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Abstract Included in this series is a small and scattered collection of early administrative records of the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology. The records date between 1909 and 1934. The types of records found here may be discerned by reviewing the container list below.
Abstract Volume tracing the terms of faculty and staff of the Northwestern University School of Law from 1901-1940.
Abstract As an instructor at Northwestern University's School of Law, Goldstein taught trial technique from 1934 to 1947. From 1932 to 1946 he was director of and instructor in, the Lawyers Post Graduate Clinics. The Irving Goldstein Papers occupy one box and run from 1919 to 1969. The bulk of the collection is comprised of correspondence which deals primarily with legal, teaching and publishing matters. The small amount of biographical material includes Goldstein's honorable discharge from World War I.
Abstract Leon Green was named dean of the Northwestern University School of Law in 1929. He succeeded John H. Wigmore, and remained in the position until 1947. At Northwestern, Green successfully steered the School of Law through some of its most difficult periods, including the years of the Depression and of the Second World War. The series consists largely of correspondence and documents relating to the administration of the School of Law. The collection of correspondence includes letters to and from...
Abstract Harold Havighurst taught law at Northwestern University from 1930 to 1966, and distinguished himself as a leader in his profession with an innovative teaching method. The Harold Havighurst Papers consist of correspondence; statistics, membership and address lists, reports, payroll and financial information, and memos to faculty are also part of the series. The records are divided into categories according to Havighurst's original filing system.
Abstract The Ronald E. Kennedy Papers contain education files, correspondence, teaching files, research and consulting files, professional organizations files, speeches, publications, and Northwestern University Law School administrative committee files.
Abstract Most of the material in the collection is concerned with university business, and consequently sheds little light on MacChesney's private life or his military and civic activities. The collection's value lies primarily in its reflection of many of the varied activities undertaken by Northwestern's central administration during the university's emergence as a major American educational institution.
Abstract The Northwestern University Law School Newsletter was first published during the First World War and sent to students and alumni in the military. With the advent of the Second World War, the newsletter was resurrected and sent to hundreds of Northwestern Law School alumni and students serving in the military. In addition to the newsletters, the Northwestern University Law School Newsletter Records include correspondence between the editor of the newsletter and U.S. servicemen during the Second...
Abstract Due to the induction of students into the armed forces during World War I, the Northwestern University School of Law projected a drop in student enrollment and a concomitant loss of significant tuition revenue. To offset this loss, the School of Law formed a committee to solicit alumni donations to make up an anticipated 1917-1918 revenue shortfall of $10,000. The Committee of Alumni to Co-operate with the Faculty and the Trustees of the University in Advancing the Interests of the Law School,...
Abstract James Andrew Rahl received his J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law in 1942. During his career, he was employed with the Litigation Section of the Enforcement Branch, United States Office of Price Administration, and liaison officer to the Joint Congressional Committee to Investigate the Pearl Harbor Disaster. Rahl joined the faculty at the Northwestern School of Law in 1946. He served as dean of the school from 1972 through 1977 and, in 1974, was appointed Northwestern's first...
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...
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.
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 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.
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- Law--Study and teaching--Illinois 5
- Law teachers--Illinois--Chicago 4
- Lawyers--Training of--Illinois--Chicago 4
- College teachers--Illinois--Chicago 1
- Criminal law--United States 1
- Defense (Criminal procedure)--Study and teaching (Graduate)--Illinois--Chicago 1
- Educational fund raising--Illinois--Chicago 1
- Journal of air law and commerce 1
- Journal of criminal law and criminology 1
- Journal of radio law 1
- Law--Periodicals--Illinois 1
- Law--Study and teaching--Illinois--History 1
- Lawyers--Illinois--Chicago 1
- Lawyers--United States 1
- Prosecution--Study and teaching (Graduate)--Illinois--Chicago 1
- World War, 1914-1918--Education and the war 1
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