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Owen J. Roberts Outlines for Constitutional Law Lectures

MSS.012

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: Manuscripts Collection
Creator:
Roberts, Owen J. (Owen Josephus), 1875-1955
Title:
Owen J. Roberts Outlines for Constitutional Law Lectures
Date:
undated
Call Number:
MSS.012
Extent:
2 items
General Physical Description note:
Good.
Language:
English
Text: [Folder]
1
Abstract:
Owen J. Roberts was born in Philadelphia in 1875. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's degree in 1895 and a law degree in 1898. While at Penn, Roberts edited "The Daily Pennsylvanian." He later served as Professor at the Law School from 1898 to 1918. Roberts was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1930 to 1945. After stepping down from the bench, he served as Dean for the University of Pennsylvania Law School from 1948 to 1951. Roberts died in 1955. The collection includes outlines of lectures Owen J. Roberts gave at the University of Pennsylvania Law School on Constitutional Law.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the Owen J. Roberts Outlines for Constitutional Law Lectures, MSS.012, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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Biography/History

Owen J. Roberts was born in Philadelphia in 1875. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's degree in 1895 and a law degree in 1898. While at Penn, Roberts edited "The Daily Pennsylvanian." He later served as Professor at the Law School from 1898 to 1918.

Roberts was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1930 to 1945. After stepping down from the bench, he served as Dean for the University of Pennsylvania Law School from 1948 to 1951.

Roberts died in 1955.

Scope and Contents

Outlines of lectures Owen J. Roberts gave at the University of Pennsylvania Law School on Constitutional Law. File also includes letter that provides more information on provenance.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: Manuscripts Collection,  2008

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Jordon Steele

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of William H. Ewing, 1992.

Processing Information note

Processed by Jordon Steele, October 2008.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Constitutional law

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