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Lawrence E. Walsh Papers, 1919-2008

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1759
Bib ID 11502873 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Walsh, Lawrence E.
Title Lawrence E. Walsh Papers, 1919-2008
Physical Description 125 linear feet (114 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged in 12 Series.

Description

Summary

An extensive collection of correspondence, reports, briefs, speeches, drafts, photographs, audio and visual tapes, and printed matter.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

The RBML cannot provide access to original time-based media material which has not been first been reformatted for preservation. Researchers are welcome to examine archival time-based media items and decide whether they wish to place an order for Audio/Video reformatting. If copyright and/or condition restrictions apply, it may not be possible to digitize a requested item. Please note that A/V reformatting is handled by an outside vendor and typically takes 6-8 weeks.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Lawrence E. Walsh Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed by Patrick T. Lawlor and Andrew Benally, February 2019-January 2020.

Revision Description

2018-08-29 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Personal papers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American Bar Association Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Iran-Contra Affair, -- 1985-1990 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reagan, Ronald Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Special prosecutors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vietnamese conflict, 1961-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Walsh served on the federal bench, he was a prosecutor, corporate litigator, counsel to Governor Thomas E. Dewey of New York, deputy attorney general under President Dwight D. Eisenhower and a negotiator at the Paris peace talks during the Vietnam War.

Walsh is best remembered for his work as the special prosecutor who spent six years trying to bring Reagan administration officials to justice in the Iran-Contra affair.