Maitland, Frederic William, 1850-1906

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Frederic William Maitland (1850-1906), son of John Gorham Maitland, was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he took the moral sciences tripos (B.A., 1873; M.A. 1876). He was called to the bar in 1876, and thereafter became reader in English law at Cambridge in 1884, and Downing professor, 1888-1906. He was the founder of the Selden Society, which sought to encourage the study of the history of English law, and served as its literary director in 1895. He became Ford's lecturer at Oxford in 1897, and Rede lecturer at Cambridge in 1901. He was also made an honorary fellow of Trinity College.

From the guide to the Frederic William Maitland: Papers, c. 1888-1908, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

Maitland, legal historian, was Downing Professor of the Law of England at Cambridge University (1888-1906) and founder of the Selden Society for Study of the History of English Law.

From the description of Letters to Charles Gross and Frederick Pollock, 1893-1900. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339457

Frederic William Maitland (1850-1906), son of John Gorham Maitland, was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied moral sciences (B.A., 1873; M.A., 1876). He was called to the bar in 1876, and became reader in English law at Cambridge in 1884, and Downing professor, 1888-1906. Maitland was a founder of the Selden Society, which sought to encourage the study of the history of English law, and served as its literary director in 1895. He became Ford's lecturer at Oxford in 1897, and Rede lecturer at Cambridge in 1901. He was also an honorary fellow of Trinity College.

From the guide to the Frederic William Maitland: Description of MS.Add.3321, c. 1895, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

Frederic William Maitland (1850-1906), son of John Gorham Maitland, was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied moral sciences (B.A., 1873; M.A., 1876). He was called to the bar in 1876, and thereafter became reader in English law at Cambridge in 1884, and Downing Professor, 1888-1906. He was the founder of the Selden Society, which sought to encourage the study of the history of English law, and served as its literary director in 1895. He was Ford's Lecturer at Oxford in 1897, and Rede Lecturer at Cambridge in 1901. He was also an honorary fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.

Charles Samuel Jackson (1867-1916) was born at Winchester, and attended Uppingham and Bedford Grammar Schools. He entered Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1886 (B.A., 1889; M.A., 1896), and was called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1894. He was mathematics instructor at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, 1891-1898, and an Equity draftsman and conveyancer. He died at Woolwich on 18 October 1916.

From the guide to the Frederic William Maitland: Lectures on Real Property, c. 1887-1892, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

Frederic William Maitland (1850-1906), legal historian, was born in London on 28 May 1850, and educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he took the moral sciences tripos (B.A., 1873; M.A. 1876). He was called to the bar in 1876, and thereafter became Reader in English Law at Cambridge, 1884, and Downing Professor, 1888. He was the founder of the Selden Society, which sought to encourage the study of the history of English law, and served as its literary director in 1895. He was Ford Lecturer at Oxford in 1897, and Rede Lecturer at Cambridge in 1901. He was also an Honorary Fellow of Trinity College. Maitland married Florence Henrietta Fisher (1864-1920) on 20 July 1886. He died at Las Palmas, Canary Islands, on 20 December 1906.

Josef Redlich (1869-1936), scholar and politician, was born at Göding, Moravia, on 18 June 1869. He was educated at the Akademisches Gymnasium, Vienna, 1878-1886, and attended the Universities of Vienna, Leipzig and Tbingen, 1886-1891. In 1907 he became Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law at the Technical University of Vienna. Redlich was a member of the Austrian parliament, 1907-1918, serving as Minister of Finance, 1918 and 1931. He was Professor of Comparative Public Law at Harvard University, 1926-1934. He died in Vienna on 11 November 1936.

From the guide to the Frederic William Maitland: Letters to Josef Redlich, 1903-1907, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

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creatorOf Maitland, Frederic William, 1850-1906. Letters to Charles Gross and Frederick Pollock, 1893-1900. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Frederic William Maitland: Lectures on Real Property, c. 1887-1892 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn University of Alabama. School of Law. Ermengard Maitland Correspondence. University of Alabama, Bounds Law Library
referencedIn Frederic William Maitland: Description of MS.Add.3321, c. 1895 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Ames, James Barr, 1846-1910. Correspondence, 1872-1910. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Hazeltine, Harold D. (Harold Dexter), 1871-1960. Correspondence, 1898-1954. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Pollock, Frederick, Sir, 1845-1937. Correspondence, 1848-1937. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Maitland, Frederic William, 1850-1906. Lectures on the expansion of the common law, ca. 1900. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Vinogradoff, Paul, Sir, 1854-1925. Papers, 1881-1925. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Frederic William Maitland: Description of MS.Add.3321, c. 1895 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Frederic William Maitland: Letters to Josef Redlich, 1903-1907 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Selden Society: Minutes, Correspondence and Papers, 1887-1996 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Papers, 1787-1902 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf MacColl, Malcolm, 18312-1907,. Canon MacColl's new convocation, ca. 1899. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Smith, Munroe, 1854-1926. Correspondence, 1880-1929. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Maitland, Frederic William, 1850-1906. Autograph letters signed (4) : Cambridge, to Mr. Neilson, 1890 July 6-1900 Dec. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1881-1925 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Correspondence, 1872-1910 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Frederic William Maitland: Papers, c. 1888-1908 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Maitland, Frederic William, 1850-1906. [English manor house rolls : chiefly from Wilburton Manor in the bishopric of Ely, Cambridgeshire]. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn J.T. Tomlinson: Letters to F.W. Maitland, 1899 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Correspondence, 1848-1937 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Virginia Woolf Monk's House photograph album (MH-1), 1866-1914 and undated. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Correspondence relating to the F.W. Maitland Memorial Fund, 1907-1909 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Frederic William Maitland: Lectures on Real Property, c. 1887-1892 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Correspondence, 1898-1954 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Frederic William Maitland: Letters to Josef Redlich, 1903-1907 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Frederic William Maitland: Papers, c. 1888-1908 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Buckland, W. W. (William Warwick), 1859-1946. Letter to Eugene Wambaugh, 7 May 1930. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Sir Thomas Phillipps: Catalogue of his Manuscripts, 1890 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
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associatedWith Hazeltine, Harold D. (Harold Dexter), 1871-1960. person
associatedWith Jackson Charles Samuel 1867-1916 person
associatedWith John Tomlinson Tomlinson person
associatedWith Maitland Florence Henrietta 1864-1920 person
associatedWith Maitland Florence Henrietta d 1920 person
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associatedWith Pollock, Frederick, 1845-1937 person
associatedWith Pollock Frederick 1845-1937 Sir 3rd Baronet, jurist and historian person
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Birth 1850-05-28

Death 1906-12-19

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