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Herbert Wechsler Papers, 1919-2000, bulk 1932-1995

Series VIII: Writings, 1932-1999

Series VIII: Writings(8 boxes, 4 linear feet). This series contains various writings by Wechsler including speeches and special lectures. Drafts, comments, and correspondence relative to the work that went into many of Wechsler's published work can be found in this series, especially relative to the creation of Wechsler's casebooks. Among the special lectures is Wechsler's article/lecture "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law" with drafts, notes, and responses. The series also contains Wechsler's "letters to the editor" of various publications.

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Sub-series A: Articles, 1932-1995



Box 74 Folder 1 "American Law Institute: Some Observations on its Model Penal Code", reprinted from Crime and Insanity, 1958


Box 74 Folder 2 "The Appellate Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court: Reflections on the Law and the Logistics of Direct Review," Washington and Lee Law Review: Article and Draft, 1977


Box 74 Folder 3 "Carl Joseph Austrian," Memorial Book, 1971


Box 74 Folder 4 "Codification of Criminal Law in the United States: The Model Penal Code," Columbia Law Review, 1968


Box 74 Folder 5 "A Colleague's Tribute [Judge Paul R. Hays]," Columbia Law Review, 1972


Box 74 Folder 6 "Columbians as Chief Justices: John Jay, Charles Evans Hughes, and Harlan Fiske Stone," New York History, 1988


Box 74 Folder 7 Correspondence: General, 1984-1985 , 1987 , 1995


Box 74 Folder 8 "The Course In Criminal Law", 1936


Box 74 Folder 9 "The Course of the Restatements," American Bar Association Journal, 1969


Box 74 Folder 10 "La Culpabilite et L'infraction L'intention Coupable dans Model Penal Code," Le Systeme Penal des Etats-Unis d'Amerique, 1964


Box 74 Folder 11 "Death Sentence: Its Pros and Cons," LIFE Magazine, 1960


Box 74 Folder 12 Encyclopedia of the American Constitution entry: Correspondence, 1980 , 1983-1984


Box 74 Folder 13 "Equal Protection is a Double-Edged Sword," One Hundred Years of the Fourteenth Amendment: Implications for the Future, 1973


Box 74 Folder 14 "Federal Jurisdiction" for University of the Air, United States State Department, 1947


Box 74 Folder 15 Forewords and Prefaces, 1941 , 1958-1963 , 1981


Box 74 Folder 16 "The Future of Political and Intellectual Freedom, " Virginia Quarterly Review, 1970


Box 74 Folder 17 "Habeus Corpus and the Supreme Court: Reconsidering the Reach of the Great Writ, " University of Colorado Law Review, 1988


Box 74 Folder 18 "Law Schools and the Law," Harvard Law School Bulletin, 1967



Box 75 Folder 1 "The Model Penal Code and the Codification of American Criminal Law," Crime, Criminology, and Public Policy: Essays in Honour of Sir Leon Radzinowicz: Article and Draft, 1973-1974


Box 75 Folder 2 "The Political Safeguards of Federalism: The Role of the States in the Composition and Selection of the National Government," Columbia Law Review, 1954


Box 75 Folder 3 Published Articles: General, Undated , 1937-1949


Box 75 Folder 4 Published Articles: General, 1952-1988


Box 75 Folder 5 "Reflections on the Centennial Conference," Columbia Law Alumni Bulletin, 1958


Box 75 Folder 6 "Restatement and Legal Change: Problems of Policy in the Restatement Work of the American Law Institute," St. Louis Law Journal, 1968


Box 75 Folder 7 Stone, Harlan Fisk: Articles regarding (includes research and background material), Undated , 1932-1973


Sub-series B: Books, 1933-1980



Box 76 Folder 1 The Criminal Law and Its Administration (1940): Correspondence, 1933 , 1935-1938


Box 76 Folder 2 The Criminal Law and Its Administration (1940): Correspondence, 1939-1941


Box 76 Folder 3 The Criminal Law and Its Administration (1940): Correspondence, 1942-1945 , 1947-1959


Box 76 Folder 4 The Criminal Law and Its Administration (1940): Michael, Jerome, 1935-1938 , 1940-1941


