Adolph Julius Rodenbeck Papers

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Adolph Julius Rodenbeck papers
Creator: Rodenbeck, Adolph Julius
Call Number: A.R68
Dates: 1884-1903
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Revision Information
Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Notebooks
Collection Overview
Title: Adolph Julius Rodenbeck papers
Creator: Rodenbeck, Adolph Julius
Call Number: A.R68
Dates: 1884-1903
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Adolph Julius Rodenbeck was born in 1861. He graduated from the University of Rochester in the Class of 1885. He then studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1887. He began practicing law in Rochester in 1888. He was made the second assistant attorney in 1892, and served as the first assistant from 1892 until 1894. In 1894 he was appointed Corporation Counsel of the City. He served in this post until 1899 when he was elected a member of the New York State Assembly, serving until 1901. He was then elected Mayor of Rochester and held this office from 1902 to 1903. From 1903 to 1912 he served as a judge of the New York Court of Claims, and in 1916 he was appointed a justice to the State Supreme Court. He held this office until his retirement in 1932. Judge Rodenbeck died in 1960.

Scope and Content
The Adolph Julius Rodenbeck Papers contains essays and speeches by Rodenbeck, mostly written during his last year as a student at the University of Rochester (1885), his term as mayor of Rochester (1902-1903), and as New York State Supreme Court Justice (1916-1932).

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Mayors
Politics and government
Essays
Speeches
Rodenbeck, Adolph Julius
University of Rochester -- Students
New York (State). Supreme Court
Judges
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented to the University of Rochester Library by Judge Adolph Julius Rodenbeck.Access
The Adolph Julius Rodenbeck papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Adolph Julius Rodenbeck papers, A.R68, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
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Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Revision Information
February 19, 2008: This finding aid has been revised.

Content List
Series I: Notebooks
Box 1, Volume 1Notebook, 1884-1885
Box 1, Volume 2Notebook, 1891-1894
Box 1, Volume 3Notebook, 1899-1903


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