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Correspondence, notes, memoranda, and printed matter relating to Casner's activities in various professional organizations.
This collection documents the professional career of Abram Chayes, including his time in the private sector, government, international law and, education. Professor Chayes successfully argued on the behalf of Nicaragua against the United States of America and notably served as the Legal Advisor for the State Department during the Kennedy Administration. The collection includes: correspondence; casework, publications, research notes, drafts, speeches, and teaching materials.
Letters written by Harvard Law School student, Albert F. Burt, class of 1914. Recipients include his father, mother and two brothers. The subject matter includes life at the Law School, both social and acedemic, as well as living in Cambridge.
Correspondence to and from Albert M. Kales and John C. Gray regarding Gray's book The Rule Against Perpetuities. Also included are articles written for publication by Kales, concerning Gray's work.
Papers relating to the professional life of Albert M. Sacks’s including tenure at Harvard Law School as both faculty (1952-1967, 1982-1990) and Dean (1971-1981), his co-authorship of The Legal Process with Henry Hart (pub. 1958), and presidency of American Association of Law Schools (1980-1981).
The Alger Hiss Papers, 1911-1999 consists of personal and professional correspondence, documents from Hiss’s time working in the State Department, personal records, notebooks, manuscript notes, newspaper clippings and photographs. The bulk of the collection is the personal correspondence between Hiss and his family and friends after he was released from prison.
Letters from Alger Hiss to his family written during his 1951-1954 prison sentence, and letters written to Hiss from his family and others.
The collection contains materials relating to specific civil rights cases of the 1938-1942 period, such as Hague v. C.I.O., West Virginia v. Barnette, and Minersville School District v. Gobitis.
This collection consists of material collected and created by Andrew L. Kaufman as part of the research for his book, Cardozo (1998).
Papers relating to Wylie's legal practice and his work as judge of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia.
The collection is comprised of 88 criminal and 119 civil court judgments between 1881 and 1890.
Archibald Cox's papers relate to the various aspects of his professional/private and professional/public activities, with a relatively small group reflecting on his personal life.
This collection contains materials relating to Sutherland's teaching, writing, research and professional activities, and to his interest in constitutional law.
The Loring Collection primarily consists of material on trusts and related legal issues, but also contains papers related to the publishing of Loring's book, A Trustee's Handbook, and some material from his two terms as a state senator.
The bulk of the correspondence in this collection relates to Scott's activities as law teacher and legal scholar, and to his work as an authority in the fields of trusts and civil procedure. Other material relates to his service as clerk of the Ames Foundation (1920-1966); member of the board of the Harvard Cooperative Society (1940's and 1950's); and miscellaneous writings concerning the history of the Harvard Law School and his courses at the Rutgers U. School of Banking.
This collection containes materials relating to Keeton's Automobile Claims Study. The Study was initiated in 1963 to survey the automobile insurance system, suggest reform by introducing a new concept of liability in automobile accidents, and propose legislation based on the new concept. The Study focused in particular on circumstances in Massachusetts, and it led to the passage of the Massachusetts Personal Injury Protection Act of 1970 and subsequent acts.
Papers relating to the life of Belle Mayer Zeck including documents from her involvement in the trial of I.G. Farben at Nuremberg (1946-1948), her work in the Treasury Department (1942-1948), and her personal life in Suffern, New York (1948-2002).
This collection consists of materials relating to motion picture censorship gathered by Deinard for his S.J.D. thesis, Some Legal and Historical Aspects of Motion Picture Censorship, by Benedict Spinoza Deinard (HLS '22).
Papers related to Benjamin Kaplan's careers as a professor, writer, and judge.
This collection mainly consists of photocopies of the correspondence and drafts of Benjamin N. Cardozo and his secretary (1918-1937), a notebook entitled Constitutional History of England, and petitions for writs of certiorari U.S. Supreme Court, Oct. Term 1932.
The majority of this collection consists of over six hundred bound volumes of briefs produced by Burlingham Underwood, LLP and its predecessors. Also included are various materials related to the history of the firm and to the lives of its partners, especially Charles Culp Burlingham.
This collection contains C.C. Langdell's research notes for publications, case briefs, and lectures. There is also a small amount of correspondence, as well as notes written by James Barr Ames on topics related to Langdell's research.
The papers of Calvert Magruder relate to his professional career as a law teacher, judge and public servant. The largest group of papers consists of materials on the cases in which he wrote opinions.