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Finding Aid for the Monroe Edwin Price Papers about School Integration, ca. 1970-1979
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Monroe Edwin Price Papers about School Integration,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1970-1979
    Collection number: 1391
    Creator: Price, Monroe Edwin, 1938-
    Extent: 8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Monroe Edwin Price (1938- ) was the editorial assistant for American Heritage Publishing Company (1960-61), law clerk to associate justice Potter Stewart of the Supreme Court (1964-65), special assistant to the Labor Department secretary (1965-66), professor at the UCLA School of Law (1967-84) and in 1982, dean of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. He also served as the deputy director for California Indian Legal Services (1968-77). The collection consists of papers relating to Price's work in connection with the case of Crawford vs. Los Angeles Unified School District in the Los Angeles Superior Court.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Monroe Edwin Price Papers about School Integration (Collection 1391). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Price was born on August 18, 1938 in Vienna, Austria; came to the U.S. in the following year; BA (1960) and LL.B (1964), Yale University; editorial assistant for American Heritage Publishing Company (1960-61), law clerk to associate justice Potter Stewart, Supreme Court (1964-65), special assistant to the Labor Department secretary (1965-66); professor, UCLA School of Law (1967-84) and in 1982, dean, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University; counsel, Munger Tolles and Rickershauser, Los Angeles, 1980-84; consultant for the Rand Corporation (1972-73) and the OEO (1968-70); deputy director, California Indian Legal Services, Los Angeles, 1968-77; publications include Law and the American Indian (1982) and Shattered mirrors: our search for identity and community in the AIDS era (c. 1989).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of papers relating to Price's work in connection with the case of Crawford vs. Los Angeles Unified School District in the Los Angeles Superior Court.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Price, Monroe Edwin, 1938- --Archives.
    Los Angeles Unified School District.
    Lawyers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    School integration--United States.

    Related Material

    • Paul Egly Papers (Collection 1282). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    • Helene V. Smookler Collection of Material about the Desegregation of the Los Angeles Unified School District (Collection 1547). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    • Los Angeles Monitoring Committee Records (Collection 1291). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.