Louis Brandeis collection, undated, 1886-1940, 1966

Descriptive Identification

Unit ID
P-248
Repository
American Jewish Historical SocietyArchives
Extent
1 1/2 manuscript box
Extent
.25 linear feet
Creator
Brandeis, Louis Dembitz (creator)
Creator
Lippmann, Walter (creator)
Creator
Ben-Gurion, David (creator)
Creator
Sakier, Abraham H (creator)
Creator
Fadiman, Clifton (creator)
Abstract
Contains thirteen letters, on a variety of subjects. Of most interest are a letter written to Walter Lippmann, referring to a talk with Felix Frankfurter regarding Brandeis' confirmation as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1916), and a letter to Abraham H. Sakier regarding Brandeis' desire not to have his name connected with any fund-raising project for a university in Palestine (1930).

Scope and Content Note

Contains thirteen letters, on a variety of subjects. Of most interest are a letter written to Walter Lippmann, referring to a talk with Felix Frankfurter regarding Brandeis' confirmation as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1916), and a letter to Abraham H. Sakier regarding Brandeis' desire not to have his name connected with any fund-raising project for a university in Palestine (1930).

Also included are manuscript letters to Clifton Fadiman (1937), and David Ben-Gurion (1940). Also 4 items of "ephemera" re: Louis D. Brandeis.