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Trials -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Committee to Free Morton Sobell collection

Identifier: I-356

This collection consists of articles, fliers, pamphlets, correspondence, legal briefs, petitions, and transcripts of court records. The documents in this collection describe the various efforts and activities of the Committee to Free Morton Sobell. They include pamphlets that discuss pertinent legal issues, petitions for Sobell's release, petitions to abolish the death penalty, correspondence appealing for a re-opening of the case, articles concerning the legal ramifications of the case, and a statement by Ethel and Julius Rosenberg from the Death House of Sing Sing Prison, October, 1952. Of special interest to researchers will be the legal briefs and "Transcripts of the Records from the Supreme Court of the United States" concerning the Rosenberg and Sobell petitions for appeal.

Dates: 1951-1982

David S. Kaufman Legal Agreement

 Collection — Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-441
Identifier: P-441

This collection contains an agreement between Kaufman, attorney for the plaintiffs, and J. Autry, attorney for the defendants, regarding the judge in the trial of Fuller vs. The State of Texas.

Dates: 1846

Morris U. Schappes Papers

Identifier: P-57

Morris U. Schappes, self-taught historian of American Jewish History, author, teacher, and editor of Jewish Currents for 40 years, is also known as a victim of hearings conducted in 1941 by the Rapp-Coudert Committee, a New York legislative committee investigating Communist activities in the state educational system.

This collection is comprised of materials related to the Rapp-Coudert proceedings and Schappes' subsequent imprisonment, and of materials generated in the following decades. Topics represented include academic freedom, Communism in the U.S., the roles of Jews in U.S. history, and Emma Lazarus. The formats primarily present in the collection are research notes, manuscripts, clippings, and correspondence.

Dates: 1891-2004; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1990

Orlando R. Levy Correspondence

 Collection — Box Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-453
Identifier: P-453

The collection contains two letters written by Levy in his capacity as Trial Justice of Charleston County.

Dates: 1870