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Harold L. Glasser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00006

Scope and Contents

Harold L. Glasser (1918 - 2009) was accomplished in both business and law. He was a native New Yorker and received his B.A., J.D. and L.L.M. degrees from New York University and Columbia Law School respectively. Most notably Mr. Glasser had a distinguished military career serving overseas in World War II as a bombardier, achieving the rank of 1st Lieutenant. He was awarded 12 combat decorations including the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, and he received a Purple Heart. After his return from the War, Mr. Glasser served as president of the American Society of Corporate Secretaries and as General Counsel of the Kayser-Roth Corporation. A few years after graduating from New York University with his J.D., he was elected Mayor of the City of Saddle Rock, New York and eventually ran for New York State Senate. In 1959, Mr. Glasser began an exciting career as the president of the Miss Universe Pageant and by the late 1970s, he was president of the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA Pageants.

Dates

  • Created: 1918 - 2007
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2011

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). FAU Libraries adhere to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any subsequent use of a reproduction in excess of " fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement. When using electronic copies or images, please keep in mind that copyright law applies. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission from the rights holder when copying material in excess of fair use. Restriction in the copying of materials may be imposed if the researcher does not have written permission from the rights holder. Should the researcher use or reproduce special collections material when submitting or publishing his or her own writing or research, the author should credit Florida Atlantic University Libraries Special Collections. If research at FAU Special Collections results in publication, we would appreciate citation information that would allow us to reference that work to future researchers. Also, If the researcher desires to reuse material for commercial use, please contact Special Collections.

Extent

74.00 Linear Feet

85 boxes other_unmapped

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Marny Glasser
Title
Harold L. Glasser Collection
Author
Eric Goodman, Jaclyn M. Nowak, Kerline Dameus, and Victoria Thur
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Florida Atlantic University Libraries Repository

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