David Ginsburg papers, 1919-2007 (bulk 1945-2005)

Ginsburg, David, 1912-2010


70,000 items.
245 containers plus 3 oversize, and 1 classified.
2 microfilm reels.
99.6. linear feet.
Arranged in 7 series. Series 1: Chronological File, 1971-2006; Series 2: Alphabetical File, 1933-2007; Series 3: Post-World War II Germany and Austria, 1919-1965; Series 4: Speech and Engagement File, 1951-2006; Series 5: Writings File, 1947-1971; Series 6: Classified, 1945; and Series 7: Oversize, 1947-1972.
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, research material, legal material, legislative files, political campaign material, biographical material, press releases, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Ginsburg's legal career, involvement with civil rights, and the recovery of German assets after World War II. Documents his service as deputy director of the Economics Division of the Office of Military Government with the U.S. Army in occupied Germany; his consultation work with the Council of Foreign Ministers and the Austrian Treaty Commission; and his representation of Studiengesellschaft für privatrechtliche Auslandinteresse, e. V., and of the trustees of Interessengemeinschaft Farbenindustrie Aktiengesellschaft (I.G. Farben). Also documents his service with the U.S. Emergency Board No. 166, U.S. Emergency Board No. 166, and the U.S. National Advisory Council on Civil Disorders (Kerner Commission). Includes material pertaining to his involvement with the Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard M. Nixon presidential administrations, his work as co-chairman of Citizens for Humphrey in 1968, and his practice as an attorney in Washington, D.C. Subjects include the 1960 and 1968 presidential campaigns, labor disputes involving airlines and railroads, and the race riots of 1967. Individuals represented include Benjamin V. Cohen, William O. Douglas, Felix Frankfurter, Henry Kissinger, and Harold Leventhal.
Lawyer, author, and educator.
Restrictions apply.
Classified, in part.
Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Container number, David Ginsburg Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C..
Microfilm edition of Interhandle Case, reel 1; microfilm edition only of Wagnerknecht Case, reel 2, no. 23,126.
Microfilm produced from originals while in private hands [Place of reproduction unidentified].
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.
Collection material in English, with German.
Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms011134.

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