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COLLECTION Identifier: HOLLIS 2368214

William Cushing Wait day books

Overview

The Day Books are chronologically arranged and contain summarized information about the cases adjudicated. The cases cover a number of issues including divorce, murder, debt, assault and battery, theft, and various torts.

Dates

  • 1913 - 1923

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-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

26 boxes

This collection consists of only Day Books kept by Judge Wait who served as a circuit judge travelling to various District Courts in Massachusetts. The Day Books are chronologically arranged and contain summarized information about the cases adjudicated. The cases cover a number of issues including divorce, murder, debt, assault and battery, theft, and various torts.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Contact Curator of Modern Manuscripts and Archives.

Processing Information

None available.

Title
Wait, William Cushing. Day books, 1913-1923: Finding Aid.
Author
Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138
Language of description
und
EAD ID
law00043

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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