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Washington University Libraries
Washington University in St. Louis

Finding-Aid for the Donald Oresman Papers (WTU00418)

Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff

Summary Information
Title: Donald Oresman Papers
Creator: Oresman, Donald. American lawyer.
Inclusive dates:
Extent: 24 items
Call number: WTU00418
Language: English
Repository: Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63130


Access and Use:
Access Restrictions:

Open.

Use Restriction:

None

Users of the collections must read and abide by the Rules for the use of manuscript collection materials.

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All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Scope and Contents Note

The collection consists of correspondence between Donald Oresman and William Gaddis, drafts, and source material toward Gaddis's book, A Frolic of His Own .

This collection is currently unprocessed.

Contents List
      Title
box-folder   1/1-21  
I. Correspondence [series]: (21 items)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence to and from Oresman, grouped into two subseries To Oresman and From Oresman.


box-folder   1/1-10  
I.1 To Oresman (10 items)
 
William Gaddis
 
((TLS, 1p.) With enclosure, “Szyrk v. Village of Tatamount et al” (20pp.))
 
((TLS, 1p.) With enclosure, “Szyrk v. Village of Tatamount et al” (21pp.))
 
((TLS, 1p.) With enclosure, Michael Kennedy to Saul Steinberg, (TLS[x], 3pp., 1987: December 9))
 
((TLS, 1p.))
 
((TLS, 1p.) With enclosure, draft from A Frolic of His Own (19pp.))
 
((TLS, 2pp.))
 
((TLS, 1p.) With enclosure, draft from A Frolic of His Own (10pp.))
 
((TLS, 1p.))
 
((TLS, 1p.) With enclosure, draft from A Frolic of His Own (1p.))
 
Allen H. Peacock
 
((TLS, 1p.))
box-folder   1/11-21  
I.2 From Oresman (11 items)
 
William Gaddis
 
((TL[x], 1p.) With enclosures, “Admission to the New York Bar” (2 pp.), “Admission to and removal from practice by appellate division; character committees” (2 pp.), “Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law” (4 pp.), “Practicing or appearing as attorney-at-law without being admitted and registered” (2 pp.), “None but attorneys to practice in the state” (3 pp.), and various sections concerning Penal Law Sentences (6 pp.))
 
((TL[x], 1p.))
 
((TL[x], 1p.))
 
((TLS[x], 2pp.))
 
((TLS[x], 1p.))
 
((TLS[x], 1p.))
 
((TLS[x], 1p.))
 
((TLS[x], 1p.) With enclosure, “Statement of Pierre N. Leval” on Fair Use (6pp.))
 
((TL[x], 1p.) With enclosure, “Carson v. Here’s Johnny Portable Toilets, Inc.” (14pp.))
 
((TLS[x], 1p.))
 
((TL[x], 1p.))
box-folder   1/22-24  
II. Material toward A Frolic of His Own [series]: (3 items)   
Scope: Consists of copies of court cases and a contract proposal for "The Last Act."