Leo Frank trial collection
Scope and Contents
The collection (bulk 1913-1916) consists primarily of correspondence written during the course of the Leo Frank trial: Leo Frank's letters to his wife, Lucille; Lucille's letters to supporters of her husband; and letters written to Leo and to Lucille in support of and against Leo's cause. Also included is correspondence to and from John M. Slaton (Georgia governor) and Luther Z. Rosser (Frank's lawyer). Remaining materials include articles, pamphlets, and legal documents related to the case.
- 1909-1962, undated
- Frank, Leo, 1884-1915 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.
Conditions Governing Use
Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.
4.00 Linear Feet (8 manuscript boxes)
Language of Materials
Arranged in seven series: 1. Lucille Frank Correspondence, 1915-1916, undated; 2. Leo Frank Correspondence, 1909-1915, undated; 3. Luther Z. Rosser Correspondence, 1915; 4. Governor John M. Slaton Correspondence, 1915-122, undated; 5. Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1910-1915, undated; 6. Elmer R. Murphey Correspondence, 1915; 7. Books, Articles and News Clippings, 1913-1962, undated. Each series is arranged chronologically. For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing. AL: autograph letter; ALS: autograph letter signed; TL: typed letter; TLS: typed letter signed
Other Descriptive Information
Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.
- Antisemitism -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Antisemitism -- Georgia Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Frank, Leo, 1884-1915
- Frank, Lucille
- Georgia. Governor (1913-1915 : Slaton) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Rosser, Luther Z.
- United States -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- S. Pyzynski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
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