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HOLLIS 601632

Gilmore, Grant. Papers, 1882-1981: Finding Aid.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 601632
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Gilmore, Grant
Title: Grant Gilmore papers
Date(s): 1882-1981
Quantity: 4 boxes
Language of materials: English
Abstract: 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).

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.

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.

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.

Scope and Contents

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).

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Additional Index Terms

Law teachers.
Henderson, Edith G.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935.
Gilmore, Grant.

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