- Scope and Contents
The Alexander M. Bickel Papers consist of eighty-four archives boxes of letters, notes, drafts, and printed and near-print matter related to his work in scholarship, journalism, teaching, politics, government, and law. All phases of his career are well represented from his editing of Brandeis'sUnpublished Opinionsto the posthumous publication ofThe Morality of Consentexcept that few items document his classroom work. His earlier activities in law and diplomacy are represented thinly or not at all, and there is nothing antedating his clerkship with Judge Magruder.
- Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy for their personal use should consult Copying Services information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site.
- Conditions Governing Use
Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator of this collection is retained by his heirs. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
- Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Joanne Bickel and Jeannette Hopkins, 1976; Elias Clark, 1982; Boris Bittker, 1984; Joanne Bickel, 1995; and Jeannette Hopkins, 1996. Transfer from Yale Law Library, 1989. All material except Accession 1995-M-136 have been incorporated into the series arrangement of the collection.
Arranged in thirteen series and one addition: I. Correspondence, 1950-1975. II. Books, 1956-1977. III. Shorter Writings, 1954-1974. IV. Public Speaking, 1956-1974. V. Senate Judiciary, 1967-1974. VI. Legislation, 1958-1974. VII. Politics, 1967-1969. VIII. Committees, 1966-1974. IX. Conferences, 1967-1972. X. Legal Practice, 1950-1974. XI. Teaching, 1956-1975. XII. State Department, 1950-1954. XIII. Memorabilia, 1941-1976.
- Majority of material found within 1930 - 1975
- 47.13 Linear Feet (109 boxes)
- Related Names
- Bickel, Alexander M.
- Language of Materials