Box 76 Folder 5 The Criminal Law and Its Administration (1940): Michael, Jerome, 1942-1947


Box 76 Folder 6 The Criminal Law and Its Administration (1940): Permissions, 1937 , 1940



Box 77 Folder 1 The Criminal Law and Its Administration: Cases, Statutes and Commentaries, Michael, Jerome and Herbert Wechsler (Chicago: The Foundation Press Inc., 1940): Bound first edition with notes and marginalia, 1940


Box 77 Folder 2 Criminal Law and Its Administration, 1956 Supplement: Bound edition with Notes and Marginalia, Undated , 1956


Box 77 Folder 3 Criminal Law Casebook: Correspondence, 1961-1976



Box 78 Folder 1 The Federal Courts and the Federal System (1953): Chapter I: notes and research, Undated


Box 78 Folder 2 The Federal Courts and the Federal System (1953): Chapter III: notes and research, Undated


Box 78 Folder 3 The Federal Courts and the Federal System (1953): Chapter IV: notes and research, Undated


Box 78 Folder 4 The Federal Courts and the Federal System (1953): Chapter VI: notes and research, Undated


Box 78 Folder 5 The Federal Courts and the Federal System (1953): Chapter X: notes and research, Undated


Box 78 Folder 6 The Federal Courts and the Federal System (1953): Correspondence, 1948-1952


Box 78 Folder 7 The Federal Courts and the Federal System (1953): Correspondence, Jan 1953-Jun 1953



Box 79 Folder 1 The Federal Courts and the Federal System (1953): Correspondence, Jul 1953


Box 79 Folder 2 The Federal Courts and the Federal System (1953): Correspondence, Aug 1953


Box 79 Folder 3 The Federal Courts and the Federal System (1953): Correspondence, Sep 1953-Nov 1953


Box 79 Folder 4 The Federal Courts and the Federal System (1953): Correspondence, 1954


Box 79 Folder 5 The Federal Courts and the Federal System (1953): Correspondence: Fan Mail, 1953-1957



Box 80 Folder 1 The Federal Courts and the Federal System, 1977 Supplement: Correspondence and Notes, 1973-1975


Box 80 Folder 2 The Federal Courts and the Federal System, 1977 Supplement: Correspondence and Notes, Jan 1976-Apr 1976


Box 80 Folder 3 The Federal Courts and the Federal System, 1977 Supplement: Correspondence and Notes, May 1976-Aug 1976


Box 80 Folder 4 The Federal Courts and the Federal System, 1977 Supplement: Correspondence and Notes, Sep 1976-Nov 1977


Box 80 Folder 5 The Federal Courts and the Federal System, 1977 Supplement: Publisher's Copy, 1976


Box 80 Folder 6 The Federal Courts and the Federal System, 1981 Supplement: Correspondence and Notes, 1978-1980


Box 80 Folder 7 The Judicial Code and Rules of Procedure in the Federal Courts, with Excerpts from the Criminal Code, Hart and Wechsler (1976 Revision, with annotations and marginalia by Herbert Wechsler), 1976



Box 81 Folder 1 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Contract, 1969 , 1972


Box 81 Folder 2 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Correspondence, 1966-1968


Box 81 Folder 3 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: General, 1969 , 1973


Box 81 Folder 4 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Memorandum, 1968


Box 81 Folder 5 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Permanent Committee, 1965-1967


Box 81 Folder 6 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Permanent Committee, 1969-1974


Box 81 Folder 7 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Permanent Committee: Annual Report, 1958


Box 81 Folder 8 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Permanent Committee: Meeting, 1967


Box 81 Folder 9 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Permanent Committee: Meeting, 1968


Box 81 Folder 10 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Permanent Committee: Meetings, 1970-1974


Box 81 Folder 11 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Report, 1966


Box 81 Folder 12 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Report, 1967


Box 81 Folder 13 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Report, 1969 , 1972


Box 81 Folder 14 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Report: Progress and Finances, 1968


Box 81 Folder 15 Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court: Reviews and Articles, 1971-1973


