Cornell University Library: Newly Discovered Letters Reveal Professor’s Impact on Ginsburg
From the Cornell University Library:
As a Cornell undergraduate, Joan Ruth Bader ’54 was inspired by professor Milton Konvitz, Ph.D. ’33. He was a “marvelous teacher,” she said, who introduced Bader to the scope of human rights as part of the American Ideals course for which he is legendary.
Of course, Bader would rise to legendary status herself.
Archivist Steven Calco and Brandon Hoak ’21 this week found that typewritten note, as well as a handwritten note, from Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18 at age 87, thanking Konvitz, a founding faculty member at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations who also served on the Cornell Law School faculty.
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