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Guide to the Robert Price Papers
1930s-2012 (bulk 1958-1965)
 MS 3130

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Joseph Ditta

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on March 29, 2023
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Container List

Series IV. Price professional, 1958-1990

Scope and Contents

Series IV contains material spanning Robert Price's evolving professional career, from his days as a law clerk serving Judge Archie Owen Dawson of United States District Court, Southern District of New York, to his law partnership with Theodore R. Kupferman, through his days with the Dreyfus Fund (investment firm) and Lazard Frères & Co. (investment bankers), and his own Price Capital Corporation and Price Communications Corporation. Coverage is spotty.


Material is organized chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 23 Robert Price, "Monetary Remedies Under the Untied States Copyright Code"

Scope and Contents

Published in Fordham Law Review, vol. 27, no. 4 (Winter 1958–59), 555–578. [Folder contains complete issue and offprint.]

Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 24 Robert Price, "The Admissibility of Wiretap Evidence in the Federal Courts"

Scope and Contents

Published in University of Miami Law Review, vol. 14 (1959), 57–71. [Folder contains offprint.]

Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 25-26 United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York [2 folders]

Scope and Contents

Robert Price served as law clerk to Judge Archie Owen Dawson, United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1958–1959, and as Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York, 1959–1960.

Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 27-29 United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit [3 folders]
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 1 Kupferman & Price

Scope and Contents

Law partnership of Robert Price and Theodore R. Kupferman; dissolved in 1965 when Price was appointed Deputy Mayor of New York City. [Attorney and New York City council member Theodore Kupferman (1920-2003) would succeed to John Lindsay's vacated seat in the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 17th district, serving February 8, 1966 – January 3, 1969.]

Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 2 Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] annual report
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 3 Atlantic States Industries
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 4-5 United States Jaycees [Junior Chamber of Commerce] award [2 folders]

Scope and Contents

Robert Price was named one of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of America for 1966 by the United States Jaycees, affiliated with Junior Chamber International, a leadership training and civic organization for people between the ages of 18 and 40. Price's fellow honorees included future United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Joseph A. Califano Jr., and political activist Ralph Nader.

Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 6-11 Dreyfus Fund [6 folders]

Scope and Contents

Robert Price was Executive Vice President and a Director of the Dreyfus Corporation and Investment Officer for the Dreyfus Fund, 1966-1969.

Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 12-16 Price Capital Corporation. General [5 folders]

Scope and Contents

Robert Price was President then Chairman of the Board of Price Capital Corporation (later called Highland Capital Corporation), 1969-1972.

Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 17-24 Lazard Frères & Co. [8 folders]

Scope and Contents

Robert Price was Vice President and General Partner of Lazard Frères & Co., Investment Bankers, 1972-1978.

Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 25 Lane Bryant

Scope and Contents

Robert Price was elected to the board of directors of Lane Bryant, the women's clothing store chain, in 1977.

Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 26 Intarome Fragrance Corporation
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 1-2 Price Communications Corporation [2 folders]

Scope and Contents

Robert Price was founder and president of Price Communications Corporation. By 1985 PCC owned and operated 3 television and 11 radio stations, and, in that year, purchased the New York Law Journal.

Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 3 WPCK AM / WIRK FM
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 4-5 Telemation, Inc. / TLM Corporation [2 folders]

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