||The David T. Bazelon Papers, spanning the dates 1935-1996, comprises 27 linear feet of manuscripts, correspondence, books, clippings, and photographs documenting the work of the social critic and member of the post-war “New York Intellectuals,” David T. Bazelon.
The collection is divided into four series corresponding to the major areas of Bazelon’s work and life. The files closely follow the original order of the papers, with correspondence collected carefully and records of freelance writing meticulously maintained by the author throughout his life. The first series documents Bazelon’s literary work. Series two contains material related to Bazelon’s academic career as a student and as a professor at Rutgers Law School and SUNY Buffalo. The third series relates to his legal career. The final series concerns his personal life, including a substantial collection of correspondence spanning a period of over forty years.|