Finding aid for the Russell N. Chase Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Chase, Russell
Title: Russell N. Chase Papers
Dates: 1927-1964
Extent: 0.40 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Russell N. Chase (1900-1980) was a lawyer, president of the Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Lawyers Guild and the Cornell Club of Cleveland, and a member of the Hermit and University clubs. His cases dealt primarily with estates and civil liberties. In the 1940s he was involved in various civil liberties cases regarding the foreign-born accused of communist activities and affiliations. The collection consists of speeches, news releases, handbills, newspaper and magazine articles, political and legal documents, client files, and correspondence.
MS Number MS 3935
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English