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Joseph Tobias Papers

 Collection — oversize: Items
Identifier: 01-MSS 2017-002
Professional papers, case files, and collected publications of Joseph Tobias, attorney based in Chicago, Illinois, regarding his representation of Mamie Till-Mobley from 1955 to 1960. Documents include case files for Mamie Bradley v. Cowles Magazines, Inc., Vernon C. Meyers, Gardner Cowles, and William Bradford Huie; correspondence on Till-Mobley's behalf with the NAACP and motion picture studios; and subject files kept by Tobias on Till-Mobley during and after his employment by her.

Dates

  • Created: 1955-1960, 1990-2005
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1955-1960
  • Other: Date acquired: 02/13/2017

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from this collection must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Extent

1.50 Linear Feet

Source of Acquisition

Nina Tobias
Method of Acquisition Deed of Gift

Existence and Location of Originals

Digital copies of materials from the Joseph Tobias Papers are avaiable through the FSU Digital Library: [url=https://fsu.digital.flvc.org/islandora/search/?type=edismax&collection=fsu%3Ajosephtobiaspapersmain]https://fsu.digital.flvc.org/islandora/search/?type=edismax&collection=fsu%3Ajosephtobiaspapersmain[/url]
Title
Joseph Tobias Papers
Author
Rory Grennan
Date
07/03/2017
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections & Archives Repository

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