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Name of Creator:Bishop, Wilbert A., Jr.
Title:Wilbert A. Bishop, Jr. Papers
Date:n.d., 1931–1933
Reference Code:M151
Location Code:55/2
Extent:0.65 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Scope and Content Note:This collection contains lecture notes and six course notebooks. Each notebook consists of hand–written lecture notes that pertain to different subjects in law. The course and lecture notes are divided by topic, which include personal property, trusts, business associations, wills, property rights, equity, constitutional law and evidence; one additional book on property rights was omitted from the collection by the donor. Numerous case studies, legal definitions, and lecture analyses are included in each notebook. The course books reflect the quality and style of Northeastern law education during the 1930s.
Biographical Note:Wilbert A. Bishop, Jr. was born on May 27, 1906. He was raised in Lynn, Massachusetts and graduated from the Northeastern University School of Law in 1933. He later resided in Hinesville, Georgia, where he practiced law. Bishop died in September 1973 at age 67.
Language and Scripts:Materials entirely in English.
System of Arrangement:Materials are arranged alphabetically within material categories.
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Bishop, Wilbert A. Jr., 1906–1973

  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) School of Law
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) Class of 1933

  • Men –– Massachusetts –– Boston
  • Law –– Study and teaching –– Massachusetts
  • Lawyers –– Massachusetts –– Boston
  • Lawyers –– Georgia –– Hinesville

Conditions Governing Access:This collection is unrestricted.
Immediate Source of Acquisition:Received from Andrew Bowen, Savannah, GA, in 2007.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use:Copyright restrictions may apply.
Processor:Finding aid prepared by William Bratches, November 21, 2011.