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COLLECTION Identifier: Arch GA 46.5

Warren Law papers

Scope and Contents

The Warren Law papers consist of teaching records including cases taught, annotated case material, case research, newspaper clippings, and a small amount of correspondence related to the case.


  • 1952-1990

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. HBS Archives collections require a secondary registration form, please contact for more information.


3 linear feet (2 cartons)

Biographical / Historical

Warren Aubrey Law was the Edmund Cogswell Converse Professor of Finanace and Banking Emeritus at Harvard Business School (HBS). Law was an expert on corporate takeovers and finance. He was born in Dallas, Texas in 1924. He graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1942 and served for three years an officer in the United States Navy in the Pacific. He graduated from HBS with an MBA (1949) and a PhD (1953) from Harvard University. He joined the faculty of HBS in 1958 and throughout his tenure with HBS taught international business and entrepreneurial finance in the MBA Program, Program for Management Development, and HBS Executive Education programs. He retired from active faculty in 1990. Law died in 2008.

Physical Location


Baker Library
May 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Baker Library Special Collections and Archives, Harvard Business School Repository

Baker Library Special Collections and Archives holds unique resources that focus on the evolution of business and industry, as well as the records of the Harvard Business School, documenting the institution's development over the last century. These rich and varied collections support research in a diverse range of fields such as business, economic, social and cultural history as well as the history of science and technology.

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