Sub-series C: Special Lectures, 1958-1999



Box 82 Folder 1 Correspondence: General, 1980-1981


Box 82 Folder 2 Francis Biddle Lectures: General, 1972 , 1974


Box 82 Folder 3 Francis Biddle Lectures: Introduction, Undated


Box 82 Folder 4 Horace E. Read Memorial Lecture: "Revision and Codification of Penal Law in the U.S.", 1981


Box 82 Folder 5 Morals and the Constitution: The Sin of Obscenity Symposium: Comments and notes as moderator, Undated


Box 82 Folder 6 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture: Appointment and Announcements, 1958-1959


Box 82 Folder 7 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "The Nationalization of Civil Liberties and Civil Rights", 1968


Box 82 Folder 8 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "The Nationalization of Civil Liberties and Civil Rights", 1969


Box 82 Folder 9 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "The Nationalization of Civil Liberties and Civil Rights": Correspondence, 1969-1970


Box 82 Folder 10 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "The Nationalization of Civil Liberties and Civil Rights": Research and Notes, 1969


Box 82 Folder 11 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law", 1959


Box 82 Folder 12 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law": Annotations, Undated


Box 82 Folder 13 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law": Checklist of Supreme Court Decisions, Undated


Box 82 Folder 14 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law": Copyright, 1987 , 1989 , 1999


Box 82 Folder 15 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law": Clippings, 1959 , 1970-1980


Box 82 Folder 16 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law": Correspondence, 1959-1961 , 1980



Box 83 Folder 1 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law": Drafts with Edits and Notes, 1959


Box 83 Folder 2 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law": Editing Correspondence, 1958-1959


Box 83 Folder 3 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law": Excerpted in U.S. News and World Report and New York Times: Correspondence and Reaction, 1959-1961


Box 83 Folder 4 Oliver Wendell Holmes Lecture, "Toward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law": Responses, Undated , 1959-1982 , 1996


Box 83 Folder 5 Rabinowitz-Rifkind Lecture on Law and Ethics, "Ethical Principles and Penal Legislation", 1971


Sub-series D: Speeches, 1941-1986



Box 84 Folder 1 Address to Entering Class, Columbia Law School, 1951


Box 84 Folder 2 ALI Annual Dinner, "Farewell Address", 1984


Box 84 Folder 3 ALI Dinner, 1959


Box 84 Folder 4 The Challenge of Penal Law Revision, Conference on Revision of Illinois Penal Code, Address, 1953


Box 84 Folder 5 Correctional Practices and the Law, 82nd Congress of Correction, Address, 1952


Box 84 Folder 6 Ethical Principles and Penal Legislation, Aaron Rabinowitz - Simon H. Rifkind Lecture on Law and Ethics, 1971


Box 84 Folder 7 A Federal Civil Service Program For Lawyers: The Work of the Board of Legal Examiners, American Bar Association, Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar, 1941


Box 84 Folder 8 Federal Counsel Rules, American Bar Association, Undated


Box 84 Folder 9 The Future of Political and Intellectual Freedom: A Lawyer's Reflections, University of Virginia Sesquicentennial, 1969


Box 84 Folder 10 Harlan Fisk Stone Centennial Dinner, Address, 1972


Box 84 Folder 11 The Law and the Citizen, American Association of University Women, 59th General Meeting, 1965


Box 84 Folder 12 Law Day, Opening and Dinner Address, 1985


Box 84 Folder 13 Law, Morals, and Psychiatry: Old Problems and Recent Reassessments, New York Society for Clinical Psychiatry 37th Annual Meeting, Address, 1959


Box 84 Folder 14 Lawyers Under the United States Civil Service: The Work of the Board of Legal Examiners, Association of American Law Schools 39th Annual Meeting, Symposium on Lawyers Under the United States Civil Service, 1941


