Collection ID: P-248

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, Lippmann, Walter, Ben-Gurion, David, Sakier, Abraham H, and Fadiman, Clifton
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).
Extent:
1 1/2 manuscript box and .25 linear feet

Background

Scope and Content:

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.

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

Access

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011, United States
CONTACT:
212-294-8350
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