper and magazine articles as well as notes and transcripts of interviews. The collection contains valuable primary source material especially in the correspondence series. A significant portion of the other series include secondary material such as newspaper and magazine clippings. The bulk of the material pertains to two of Mr. Toobin's books, The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson and Too Close To Call: The Thirty-Six-Day Battle to Decide the 2000 Election. This collection also contains some audio/visual material including VHS tapes, audio cassettes and 3.5 inch floppy disks. This material is mainly VHS tapes that contain recordings of Mr. Toobin's television appearances as well as documentaries pertaining to Mr. Toobin's research.

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Additional Index Terms

Simpson, O. J., 1947 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Contested elections -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Contested elections -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
Gore, Albert, -- 1948-
Bush, George W. -- (George Walker), -- 1946-
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2000
North, Oliver -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990
Clinton, Bill, -- 1946-
Misconduct in office -- United States.
Simpson, O.J., 1947-