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Benjamin N. Cardozo papers, 1885-1940

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0192
Bib ID 4078582 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Cardozo, Benjamin N (Benjamin Nathan), 1870-1938 ; Hellman, George S (George Sidney), 1878-1958
Title Benjamin N. Cardozo papers, 1885-1940
Physical Description 9.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

The seven volumes of Columbia lecture notes (Boxes 3-4) are too fragile for use; reader must use the microfilm copy of these volumes. Otherwise, the collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder. arranged: Boxes 1, 1A & 1B: Cataloged correspondence; Box 2: Articles about Cardozo; Boxes 3, 3A & 4: Columbia lecture notes; Box 5: Commonplace books; Boxes 5 & 6: Editorials 1938; Boxes 6 - 9: Materials for biography by George S. Hellman; Box 10: Writings by Cardozo-Photographs-Copies of letters to Annie Nathan Meyer; Boxes 10 & 11: Newspaper clippings & misc.; Boxes 12 & 13: Photocopies of letters & manuscripts in the B.N. Cardozo Papers, Cardozo School of Law, New York; Box 14: Arranged correspondence, 1918-1938; Box 15: Files of the Estate of B.N. Cardozo, 1938-1940; Box 16: Misc. financial records, Obituaries & memorials, Photograph s& Printed materials; Box 17: Correspondence, memorials & obituaries, E.J. Nathan documents & printed materials; Oversize folder of documents.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, clippings, and photographs of or relating to Cardozo, including his lecture notes as a student at Columbia, 1885-1889, and his commonplace books. Also, four boxes of printed and manuscript material collected by George S. Hellman while writing BENJAMIN N. CARDOZO, AMERICAN JUDGE; and photocopies of letters, manuscripts, and notebooks of original Cardozo papers in the Cardozo School of Law Library. Materials re. his estate and will have been added.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

The seven volumes of Columbia lecture notes (Boxes 3-4) are too fragile for use; reader must use the microfilm copy of these volumes. Otherwise, the collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Literary rights of Benjamin N. Cardozo are held by. Columbia University.

Permission to cite or quote and to photocopy must be obtained from the. Cardozo School of Law, New York, N.Y. for photocopies in Boxes 12 and 13.

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.

Readers must use microfilm of materials specified above.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Benjamin N. Cardozo papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Alternate Form Available

Columbia lecture notes, 1889-1890 (7 v. and 1 folder of unbdound notes) are on: microfilm. See MN# Cardozo.

Commonplace book, 27 Oct. 1924 - 11 Nov. 1928, is also available on microfilm. See MN# Cardozo.

"Communism" (a.ms., 64p.) is also available on microfilm. See MN# 94-2006-4.

"The Earl of Beaconsfield, a Jew as Prime Minister" is also available on microfilm. See MN# 93-2003-1.

"Judicial Power in De Tocqueville" (64p.) is also available on microfilm. See MN# 94-2006-4.

Letters and manuscripts in Boxes 12 & 13 are: Type of reproduction--photocopies

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/17/1989.

Papers Processed HR 01/10/1992.

Microfilms of 2 manuscripts Processed HR 11/07/1994.

9 BNC letters to & re. William H. Freese Cataloged HR 11/23/1994.

Correspondence files & estate papers Cataloged & processed HR 12/13/1999.

2 letters from Cardozo to J.T. Sapienza Cataloged HR 01/24/2000.

Papers Processed HR 05/02/2000.

Revision Description

2020-10-20 EAD document created by CCR.

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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Addresses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Agreements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Biographies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commonplace books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Contracts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lecture notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lectures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts for publication Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Microfilms Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mortgages Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Obituaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Proofs (printed matter) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wills Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Burlingham, Charles C (Charles Culp), 1858-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Crater, Joseph Force, 1889- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Edman, Irwin, 1896-1954 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Feis, Herbert, 1893-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gildersleeve, Virginia Crocheron, 1877-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hellman, George S (George Sidney), 1878-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Judges Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kallen, Horace Meyer, 1882-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Laski, Harold Joseph, 1893-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Law -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Meyer, Annie Nathan, 1867-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Meyer, Eugene, 1875-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (State). Court of Appeals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ochs, Adolph S (Adolph Simon), 1858-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Odell, George Clinton Densmore, 1866-1949 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Seabury, Samuel, 1873-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sulzberger, Arthur Hays, 1891-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Supreme Court Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wagner, Robert F (Robert Ferdinand), 1877-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Whitman, Charles S., 1868-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wise, Stephen S (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Young, Owen D., 1874-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

United States Supreme Court Justice & Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals.

