- Scope and Contents
The papers consist of correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings and printed briefs relating to Arthur Lazarus, his activism in the area of Native American civil rights, and his legal clients. The papers document Lazarus' legal work for two prominent cases: Tuscarora Indian Nation v. Power Authority of the State of New York, which came before the Supreme Court in 1958, and Montana v. Blackfeet Tribe, which came before the Supreme Court in 1985. Other clients and cases are also documented in the briefs, correspondence and clippings.
- Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
The Arthur Lazarus Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
- Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Arthur Lazarus (Yale Law 1949), 1997, 2013.
Organized into three series: I. Business Papers,1951-1987. II. Legal Briefs, 1947-1996. III. September 2013 Acquisition.
- 9.38 Linear Feet (23 boxes)
- Related Names
- Lazarus, Arthur
- Language of Materials