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"The Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926 Digital Archive" Tapes


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 Making of Modern Law is three part series that contains a vast array of information on the American legal history. The first series, Legal Treatises, 1800–1926, covers the landmark period of legal development in America and Great Britain during the 19th and early 20th centuries. The second series, U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978, contains a comprehensive collection of records and briefs brought before the nation's highest court by leading legal practitioners that includes transcripts, applications for review, motions, petitions, supplements and other official papers of the most-studied and talked-about cases. The third series, Trials, 1600-1926, includes unofficially published accounts of trials; official trial documents, briefs and arguments; and official records of legislative proceedings, administrative proceedings and arbitrations. The Making of Modern Law series is considered an indispensable resource designed specifically for scholars, students, legal historians, and the legal community.

The collection comprises of 10 Super DLT Tapes and includes a complete file list on CD disc.

Tapes are arranged consecutively from 1 to 10. The CD disc is at the end of the tapes.

Transferred to Rare Books Collection by Jeff Grillo in 2007.

The 10 tapes in this collection are archived in the Super DLT Tape (data cartridge) format. Please make proper arrangements to have the corresponding hardware to access information in this format.

Processed by Hoang Tran, December 2012.

University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library
Finding Aid Author
Hoang Tran
Finding Aid Date
2012 December
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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

Trials, Super DLT Tapes, 1600-1926.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

Comprises of 10 Super DLT Tapes and includes a complete file list on CD disc.

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