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Series I: Correspondence


Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Bliss, Mildred Barnes (Mrs. Robert W.)


Box 1 Broun, Heyward


Box 1 Burlingham, Charles Culp


Box 1 Butler, Nicholas Murray


Box 1 Cardozo, Benjamin Nathan, 1907-1932, undated



Box 1A Cardozo, Benjamin Nathan, 1933-1935



Box 1B Cardozo, Benjamin Nathan, 1936-1937


Box 1B Cardozo, Michael Hart


Box 1B Chanler, Margaret Terry (Mrs. Winthrop) Cohn, Alfred Einstein


Box 1B Crater, Joseph Force


Box 1B Edman, Irwin


Box 1B Feis, Herbert


Box 1B Frankfurter, Felix


Box 1B Gilder, Rodman


Box 1B Gildersleeve, Virginia C.


Box 1B Hand, Learned


Box 1B Hellman, George Sidney


Box 1B Hughes, Charles Evans


Box 1B Hurst, Fannie


Box 1B Kallen, Horace Meyer


Box 1B Laski, Harold Joseph


Box 1B Lehman, Herbert Henry


Box 1B Lehman, Sissie Straus (Mrs. Irving)


Box 1B Meyer, Annie Nathan


Box 1B Meyer, Eugene


Box 1B Nathan, Maud Nathan


Box 1B Ochs, Adolph Simon


Box 1B Odell, George Clinton Densmore


Box 1B Parsons, Geoffrey


Box 1B Phelps, William Lyon


Box 1B Pound, Roscoe


Box 1B Powell, Thomas Reed


Box 1B Rauh, Joseph, Jr.


Box 1B Roosevelt, Franklin Delano


Box 1B Rosenthal, Lessing


Box 1B Seabury, Samuel


Box 1B Seligman, Eustace


Box 1B Smith, Alfred Emanuel


Box 1B Solis-Cohen, Solomon


Box 1B Stokes, Anson Phelps


Box 1B Stone, Harlan Fiske


Box 1B Straus, Helen Sachs (Mrs. Nathan)


Box 1B Sulzberger, Arthur Hays


Box 1B Thomas, Norman Mattoon


Box 1B Villard, Oswald Garrison


Box 1B Wagner, Robert Ferdinand


Box 1B Whitman, Charles Seymour


Box 1B Wickser, Philip John


Box 1B Wise, Stephen Samuel


Box 1B Young, Owen D.


Subseries I.2: Arranged Correspondence



Box 14 Arranged Correspondence, 1918-1938

Series II: Papers



Box 2 Articles About Cardozo



Box 3 Columbia Lecture Notes--Notebooks, 1 folders

One folder containing four notebooks. These notebooks were not filmed and are not available on microfilm.


Box 3 Columbia Lecture Notes

Originals are fragile and reader must use microfilm: detailed list follows.



Box 3A Columbia Lecture Notes

Originals are fragile and reader must use microfilm: detailed list follows.



Box 4 Columbia Lecture Notes

Originals are fragile and reader must use microfilm: detailed list follows.



Microfilm Cardozo Columbia Lecture Notes on Microfilm, 1 Reels

All Columbia Lecture Notes from Boxes 3, 3A, and 4 (7 volumes and 1 folder of unbound notes) are available on a single reel of microfilm. These contain Columbia Lecture Notes taken by Cardozo while a student at Columbia College 1889-1890.


