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Charles L.B. Lowndes was a professor at Duke Law School while Richard Nixon was a student in the 1930s. The collection consists of three letters sent to and from Richard Nixon regarding a 1954 controversy over the possible awarding of an honorary degree to Nixon.

The collection consists of three letters: a copy of a letter from Charles L. B. Lowndes to then-Vice President Richard Nixon, Richard Nixon's original signed reply to Charles Lowndes, and a copy of RIchard Nixon's letter to then-President of Duke University Hollis Edens, all dated 1954.

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Pamela Gann served as the Dean of the Duke University Law School from 1988 to 1999. The Pamela B. Gann Papers include materials from Pamela Gann's time as Dean of the Duke University Law School.

The Pamela B. Gann Papers include materials from Pamela Gann's time as Dean of the Duke University Law School. Included are files related to international travel, administration and operations of the Law School, the 1990s addition to the Law School building, correspondence, and other materials. Materials have not been screened or processed beyond a folder-level inventory.

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Paul D. Carrington was Dean of the Law School at Duke University and is Professor Emeritus. The collection contains materials primarily from Paul Carrington's time as Professor Emeritus at the Duke Law School and include correspondence and research materials on his writings on legal and judicial reform.

The collection contains materials primarily from Paul Carrington's time as Professor Emeritus at the Duke Law School. Included is correspondence on a number of legal issues, research materials, teaching and class materials, newsclippings, and other materials. Topics covered include judicial independence, judicial and legal refrom, legal education, Paul Carrington's writings, and other subjects.

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Richard Nixon Portrait Committee records, 1968-1974 0.25 Linear Feet — approx. 200 Items

The Committee was formed in 1968 to raise funds for a portrait of then President Richard M. Nixon to hang in the Law School. The collection contains correspondence, financial records, and material about Joseph Wallace King, the artist commissioned to paint the portrait. The material range in date from 1968-1974.

Contains material pertaining to the operation of the Committee and includes correspondence; lists of donors and the amounts of their contributions; financial papers that include deposit slips, invoices, and bank statements; and a file on Joseph Wallace King, the artist commissioned to execute the portrait, that consists of newspaper articles, a color catalogue, and a letter from King describing his experience in the White House. The material range in date from 1968-1974.

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School of Law records, 1914-Ongoing 119.5 Linear Feet — 73,600 Items

The School of Law dates its origins as far back as 1850. The school experienced many organizational changes and several temporary closures in its early years before re-establishing itself as the School of Law in 1904. This collection includes papers of deans of the law school in 1930 and continuing forward. Also included are materials related to the law school's publications, the Duke Bar Association, legal research centers, the law library, Richard Nixon's time as a student at the law school and general administrative files dating back to 1914.

This collection includes papers of the deans of the School of Law starting in 1930. This material covers a wide range of information relating to the daily operations of the law school and includes: general correspondence, financial documents, annual reports, recruitment files, clerkship files, clippings, subject files, meeting minutes, development materials, and general office files. The collection also includes information about the various law school journals and publications edited and created by both students and faculty. Administrative files date back to 1914 and include: blank exams, financial documents, correspondence, placement bulletins, and other general files. Topics include legal education, Richard Nixon, administration, faculty, students, alumni, university presidents and administrators, the American Bar Association, the American Association of Law Schools, the school's Legal Aid Clinic, and law library.