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Finding Aid for the Ben Margolis Papers, 1941-1973
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ben Margolis Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1941-1973
    Collection number: 1509
    Creator: Margolis, Ben, 1910-
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Ben Margolis (1910- ) helped draft the United Nations charter, the rule of law, and the conduct of the United States government in Viet-nam and the Dominican Republic (1965). The collection consists of government documents regarding Ben Margolis including material from the FBI, the Naval Investigation Service, the Department of the Treasury, CIA, Department of State, Department of Justice, and the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization.
    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

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Ben Margolis.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ben Margolis Papers (Collection 1509). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233367 

    Biography

    Margolis was born on April 23, 1910 in New York City, New York; attended Santa Barbara State College, 1926-28; AB, University of Southern California, 1929; LL.B, University of California, Hastings School of Law, 1933; admitted to California bar, 1933; did legal work for the CIO; associated with several law firms, including Gladstein, Grossman and Margolis (San Francisco, 1937-43) and Margolis, McTernan, Scope, Sacks & Epstein (Los Angeles), beginning in 1973; member, National Lawyers Guild; wrote, with others, The United Nations charter, the rule of law, and the conduct of the United States government in Viet-nam and the Dominican Republic (1965).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of government documents regarding Ben Margolis. Includes material from the FBI (some stemming from the House Committee on Un-American Activities), the Naval Investigation Service, the Department of the Treasury, CIA, Department of State, Department of Justice, and the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Margolis, Ben, 1910- --Archives.
    Lawyers--California--Archival resources.
    Lawyers--Labor unions--California--Archival resources.

    Related Material

    Law and social conscience [oral history transcript] / Ben Margolis, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, c1987. Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.