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Series 6: Writings, 1914-1971
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The Writings series is composed of articles, theses, and other writings by Harlan, about Harlan's career as a United States Supreme Court Justice, and about judicial and legal issues. Please see the subseries descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual subseries.
Divided into two subseries: By and About Harlan and Writings by Persons other than John Marshall Harlan on Miscellaneous Subjects.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This is an unprocessed collection. The contents list provided is a preliminary inventory. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in July 2008. In 2019 minor financial records were deaccessioned, except for materials preserved in Series 12.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to Princeton University and researchers must submit the Publication and Broadcast Form. For materials not created by the donor, in addition to completing this form for Princeton, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
Box 684 contains audiotapes.
- Credit this material:
Series 6: Writings; John Marshall Harlan Papers, MC071, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 658
The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: "Harlan Dies at 72; On Court 16 Years" by Lesley Oelsner. The New York Times, December 30, 1971. "Harlan, John Marshall" biography from Current Biography. H.W. Wilson Company, 1955.
- United States. Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit)
United States. Supreme Court
New York (State). Crime Commission
Connolly, Maurice E.
Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954
Harlan, John M. (John Marshall), 1899-1971
Wendel, Ella Virginia von Echtzel, 1853-1931