Beverly Axelrod papers


Creator: Axelrod, Beverly
Date(s): 1935-2009
Bulk Dates: 1953-2003
Call Number: MSS 0884
Language: Materials predominantly in English. There is one folder with materials in Italian.
Abstract: Beverly Axelrod was a San Francisco-based lawyer heavily involved in civil rights and social justice movements and organizations in the 1950s and 1960s, both as an attorney and as an activist. Her papers consist of correspondence, legal files, organization documentation, activist literature, and other material relating to her life and career. A large portion of the collection documents Axelrod's relationship with writer and activist Eldridge Cleaver.
Physical Description:
  • 15.83 linear feet (17 boxes)
  • 2 VHS tapes
  • 0.059 gigabytes
  • 2 oversize boxes
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Purchase, 2010
Processing Information: Processed and encoded by Shelby Daniels-Young, September 2019-February 2020. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard