Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Biographical / Historical
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935) was the first child of OWH, Sr., and a justice of the United States Supreme Court. He graduated from Harvard College in 1861, and received a Harvard LL.B.1866. Holmes practiced law for 15 years, was an editor of the American Law Review, lectured on law and in 1882 became Weld Professor of Law at Harvard. He later became a member of the Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, a post he held for twenty years. In 1902 he was appointed associate justice of the US Supreme Court, where he remained until 1932.
- I. Images
- ___A. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894)
- ___B. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935)
- ___C. Other images
- II. Miscellany
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Holmes family. Holmes family photographs and memorabilia: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- EAD ID
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