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Karen DeCrow (1937-2014) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/94
Abstract Karen DeCrow was a lawyer, writer, activist in the women's liberation movement of the 1970s, president of the National Organization for Women from 1974-1977, and a proponent of gender equality in all areas. DeCrow’s collection consists of papers, audio, video, and artifactual materials documenting her life and work.

Vance N. Kirby Papers 1937-1975

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Identifier: 17/31
Overview Vance N. Kirby was an American lawyer. He entered government service as attorney in the Office of Tax Legislative Counsel and was appointed Counsel in 1948 and served until 1957. He went on to practice law as a partner in Ross and O'Keefe in Chicago in 1957, the same year he joined the Northwestern University Law School faculty. The Papers of Vance N. Kirby span the years 1937 to 1975. Relatively little is included from his time as professor at the Northwestern University Law School. The bulk...

Leigh Buchanan Bienen Papers

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Identifier: 17/39
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....

Lowell Blake Mason (1893–1983) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/91
Abstract Lowell Blake Mason (1893-1983), a lawyer and politician from Illinois, served in both state and federal legislatures and numerous other posts. He was appointed to the post of Federal Trade Commissioner by President Harry Truman in 1945 and held the post until 1956. Mason wrote several books and articles about the relationship between facets of society and government. Materials in this collection include handwritten notes, drafts of publications, correspondence, clippings, certificates, and...

Nathaniel L. Nathanson (1908-1983) Papers

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Identifier: 17/1
Abstract Nathaniel Louis Nathanson taught law at Northwestern University, beginning as assistant professor in 1936, named Northwestern University's Frederick P. Vose Professor of Law in 1968, and professor emeritus in 1977. The Nathaniel L. Nathanson Papers are arranged in eight subseries: biographical materials, correspondence files, teaching files, administrative files, research and consulting files, professional organization files, papers presented before professional organizations and publications.

James Franklin Oates, Jr. (1899-1982) Papers

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Identifier: 1/12
Abstract The James F. Oates, Jr. Papers consist primarily of correspondence, reports, income tax forms, speeches, bound legal briefs, and office desk diaries that illuminate Oates' varied and distinguished career. The bulk of the papers cover the years after Oates retired from the Equitable Life Assurance Society in 1969. There is little documentation relating to Oates' tenure as chief executive officer of Peoples Gas, Light, and Coke Company or as chief executive officer of the Equitable Life Assurance...