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Carl S. Hawkins J. Reuben Clark Law School history files collection

Carl S. Hawkins J. Reuben Clark Law School history files collection

Dates: 1974-1998

Information compiled in preparing his book, "The Founding of the J. Reuben Clark Law School," published in 1999. Includes memoranda, letters, speeches, news articles, brief history essays, and magazines such as "The Clark Memorandum" and "Brigham Young Magazine." Also includes a videocassette and an audiocassette.

  • Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hawkins, Carl S.
  • Call Number: MSS 2185
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Carl S. Hawkins J. Reuben Clark Law School history files collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 2185; Carl S. Hawkins J. Reuben Clark Law School history files collection; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 2185, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Jack Welch, BYU Law School, handed the material to LeGrande Fletcher, a librarian in the Howard W. Hunter Law Library. Fletcher passed it to Brian Reeves, University Archivist, on September 15, 1999. Late in 1999 and in early 2000, Fletcher sent additional items that he felt should be included in the collection.
Acquisition Information
Donated; LeGrande Fletcher; 1999.
Separated Material
Two copies of Carl S. Hawkins, The Founding of the J. Reuben Clark Law School (Provo, Utah: BYU Studies, 1999), were removed from this collection and passed to the published works section of Special Collections.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2185.xml
Subject Terms
J. Reuben Clark Law School; Colleges and Universities; Education
Genre / Form
Articles; Audiocassettes; Letters; Memorandums; Speeches, addresses, etc., American; Videocassettes
Processing Information
Processed; Brian D. Reeves (University Archivist) and Joshua A. Howard (Student Intern); April 2000.
Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Hawkins (Carl S.) J. Reuben Clark Law School history files collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Brian D. Reeves and Joshua A. Howard
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-20T09:12-0700
Finding Aid Language
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Carl S. Hawkins was a professor at the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, 1973-1991; acting dean of law school, 1975-1977; dean of law school, 1981-1985.

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