Collection Summary

Creator: Pressman, Harold
Title: The Papers of Harold O. Pressman
Accession: MSS 95-5
Description: 6 folders
Location: This collection is stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections before your visit to ensure your papers are available.
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Digitized Content: 0 objects

Collection Description & Arrangement

This small collection of memorabilia consists of some law school notes and copies of letters and newspaper articles regarding Mr. Pressman work with the National Support Law [Absent Fathers, Child Support].

Biographical & Historical Information

Harold O. Pressman was born in New York City in 1905.  He attended New York City public schools and the University of Virginia. He studied law at UVA and at the University of Southern California where he graduated in 1932.  He was admitted to the Bar in 1933 and practice private law until 1943.  He entered the Army Air Corp in 1943 and served in the China-Burma-India theatre. In 1945 he began to work in the District Attorney’s Office of the City of Los Angeles where he remained until his retirement. He wrote many articles and lectured on Reciprocal [Child] Support.  He was member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Acquisition Information

Date Received 1995
Donor Information Gift of Mrs. Harold O. Pressman in 1995.  Transfered from Alderman Library to University of Virginia School of Law Special Collections.

Content List

Box 1:

  • 1959-1968; Correspondence.  Letters of Appreciation
  • n.d.; Handwritten notes
  • n.d.; Miscellaneous articles and speeches
  • 1960; National Conference on the Reciprocal Support Law.  Speech by Attorney General Stanley Mosk
  • 1954-1957; National Support Law. Newspaper Articles
  • n.d.; Resume

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Papers of Harold O. Pressman, MSS 95-5, Special Collections, University of Virginia Law Library

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