Summary


Overview

Creator:

Corwin, Edward Samuel, 1878-1963.

Title:

Edward S. Corwin Papers

Dates:

circa 1860-1961 (mostly 1920-1958)

Size:

9.64 linear feet, 19 archival boxes, 4 medium photo boxes, and 1 large photo box

Call number:

MC012

Storage note:

This collection is stored at Mudd Manuscript Library.

Requests will be delivered to Public Policy Papers, MUDD Reading Room .

Location:

Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library.
Public Policy Papers.
65 Olden Street
Princeton, New Jersey 08540 USA

Language(s) of material:

English.


Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, speeches, lecture notes, writings, and photographs of Edward S. Corwin, a noted constitutional scholar who taught at Princeton University for much of his academic career. Nationally-known and widely published, Corwin consulted with many other academics as well as politicians involved with constitutional issues, most notably when he publicly supported Franklin D. Roosevelt's Supreme Court reorganization (“court packing”) plan.