Found 7 collections related to Lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York

Foley, Lucille de Luze
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18250
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Genealogical notes, charts, correspondence, clippings, and printed material, ca. 1940s-1950, produced by Foley's genealogical research on the Foley, de Luze, and related families. Some original 18th and 19th century documents including a letter to... more
Smith, William Farrar, 1824-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2794
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
William Farrar Smith (1824-1903) was a civil engineer, a member of the New York City Police Commission, and a Union General in the American Civil War. James T. Brady (1815-1869) was a prominent lawyer and jurist in New York City. Smith and Brady... more
Murphy, Henry Cruse, 1810-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 13659
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Cruse Murphy (1810-1882) was an American lawyer, politician and historian. His papers consist mainly of correspondence with various lawyers, jurists, and statesmen; and correspondence with members of the board of the Brooklyn, Flatbush and... more
Rives, George Lathrop, 1849-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4599
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A statement to the press regarding the Rapid Transit Commission and the construction of a system of rapid transit in New York City, and a draft of a letter to Theodore Roosevelt dated 10 April 1899 on the same topic, both by George Lathrop Rives,... more
Harison, Richard, 1747-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4437
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence and documents pertaining to the law practice of New York lawyer and politician Richard Harison (1747-1829). Material includes outgoing letters to fellow attorneys; notes on cases; opinions; and case abstracts. Also present are... more
Watson, James S., 1882-1952
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 464
5 linear feet (14 boxes)
The James S. Watson Papers, 1913-1991, document his career as a judge, his legal decisions and opinions, his numerous civic and community activities, and his personal and family life. The Papers consist of correspondence, legal documents, minutes,... more
Carlson, Joel, 1926-2001
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 646
7 linear feet (7 record cartons)
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, on February 3, 1926, Joel Carlson was a lawyer who devoted his legal career to opposing apartheid. Through the 1960s and 1970s he developed a reputation for defending black South Africans in a variety of cases... more