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Penn Law School Prints & Photograph Collection

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Held at: University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library [Contact Us]3460 Chestnut Street, Biddle Law Library, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3406

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

The Penn Law School Photograph Collection includes photographs and other images documenting faculty, students, alumni events, and construction at Penn Law School from the 1950s through the 1990s.

    Missing Title
  1. People
  2. Events
  3. Buildings
  4. Construction
  5. Illustrations
  6. Negatives
  7. Unprocessed Photographs

This collection will be added to as new items are received.

Many of these photographs were likely located in the department charged with publishing the Law Alumni Journal prior to their transfer to the Archives.

Unknown. Items in this collection are believed to have been transferred to the Archives on a periodic basis.

Processed by Christian Grippe and Jordon Steele, November 2010-March 2011.

Publisher
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library
Finding Aid Author
Jordon Steele
Finding Aid Date
2011
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Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Collection Inventory

Andenaes, Johannes; Cohen, Morris; Dykstra, Daniel J.; Phillips, Almarin, circa 1964.
Box 1 Folder 68
Arnold, Nancy, undated.
Box 1 Folder 1
Bender, Paul (1), after 1960.
Box 1 Folder 2
Bender, Paul (2), after 1960.
Box 1 Folder 3
Cohen, Morris (1), undated.
Box 1 Folder 4
Cohen, Morris (2), undated.
Box 1 Folder 5
Cohen, Morris and Smith, Meredith, circa 1964.
Box 1 Folder 69
Diver, Colin, circa 1995.
Box 1 Folder 46
Foote, Caleb, circa 1964.
Box 1 Folder 6
Fordham, Jefferson B. , undated.
Box 1 Folder 7-8
Freedman, James O. (1), undated.
Box 1 Folder 9
Freedman, James O. (2).
Box 1 Folder 10
Frey, Alexander H. , undated.
Box 1 Folder 11
Gay, Paul and Vaseekaran, M., circa 1964.
Box 1 Folder 70
Goodrich, Herbert Funk, circa 1940.
Box 1 Folder 12
Haskins, George L. (1), undated.
Box 1 Folder 13
Haskins, George L. (2), undated.
Box 1 Folder 14
Honnold, John O. , undated.
Box 1 Folder 15
Husted, Theodore H. Jr. (1), undated.
Box 1 Folder 16
Husted, Theodore H. Jr. (2), undated.
Box 1 Folder 17
Husted, Theodore H. Jr. (3), undated.
Box 1 Folder 18
Husted, Theodore H. Jr. (4), undated.
Box 1 Folder 19
Husted, Theodore H. Jr. (5), undated.
Box 1 Folder 20
Husted, Theodore H. Jr. (6), circa 1960.
Box 1 Folder 21
Keedy, Edwin, undated.
Box 1 Folder 22
Kirk, Alan G. , 1958 June 27.
Box 1 Folder 23
Krasnowiecki, Jan Z. , undated.
Box 1 Folder 24
Lewis, William Draper, circa 1920.
Box 1 Folder 47
Mechem, Philip (1), undated.
Box 1 Folder 25
Mechem, Philip (2), undated.
Box 1 Folder 26
Mikell, William Ephraim, undated.
Box 1 Folder 27
Mishkin, Paul J. , undated.
Box 1 Folder 28
Moreland, Carroll C. , undated.
Box 1 Folder 29
Oliver, Covey T. (1), undated.
Box 1 Folder 30
Oliver, Covey T. (2), 1964 April 3.
Box 1 Folder 31
Paul, James C. (1), undated.
Box 1 Folder 32
Paul, James C. (2), undated.
Box 1 Folder 33
Phillips, Almarin, circa 1964.
Box 1 Folder 34
Pollock, Louis, undated.
Box 1 Folder 35
Reeve, W. Foster, undated.
Box 1 Folder 36
Reitz, Curtis R. (1), undated.
Box 1 Folder 37
Reitz, Curtis R. (2), undated.
Box 1 Folder 38
Warren, Earl, standing in front of a portrait of Owen J. Roberts (1), circa 1961.
Box 1 Folder 71
Warren, Earl, standing in front of a portrait of Owen J. Roberts (2), circa 1961.
Box 1 Folder 72
Schwartz, Louis B., 1964 January 1.
Box 1 Folder 39
Watson, Andrew, undated.
Box 1 Folder 40
Wolfman, Bernard (1), circa 1962.
Box 1 Folder 41
Wolfman, Bernard (2), circa 1962.
Box 1 Folder 42
Wolfman, Bernard (3), circa 1962.
Box 1 Folder 43
Zajtay, Imre (1), 1960 January 1.
Box 1 Folder 44
Zajtay, Imre (2), 1960 January 1.
Box 1 Folder 45
Library Staff Candids, circa 1980.
Box 1 Folder 48-67
Scope and Contents

Black-and-white and color photographs of activity and staff in the library.

