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HOLLIS 5484634

Carrington, Paul D. Papers, 1968-1993: Finding Aid

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 5484634
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Carrington, Paul Dewitt, 1931 -
Title: Paul D. Carrington papers
Date(s): 1968-1993
Quantity: 20 boxes
Language of materials: English
Abstract: The papers of Paul D. Carrington mainly document his activities as Reporter for the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States and his work as Professor of Law and Dean of the Duke University School of Law. Other material in the collection also relates to Carrington's legal work.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

These papers were presented as a gift to the Harvard Law School Library by Paul D. Carrington on December 2, 1993.

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 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.

Biographical Sketch

Chronology

Chronology

Scope and Contents

The papers of Paul D. Carrington mainly document his activities as Reporter for the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States (1985-1992) and his work as Professor of Law and Dean of the Duke University School of Law (1978-1988). There are few personal papers.
The collection includes the following types of materials: correspondence, drafts, memoranda, surveys, committee minutes and agendas, manuscripts, appointment books, clippings, and some published materials. Most of the documents are typewritten. There is extensive material (ca. 8 linear feet) documenting the work of the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference of the United States (1986-1992).
Papers from the Office of the Dean of the Duke University School of Law include materials of the Committee on Legal Education Exchange with China and correspondence (arranged alphabetically). Course materials on civil procedure, courts, lawyers & clients (1982-1986), advanced civil procedure, legal institutions and professional advocacy (1987-1988), and public education (1972-1974) span the years of Prof. Carrington's teaching activities at the University of Michigan and Duke University. General correspondence for 1986-1992 is arranged chronologically.
The collection also contains material on the Hague Convention Conference, held at Duke University on Oct. 24, 1992, and the University of Chicago Law School Legal Forum 1989 Symposium, as well as documents of the Executive and Accreditation Committees of the Association of American Law Schools, and Brewer case files.
Also included are manuscripts of Professor Carrington's articles, addresses, the manuscript of " Law & the River ", issues of ALI-ABA CLE Review for March-April 1972 and materials for " Law and Contemporary Problems " published by the Duke University School of Law.

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Additional Index Terms

Civil procedure--United States.
Court rules--United States.
Hague Conference on Private International Law.
Law and contemporary problems.
Law schools--United States--Accreditation.
Law--Study and teaching--United States.
Law--Study and teaching--China.
Law--Study and teaching (Continuing education)
Legal ethics--New York (State)--New York.
Student exchange programs--China
Association of American Law Schools.
American Bar Association.
American Law Institute
Brewer, Marion Weldon--Trials, litigation, etc.
Carrington, Paul D., 1931-
Duke University. School of Law.
Duke University. School of Law. Office of the Dean.
Judicial Conference of the United States. Advisory Committee on Civil Rules
Judicial Conference of the United States. Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure.
University of Chicago. Law School
United States. Supreme Court. Federal rules of civil procedure.

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