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Nineteenth-Century Legal Treatises: Legal Profession  


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About this Collection

Nineteenth-Century Legal Treatises

Introduction

Nineteenth-Century Legal Treatises on microfiche contains works on the subject of law printed in the United States and the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The scope of this collection allows the researcher to trace the evolution of modern law in the United Kingdom and the United States. Works by many prolific and influential writers such as Bentham, Austin, Maine, Kent, Archbold, and Holmes are included. Casebooks, local practice manuals, books of legal form, pamphlets, letters, speeches, memoirs, and diaries have been selected and included for their relevance to legal theory and history.

Nineteenth-Century Legal Treatises is published in units of 1,250 fiche. Units 1-58 were filmed exclusively from the holdings of the Harvard University Law School Library; unit 59 begins a phase of acquisition at Columbia Law School Library, and York University Law Library.

The Nineteenth-Century Legal Treatises collection consists of 14,717 titles on 86,250 49-frame positive microfiche, with a ratio of 24x. This film, employing a silver halide emulsion, meets all industry standards for archival permanence. The microfiche heading has been designed to industry standards. The eye-legible, abbreviated title of each work is centered on the top line of the Document Description Area, with the author and imprint date appearing directly beneath. The information contained in the right-hand field of the heading, the Sequential Information Area, offers identification unique to the work: the sequential fiche number for the entire collection, the number of fiche cards corresponding to that title, sequential card number for the title, and the range of pages filmed on the card. The Identification Area is left blank for local library information.

Subject Categories

01 Reference Works
02 Bibliography
03 General Studies
04 Collected Essays
05 Legal History
06 Jurisprudence
07 Legal Education
08 Legal Profession
09 Biography
10 Private law
11 Legal Liability
12 Persons
13 Family Law
14 Parent & Child
15 Property
16 Real Property
17 Mortgages
18 Landlord & Tenant
19 Succession
20 Trusts & Trustees
21 Obligations
22 Torts
23 Negligence
24 Damages
25 Contracts
26 Suretyship & Guarantee
27 Government Contracts
28 Quasi-contracts
29 Commercial Law
30 Sales
31 Commercial Paper
32 Secured Transactions
33 Banking & Financing
34 Securities
35 Insurance
36 Business Planning
37 Agency
38 Unincorporated Assoc.
39 Corporations
40 Government Corporations
41 Commercial Arbitration
42 Creditors Rights
43 Accounting
44 Copyright
45 Patents & Trademarks
46 Unfair Competition
47 Antitrust Law
48 Agriculture
49 Trades & Crafts
50 Natural Resources
51 Regulated Utilities
52 Transportation
53 Maritime Law
54 Air Law
55 Communications
56 Social Legislation
57 Labor Law
58 Social Security
59 Social Welfare
60 Public Law
61 Constitutional Law
62 Constitutional Law: Special Topics
63 Constitutional and Political Theory
64 Politics & Government
65 Legislature
66 Executive
67 Administrative Law
68 Civil Service
69 Local Government
70 National Defense
71 Economic Policy
72 Public Finance
73 Taxation
74 Public Property
75 Land Use Planning
76 Health
77 Education
78 Religion
79 Police
80 Criminal Law
81 Criminal Responsibility
82 Crimes Against Public Safety
83 Crimes Against Persons & Property
84 Regulatory Offenses
85 Penology
86 Criminology
87 Juvenile Delinquency
88 Medical Jurisprudence
89 Military Justice
90 Practice & Procedure
91 Civil Procedure
92 Equity
93 Criminal Procedure
94 Evidence
95 Judicial Assistance
96 Trials
97 Administration of Justice
98 Probate or Notarial
99 International Law