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   Coudert, Frederic R., Sr. Papers 1863-1962.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Frederic R. Coudert, Sr., Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, subjects files and scrapbooks pertaining to Frederick R. Coudert, Sr.

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0289
Bib ID:4078446 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Coudert, Frederic R. (Frederic René), 1871-1955.
Title:Coudert, Frederic R., Sr. Papers 1863-1962.
Physical description:9 linear feet (19 document boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-19. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in four series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, subject files, and scrapbooks concerning Coudert's law practice, political activities, social life and family. The cataloged and arranged correspondence covers the period 1935 through 1938 and deals with law and international affairs. Among th cataloged correspondence are: Harry Armstrong, Boris Bakhmeteff, Nicholas Murray Butler, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Learned Hand, Cordell Hull, Philip C. Jessup, Walter Lipmann, Robert McElroy, and Hendrik W. Van Loon. The subject files document Coudert's involvemant with the American, New York City, and New York State Bar Associations and the 1936-38 International Olympic Committee. The subject files on Columbia University cover the years 1933-37 and include, in addition to general correspondence concerning Coudert's activities as a Trustee of the University, correspondence on the Trustees' Committe on Honors and the Committee on Legal Affairs. The 21 scrapbooks contain clippings on all aspects of Coudert's political, professional, and personal life from 1888 to 1931.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-19. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Frederic R. Coudert, Sr., Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Processed 07/28/88

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-05-21 XML document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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ScrapbooksPortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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American Bar Association.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Armstrong, Harry.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Association of the Bar of the City of New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bakhmeteff, Boris Aleksandrovich, 1880-1951.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cardozo, Benjamin N. (Benjamin Nathan), 1870-1938.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hand, Learned, 1872-1961.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
International Olympic Committee.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl), 1897-1986.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lawyers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York State Bar Association.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Frederic René Coudert (Columbia A.B., 1890; A.M., 1891; Ph.D., 1894) admitted to the New York Bar, 1892. Special assistant Attorney General of U.S., 1915-20; legal advisor to the British Embassy, 1915-20; Trustee of Columbia University, 1912-54. Author of "Certainty and Justice," 1913.

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