Crowd gathered during outdoor social event (1), circa 1957.
Box 1 Folder 73
Crowd gathered during outdoor social event (2), circa 1957.
Box 1 Folder 74
Elizabeth Caldwell Rogers (wife of Owen J. Roberts), Dean Jefferson B. Fordham, and Senator George Wharton Pepper looking over plans for the new Law School dormitories at the cornerstone lay ceremonies., 1957 April 25.
Box 1 Folder 75
Theodore Husted, Jr., Arthur Leyman Goodhart, Harold Cramer and others talking during social event., circa 1958.
Box 1 Folder 76
Students taking an exam in Law School classroom, circa 1958.
Box 1 Folder 77
Dean Jefferson B. Fordham and Arthur Lehman Goodhart at the Second Annual Owen J. Roberts Lecture, 1958 February 6.
Box 1 Folder 78
Arthur Lehman Goodhart at Second Annual Owen J. Roberts Lecture, 1958 February 6.
Box 1 Folder 79
Elizabeth Hamilton, Elizabeth Caldwell Rogers, George Wharton Pepper, Mrs. F. E. Newbold, Ernest Scott, Robert L. Trescher, Horace Stern, and Robert T. McCracken gathered at the dedication of the Law School dormitories, 1958 May 1.
Box 1 Folder 80
First Vice President Henry T. Reath addressing Law Alumni Society (1), circa 1960.
Box 1 Folder 81
First Vice President Henry T. Reath addressing Law Alumni Society (2), circa 1960.
Box 1 Folder 82
Dean Jefferson B. Fordham addressing crowd at Law Alumni meeting, circa 1960.
Box 1 Folder 83
Jefferson B. Fordham, Harold Kramer and others gathered during Law Alumni Day, circa 1961.
Box 1 Folder 89
Faculty members examining unidentified document, circa 1960.
Box 1 Folder 84
Unidentified speaker at podium addressing crowd during Law School convocation, circa 1960.
Box 1 Folder 85
People conversing during an event, circa 1960.
Box 1 Folder 86
Panel discussion in front of crowd in McKean Hall (1), circa 1960.
Box 1 Folder 87
Panel discussion in front of crowd in McKean Hall (2).
Box 1 Folder 90
**Panel discussion in front of crowd in McKean Hall (3), circa 1960.
Unidentified speaker at Law Alumni Day event, Bernard Wolfman seated in front, circa 1960.
Box 1 Folder 100
Student or faculty member ascending grand stairway in Main Hall, circa 1960.
Box 1 Folder 88
J. Wesley McWilliams, Mrs. J. Wesley McWilliams and others during social event, 1961 January 27.
Box 1 Folder 91
Philip W. Amram, Ernest Scott, and Gaylord P. Harnwell admiring Franklin Watkins oil portrait of Dean Jefferson B. Fordham at Law Alumni Day (1), 1961 April 27.
Box 1 Folder 92
Philip W. Amram, Ernest Scott, and Gaylord P. Harnwell admiring Franklin Watkins oil portrait of Dean Jefferson B. Fordham at Law Alumni Day (2), 1961 April 27.
Box 1 Folder 101
James R. Browning addressing Law Alumni Society , 1961 April 27.
Box 1 Folder 93
Sigmund H. Steinberg, David Shotel, Abraham Levin, Walter E. Alessandroni, Jefferson B. Fordham, James R. Browning, Philip W. Amram gathered at a dinner event, 1961 April 27.
Box 1 Folder 94
Crowd of alumni mingling in rotunda at Annual Law Alumni Day buffet dinner (1), 1961 April 27.
Box 1 Folder 95
Crowd of alumni mingling in rotunda at Annual Law Alumni Day buffet dinner (2), 1961 April 27.
Box 1 Folder 98
Crowd gathered during outdoor social event at Law Alumni Day, 1961 April 27.
Box 1 Folder 96
John J. Martin, J. Cullen Ganey, Thomas C. Egan, John Morgan Davis, John T. Taylor, Walter E. Alessandroni, Lee S. Kreindler in the dormitory courtyard after a seminar program at Law Alumni Day, 1961 April 27.
Box 1 Folder 97
Jefferson B. Fordham mingling with guests at Annual Law Alumni Day, 1961 April 27.
Box 1 Folder 99
Unidentified speaker at podium at Law Alumni Day, 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 102
Crowd listening to unidentified speaker at Law Alumni Day, 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 103
Crowd during a seated lunch event at Law Alumni Day, 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 104
Audience listening to speaker at Law Alumni Day, probably in McKean hall, 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 106
Audience listening to speaker in Library at Law Alumni Day, 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 107
William Foster Reeve, Philip W. Amram and others seated at table during outdoor luncheon at Law Alumni Day, 1962 May 10 .
Box 1 Folder 105
Jan Z. Krasnowiecki speaking with two others during presentation at Law Alumni Day, 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 108
Three speakers at a table during a presentation at Law Alumni Day, 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 109
Two professors or alumni conversing at a table during an outdoor luncheon at annual Law Alumni Day, 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 110
Group sitting on stairs eating during Law Alumni Day, 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 111
Group gathered in Great Hall during Law Alumni Day, 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 112
Group gathered during Law Alumni Day buffet dinner (1), 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 113
Group gathered during Law Alumni Day buffet dinner (2), 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 114
Reception attendees eating at Horace Stern Dining Hall on Law Alumni Day, 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 115
Reception in Dormitory Courtyard on Law Alumni Day, 1962 May 10.
Box 1 Folder 116
Senator Joseph S. Clark speaking at lecture podium, 1963 January 17.
Box 1 Folder 117
Senator Joseph S. Clark at podium with James C. Paul, Earl Warren and others nearby (1), 1963 January 17.
Box 1 Folder 118
Senator Joseph S. Clark at podium with James C. Paul, Earl Warren and others nearby (2), 1963 January 17.
Box 1 Folder 119
Senator Joseph S. Clark at podium with James C. Paul, Earl Warren and others nearby (3), 1963 January 17.
Box 1 Folder 120
Senator Joseph S. Clark at podium with James C. Paul, Earl Warren and others nearby (4), 1963 January 17.
