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SERIES Identifier: HOLLIS 601609



  • 1920-1965

Conditions Governing Access

Access to these papers is governed by the rules and regulations of the Harvard Law School Library. This collection is open to the public, but is housed off-site at Harvard Depository and requires 2 business-day advance notice for retrieval. Consult the Special Collections staff for further information.


42 boxes

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

General note

Series Note

This series consists of material on the cases in which Calvert Magruder wrote opinions while he was a judge and Chief Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. These case materials include first drafts of his opinions; correspondence with U.S. District Court Judges in his jurisdiction; final forms of his opinions; research notes on the legislative history for some problems raised by specific cases; briefs and opinions; and reprints of cases from the American Law Reports.

Material is in typed and printed form; there are also autograph letters and holograph notes. Cases are arranged numerically by their assigned Court number, starting with the Court Term of October, 1938.

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard Law School Library, Historical & Special Collections Repository

Harvard Law School Library's Historical & Special Collections (HSC) collects, preserves, and makes available research materials for the study of the law and legal history. HSC holds over 8,000 linear feet of manuscripts, over 100,000 rare books, and more than 70,000 visual images.

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