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American College of Bankruptcy records


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The American College of Bankruptcy (ACB) was founded in 1989. Fellows to the College are selected by a board of regents on the basis of professional, ethical, and scholastic excellence in the field of bankruptcy law. The organization consists of bankruptcy lawyers, judges, and scholars. The ACB funds and assists projects related to bankruptcy practice, including consumer bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, and international insolvency.

The American College of Bankruptcy Records (1991-2006) include materials related to organizational activity as it relates to the field of bankruptcy law, including administrative files, committee papers, meeting materials, and publications.

The Archives receives annual additions to this collection from the American College of Bankruptcy headquarters.

Received in five shipments from the American College of Bankruptcy from 2001 to 2006, via Suzanne Bingham, Director.

A container list is available offline in spreadsheet form. Please contact the archives for more information.

Container list created by Melissa Silverman Backes, May 2005.

Processed and encoded by Jordon Steele, September 2006.

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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

Bylaws and Related Records, 1995-1997.
Box 1 Folder 1-2
Scope and Contents

Bylaws of the American College of Bankruptcy and correspondence regarding amendments to those bylaws.

Bankruptcy Review Commission Steering Committee, 1996.
Box 1 Folder 3
Scope and Contents

A letter from Leon Forman to committee members, with a summary of Focus Group Reports enclosed.

Meetings, 1991-2006.
Box 2 Folder 1-4 Box 1 Folder 3-38
Scope and Contents

Programs, brochures, and related material regarding conferences and induction ceremonies sponsored by the American College of Bankruptcy. This includes joint meetings with the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and the International Insolvency Institute Conference.

Publications, 1991-2006.
Box 2 Folder 5-14
Scope and Contents

Issues of the College newsletter, "College Columns," and editions of the Director of Fellows.

Container Summary

About 40 items.

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