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Register of the John Lord O'Brian Papers, 1916-1962
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Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box 1.

Dunlap, John R., 1918


Gibbons, James (Cardinal), 1918


Gregory, Thomas Watt, 1918

Boxes: 1-3.

SUBJECT FILE, 1916-1952

Scope and Content Note

Memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and affidavits arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 1.

Agreement Between the United States of America and Germany concerning Prisoners of War, Sanitary Personnel and Civil Prisoners, 1918. Department of State publication. Printed copy.


Album of Four Minute Men's Activities, 1918. Dealing with activities of private spy organizations.


The Alien's Restriction Order, 1918. London. His Majesty's Stationery Office. Printed copy.


Amnesty and Pardon for Political Prisoners. Pamphlet printed for the use of the Committee in the Judiciary, Washington, D. C., 1921. Printed copy.


Black Tom explosion, June 1916. German affidavits.

Box 2.

Consolidated orders respecting Trading with the Enemy, Ottawa, 1916. Printed copy.


Les Prisoniers de Guerre et les Civils, Agence des Prisoniers de Guerre, 1918. Printed copy.


New Encroachments on Individual Freedom, a reprint excerpt from Harvard Law Review, volume 66, No. I, 1952.


The Reacquisition of a Negotiable Instrument by a Prior Party. printed excerpt from unknown source, n.d.


Regulations for the Employment of Prisoners of War, 1918. Department of War publication, 1918. Printed copy.


United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Investigation


Album of Military Information Matters of the War Emergency Division, 1917-1918.

Box 3.

Interpretation of War Statutes, 1917. Printed excerpt from unknown source.


Memoranda of the Secret Service, 1919




Registration of German Alien Females, 1918. Printed matter and typewritten copies.


Untermeyer, Samuel - Complicity with the German Embassy

Box: 4.


Scope and Content Note

Typewritten and printed speeches and lectures by John Lord O'Brian arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 4.

Changing Aspects of Freedom, a lecture delivered at Washington and Lee University, 1952. The John Randolph Tucker Lectures. Printed copy.


Civil Liberty in War Time, a paper presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the New York State Bar Association, 1919. Printed copy.


The Government and Civil Liberties: World War I and After, a reprint from the John Randolf Tucker Lectures, Washington and Lee University, 1952. Printed copy


The Government and the Enemy Alien, Speech printed in the Herald-Tribune Forum, 1939. Printed copy


New Dangers and Contemporary Governmental Activities, a reprint of a speech given in The John Randolph Tucker Lectures, 1952. Printed copy


Some Footnotes to History, a speech given before the Washington Literary Society, 1962. Typewritten copy.