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HOLLIS 601593

Thayer, James Bradley, 1899-1976. Papers, 1915-1945: Finding Aid.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 601593
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Thayer, James Bradley, 1899-1976
Title: Papers of James Bradley Thayer, the younger, 1915-1945
Date(s): 1915-1945
Quantity: 11 boxes
Abstract: 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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of Caleb Loring, Jr., executor of estate of Sara A. Thayer, in 1983.

Processing Information:

Prepared by staff, 1974, 1983, 1984, 1987.

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

Thayer, James Bradley, 1899-1976, attorney, law professor
A.B., Harvard, 1921
LL.B., Harvard Law, 1924
S.J.D., Harvard Law, 1925
Joined Harvard Law faculty in 1925, professor from 1935 to 1945.

Scope and Contents

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.

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Additional Index Terms

Law - Study and teaching.
Roman law.
Law - Great Britain.
Law teachers.
Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964.
Thayer, James Bradley, 1899-1976.

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