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COLLECTION Identifier: HOLLIS 2383087

Dodge and Dodge (Firm) records

Contains the case files of the Boston maritime law firm of Dodge and Dodge. Cases relate mainly to suits filed to recover for damages caused by collisions of ships at sea or in harbor. Issues of law focus on rules of shipping, especially the Rules of 1864 (Rev. Stats. of the U.S. Sec. 4233, Rule 16) and the 1885 Revised International Rules and Regulations for Preventing Collision at Sea (Article 14).

Dates

  • 1888 - 1902

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

5 boxes

Contains the case files of the Boston maritime law firm, which include motions, memoranda, dispositions, correspondence, etc. of admiralty cases. Cases relate mainly to suits to recover damages caused by ship collisions. Frederic Dodge and Edward Sherman Dodge were raised in Cambridge, Mass. and both attended Harvard College. Frederic graduated from the Harvard Law School in 1869 and Edward in 1877.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Contact Curator of Modern Manuscripts and Archives.

Processing Information

None available.
Link to catalog
Title
Dodge and Dodge (Firm). Records, 1888-1902: Finding Aid.
Author
Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138
EAD ID
law00048

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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