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COLLECTION Identifier: HOLLIS 2101940

Sir Frederick Pollock correspondence


Collection consists of papers regarding Sir Frederick Pollock's writings, legal cases, jurisprudence, and political topics.


  • Creation: 1848-1937

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.


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This collection contains mainly correspondence from various individuals regarding Pollock's writings, legal cases, jurisprudence, and political topics.

Historical/Biographical Information

Pollock was professor of jurisprudence at University College of London (1882) and at Oxford (1883-1903), as well as professor of common law. From 1914, he served as judge of Admiralty Court of Cinque Ports. He authored many texts on such topics as contracts, torts, partnership, and fraud; and, with Maitland, co-authored a work on English law.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from C.A. Kyrle Fletcher in 1959.

Existence and Location of Copies

The Sir Frederick Pollock Correspondence is available on microfilm; see the HOLLIS record for more information.

Researchers are required to use the microfilm copy of the collection.

Processing Information

Processed by David de Lorenzo, Curator of Manuscripts and Archives, February 1991.

Pollock, Frederick, Sir. Correspondence, 1848-1937: Finding Aid.
Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138
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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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