Mary Metlay Kaufman Papers
Mary Metlay Kaufman Papers, 1917 - 1994 (Bulk: 1946-1986)
102 boxes (49 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 300
Lawyer, professor, and political activist. Major themes reflected in the papers include international law, anti-communism, civil rights, the anti-Vietnam war and anti-nuclear movements. The papers also document Kaufman's close associations with other prominent civil rights attorneys and her involvement in international war crimes tribunals. Material includes trial records and research; correspondence; published and unpublished writings; speeches; and teaching materials.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection, with the following exceptions:
Researchers must agree not to identify any clients represented by Mary Kaufman who are still living without their written permission.
The file on Grossman v. Joan Baez is closed until Baez's death.
Michael Kaufman retains copyright ownership for unpublished works of Mary Kaufman. Copyright to materials authored by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.
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