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Louis Brandeis collection

American Jewish Historical Society

Inclusive Date: undated, 1886-1940, 1966

Brandeis, Louis Dembitz

Lippmann, Walter

Ben-Gurion, David

Sakier, Abraham H

Fadiman, Clifton

1 1/2 manuscript box

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).

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Collection Details

Gifts, in part, of the Elsie O. & Philip D. Sang Foundation 1979 and 1982

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.

Collection Access & Use

Identification of item, date (if known); Louis Brandeis collection; P-248; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society.

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