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HOLLIS 601606

Fuller, Lon L. Papers, 1926-1977: Finding Aid.

Harvard Law School Library
Cambridge, MA 02138


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Summary Information

Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 601606
Creator: Fuller, Lon L., 1902-1978
Title: Papers, 1926-1977
Quantity: 20 boxes
Abstract: Collection includes correspondence (letters received and carbons of letters sent), "fan" mail, telegrams, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, research notes, lecture notes, examination papers, bibliographies, outlines, drafts, manuscripts of published and unpublished writings and speeches, news clippings, other printed items, "preliminary" editions of books, and association copies of books.

Processing Information:

Compiled by Judith W. Mellins, Lynne Hollyer and Erika S. Chadbourn.

Acquisition Information:

The papers of Lon Luvois Fuller (1902-1978), attorney, educator, and legal scholar, were presented to the Harvard Law School Library as a gift on July 14, 1978 by his widow, Marjorie D. Fuller.

Access Restrictions:

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.

Use Restrictions:

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.

Scope and Content

The 7,000 items in the papers of Lon Luvois Fuller (1902-1978) span the years 1926 to 1977, with the bulk of the papers falling into the post-1940 period; there is a scattering of posthumous items.
The collection includes correspondence (letters received and carbons of letters sent); "fan" mail; telegrams; memoranda; minutes of meetings; reports; research notes; lecture notes; examination papers; bibliographies; outlines; drafts; MSS of published and unpublished writings and speeches; news clippings; other printed items; "preliminary" editions of books; association copies of books.
Approximately one-half of the Fuller collection consists of correspondence (8 MSS boxes), and a little over one-half relates to his writings and teachings (11 MSS boxes).
Major correspondents in the Fuller papers are: Edmond N. Cahn; David F. Cavers; Arthur L. Corbin; Hardy C. Dillard; Felix Frankfurter; Lloyd K. Garrison; Erwin N. Griswold; Jerome Hall; Herbert L.A. Hart; Sidney Hook; Arthur H. Kent; Albert Kocourek; Edward H. Levi; Walter Lippmann; Karl N. Llewellyn; Charles T. McCormick; Mryes S. McDougal; Douglas B. Maggs; James B. Milner; Richard M. Nixon; John P. Reid; Eugene V. Rostow; Harold Shepherd; Samuel I. Shuman; and Harrison Tweed.

Series List

Historical/Biographical Information

Fuller, Lon Luvois, attorney, educator, legal scholar.



Additional Index Terms

The following catalog entries represent persons, organizations, and topics documented in this collection. An entry for each appears in the Harvard On Line Library Information System (HOLLIS) and other automated bibliographic databases. THIS IS NOT AN INDEX.
Fuller, Lon L., 1902-
Cahn, Edmond Nathaniel, 1906-1964.
Cavers, David Farquhar, 1902-
Corbin, Arthur L.
Dillard, Hardy Cross, 1902-1982.
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965.
Garrison, Lloyd K.
Griswold, Erwin N. (Erwin Nathaniel), 1904-
Hall, Jerome, 1901-
Hart, H. L. A. (Herbert Lionel Adolphus), 1907-
Hook, Sidney, 1902-
Kent, Arthur H.
Kocourek, Albert, 1875-
Levi, Edward Hirsch, 1911-
Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974.
Llewellyn, Karl N. (Karl Nickerson), 1893-1962.
McCormick, Charles Tilford, 1889-1963.
McDougal, Myres Smith, 1906-
Maggs, Douglas Blount, 1899-
Milner, James B.
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-
Pusey, Nathan Marsh, 1907-
Reid, John Phillip.
Rostow, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1913-
Shephard, Harold.
Shuman, Samuel I.
Tweed, Harrison, 1885-1969.
Scholars for Nixon.
Arbitration, Industrial.
Law -Philosophy.
Law and ethics.
Legal positivism.
Law schools.
Law teachers.