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FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUG 4273.xx
Overview: Zechariah Chafee, Jr. (1885-1957), legal scholar, civil liberties advocate, and educator, taught at Harvard Law School from 1916 to 1956. He joined the Harvard Law School faculty as an assistant professor in 1916, was promoted to full professor in 1919, appointed Langdell Professor of Law in 1938, and University Professor in 1950, retiring in 1956. His papers contain materials related to his personal life and professional career, including correspondence; student papers; commonplace books;...
This collection includes materials relating to Chafee's activities as law teacher, legal scholar, historian, and defender of civil liberties. Includes research material for drafts of the Federal Interpleader Act of 1936.