Box 1 Folder 121
Jefferson B. Fordham addressing crowd at dedication of new Law School building with John M. Harlan, Earl Warren and others nearby, 1963 January 19.
Box 1 Folder 122
Jefferson B. Fordham addressing crowd at dedication of new Law School building, 1963 January 19.
Box 1 Folder 123
Jefferson B. Fordham, Earl Warren, John M. Harlan, and William J. Brennan, Jr. conversing on day of dedication of new Law School building, 1963 January 19.
Box 1 Folder 124
John M. Harlan addressing crowd for dedication of new Law School building, 1963 January 19.
Box 1 Folder 125
Crowd during Jefferson B. Fordham's speech during dedication of new Law School Building, 1963 January 19.
Box 1 Folder 126
Earl Warren, Jefferson B. Fordham, and others gathered at dedication of the new Law Building (1), 1963 January 19.
Box 1 Folder 127
Earl Warren, Jefferson B. Fordham, and others gathered at dedication of the new Law Building (2), 1963 January 19.
Box 1 Folder 128
Earl Warren, Jefferson B. Fordham, and others gathered at dedication of the new Law Building (3), 1963 January 19.
Box 1 Folder 129
Crowd during John M. Harlan's speech during dedication of new Law Building, 1963 January 19.
Box 1 Folder 130
Gaylord P. Harnwell presenting Dean Jefferson B. Fordham with gavel made from piece of woodwork from old Law Building during dedicatory ceremony for new Law Building (1), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 1
Gaylord P. Harnwell presenting Dean Jefferson B. Fordham with gavel made from piece of woodwork from old Law Building during dedicatory ceremony for new Law Building (2), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 2
Jefferson B. Fordham speaking with guest Former Secretary of State Christian A. Herter at dedication of the new Law Building (1), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 3
Jefferson B. Fordham speaking with guest Former Secretary of State Christian A. Herter at dedication of the new Law Building (2), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 4
Jefferson B. Fordham speaking with guest Former Secretary of State Christian A. Herter at dedication of the new Law Building (3), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 5
Jefferson B. Fordham speaking with guest Former Secretary of State Christian A. Herter at dedication of the new Law Building (4), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 6
Andrew W. Cordier and Christian A. Herter seated at dinner table after receiving honorary degrees at convocation held in conjunction with the dedication of the new Law Building (1), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 7
Andrew W. Cordier and Christian A. Herter seated at dinner table after receiving honorary degrees at convocation held in conjunction with the dedication of the new Law Building (2), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 8
Crowd during reception of dedication of the new Law Building at Penn Museum (1), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 9
Crowd during reception of dedication of the new Law Building at Penn Museum (2), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 10
Christian A. Herter seated on stage during convocation ceremony of dedication of new Law Building (1), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 11
Christian A. Herter seated on stage during convocation ceremony of dedication of new Law Building (2), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 12
Joseph S. Clark, Gaylord P. Harnwell, and Christian A. Herter talking on day of dedication of new Law Building (1), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 13
Joseph S. Clark, Gaylord P. Harnwell, and Christian A. Herter talking on day of dedication of new Law Building (2), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 14
Walter Gellhorn, William A. Schnader, and Andrew W. Cordier talking on day of dedication of new Law Building (1), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 15
Walter Gellhorn, William A. Schnader, and Andrew W. Cordier talking on day of dedication of new Law Building (2), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 16
Gaylord P. Harnwell with honorary degree recipients William A. Schnader, John M. Harlan, and others on day of dedication of new Law Building, 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 17
Andrew W. Cordier, Joseph S. Clark, Jefferson B. Fordham, and others talking on day of dedication of new Law Building, 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 18
Earl Warren and others during his speech at dedication of new Law Building (1), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 19
Earl Warren and others during his speech at dedication of new Law Building (2), 1963 January 19.
Box 2 Folder 20
Students and librarians at work in Biddle Law Library, 1963 October 16.
Box 2 Folder 21
Faculty members and other guests listening to speaker during dinner event (1), circa 1964.
Box 2 Folder 22
Faculty members and other guests listening to speaker during dinner event (2), circa 1964.
Box 2 Folder 23
Students studying at desks in Biddle Law Library reading room, circa 1964.
Box 2 Folder 24
Student studying at desk in Biddle Law Library reading room, circa 1964.
Box 2 Folder 25
Students studying at desks in Biddle Law Library reading room, circa 1970.
Box 2 Folder 26
Student reading in chair in Biddle Law Library, circa 1970.
Box 2 Folder 27
Student studying in Biddle Law Library reading room, circa 1970.
Box 2 Folder 28
Faculty members and staff mingling in Biddle Law Library, circa 1964.
Box 2 Folder 29
Crowd mingling on staircase outside Biddle Law Library (1), circa 1964.
Box 2 Folder 30
Crowd mingling on staircase outside Biddle Law Library (2), circa 1964.
Box 2 Folder 31
Guests admiring floor plaque in Biddle Law Library , circa 1964.
Box 2 Folder 32

