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The Papers of Harold O. Pressman

Identifier: MSS-95-5

Scope and Contents

This small collection of memorabilia consists of some law school notes and copies of letters and newspaper articles regarding Mr. Pressman's work with the National Support Law [Absent Fathers, Child Support].


  • Creation: 1954-1968


Biographical / Historical

Harold O. Pressman was born in New York City in 1905. He attended New York City public schools and the University of Virginia. He studied law at UVA and at the University of Southern California, where he graduated in 1932. He was admitted to the Bar in 1933, and practice private law until 1943. He entered the Army Air Corps in 1943 and served in the China-Burma-India theatre. In 1945, he began to work in the District Attorney’s Office of the City of Los Angeles, where he remained until his retirement. He wrote many articles and lectured on Reciprocal [Child] Support. He was member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Harold O. Pressman died in 1992.


.3 Cubic Feet (1 archival box)

Language of Materials



Collection of memorabilia related to the National Support Law and some Law School notes, 1954-1968.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Harold O. Pressman in 1995. Transfered from Alderman Library to University of Virginia School of Law Special Collections.

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Repository Details

Part of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library Special Collections Repository

Arthur J. Morris Law Library
580 Massie Road
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22903 United States