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COLLECTION Identifier: HOLLIS 601623

James Barr Ames correspondence

This collection includes materials concerning James Barr Ames' publications, his views on legal history and legal education, the loan of Story bust to Louisiana Purchase Exposition, and other matters.

Dates

  • 1872 - 1910

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.

Conditions Governing Use

The Harvard Law School Library holds copyright on some, but not all, of the material in our collections. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be directed to the Special Collections staff. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from the Harvard Law School Library are also responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations who hold copyright.

Extent

1 boxes

This collection includes correspondence to and from James Barr Ames (1846-1910) concerning his publications, his views on legal history and legal education, the loan of Story bust to Louisiana Purchase Exposition, and other matters.

Biographical/Historical Information

  • 1846 born
  • 1873-1910 Law professor. Harvard Law School
  • 1873-1877 Assistant professor
  • 1877-1910 Professor
  • 1879-1903 Bussey Prof. of Law
  • 1895-1910 Dean of the Faculty of Law
  • 1903-1910 Dane Prof. of Law
  • 1910 died
1846
born
1873-1910
Law professor. Harvard Law School
1873-1877
Assistant professor
1877-1910
Professor
1879-1903
Bussey Prof. of Law
1895-1910
Dean of the Faculty of Law
1903-1910
Dane Prof. of Law
1910
died

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Some letters were transferred from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1969; others were given to the Law Library by Ames's grandson, James B. Ames, in 1969.
Title
Ames, James Barr. Correspondence, 1872-1910: Finding Aid.
Author
Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138
EAD ID
law00012

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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