Finding Aid for the Monroe Edwin Price Collection about Prisons, 1961-1968

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Finding Aid for the Monroe Edwin Price Collection about Prisons, 1961-1968

Collection number: 1392

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, October 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Monroe Edwin Price Collection about Prisons,
Date (inclusive): 1961-1968
Collection number: 1392
Creator: Price, Monroe Edwin, 1938-
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Monroe Edwin Price (1938- ) was the editorial assistant for American Heritage Publishing Company (1960-61), law clerk to associate justice Potter Stewart of the Supreme Court (1964-65), special assistant to the Labor Department secretary (1965-66), professor at the UCLA School of Law (1967-84) and in 1982, dean of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. He also served as the deputy director for California Indian Legal Services (1968-77). The collection consists of prison publications, articles, and correspondence related to Price's research on prison inmate publications. Also includes student papers from a class he taught at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Restrictions on Access

PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Monroe Edwin Price Collection about Prisons (Collection 1392). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Price was born on August 18, 1938 in Vienna, Austria; came to the U.S. in the following year; BA (1960) and LL.B (1964), Yale University; editorial assistant for American Heritage Publishing Company (1960-61), law clerk to associate justice Potter Stewart, Supreme Court (1964-65), special assistant to the Labor Department secretary (1965-66); professor, UCLA School of Law (1967-84) and in 1982, dean, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University; counsel, Munger Tolles and Rickershauser, Los Angeles, 1980-84; consultant for the Rand Corporation (1972-73) and the OEO (1968-70); deputy director, California Indian Legal Services, Los Angeles, 1968-77; publications include Law and the American Indian (1982) and Shattered mirrors: our search for identity and community in the AIDS era (c. 1989).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of prison publications, articles, and correspondence related to Price's research on prison inmate publications. Also includes student papers from a class he taught at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Price, Monroe Edwin, 1938- --Archives.
Law teachers--California--Archival resources.
Prisons--United States.
Prisoners' writings--United States.
Periodicals.


Container List

 

A Collection about Prisons, 1960s

Creator/Collector: Price, Monroe Edwin (1938- ), collector
Physical Description: (3 boxes)