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SERIES Identifier: HOLLIS 601709

SUNDAY LAWS RESEARCH FILES

Dates

  • 1923 - 1972

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.

Extent

68 linear feet (98 boxes); (19 Paige boxes)

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

General note

Series Note

On June 13, 1961 Governor Volpe of Massachusetts appointed a committee, with AES as chairman, to study and make recommendations concerning the Sunday Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This Series contains correspondence from numerous organizations and individuals, research material, notes, drafts and final copies of the report to the Governor. The report includes both minority and majority recommendations for changing the relevant statutes. AES signed the minority version which recommended more extensive amendments than did the majority draft.

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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