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A. James (Andrew James) Casner papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 601624
Overview:

Correspondence, notes, memoranda, and printed matter relating to Casner's activities in various professional organizations.

Abram Chayes papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS009000799
Overview:

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.

Albert F. Burt letters

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 013846966
Overview:

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.

Albert Lévitt papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS601641
Overview: Materials used and collected by Lévitt for his study of the crisis in Rhodesia following its Unilateral Declaration of Independence, November 11, 1965, together with his proposals for and efforts in behalf of a reconciliation between Rhodesia and Great Britain. The 1974 addition to the collection includes papers relating to Lévitt’s teaching career, court papers, study and research material on international treaties and nationality and comparative law, and miscellaneous personal and...

Albert Martin Kales correspondence on The Rule Against Perpetuities

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 4139965
Overview:

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.

Albert Sacks papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 5978318
Overview:

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).

Alger Hiss papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 10823135
Overview:

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.

Alger Hiss prison correspondence

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 9899163
Overview:

Letters from Alger Hiss to his family written during his 1951-1954 prison sentence, and letters written to Hiss from his family and others.

American Bar Association. Bill of Rights Committee. Records

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 601596
Overview:

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.

Andrew L. Kaufman research notes and materials for the biography of Bernjamin Cardozo

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 8654310
Overview:

This collection consists of material collected and created by Andrew L. Kaufman as part of the research for his book, Cardozo (1998).

Andrew Wylie papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 601654
Overview:

Papers relating to Wylie's legal practice and his work as judge of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia.

Andrzej Henryk Wojcik collection of Cuban criminal and civil court documents

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 014649632
Overview:

The collection is comprised of 88 criminal and 119 civil court judgments between 1881 and 1890.

Antonin Scalia papers

Collection Identifier: Law-MMS-291
Scope and Contents: The Antonin Scalia papers document Scalia's professional life as a federal judge, law professor and legal scholar, beginning with his professorship at the University of Virginia and extending through his tenure on the Supreme Court. The majority (approximately 65-70%) of the collection consists of Supreme Court and Court of Appeals files. The remaining 30-35% of the collection contains correspondence, speaking engagement and event files, photographs, pre-judicial career material such as...

Archibald Cox Papers

Collection Identifier: ALEPH 601608
Overview:

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.

Arthur E. Sutherland papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 601709
Overview:

This collection contains materials relating to Sutherland's teaching, writing, research and professional activities, and to his interest in constitutional law.

Augustus Peabody Loring papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 2136631
Overview:

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.

Austin Wakeman Scott papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 601712
Overview:

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.

Automobile Claims Study records of Robert Keeton

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 601710
Overview:

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.

Belle Mayer Zeck papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 9994909
Overview:

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).

Benedict Spinoza Deinard Motion Picture Censorship Scrapbooks and Pamphlets

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 8173391
Overview:

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).

Benjamin Kaplan papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS -12681713
Overview:

Papers related to Benjamin Kaplan's careers as a professor, writer, and judge.

Benjamin N. (Benjamin Nathan) Cardozo papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 601636
Overview:

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.

Burlingham Underwood LLP. records

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 8976492
Overview:

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.

C. C. (Christopher Columbus) Langdell research notes and correspondence

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 601633
Overview:

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.

Calvert Magruder papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 601609
Overview:

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.