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Harvard Law School. Office of the Registrar. Annual Examinations, 1871-1995: Finding Aid

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Historical and Special Collections
Call No.: HOLLIS
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Harvard Law School. Office of the Registrar.
Title: Harvard Law School Office of the Registrar Annual Examinations
Date(s): 1871-1995
Quantity: 127 Volumes
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Annual examinations for the Harvard Law School.

Processing Information:

Processed by Margaret Peachy, August 2010

Conditions Governing Access:

Access to these examinations is governed by the rules and regulations of the Harvard Law School Library. Consult the Historical and 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 Historical and 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 entire print run of the Annual Examinations, 1871-1995, was digitized in the summer and fall of 2010. For links to the digital surrogates of the exams for each academic year, please see the container list below.

Historical/Biographical Information

Among the admininistrative changes and educational reforms introduced under Christopher Langdell's Deanship (1870-1895) was the publication of the School's law examinations. At first these were published separately for use during the exams themselves. In 1878 the Law School began to compile and publish these examinations annually.

Scope and Contents

This collection presents a complete run of the exams presented by the Harvard Law School to its students from 1871 to 1995 . The Exams are part of the Red Set Collection held by Historical and Special Collections.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Harvard Law School
Law -- United States -- Examinations, questions, etc.
Law -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts.
Law -- Study and teaching -- United States.