Source

Benjamin N. Cardozo papers

Title
Benjamin N. Cardozo papers, 1885-1940.
Description
9.5 linear ft. ( 20 boxes)
Abstract
United States Supreme Court Justice & Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals.
Arrangement
Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged: Boxes 1, 1A, & 1B: Cataloged correspondence; Box 2: Articles about Cardozo; Boxes 3, 3A, & 4: Columbia lecture notes; Box 5: Commonplace books; Boxes 5 & 6: Editorials 1938; Boxes 6 - 9: Materials for biography by George S. Hellman; Box 10: Writings by Cardozo-Photographs-Copies of letters to Annie Nathan Meyer; Boxes 10 & 11: Newspaper clippings & misc.; Boxes 12 & 13: Photocopies of letters & manuscripts in the B.N. Cardozo Papers, Cardozo School of Law, New York; Box 14: Arranged correspondence, 1918-1938; Box 15: Files of the Estate of B.N. Cardozo, 1938-1940; Box 16: Misc. financial records, Obituaries & memorials, Photographs, & Printed materials; Box 17: Correspondence, memorials & obituaries, E.J. Nathan documents, & printed materials; Oversize folder of documents.
Finding Aid
Contents list, 4p.
Summary
Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, clippings, and photographs of or relating to Cardozo, including his lecture notes as a student at Columbia, 1885-1889, and his commonplace books. Also, four boxes of printed and manuscript material collected by George S. Hellman while writing BENJAMIN N. CARDOZO, AMERICAN JUDGE; and photocopies of letters, manuscripts, and notebooks of original Cardozo papers in the Cardozo School of Law Library. Materials re. his estate and will have been added
Restrictions
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
The seven volumes of Columbia lecture notes (Boxes 3-4) are too fragile for use; reader must use microfilm copy of these volumes.
Literary rights of Benjamin N. Cardozo are held by Columbia University.
Permission to cite or quote and to photocopy must be obtained from the Cardozo School of Law, New York, N.Y. for photocopies in Boxes 12 and 13.
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Readers must use microfilm of materials specified above.
Notes
Columbia lecture notes, 1889-1890 (7 v. and 1 folder of unbdound notes) are on microfilm.
Commonplace book, 27 Oct. 1924 - 11 Nov. 1928, is on microfilm.
"Communism" is on microfilm.
"The Earl of Beaconsfield, a Jew as Prime Minister" is on microfilm.
"Judicial Power in De Tocqueville" is on microfilm.
The originals of the letters and manuscripts in Boxes 12 & 13 are in the Cardozo School of Law Library, New York, N.Y.
Hellman, George Sidney Benjamin N. Cardozo, American Judge. New York: Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1940.
Provenance
Gift of the estate of Benjamin N. Cardozo.
Gift of George S. Hellman, 1949.
Gift of John Walden Myer & Rupert L. Joseph, 1951.
Gift of the Cardozo School of Law, New York, 1981.
Gift of Michael H. Cardozo, 1988.
Gift of William Freese, 1991 & 1994.
Gift of Alice Bator Kurland, 1997.
Gift of Frederic S. Nathan, 1999.
Gift of Ruth H. Schulson, 1999.
Cite As
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Benjamin N. Cardozo papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Format
Manuscript Manuscript/Archive
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