Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Law
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This album contains photographic and half-tone portraits of Northwestern University School of Law and Union College of Law faculty and staff. Created around 1926, the volume includes portraits of faculty from the period 1859-1926 and of staff from the period 1908-1926.
Abstract This series consists of administrative and financial records of three publications affiliated with the Northwestern University School of Law: the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, the Journal of Air Law and Commerce, and the Journal of Radio Law. The combined records date between 1910 and 1970.
Abstract The records of the School of Law Dean's Office fill forty cartons and span the years 1955 through 1998. The bulk of the material covers the tenures in office of Deans David Ruder and Robert Bennett, 1977-1995, although records from the deanships of James Rahl, John Ritchie, and David Van Zandt are also represented. The records are arranged into broad subject categories, with subcategories when appropriate. The categories of arrangement reflect major administrative duties and concerns of the...
Dates: 1955 - 1998; Other: Majority of material found within 1977 - 1995
Abstract The School of Law scrapbooks contain, generally within a chronological format, a collection of notices, announcements, and other holographic, typescript, and printed items documenting routine School events such as classes, lectures, meetings, and debates. Items pertaining to prominent visitors to the School and to professional activities and associations may be found scattered throughout the scrapbooks.
Dates: 1900-1908, 1921-1924
Abstract This series of School of Law student records spans the dates ca. 1905 and ca. 1923. Records on individual students are filed in envelopes which are arranged alphabetically by surname. Each envelope typically contains: an application for admission to degree candidacy, school registration forms, and a small amount of correspondence relating to registration or completion of degree requirements. The application form features the student's name and address, date and place of birth, name of father or...
Abstract Kurt Schwerin was principally known as a law librarian. After writing the well respected volume Classification for International Law his role as a leading figure among American law librarians was established. In 1948, he came to the Northwestern University Law Library to help develop the foreign law collection. Under his supervision, the foreign law collection would become one of the leading collections of its kind in the country. The Kurt Schwerin Papers fill thirty archival boxes, spanning...
Abstract Francis Odiorne Spalding taught law at Northwestern University from 1965 to 1982. The Francis O. Spalding Papers are organized in three main categories: biographical materials, teaching files, and senior projects to which Spalding was advisor. The biographical materials include curricula vitae and clippings spanning 1965-1977. The education files consist of lecture materials, grading sheets, faculty evaluations questionnaires, and exams for courses taught at Northwestern School of Law from...
Abstract The series includes one folder of general biographical materials and four volumes of Stone's notes from School of Law courses. Bound after the completion of his studies, the notes are found in a loose alphabetical arrangement by course subject or title. They are handwritten and meticulous and represent a record of the School of Law curriculum during the early twentieth century.
Abstract The papers span the period 1868-1999 although the vast bulk date from the late-1880s to 1943, the year of Wigmore's death. Wigmore was an inveterate correspondent and a person of catholic interests. The papers include material of considerable importance to the investigation of law, legal scholarship and the work of legal and quasi-legal institutions such as bar associations and organizations promoting, for example, the study of criminology, international law, and comparative legal institutions....