Scope and Contents
The papers reflect Scalia’s professional life; there is little documentation of his personal and family life outside of work.
The collection does not include e-mail correspondence or other electronic files. Also not included are Supreme Court pool memoranda and records from Scalia’s government positions.
- Majority of material found within 1970-2016
Conditions Governing Access
Additionally, the collection's deed of gift dictates specific access terms for certain materials within the collection. See the "Conditioning Governing Access" note for each individual series, as well as for individual folders, for more information.
Conditions Governing Use
Extent350-400 linear feet
Biographical / Historical
- March 11, 1936
- Born in Trenton, New Jersey
- Georgetown University, A.B., summa cum laude
- Harvard Law School, LL.B., magna cum laude
- Sheldon Fellow, Harvard University
- Private practice of law with Jones, Day, Cockley and Reavis (Cleveland, Ohio)
- Professor of Law, University of Virginia Law School (on leave 1971-1974)
- General Counsel, Office of Telecommunications Policy, Executive Office of the President
- Chairman, Administrative Conference of the United States
- Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, United States Department of Justice
- Scholar in Residence, American Enterprise Institute; Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University
- Professor of Law, University of Chicago
- Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University
- Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
- Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
- February 13, 2016
- Died in Shafter, Texas
This collection was processed by Irene Gates, Edwin Moloy, Mike Muehe and Carolina Quiroa-Crowell, 2018-2020.
- EAD ID
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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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