Photograph of Edward H. Lawson Jr. with news about United Nations job printed in the Rutgers Alumni Monthly

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Title

Photograph of Edward H. Lawson Jr. with news about United Nations job printed in the Rutgers Alumni Monthly

Description

Photograph of Edward H. Lawson Jr. (RC 1933) printed in the Rutgers Alumni Monthly issue of May 1947, accompanied by a news item from Lawson about his new job at the United Nations. These clippings were preserved in Lawson's alumni biographical file. The photograph was taken in 1942 or earlier; the same image of Lawson was also printed in the December 1942 issue of the Rutgers Alumni Monthly.

Date

1947-05

Text (Transcript)

[caption under the photo]

EDWARD H. LAWSON '33, assistant director of the Human Rights Division of the United Nations.

[accompanying news item]

Ed Lawson writes: “I am now with the United Nations as assistant director of the Human Rights Division. In this job I act as secretary of the Human Rights Commission, the Commission on the Status of Women, and the Sub-Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination and the Protection of Minorities; I also prepare materials for the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council when human rights questions come up.”

Place of publication

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries

Archival collection

Rutgers University Biographical Files: Alumni

Archival location

Box: 265, Folder: Lawson, Edward H., Jr., 1933

Citation

“Photograph of Edward H. Lawson Jr. with news about United Nations job printed in the Rutgers Alumni Monthly,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed August 17, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/611.