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2.3: Legal Records , 1962-1989

Legal records contain documentation of the Bernstein v. Brenner lawsuit and trial, including trial notes and preparation notes; correspondence between I.S. Weissbrodt as the Morris Louis Estate lawyer and relevant parties; copies of the settlement contract from the trial; and a court-mandated inventory of the Louis Estate artwork holdings and subsequent records of whereabouts, sales, and transfers.
Correspondence with I.S. Weissbrodt spans 25 years and includes notes to and from Marcella Brenner regarding sale of Morris Louis artwork, issues as they arose, gallery contracts and agreements, deeds of gift records, and other legal documents.
Documentation of the Bernstein v. Brenner lawsuit is incomplete.
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Correspondence, Answer to 'Show Cause', 1970
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4
Correspondence, Pre-1954 Paintings, Previously Unknown Works, 1964-1986
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5
Correspondence, I. S. Weissbrodt, 1965-1989
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6-31
Court-Ruled Paintings Inventory & History of Sales, Notes & Lists Summary, 1964
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32
Court-Ruled Paintings Inventory & History of Sales, 1962-1968
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33
Louis Paintings, Locations, 1987-1989
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34
Settlement Contract, Bernstein v. Brenner, 1970
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35
Trial Notes, Bernstein v. Brenner, 1970
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36

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