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HOLLIS 2503604

Goodbar, Joseph. Papers, 1927-1939: Finding Aid

Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138


Harvard Law School
June 2011

© 2011 The President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: 2503604
Creator: Goodbar, Joseph
Title: Papers, 1927-1939
Quantity: 3 boxes, 1 linear foot
Abstract: This collection covers Goodbar's time as a law student at Boston University and Harvard, as well as his early career as an attorney and legal scholar.

Processing Information:

Processed by Ana Enriquez, June 2011

Acquisition Information:

Materials donated to the Harvard Law School Library by Octavia Goodbar, date unknown.

Access Restrictions:

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 Historical and Special Collections staff for further information.

Use Restrictions:

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.

Scope and Content

The Joseph Goodbar Papers span the years of 1895-1948, with the bulk of the material falling between 1927 and 1939. The material covers his study of law at Boston University and at Harvard between 1927 and 1933. It then follows his early career as a lawyer in Boston and a scholar writing about financial law. In addition, the collection contains some papers from his wife, Octavia Walton Goodbar, concerning the National Federation of Press Women, of which she was President from 1938-1939. The collection consists of course materials, student work, correspondence, memos, article drafts, newspaper and magazine clippings, pamphlets on literature and language, and a photograph.

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Historical/Biographical Information


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Selected Search Terms

The following catalog entries represent persons, organizations, and topics documented in this collection. Researchers seeking related materials should search under these terms in Hollis.
Banks and banking -- United States.
Banking law -- United States.
Moot courts.
Public utilities -- Government policy -- United States.
Finance -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Goodbar, Joseph E. (Joseph Ernest), b. 1890.
Goodbar, Octavia Walton, 1886-1965
Feilchenfeld, Ernst H. (Ernst Hermann)