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Rufus King papers

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Title:Rufus King papers
Date range:1922-1980, (bulk 1950-1980)
Creator:King, Rufus, 1917-1999
Extent:8 linear feet
Abstract:Rufus King was a lawyer and a national leader of the movement to decriminalize narcotics. He also wrote extensively about organized crime, drug laws, and gambling. This collection contains general correspondence, newspaper clippings, personal notes on specific drugs and their effects, legal notes, drafts and correspondence regarding his book The Drug Hang Up and several of his articles, along with Congressional bills and reports.
Language of materials:English
Repository:Brown University Library, Special Collections
Collection number:Ms. 2008.020