Superior Court of the Pow Wow briefs

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Superior Court of the Pow Wow briefs, 1871-1969

Superior Court of the Pow Wow briefs

1871-1969

Legal briefs and administrative records of the Superior Court of the Pow Wow, a Harvard Law School student organization, dating from its inception in 1870 to 1898. There are also a few records from 1934-1969.

13 manuscript boxes, 2 Paige boxes of bound volumes

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Taussig graduated from Harvard in 1879, and taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Frank William Taussig, 1890-1946 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973196 ...

Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943

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Grant, Robert, 1852-1940

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Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941

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Superior Court of the Pow Wow.

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The Superior Court of the Pow Wow was a student law club organized in 1870. As a Superior Court it consisted only of first-year students who participated in moot courts. During much of the nineteenth century, moot court exercises were an integral part of the Harvard Law School curriculum. The intention was to acquaint students with court room practice and to give them experience in the arguing of cases in a clinical setting. When interest in ...

Warren, Samuel D. (Samuel Dennis), 1852-1910

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Ames, James Barr, 1846-1910

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Law professor. Harvard Law School: Assistant professor, 1873-1877; Professor, 1877-1910; Bussey Prof. of Law, 1879-1903; Dean of the Faculty of Law, 1895-1910; Dane Prof. of Law, 1903-1910. From the description of Correspondence, 1872-1910. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236047262 James Barr Ames was Dean of the Harvard Law School (1895-1910); Albert Francis Judd was Chief Justice of the Hawaii (Republic) Supreme Court (1881-1900). From the des...