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Harvard Law School Graduates: A Biographical Research Guide

A list of biographical sources, which offer basic information regarding Harvard Law School graduates.

Overview

A joint project of the Harvard University Archives and the Schlesinger LIbrary, this site provides access to frequently-consulted sources on the history of Harvard and Radcliffe.

Sources of note include Harvard Presidents' reports, 1825-1995. Most of these reports, up to and including the 1985/1986 issue, not only contain the report of the President of Harvard University, but also reports from the various Harvard faculties and departments, including the Law School.

Law School reports from the late nineteenth century through the early twentieth century include the following:
      • Number of students enrolled
      • Number and types of degrees conferred
      • Required courses, including faculty and textbook information, and how often the class met
      • Curriculum changes
      • Updates on the Library
      • Description of art holdings, including: paintings, etchings, photographs, etc.

Harvard Radcliffe Online Historical Reference Shelf