Scope and Contents Papers of Charles H. Shamel (1867-19 ), B.S. 1890 and M.S. 1891, including an autobiography, diaries (1881-88), photographs, papers, notes and correspondence with Clarence Shamel '91, Arch Shamel '98, Katharine Kennard '90, Robert Orr '82, Grace Howe and other concerning university affairs, Selim H. Peabody, faculty appointments, chemistry, evolution, agriculture, military drill, student rebellions, social affairs, literary society activities, lectures, women on the faculty and Board of Trustees, household science, politics, religious meetings, farmers' institutes and alumni activities. The series includes literary society programs, study lists, broadsides, receipts, class cards, excuses, social notes and essays. The diaries include comments on university life, weather, meetings, lectures and religious services. The photographs include prints of students, buildings, athletic events, social activities, laboratories and classrooms. The autobiography covers Shamel's ... Read More
Scope and Contents Papers of Charles B. Hagan, professor of political science (1939-67), including reports (1956-67) of University Centennial, Search and Graduate Study in Communications Committees and the Educational Testing Service - Government Graduate Record Examination and related correspondence; correspondence with Illinois circuit judge and author, James O. Monroe, Jr. (1960-65); materials relative to the Leo F. Koch censure case (1960); reprints of published articles (1939, 1942, 1951, 1955, 1958-61, 1963-64) and material on Legislative Staff Internship Program (1966-67).Ã?Â Committee files include Asian Program Director Search (1963), Committee on Graduate Study in Communications (1956-61), Committee on the Centennial (1964-66), Educational Testing Service - Government Graduate Record Examination (1964-67), Law Dean Nominating Committee (1966-67) and Third Slate Citizens Committee (1964).
The series consists of court dockets, two judge's dockets, and five bar dockets. Court dockets, kept by the court clerk, are court calendars which record all cases in order for each court term, assigning a unique number to each case. Docket numbers change from term to term until 1895, when each case retains its original number through all court terms. Docket entries include plaintiff and defendant, attorneys, jury members, and a brief summary of action taking place that court term. Entries often include court costs for a case. Dockets may also record other information for each court term, including judges and court officials, term dates, jury lists, admissions to the bar, naturalizations, appointment of county officials, granting of liquor licenses, court administrative costs, and new court procedural rules. All Lamoille dockets except the first volume are indexed by plaintiff, although some indexes are incomplete. A separate chancery court docket comprises a section of the county ... Read More
Miscellaneous papers, consisting primarily of legal correspondence, memoranda, notes, and record books (1837-1853) of cases tried; together with some personal correspondence, accounts, deeds, mortgages, promissory notes, and tax returns
Correspondence, diaries (1844-70), land papers, commissions, genealogical material, and other papers -- Includes justice of the peace records (1777-97) of Samuel Freeman and his post office record (1775-92); journal (1753-66) of Capt. John Waite; account books (1749-80) of Ephraim Jones; Revolutionary documents and letters; tax book (1766) for Falmouth, Me.; material relating to streets in Portland (1864); and letters and notes concerning Willis' book, "A history of the law, the courts and the lawyers of Maine" (1863)
Volume 1 and 2 are docket books, 1765-1796, listing all cases Riley sat before. Volume 3 is an account book for the mortgages, bonds, bills and notes due to the estates of the Rev. George Craig, 1784; Rees Peters, 1784; and Richard Moore, 1796-1815, for whom Riley was executor
Journals kept by Horace Binney, American lawyer and legal writer, on a trip to Europe, 1836-1837; commonplace book written by Binney for his daughter Susan, 1858; and the Autobiography of Horace Binney, 1780-1868, together with essays by Binney and some notes on the Binney family