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Correspondence, typescripts, research notes, index cards, photocopies, and photographs of THE LAW PRACTICE OF ALEXANDER HAMILTON publication project, 1961-1981. These editorial research files of Julius Ludwig Goebel, Joseph Henry Smith, and their staff contain research notes with related correspondence, edited typescript drafts of parts of the published volumes, typescript copies, and photoreproductions of autograph letters, manuscripts, and documents collected by the editors for use in their publication THE LAW PRACTICE OF ALEXANDER HAMILTON.
In addition there are eight card file boxes indexing the papers in Boxes 63-68.
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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); The law practice of Alexander Hamilton papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Type of reproduction--Alexander Hamilton letters, manuscripts, and documents are copies
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Columbia University Press. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1982. Accession number--M-82.
Publications About Described Materials
Hamilton, Alexander. The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton : documents and comentary, Julius Goebel, Jr., ed; Associate ed.: Francis K. Decker, Jr.[et al.]. New York : Published under the auspices of the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation by Columbia University Press, 1964-.
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Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
2020-05-12 EAD document created by CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Julius Ludwig Goebel (1892-1973) was professor of law, Columbia University, 1921-1961 (M.A., 1912, Ph.D., 1913, LL.B., 1915).
Joseph Henry Smith (1913-1981) was professor of law, Columbia University, 1961-1981 (LL.B., 1938).