Richard Polenberg Papers, 1961-2000
Collection Number: 14-17-3804
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Richard Polenberg papers, 1961-2000
4.8 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Manuscripts, Printed Materials, Research Materials
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Professional papers relating to his research, teaching, and writings about American History.
Collection material in English
Emeritus professor of American History, Cornell University.
Polenberg came to Cornell in 1966 and is a recipient of the Clark Distinguished Teaching Award and the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award. He has offered seminars on Justice Cardozo and the judicial process and has written books on American History, the Constitution, Robert Oppenheimer, Benjamin Cardozo, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jacob Abrams, class, race, and ethnicity in the United States, and war and society.
Professional papers relating to his research, teaching, and writings about American history.
Cornell University.Dept. of History.
History--Study and teaching.
Freedom of speech--United States.
Social classes--United States.
Judicial process--United States.
Trials (Anarchy)--New York State)--New York.
United States--Politics and government--1933-1945.
Form and Genre Terms:
Richard Polenberg papers, #14-17-3804. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Articles, Reviews with Correspondence, Reports, Subject Files
Correspondence, Reports, Papers from Graduate School, Manuscripts, Reviews, Photographs
Cardozo and Sacco-Vanzetti case files, and research files used for writing the book "Fighting Faiths"