- 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).
This group of materials was placed under the heading of "Legal Miscellany" by Prof. Chafee himself and was arranged by him in alphabetical order. It contains various items relating to his research, his teaching and writing, legal issues of the day, prominent legal cases, material relating to professional groups, etc. Period covered extends from the beginning of his teaching career until his death in 1957.
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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