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Leonard Weinberg collection

 Collection 0121-LBR
Leonard Weinberg was a Baltimore lawyer in the 1920s until the 1970s. This collection consists of two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings documenting legal cases which Weinberg worked on, especially a case involving the Baltimore clothing company of L. Greif & Bros and the National Recovery Administration.

Dates

  • 1934-1948
  • Majority of material found within 1934-1936

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open to the public and must be used in the Special Collections Reading Room. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies or digital surrogates may be provided in accordance with Special Collections and University Archives duplication policy.

Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs unless otherwise specified. It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission to publish materials from the appropriate copyright holder.

Archival materials may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws or other regulations. While we make a good faith effort to identify and remove such materials, some may be missed during our processing. If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Extent

3.0 Linear Feet (2 oversize boxes)

Scope and Contents

This collection documents Leonard Weinberg's career as a Baltimore lawyer working on labor cases. It consists of two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and some correspondence documenting labor issues such as strikes, union disputes, and accidents involving companies. Newspaper clippings include references to the Baltimore clothing company L. Greif & Brother, Inc., National Recovery Administration, Friedman-Marks Clothing Company, and the Railway Audit and Inspection Company, as well as other labor cases.

Custodial History

This collection was donated to the University of Maryland Libraries by Dr. Stuart B. Kaufman in 1990.

Processing Information

In the summer of 2019, Allison Riehl reviewed the collection and updated the finding aid, including edits to the descriptive content of the abstract, custodial history, processing information, and scope and contents. Materials originally wrapped together in brown paper were re-housed into acid-free boxes.
Title
Guide to the Leonard Weinberg collection
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Allison Riehl
Date
2019-06-19
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742
301-405-9212