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Judges -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

David Diamond papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-59
Abstract This Collection contains correspondence relating to Diamond's legal and political career, during which he served as Corporation Counsel for the City of Buffalo, New York State Supreme Court Justice, and on the faculty of the University of Buffalo Law School; material on his activities in the mayoral, gubernatorial, and presidential political campaigns, 1928-1952, among which was the chairmanship of the Buffalo Volunteers for Stevenson, and on his extensive communal and philanthropic activities.

The material concerning his philanthropic activites is cprimarily concerned with the American Civil Liberties Union, the Buffalo Jewish Center, the United Jewish Fund of Buffalo, the United Jewish Appeal, the American Jewish League for Israel, the American-Israel Cultural Foundation, the American Fund for Israel Institutions, the American Friends of the Hebrew University, the State of Israel Bonds, the Independent Zionists of America, the American Zionist Council and the American Christian Palestine Committee.

Collection also includes materials from the Civic Affairs Committee of Erie County; the Children's Aid Society; the United War and Community Fund; the Emergency Committee to Save the Jewish People of Europe; anti-Nazi materials; material on civil rights and anti-discrimination legislation; the problem of church and education; speeches; general correspondence; newspaper clippings; and memorabilia.
Dates: undated, 1928-1968

Gertrud Mainzer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25417
Abstract The Gertrud Mainzer Family Collection documents the personal and professional life of Holocaust survivor, attorney, and New York Family Court judge Gertrud Mainzer. It also includes materials about her family and her ancestors, including her husband, attorney Richard Mainzer, and her father, noted legal scholar Hugo Sinzheimer.
Dates: 1859-2008

Benjamin Nathan Cardozo collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-128
Abstract Consists largely of photographs, illustrations, and manuscript drafts of George S. Hellman's Benjamin N. Cardozo, American Judge (New York, 1940); a copy of a letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to the author in tribute to Cardozo (1939); a note by Hellman containing personal observations regarding Cardozo's funeral; nine letters by Cardozo, including one to Louise W. Wise (1929), and four to George A. Kohut (1931-2), one of which reflects Cardozo's reaction to the possibility of being appointed a U.S. Supreme Court Judge. Part of one letter appeared in PAJHS, v. 59.
Dates: undated, 1845-1970

Louis Brandeis Collection

 Collection — Consolidated Box P7, File: P-248
Identifier: P-248
Abstract Contains thirteen letters on a variety of subjects. Of interest are: a letter written to Walter Lippmann, referring to a talk with Felix Frankfurter regarding Brandeis' confirmation as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1916); and a letter to Abraham H. Sakier regarding Brandeis' wish not to have his name connected with any fund-raising project for a university in Palestine (1930).
Dates: undated, 1886-1940, 1966

Orlando R. Levy Correspondence

 Collection — Box Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-453
Identifier: P-453
Abstract The collection contains two letters written by Levy in his capacity as Trial Justice of Charleston County.
Dates: 1870

Samuel Greenbaum testimonial dinner memorabilia

 Collection — Consolidated Box P9, Folder: P-314
Identifier: P-314
Abstract Contains dinner program and seating lists for a dinner honoring Justice Greenbaum on the occasion of his retirement from the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York.
Dates: 1922