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Walter Gellhorn papers, 1930-1992

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1487
Bib ID 4079856 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Gellhorn, Walter, 1906-1995
Title Walter Gellhorn papers, 1930-1992
Physical Description 157 linear feet ( 376 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-376. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library 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

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, writings, reports, memoranda, case files, and related printed materials. The papers cover the entire field of law with particular emphasis on civil rights, labor law, and family law. They include several series of office files dealing with Columbia University Law faculty, students, his course materials, and the administration of the Law School. In addition, there are numerous files for Amherst College (from which Gellhorn received his A.B. degree), arbitration cases, federal administrative procedure, legislation, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Association of American Law Schools, and Fordham University (for which he prepared a study). There are manuscripts, drafts, proofs, correspondence, and other related materials for some of his books: Administrative Law Cases and Comments (1940); Security, Loyalty and Science (1950); The States and Subversion (1952); Individual Freedom and Government Restraint (1956); When Americans Complain (1966); and Ombudsmen and others (1966).

1986 Addition: Series III, 1975-1983.

1992 Addition: Series IV, 1976-1992.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-376. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library 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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item;Walter Gellhorn papers; Name of Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Walter Gellhorn, 1963, 1965-1967, 1977, 1986& 1992.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed 1963.

Papers Processed HR 01/24/95.

Revision Description

2020-04-01 EAD finding aid 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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Case files Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Casebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galley proofs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorandums Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Proofs (printed matter) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Administrative law -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American Civil Liberties Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Amherst College Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Association of American Law Schools Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Censorship Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Civil rights Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. School of Law Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Domestic relations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Educators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fordham University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gellhorn, Walter, 1906-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Goldberg, Arthur J. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Industrial relations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Law -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Law schools -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Law teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Legislation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lehman, Herbert H (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ombudspersons Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Attorney (Columbia University LL.B., 1931), legal scholar, and professor of law at Columbia School of Law from 1933 to 1973.