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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Laurence H. Silberman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1947-1976
    Collection number: 83031
    Creator: Silberman, Laurence H. (Laurence Hirsch), 1935-
    Collection Size: 50 manuscript boxes, 1 phonotape, 1 envelope(20.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, reports, studies, testimony, legal documents, printed matter, and photographs, relating to U.S. government domestic policy during the presidential administrations of Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford, labor relations, investigations of the United Mine Workers, equal employment opportunity policies, and judicial proceedings.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Laurence H. Silberman Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    Ford, Gerald R. (Gerald Rudolph), 1913-
    Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-
    United States. Dept. of Justice.
    United States. Dept. of Labor
    Justice, Administration of--United States
    Labor policy--United States
    United States--Politics and government
    United States--Politics and government--1969-1974
    United States--Politics and government--1974-1977
    United Mine Workers of America
    Affirmative action programs
    Trade-unions--United States

    Biographical Note

    1935 Oct. 12 Born, York, Pennsylvania
    1964-1967 Partner, Moore, Silberman and Schulze, Honolulu, Hawaii
    1967-1968 Attorney, Appellate Division, General Counsel's Office,vNational Labor Relations Board
    1969-1970 Solicitor of Labor, United States Department of Labor
    1970-1973 Under Secretary, United States Department of Labor
    1973-1974 Partner, Steptoe and Johnson, Washington, D.C.
    1974-1975 Deputy Attorney General, United States Department of Justice
    1975-1977 Ambassador to Yugoslavia
    1977 President's Special Envoy on International Labor Organization (ILO) affairs
    1977-1978 Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
    1978-1979 Managing partner, Morrison and Foerster, Washington, D.C.
    1979-1983 Executive Vice President for Legal and Government Affairs, Crocker National Bank, San Francisco, California