Volume 1


A lecture on modern national codes


Lectures on administrative law


Volume 2


Lectures on the history of philosophy by Prof. Archibald Alexander


Volume 3


Lectures on political economy, historical, radical, and statistical by Prof. Richmond M. Smith


Volume 4


Lectures on political economy, historical, practical, and statistical by Prof. Richmond M. Smith (continued)


A lecture on social science by Prof. Richmond M. Smith (Comte, Spencer, Schaiffle)


Lectures on political science and comparative constitutional law by Prof. John W. Burgess


Volume 5


Lectures on the history of philosophy by Prof. Nicholas Murray Butler


Lectures on ethics by Prof. Nicholas Murray Butler


Psychological lectures by Prof. Archibald Alexander


Volume 6


Psychological lectures (continued) by Prof. Archibald Alexander


Psychological lectures by Prof. Nicholas Murray Butler


Lectures on history of English ethics by Prof. Archibald Alexander


Lectures on political economy, historical, practical, and statistical by Prof. Richmond M. Smith


Volume 7


Lectures on political science and comparative constitutional law by Prof. John W. Burgess (continued)


Lectures on the comparative constitutional law of the Commonwealth by Dr. A. le Bernheim


Lectures on the history of European jurisprudence by Prof. Monroe Smith


Folder of Unbound Notes


A paper: "The moral element in Matthew Arnold"


Some notes on George Eliot


Newspaper clippings on Justice Cardozo's will


Cardozo, Hon. Benjamin N., LL.D. "An address delivered inChancellors Hall, State Education Building, Albany, NewYork". (Albany?): Union University, Dept. of Law, Albany Law School,, 1925 June 10

Copy of an address.



Box 4 Columbia Miscellaneous



Box 5 Commonplace Books, 1924 October 27 - 1928 November

Commonplace Book: 1924 October 27-1928 November 11, circa 86 p., contains magazine and newspaper clippings - is also available on micrfilm. See MN# Cardozo.


Box 5 Editorials, 1938

Gift of George S. Hellman '99



Box 6 Editorials, 1938

Gift of George S. Hellman '99


Material Related to George Hellman's Biography of Cardozo

Gift of George S. Hellman


Box 6 Material Related to Biography


Box 6 George S. Hellman Correspondence



Box 7 Final manuscript of Hellman's biography of Cardozo


Box 7 Hellman Notebooks



Box 8 Drafts and Proofs of Hellman's biography of Cardozo


Box 8 Hellman's Notes



Box 9 Hellman's Notes



Box 10 Writings of Cardozo--"The Earl of Beaconfield: A Jew as Prime Minister"

Also available on microfilm. See MN# 93-2003-1.


Box 10 Photographs of family and friends


Box 10 Copies of letters to Annie Nathan Meyer


Box 10 Newspaper clippings



Box 11 Newspaper clippings


Box 11 Miscellaneous

Gift of George S. Hellman


Photocopies of Letters and Manuscripts in the Benjamin Cardozo Papers, Cardozo School of Law, New York



Box 12 Letters, Vol. 1, 1916-1924


Box 12 Letters, Vol. 2, 1925-1937


Box 12 Manuscripts, Addresses, and Essays, Vol. 1



Box 13 Manuscripts, Addresses, and Essays, Vol. 2-3


Box 13 Notes on Petitions for Writs of Certiorari, U.S. Supreme Court, October Term, 1932, 1 Volumes


Box 13 Notebook: Constitutional History of England, Vol. 3, Second Term, 1889

Law School notes, Spring Semester, 1889



Box 15 Files of the Estate of B.N. Cardozo, 1938-1940



Box 16 Miscellaneous financial records


Box 16 Obituaries & Memorials


Box 16 Photographs


Box 16 Printed materials


Schulson Gift



Box 17 Correspondence--Condolence, 1938


Box 17 Correspondence--Miscellaneous


Box 17 Memorials, obituaries, and funeral materials


Box 17 Nathan, Edgar J., Jr.--Documents



Mapcase 14-P-3 Nathan, Edgar J., Jr.--Documents


Mapcase 14-P-3 Printed Material, 1925-1988, undated

Includes Artwork--Rose, W.E. "Justice Cardozo"