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HOLLIS 601646

Simpson, Sidney Post. Papers, 1922-1931: Finding Aid.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 601646
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Simpson, Sidney Post, 1898-1949
Title: Papers, 1922-1931
Date(s): 1922-1932
Quantity: 1 collection (6 Paige boxes)
Abstract: Personal correspondence, diary (1923), legal briefs and memos, notes, teaching material, minutes of faculty meetings, and other Law School material, and other papers, relating to Simpson's teaching career, private law practice in Washington D.C., and New York City, and personal affairs. Includes material relating to interstate commerce and railroad unification, National Coal Association, and St. Mary's Mineral Land Company, Boston, Mass.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

The papers of Sidney Post Simpson, attorney and law professor, were presumably transferred to the Harvard Law School during the period when he was a member of that faculty. No exchange regarding this transfer exists.

Processing Information:

None available.

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 buisness-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.

Biographical Information

Simpson, Sidney Post, jurist, law professor
b. Galesburg, Illinois, August 4, 1898.
s. James Clarke and Harriette Helene (Post) S.
A.B. Knox College, 1917; LL.B., Harvard Law School, 1922.
m. Anne Paine Washburn, February 19, 1934.
Practiced law in Washington D.C., 1922-1925, New York City, 1925-1931; partner Hines, Rearick, Dorr, Travis & Marshall, 1930-1931.
Consultant on cost of crime, National Crime Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement, 1929-1931.
Professor of Law, Harvard University, 1931-1947.
Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences.
Member American Bar Association.
d. October 6, 1949, New York, NY
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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of personal correspondence, diary (1923), legal briefs and memos, notes, teaching material, minutes of faculty meetings, and other Law School Material. Also included are papers relating to Simpson's teaching career, private law practice in Washington D.C. and New York City, and personal affairs. There is also material relating to interstate commerce and railroad unification, National Coal Association, and St. Mary's Mineral Land Company, Boston, Mass.

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Additional Index Terms

Law - Study and teaching.
Law teachers.
Railroads - Mergers.
National Coal Association.
St. Mary's Mineral Land Company, Boston (Mass.)
Simpson, Sidney Post, 1898-1949.

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