Louis D. Brandeis School of Law Library
University of Louisville
Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941)
Papers, ca. 1870–1941, ca. 182 ft. Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Brandeis was interested in and received information about relief efforts for the Russian Jewish population during World War I. He was also concerned with the progress of military operations and the changes in Russian government at that time, receiving reports of observers and suggestions from others as to the solution of the Russian situation. Ca. 650 items, including incoming correspondence and reports, in section IV, World War (WW), 1917–20, of the collection are pertinent. Specific holdings noted: account of Lewis Straus, November 1917, of a discussion with Brandeis on the proper handling of the Russian question; and translations from Pravda, 28 April 1918, of 3 pieces by N. Lenin. Papers are in process of being microfilmed; a published guide to the microfilm edition should now be ready.