Northwestern

Goldstein, Irving (1897 - ) Papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
17/13

Dates

  • 1919-1969 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1.00 Boxes (Whole)

Names

Subjects

Notes

  • Abstract

    As an instructor at Northwestern University's School of Law, Goldstein taught trial technique from 1934 to 1947. From 1932 to 1946 he was director of and instructor in, the Lawyers Post Graduate Clinics. The Irving Goldstein Papers occupy one box and run from 1919 to 1969. The bulk of the collection is comprised of correspondence which deals primarily with legal, teaching and publishing matters. The small amount of biographical material includes Goldstein's honorable discharge from World War I.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Irving Goldstein Papers occupy one box and run from 1919 to 1969.

    The bulk of the collection is comprised of correspondence which deals primarily with legal, teaching and publishing matters.

    The small amount of biographical material includes Goldstein's honorable discharge from World War I.

    The teaching files consist of lecture notes, questions, and exams. The Lawyers Post Graduate Clinics file (Folder 19) contains a substantial amount of material.

    The small amount of publications materials refers mainly to Goldstein's successful lawyers post graduate clinics which were the subject of an article in Collier's (Folder 3). The other folder contains a few handwritten “lyrics” or poems by Goldstein.

    Jeff L. Lewin's article, "The Genesis and Evolution of Legal Uncertainty about 'Reasonable Medical Certainty'", Maryland Law Review (1998) 57:2, pp. 380-504, has been added to the Irving Goldstein Papers, Series 17/13, at Box 1, Folder 1. The article makes reference to Goldstein's career and his publication Trial Technique.

  • Method of Acquisition

    The Irving Goldstein Papers were donated to the Northwestern University Archives by his daughter-in-law, Shirley Goldstein, on August 7, 1991, as Accession # 91-136. The addition to the Papers was donated to the University Archives by Jeff L. Lewin, July 21, 1998.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    None.

  • Separated Materials

    All photographs were transferred to the University Archives photographic collection. A small amount of material was transferred to other Archives reference files. Small amounts of extraneous and duplicate materials were discarded.

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Processing Information

    William K. Beatty, December, 1993. Addition processed by Kevin B. Leonard; August 3, 1998.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

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