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Irving Goldstein (1897 - ) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 17/13
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.

Dates

  • 1919-1969

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact us at archives@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3136 to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

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.

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.

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.

Processing Information

William K. Beatty, December, 1993. Addition processed by Kevin B. Leonard; August 3, 1998.
Title
Guide to the Irving Goldstein (1897 - ) Papers
Author
William K. Beatty
Date
01/12/1993
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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