In response to concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Harvard Law School Library, including Historical & Special Collections (HSC), is closed to visitors until further notice. HSC staff are responding to research queries and holding research appointments remotely, but reproduction services will be limited. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns. If you are a Harvard Law School student or faculty member, we will do our utmost to support your research and teaching needs remotely. Please email us and we will do our best to help.
Open to all, Historical & Special Collections (HSC) connects researchers around the world with legal history, and supports the Harvard Law School’s research, teaching, and learning mission. Aligned with the Harvard Law School Library’s mission and strategic plan, HSC’s expert staff stewards the Law School’s rich collections by acquiring, cataloging, preserving, sharing, and digitizing materials to maximize their use. We strive to integrate these collections into the life of the Law School and beyond, connecting them with researchers onsite, in the classroom, and around the world.
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Historical & Special Collections staff are currently assisting researchers remotely, and onsite appointments are unavailable.
To get in touch with us, please email email@example.com. Thank you.
- As of January 2020, portions of the Antonin Scalia papers are open for research. The collection is heavily restricted. For more information, please view our Antonin Scalia papers LibGuide.
- We have commenced digitization of the Manley Ottmer Hudson papers. Portions of the collection will be unavailable for extended periods. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Image credits: Photos by Brooks Kraft, 2014.