Exhibit Updates

A Playful Preview

A young Paul Freund, Harvard Law School faculty member from 1939-1976, wearing a baker's costume.Just as one exhibit is installed in the Caspersen Room, the next is already underway behind the scenes. Historical & Special Collections staff members have been preparing for a light-hearted romp through the Read more about A Playful Preview

Victor Brudney Memorial Exhibit Now on Display

 

Victor Brudney, a giant in the field of corporate law and a major figure at Harvard Law School from the early 1970s through the 1990s, died April 14, 2016, in Cambridge, at age 98. On November 7, 2016, beginning at 3:00 a memorial will take place to honor his life and work in 2019 Milstein West AB. Dean Martha Minow and professors Mark Roe, Reinier Kraakman, John Coates, Lloyd Weinreb, Bob Clark, Lucian Bebchuk, and Kent Greenfield will offer remembrances. A small exhibit to coincide with the memorial has been Read more about Victor Brudney Memorial Exhibit Now on Display

Come check out the “B-side” of Historical & Special Collections!

The staff of Historical & Special Collections have put together an exhibit that brings together lesser-known, yet surprisingly wonderful items from all parts of the collection. Come see several items around the theme of hair, books with wonderful surprises, and an example of a rare photographic process on display for the first time at the Library! Read more about Come check out the “B-side” of Historical & Special Collections!

Harvard Law School Shield Exhibit Now on Display

The library has mounted a small exhibit, on display in the Areeda Hall entrance area through the summer, about the recent retirement of the Harvard Law School (HLS) Shield. The exhibit includes a brief overview of the events that led to the shield’s retirement along with the HLS Shield Committee Report and President Faust’s response on behalf of the Harvard Corporation. Also on display are various images of and related to the shield, including a reproduction of Royall’s Read more about Harvard Law School Shield Exhibit Now on Display

New exhibit in honor of the 100th anniversary of Louis D. Brandeis's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court

In honor of the centennial anniversary of Louis D. Brandeis’s confirmation to the United States Supreme Court, a new exhibit  celebrates his significant and lasting relationship with the Harvard Law School (HLS).

Divided into three sections, it looks at his evolving relationship with the Law School from his student days, to his time as a devoted alumnus working to improve the school, and finally while he was a Supreme Court justice employing and mentoring HLS graduates. Read more about New exhibit in honor of the 100th anniversary of Louis D. Brandeis's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court