- 1898 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access
There is material relating to Harvard Law School Admissions and Faculty appointments that is governed by the University rules for administrative records and these may be closed to researchers (Boxes 54, folders 14-22; 55-19 and 20; 56-8-18; 57-9 and 10; 57-14 through 59-4, and box 61-11).
Material in this Series consists of Chafee's hand-written lecture notes, typescripts of notes, diaries of courses, correspondence about courses, cases he used for illustrations of points, examination questions, etc. Included are notes for courses which he taught in Harvard College. Boxes 36-39 contain material for "Old Courses", courses he taught during the first part of his teaching career. During the later part of his teaching, Chafee specialized in Equity and in Bills and Notes.
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