Exteriors, 1958-1979.
Box 2 Folder 33-63
Interiors, circa 1958-circa 1980.
Box 2 Folder 64-91

Demolition on Site of Hill Field, circa 1960.
Box 2 Folder 65-80
Installation of the Goat statue, circa 1962 December.
Box 2 Folder 81-83
Construction Project, 1996 May - 1996 July, 1996 May 14 - 1996 July 19.
Box 3 Folder 1-24

Illustration of artist's concept of law school dormitory building addition for architecture firm Carroll, Grisdale and Van Allen, circa 1956.
Box 3 Folder 25
Illustration of artist's concept of the proposed Law School addition as viewed from the dormitory courtyard looking East., circa 1960.
Box 3 Folder 26
Illustration of artist's concept of library reference and circulation desk., circa 1960.
Box 3 Folder 27
Illustration of artist's concept of library study area., circa 1960.
Box 3 Folder 28
Birthday card featuring photo of Law Building entrance on front., circa 1960.
Box 3 Folder 29
Birthday card featuring photo of staircase in Main Hallway of Law Building on front., circa 1960.
Box 3 Folder 30
Negatives, circa 1960.
Scope and Contents

These items appear to be negatives of photographs taken before the demolition of the rowhouses to create Hill field, circa 1960.

Unprocessed Photographs, 1950s-1990s.
Box 4
Scope and Contents

pictures of students studying from 1953, an exterior shot of Lewis Hall from the 1950s, an oversize portrait photograph of William Draper Lewis, library staff photos from the 1980s and 1990s, photographs from the Law School Light Opera Company from 1995, construction photographs from the 1990s, and unidentified negatives.

Margiotti, Charles, unknown.
Box 4

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