1 typewritten manuscript, 34 pages.
Sayre Macneil (1886-1961) attended Harvard Law School, where he served on the Law Review and later returned as a professor. He was also dean of the Loyola University School of Law and was a partner in the Los Angeles law firm of O'Melveny, Stevens, and Millikin.
Speech delivered by Sayre Macneil at the Sunset Club in 1941. Traces the development of legal education in the United States from the 1920s to 1940, and is primarily an anecdotal biography of Los Angeles lawyer H.W. O'Melveny. References are also made to other Los Angeles lawyers including William Carey Jones, G. Wiley Wells, and Bradner W. Lee. Includes an introduction by James C. Sheppard.
Number 11 of 25 transcribed copies signed by James C. Sheppard, February 24, 1962.
HM 74168. The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA.