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Women lawyers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Edgar and Brigitte Bodenheimer Collection

Identifier: AR 25709

The Edgar and Brigitte Bodenheimer Collection documents the professional and personal life of law professor Edgar Bodenheimer as well as that of his wife, Brigitte Bodenheimer (née Levy). The collection contains documentation on their early legal work during the 1940s, Edgar's participation in the Nuremberg Trials, and postwar work as professors, as well as material on their daily lives and other family members. The collection includes a copious amount of correspondence, lecture texts, certificates and diplomas, diaries and notebooks, newspaper clippings, teaching material, poetry, a friendship album, and other papers.

Dates: 1897-1992, 2011; Majority of material found within 1920-1983

Elizabeth Blume-Silverstein collection

 Collection — Consolidated Box P19, Folder: P-671
Identifier: P-671

Collection includes newspaper clippings, articles, an excerpt from an oral history interview, and a short biographical summary of Elizabeth Blume and her husband, Max Silverstein. Of interest is Ms. Blume's oral history excerpt, where she describes an opinion she helped prepare for the American Jewish Congress concerning the Balfour Declaration.

Dates: undated, 1914, 1918, 1921, 1929, 1932, 1935-1936, 1953, 1977, 1982

Margarete Berent Collection

Identifier: AR 2861 / AR 2862 / MF 592

Folder 1 also contains a list of the 90 some-odd members of the Deutscher Juristinnenverein, e.V. (Association for German Women Lawyers) in 1919, with names, position, and addresses. Berent served as treasurer.

Dates: 1906-1965