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Samuel H. Becker papers

 Collection
Identifier: M007

Scope and Content Note

The papers of Samuel H. Becker comprise approximately .2 cubic foot of material and are arranged alphabetically by subject.  The collection documents Becker's studies at the Evening School of Law and includes lecture notes prepared by NU instructors, examinations from law courses taken at NU, legal briefs written by Becker, and newspaper clippings about Becker.

Dates

  • 1925-1962

Creator

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use:

Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the University Archivist.

Biographical Note

Samuel H. Becker graduated from Northeastern University Evening School of Law in 1936, earning a Bachelor of Law degree. His law education, which began in 1924, was interrupted by a family illness.  Becker resumed his legal studies in 1934 while working full-time as a driver for the Checker Cab Company.  Eighteen years later, at the age of 51, he passed the Bar Examination.  He and his wife, Selda, had one child named Harold Eliot.

Extent

0.15 cubic feet (1 container)

Language

English

Overview

Samuel H. Becker graduated from Northeastern University Evening School of Law in 1936, earning a Bachelor of Law degree.

Overview

The papers of Samuel H. Becker comprise approximately .2 cubic foot of material and are arranged alphabetically by subject.  The collection documents Becker's studies at the Evening School of Law and includes lecture notes prepared by NU instructors, examinations from law courses taken at NU, legal briefs written by Becker, and newspaper clippings about Becker.

System of Arrangement:

Arranged in one alphabetical sequence.

Physical Location

73/3
Title
Finding aid for the Samuel H. Becker Papers
Author
Finding aid prepared by Michele Lee
Date
January 1996
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
92 Snell Library
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA 02115 US