Box 84 Folder 15 Medal For Excellence receptions, Undated , 1971 , 1985


Box 84 Folder 16 Memorials: Biddle, Francis, 1968


Box 84 Folder 17 Memorials: Friendly, Judge Henry, 1986


Box 84 Folder 18 Memorials: General, Undated , 1980 , 1985


Box 84 Folder 19 Memorials: Hays, Paul R., 1971-1981


Box 84 Folder 20 Memorial: Parker, John J., 1958


Box 84 Folder 21 Memorial: Powell, Richard R.B., 1980


Box 84 Folder 22 Memorial: Stone, H.F., 1947 , 1966



Box 85 Folder 1 Nuremberg: Its Lesson For Today, Remarks before screening, Association of American Law Schools Meeting, 1950


Box 85 Folder 2 Presenting Dr. William J. McGill for Installation as the 16th President, Columbia University Commencement, 1971


Box 85 Folder 3 The Relevancy of Neutral Principles, Federal Judicial Center, 1975


Box 85 Folder 4 Supreme Court (otherwise unidentified), Undated


Box 85 Folder 5 Treatment of the Major Offender, American Bar Association Meeting, Criminal Law Section, 1956


Box 85 Folder 6 Welcome to Dr. William J. McGill, 1972


Box 85 Folder 7 U.S. Senate on Foreign Relations: Hearing on Treaties with Canada and Mexico on the Execution of Penal Sentences, 1977


Box 85 Folder 8 U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Hearings on S. 679: Statement of Herbert Wechsler, 1979


Box 85 Folder 9 U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary: Statement for Subcommittee on Criminal Laws, 1971


Sub-series E: General Files, 1934-1985



Box 86 Folder 1 Columbia Law Review: Correspondence, 1937


Box 86 Folder 2 Contracts, 1934 , 1948 , 1968-1970


Box 86 Folder 3 Foundation Press, Inc.: Correspondence, 1939


Box 86 Folder 4 Foundation Press, Inc.: Correspondence, 1983


Box 86 Folder 5 Harvard University Press, 1956-1969


Box 86 Folder 6 Law Reviews and Other Periodicals (A-G): Correspondence, 1948-1978


Box 86 Folder 7 Law Reviews and Other Periodicals (H-M): Correspondence, 1948-1980


Box 86 Folder 8 Law Reviews and Other Periodicals (N-S): Correspondence, 1953-1980


Box 86 Folder 9 Law Reviews and Other Periodicals (T-Z): Correspondence, 1947-1977


Box 86 Folder 10 Letters to the Editor, 1935 , 1946-1950 , 1968-1980



Box 87 Folder 1 List of Publications by Herbert Wechsler, Undated , 1960-1985


Box 87 Folder 2 Little, Brown, and Company: Correspondence, 1959-1962


Box 87 Folder 3 Loose Notes, Undated


Box 87 Folder 4 Notes: Notecards on Cases: Abortion, Undated


Box 87 Folder 5 Notes: Notecards on Cases: Adultery and Bigamy, Undated


Box 87 Folder 6 Notes: Notecards on Cases: Assault, Undated


Box 87 Folder 7 Notes: Notecards on Cases: Conspiracy, Undated


Box 87 Folder 8 Notes: Notecards on Cases: Culpability and Liability, Undated


Box 87 Folder 9 Notes: Notecards on Cases: Homicide, Undated


Box 87 Folder 10 Notes: Notecards on Cases: Kidnapping and Child Stealing, Undated


Box 87 Folder 11 Notes: Notecards on Cases: Miscellaneous Offenses Grounded in Common Law, Undated


Box 87 Folder 12 Notes: Notecards on Cases: Miscellaneous "Statutory" Offenses, Undated



Box 87-A Folder 1 Notes: Notecards on Cases: Perjury, Undated


Box 87-A Folder 2 Notes: Notecards on Cases: Rape and Statuatory Rape, Undated


Box 87-A Folder 3 Notes: Notecards on Cases: Theft, Robbery, and Receiving Stolen Goods, Undated


Box 87-A Folder 4 Notes: Notecards on Cases: Unidentified Subjects, Undated


Box 87-A Folder 5 Requests for Articles and Quotes, 1954-1981


Box 87-A Folder 6 Royalties, 1942-1983


Box 87-A Folder 7 University of Pennsylvania Law Review: Correspondence, 1937


Box 87-A Folder 8 Yale Law Review: Correspondence, 1934-1937