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HOLLIS 6581987

Hazeltine, Harold D. (Harold Dexter). Correspondence, 1898 - 1954: Finding Aid.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 6581987
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hazeltine, Harold D., 1871-1960
Title: Harold D. (Harold Dexter) Hazeltine correspondence
Date(s): 1898-1954
Quantity: 6 boxes
Language of materials: English
Abstract: The papers consist exclusively of letters addressed to Hazeltine, accompanied by his detailed notes about each of his correspondents. Hazeltine's correspondents were English, American and Continental European legal scholars, historians, members of the bench and bar, and a few other English scholars in other fields, such as economics and philosophy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

The letters addressed to Harold D. Hazeltine, lawyer, educator, and legal scholar, were presented as a gift to the Harvard Law School Library by Harold D. Hazeltine between 1955 and 1957.

Processing Information:

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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


Bibliography of the published writings of H.D. Hazeltine in Proceedings of the British Academy, 1960
Title of Hazeltine's doctoral dissertation: "Englishes Mobiliaspfandrecht in Mittelalter"


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Scope and Contents

The papers of Harold D. Hazeltine (1871-1960), which were deposited in the Harvard Law School Library between 1955 and 1957, span the years 1898-1954.
The papers consist exclusively of letters (correspondence) addressed to Hazeltine, accompanied by his detailed notes about each of the correspondents. These notes provide biographical and bibliographical data, the circumstances of Hazeltine's acquaintanceship with each individual, and the individual's contribution to and standing in the legal-academic world of the first half of the 20 th Century. Hazeltine's correspondents were English, American, and Continental European legal scholars, historians, men of letters, members of the bench and bar, and a few English scholars in other fields such as economics and philosophy.
Many of these letters and notes are of a social nature, such as invitations and thank-you notes. Most of Hazeltine's correspondents wrote in longhand, and few of even the most recent letters are typed.

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Additional Index Terms

Law -History -Study and teaching.
Legal historians.
Ames, James Barr, 1846-1910.
Beale, Joseph Henry, 1861-1943.
Brunner, Heinrich, 1840-1915.
Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
Freund, Ernst, 1864-1932.
Gray, John Chipman, 1839-1915.
Haldane, R. B. Haldane (Richard Burdon Haldane), Viscount, 1856-1928.
Haskins, Charles Homer, 1870-1937.
Holdsworth, William Searle, Sir, 1871-1944.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935.
Hübler, Bernhard, 1835-1912.
Hübner, Rudolf, 1864-1945.
Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937.
Kales, Albert Martin, 1875-1922.
Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946.
Kirchwey, George W. (George Washington), 1855-1942.
Maitland, Frederic William, 1850-1906.
McTaggart, John McTaggart Ellis, 1866-1925.
Pollock, Frederick, Sir, 1845-1937.
Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944.
Stone, Harlan F. (Harlan Fiske), 1872-1946.
Strobel, Edward Henry, 1855-1908.
Swan, Thomas Walter, 1877-1958.
Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902.
Vinogradoff, Paul, Sir, 1854-1925.
Von Gierke, Otto Friedrich, 1841-1921.
Warren, Edward H. (Edward Henry), 1873-1945.
Westengard, Jens Iverson, 1871-1918.
Wigmore, John Henry, 1863-1943.
Woodbine, George E. (George Edward), 1876-1953.