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American Committee for the Guidance of Professional Personnel records,

Title
American Committee for the Guidance of Professional Personnel records, 1938-1945.
Author
American Committee for the Guidance of Professional Personnel.
Supplementary Content
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Additional Authors
  • Amram, Philip Werner, 1900-
  • Ballantine, Arthur A. (Arthur Atwood), 1883-
  • Fraenkel, Ernst, 1898-
  • Franck, Peter Goswyn.
  • Friedrich, Carl J. (Carl Joachim), 1901-
  • Littauer, Rudolph M.
  • Mendelsohn, Walter.
  • Morgan, Edmund M., Jr. (Edmund Morris), 1878-1966.
  • Riesman, David, 1909-
Description
3.2 linear feet (8 boxes).
Summary
Records consist of correspondence of David Riesman, mainly with refugee lawyers, deans of American law schools, legal scholars, and practicing attorneys relative to the organization and funding of the Committee, and the provision of fellowships to refugee lawyers seeking retraining in American law schools.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars
Biography (note)
  • The American Committee for the Guidance of Professional Personnel was formed in December, 1938, as a result of a meeting in Chicago of the Association of American Law Schools. Its purpose was to provide fellowships in the United States for refugee lawyers, many of Jewish origin, who sought retraining in American law schools.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 68
Author
American Committee for the Guidance of Professional Personnel.
Title
American Committee for the Guidance of Professional Personnel records, 1938-1945.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
The American Committee for the Guidance of Professional Personnel was formed in December, 1938, as a result of a meeting in Chicago of the Association of American Law Schools. Its purpose was to provide fellowships in the United States for refugee lawyers, many of Jewish origin, who sought retraining in American law schools. A selection committee was created to screen applicants. David Riesman of the University of Buffalo Law School and later Harvard was its secretary. Other members included Edmund M. Morgan, chairman; Arthur A. Ballantine, treasurer; Carl J. Friedrich; and Philip W. Amram.
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Added Author
Riesman, David, 1909-
Morgan, Edmund M., Jr. (Edmund Morris), 1878-1966.
Amram, Philip Werner, 1900-
Ballantine, Arthur A. (Arthur Atwood), 1883-
Fraenkel, Ernst, 1898-
Friedrich, Carl J. (Carl Joachim), 1901-
Littauer, Rudolph M.
Franck, Peter Goswyn.
Mendelsohn, Walter.
Research Call Number
MssCol 68
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