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COLLECTION Identifier: HOLLIS 601632

Grant Gilmore papers

Mainly manuscripts of miscellaneous writings of Grant Gilmore, student papers, and his research for vol. III of the Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. biography begun by Mark DeWolfe Howe (vol. I and II).

Dates

  • 1882 - 1981

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

4 boxes

Notes, bibliographies, copies of reported opinions, copies of student papers, transcripts, copies of lectures and correspondence. Mainly manuscripts of miscellaneous writings of Grant Gilmore, student papers, and his research for vol. III of the Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. biography begun by Mark DeWolfe Howe (vol. I and II).

Historical/Biographical Information

Grant Gilmore, 1910-1982 law professor.

Yale, A.B. 1931, Ph.D. 1936, LL.B. 1942.

Practiced law in N.Y., 1942-1944.

Prof. Yale, 1946-1965;

Prof. Chicago, 1965-1973;

Sterling Prof. Yale, 1973-1978;

Prof. Vermont, 1978-1982.

Author of Death of Contract and other works.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers of Grant Gilmore were donated to the Law School by his wife, Dr. Helen R. Gilmore, December 29, 1982.
Title
Gilmore, Grant. Papers, 1882-1981: Finding Aid.
Author
Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138
EAD ID
law00055

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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