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Myron Beldock Papers

Call Number: MS212
Scope and Contents
This collection contains the Rubin Carter defense files. The bulk of the materials consist of legal files including copies of court transcripts, briefs, photographs, and witness statements; there is also a smaller body of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and handwritten notes. The “Defense File Drawers” contain materials dated from approximately 1966 to 1976, which largely have to do with Carter's 1976 trial. The “Cityside Archives” boxes date to approximately 1979 to 1986, and mainly relate to the defense’s subsequent motions and appeals. This grouping also includes a manuscript of "Lazarus and The Hurricane" by Sam Chaiton and Terence Swinton. Notably, there are also ten audio cassettes from circa 1976 related to interviews and testimonies given at the trial.
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Conditions Governing Use
Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. Any intellectual property rights that the donor possesses have been transferred to Tufts University.
1966 -- 1986
78.25 Linear Feet (66 boxes)
Related Names
Beldock, Myron
Language of Materials