James Angell MacLachlan Papers, 1925-1960


James Angell MacLachlan Papers, 1925-1960


This collectionincludes materials relating chiefly to MacLachlan's activities asteacher, writer, and expert in bankruptcy law. The bulk of thecollection (1932-1959) relates to his role as member of the NationalBankruptcy Conference. It includes material relating to Harvard LawSchool matters, JAM's pre-World War II intervention activities,efforts for the Atlantic Union (1949-1959), cases in which he servedas counsel, and personal affairs.

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Lawyer, educator, legal scholar. LL.B. Harvard, 1916. Taught at Harv. L.S. 1924-1960, on leave 1942-1945. Co-founder, in 1932 of National Bankruptcy Conference and member, 1932-1960; assisted in drafting amendments to Nat. Bankr. Act of 1898. Member, A.B.A., Atlantic Union Comm. Served as Capt., U.S. Army, 1917-1919. Wartime Gov't serv., 1942-1945. Author: Hornbook on Bankruptcy, 1956; articles in law reviews and other professional journals. From the description of Papers, 1925-1960 ...

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