University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The records of the John Lane Company comprise correspondence, readers' reports, manuscripts and proof copies, financial records, documents, and autobiographical materials
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
Correspondence, typescript drafts, handwritten notes, photographs, clippings, drawings, address books, date books, calendars, and diaries document the life and work of Sybille Bedford from the early 1940s through the beginning of the twenty-first century
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The Hesketh Pearson Papers document the career and personal life of the biographer and author of short stories, dramatic works, and travel books through correspondence, manuscripts, proofs, photographs, clippings, diaries, and notebooks. The papers were formerly in the possession of biographer Michael Holroyd, who served as Pearson's literary executor and, after the death of Pearson's widow Joyce in 1975, his heir; consequently the collection also includes papers and correspondence generated by Holroyd in these capacities. The papers are arranged in five series: Series I. Works, 1894-1982 (8 boxes); Series II. Correspondence, 1910-1963 (2 boxes); Series III. Personal, 1789-1959 (7 folders); Series IV. Joyce Pearson, 1964-1975 (2 folders); and Series V. Michael Holroyd, 1926-2001 (21 folders). The Pearson papers throw light on the working processes of a biographer: how subjects are chosen or abandoned, where and how biographical information is sought, negotiations with publishers, and ... Read More
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The Denton Welch papers comprise manuscripts, correspondence, personal documents, and biographical materials
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
This collection contains material for the autobiography of Horace R. Cayton, entitled Long Old Road and published in 1965. Cayton was one of the foremost African-American sociologists of his time, chronicling the experiences of urban black communities in the northern United States. An author and an educator, he dedicated his life to improving the social conditions of African-Americans in the earlier half of the twentieth century. The collection is organized into two series: I. Long Old Road Manuscripts, 1931-1965, and II. Related Papers, 1955-1965 also pertaining to the work. Series I. is arranged according to the chapter titles of the finished book with background materials and outlines preceding the chapter manuscripts. The background material includes interviews with and short biographies of friends and family. Also present is an obituary for Cayton's sister, Madge, and works about his ancestors, including Hiram Revels, the first African-American person elected to the U.S. Senate. ... Read More
University of Pennsylvania Law School Archives
In the interview, Mr. Feldman discusses his tenure working as Deputy Special Counsel to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, including personal memories of Kennedy, preparing for the Nixon-Kennedy debates and the 1960 presidential election campaign, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, and the formation of the Special Olympics
University of Pennsylvania Law School Archives
Explores Chief Justice Deborah Poritz's career working with the Attorney General's office of New Jersey, including her involvement with environmental law and City of Philadelphia v. New Jersey. Chief Justice Poritz went on to become Attorney General of New Jersey, and was appointed to the New Jersey Supreme Court in 1996
University of Pennsylvania Law School Archives
Mr. Di Massa discusses growing up as the child of Italian immigrants, his experiences as a student at law school, as well as his work with Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights in a large Philadelphia law firm
University of Pennsylvania Law School Archives
Topics explored include childhood and family history; segregation in Baltimore; the effects of WWII on education; experience at Georgetown University Law Center; clerkships for Judges Charles Markell and Edward Delaplaine of the Court of Appeals of Maryland; experiences at Piper? William Marbury as an early mentor; interstate sales tax: Miller and Co. v. the State of Maryland; pro bono work; Bostich v Smoot Sand? Blackburn v. Maryland; extensive discussion of Brady v. Maryland; the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO); public's resistance to the OEO's Legal Services Program; Attorney General campaign; critique of contemporary legal education
University of Pennsylvania Law School Archives
Peter Liacouras has been a Professor of Law for over forty years. Liacouras spent nearly twenty years as the President of Temple University, ten years as Dean of Temple University's School of Law, and is currently the Chancellor of Temple. This interview discusses these experiences as well as his work for the State Department in India and for the Defender Association of Philadelphia. Throughout his career, Liacouras has fought for human rights both domestically and internationally. He has been recognized for his commitment to opening up the field of law as well as other professions to women and other historically excluded groups. The interview explores the origins of his interest in human rights, his educational experiences at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Yale Law School, Duke, Harvard Law School, Drexel University, William and Mary, and the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy