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Harold Joseph Berman. Essays and Book Reviews, 1946-1989: Finding Aid

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS9125638
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Harold Joseph Berman, 1918-
Title: Harold Joseph Berman Essays and Book Reviews
Date(s): 1946-1989
Quantity: 6 boxes
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Essays and book reviews by Harold Berman, largely relating to Soviet law, trade, or law and religion.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Cpntact Curator of Modern Manuscripts and Archives.

Processing Information:

Jonathan Lill

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.

Existence and Location of Copies:

The Harold Joseph Berman Collected Papers is available on microfilm; see the HOLLIS record for more information. Researchers are required to use the microfilm copy of the collection.

Historical/Biographical Information

b. Hartford Connecticut, 1918.
A.B. Dartmouth; studied at the London School of Economics; M.A. Yale, 1942
Served in U.S. Military
LL.B., Yale
Assistant Professor, Stanford, 1948
Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School (HLS), 1948-49
Assistant Professor of Law, HLS, 1949-52
Professor of Law, HLS, 1952-73
Story Professor of Law, HLS, 1973-76
James Barr Ames Professor of Law, HLS, 1976-84; emeritus, 1984-present
Specialist in Soviet and Russian law

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of essays and book reviews written by Harold J. Berman and published in various scholarly journals, newspapers, and books. Topics include various aspects of the law, including legal education, legal history, legal philosophy, and the relation between law and religion, as well as numerous essays concerning U.S.-Soviet relations.

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Additional Index Terms

Foreign trade regulation
Law and socialism
Law--Soviet Union
Law--Study and teaching
Religion and law
Soviet Union--Commerce--United States
Soviet Union--Foreign relations--1945-1991
Soviet Union--Social conditions--1945-1991
United States--Commerce--Soviet Union