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Leigh Buchanan Bienen Papers
Abstract Leigh Buchanan Bienen, senior lecturer at the Northwestern School of Law and wife of Northwestern University president Henry S. Bienen, joined the School of Law in 1995, the same year her husband took office. She lectures in the areas of criminal law, juries, and law and social science, and has additional areas of interest and expertise in capital punishment, sex crimes, and rape reform legislation. In addition, she is a prolific writer of fiction, mainly short stories and plays....
Cyrus Colter (1910-2002) Papers
The papers of Cyrus Colter (writer and educator; member of the faculty of Northwestern University's Department of African-American Studies) spans the years 1935 to 1995. It consists of biographical material, correspondence, speeches, and publications. The bulk of the collection consists of drafts of Colter's publications, especially his two last novels, A Chocolate Soldier and City of Lights.
Frederic B. Crossley (1872-1938) Papers
Abstract The original materials of the Frederic B. Crossley Papers occupy three boxes and span the period 1910 to 1938. An addition consisting of seven boxes of correspondence, spanning the years 1905-1930 was later added to the collection. With the exception of five folders of biographical materials (mostly financial records) the Papers consist almost exclusively of correspondence. The general correspondence pertains primarily to Crossley's legal practice and to his interests in real estate. A...
James A. Rahl (1917-1994) Papers
Abstract James Andrew Rahl received his J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law in 1942. During his early career he was employed with the Litigation Section of the Enforcement Branch, United States Office of Price Administration, and liaison officer to the Joint Congressional Committee to Investigate the Pearl Harbor Disaster. Rahl joined the faculty at the Northwestern School of Law in 1946. He served as dean of the school from 1972 through 1977 and, in 1974, was appointed Northwestern's...
Dates: 1938 - 1995; Other: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1989
Victor G. Rosenblum (1925-2006) Papers
Abstract Victor G. Rosenblum was a nationally recognized scholar in both administrative and constitutional law. He helped to found Northwestern’s Program on Law and Social Sciences. Rosenblum held several academic positions from Professor of Law, to Director of Northwestern Law School’s Graduate Studies Program. Rosenblum was an active member of numerous professional associations. He held several positions at the American Bar Association as well as being extremely active in various civil rights...
Dates: 1943 - 2006; Other: Majority of material found within 1965 - 1987
Ernest Samuels (1903-1996) Papers
Abstract Ernest Samuels entered the University of Chicago as a pre-law student in 1919. He received a Bachelor of Philosophy in Law and French in 1923 and immediately entered the University of Chicago Law School. In 1930 he then returned to Chicago to pursue a long standing interest in literature. From January to August 1931 he resumed his studies at the University of Chicago, this time in the English Department. After holding several academic positions, Samuels was appointed Instructor of English in...
Dates: 1918 - 1995; Other: Majority of material found within 1942 - 1971
- Lawyers 5
- Law--Study and teaching 2
- African American authors--20th century 1
- African American lawyers 1
- African Americans--Study and teaching 1
- Authors, American--20th century 1
- Criminal law--Study and teaching 1
- English literature--Study and teaching 1
- Lawyers--Training of--United States 1 + ∧ less
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Law 4
- Adams, Henry, 1838-1918 1
- Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959 1
- Bienen, Leigh B. 1
- Bode, Carl, 1911-1993 1
- Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004 1
- Colter, Cyrus 1
- Crossley, Frederic B. (Frederic Beers), 1872-1938 1
- Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of African American Studies 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of English 1
- Rahl, James A. 1
- Rosenblum, Victor G. 1
- Samuels, Ernest, 1903-1996 1
- Thurber, James, 1894-1961 1
- Toynbee, Arnold, 1889-1975 1
- Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965 1 + ∧ less