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Eldon R. (Eldon Revare) James papers relating to his position as Adviser in Foreign Affairs to the Siamese Government
Scope and Contents: The papers of Eldon Revare James contain close to 350 personal letters that Dr. and Mrs. James sent to their respective families and close family friends in the U.S., depicting every detail of their official and unofficial life in Bangkok, and their impressions of the country and its people; official correspondence, primarily between Dr. James and Prince Devawongse, the Minister for Foreign Affairs; and some miscellaneous correspondence and other items relating to their connection with Siam....
Overview: Material covers Griswold's professional career as teacher, scholar, and private consultant, also his public service. Among his papers one significant group pertains to his work as a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and of the Hague Conference on Private International Law. Other material relates to his legal writings, and to special trips he took to Africa and Russia.
Overview: Papers relating to Thayer's student and teaching career at Harvard Law School, work as a practicing attorney, and involvement in professional affairs. Includes notes, financial records (1884-1891), and examination questions from his student days at Harvard College and Harvard Law School, and studies for the Massachusetts Bar Association and Carnegie Foundation on the quality and content of bar examinations and methods of teaching in American law schools.
Overview: This collection consists of materials relating to Ireland's education at Harvard and Harvard Law School, his work as legal counsel for various Cuban sugar companies, particularly Cuban Cane Sugar Corporation, 1925-1928, teaching career at Harvard Law School, 1929-1932, and at Portia Law School, Calvin Coolidge College, and Calvin Coolidge Law School, all in Boston, 1939-1941, the establishment of Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, his work with the Bureau of International...
Overview: 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).
Overview: Contains materials relating to the drafting of revisions for criminal and/or civil law in Austrailia (1906-1910) and in post-World War I Germany. There are also materials relating to Lammasch's participation in Second Hague Peace Conference, 1907-1908.
Overview: Materials relating to Hart's career as a legal scholar, labor arbitrator, and as special assistant to the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (1940-1941) and associate general counsel to the U.S. Office of Price Administration (1942-1945).
Overview: This collection includes materials relating chiefly to MacLachlan's activities as teacher, writer, and expert in bankruptcy law. The bulk of the collection (1932-1959) relates to his role as member of the National Bankruptcy Conference. It includes material relating to Harvard Law School matters, JAM's pre-World War II intervention activities, efforts for the Atlantic Union (1949-1959), cases in which he served as counsel, and personal affairs.
Overview: This collection includes materials relating chiefly to Thayer's writing and teaching career. Includes research notes and drafts for A Preliminary Treatise on the Law of Evidence at the Common Law (1898) and his biography of John Marshall (1901); papers relating to his participation in the writing of the constitutions of North and South Dakota, 1889, and his chairmanship of a committee concerned with Indian legislation, 1887-1892; diary-like letters to his wife, Sophia Bradford (Ripley) Thayer,...
Overview: Papers contain miscellaneous correspondence, moot court papers, miscellaneous teaching notes on Roman law and Thayer's research in Roman and early English law. Holograph research notes also available in photocopy and microfilm. Papers also include 2 drawers of 4"x 6" index cards.