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Hal Higdon research papers on the Leopold and Loeb case, 1917-1979, bulk 1971-1975

Research notes, transcripts of interviews, correspondence, partial trial transcript, copies of newspaper and magazine articles, and other documentation gathered by Higdon that relate to the 1924 murder of Bobby Franks by Leopold and Loeb; plus annotated and revised manuscripts of Higdon'...

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Nathan F. Leopold papers, 1924-1970

Correspondence with family, friends, attorneys, and prominent individuals solicited to advocate the parole of Nathan Leopold, Jr., from Stateville penitentiary in Joliet, Illinois, where he was serving a life sentence for the murder of 14-year-old Bobby Franks, a crime committed with Richard Loeb...

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