University of Minnesota

Ferrari, Robert, Papers

Finding Aid


IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Ferrari, Roberto, b. 1886.
Dates: 1912-1965
Abstract: Papers (1912-1965) of Italian American lawyer Robert Ferrari (b. 1886) include correspondence; drafts of his autobiography; articles on law; and other works and miscellaneous maps, tourist brochures, and travel guides pertaining to Italy and the United States.
Quantity: 5 linear ft.
Language: In English and Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC653

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Roberto Ferrari (b. 1886) was born in Salerno, Italy, and came to the United States with his family. He completed his education in New York, receiving a law degree from Columbia University in 1910. In addition to practicing law, Ferrari was a lecturer for the Scholastic Council of New York, taught criminology at New York University, was a travelling fellow in the Columbia University Law School, and assistant director for the journal Criminal Law and Criminology. He also taught at John Marshall College of Law in New York and at the University of Paris. His prolific writings on law appeared in numerous legal journals.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Ferrari, Robert collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Ferrari, Robert collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Ferrari, Robert Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Lawyers.
Italian Americans--New York (State)--New York.
Law--United States.

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