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"The Practical Lawyer" Editorial Office Files

ALI.05.001

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education
Title:
"The Practical Lawyer" Editorial Office Files
Date [inclusive]:
1950-1983
Call Number:
ALI.05.001
Extent:
11.75 linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
"The Practical Lawyer" was first printed in 1955 by ALI-ABA, the American Law Institute and American Bar Association joint establishment that provides continuing legal education to law professionals. The periodical focuses on educating professionals about issues related to commercial and corporate law, litigation, tax and estate planning, and real estate. The collection, 1950-1983, includes records relating to the creation, management, and operations of the magazine. The majority of the files are correspondence, printed and rejected articles, and subject files relating to different aspects of "The Practical Lawyer."
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in "The Practical Lawyer" Editorial Office Files, ALI.05.001, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Biography/History

"The Practical Lawyer" was first printed in 1955 by the American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee (ALI-ABA) on Continuing Legal Education , a joint establishment that provides continuing legal education to lawyers. The periodical focuses on educating professionals about issues related to commercial and corporate law, litigation, tax and estate planning, and real estate. The magazine's publication office is situated in Philadelphia, PA.

Scope and Contents

"The Practical Lawyer" Editorial Office Files, 1950-1983, include records relating to the creation, management, and operations of "The Practical Lawyer," a publication of the American Law Institute and the American Bar Association. The majority of the files are correspondence, printed and rejected articles, and subject files relating to different aspects of "The Practical Lawyer."

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives

Access Restrictions

None.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Received from the American Law Institute in 2004.

Processing Information note

Processed by Megan Good, March 2010.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • American Law Institute
Form/Genre(s)
  • Serials (publications)
Subject(s)
  • Continuing education
  • Continuing legal education

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Other Finding Aids note

An offline container list is available in spreadsheet form. Please contact the Archives for more information.

Collection Inventory

General Correspondence, 1959-1973.

Box
1
Folder
1-5

Alphabetical Author Correspondence, 1954-1983.

Box
1
2-4
5
Folder
6-104
1-28

Advertising, 1950-1973.

Box
5
Folder
29-92

Articles, 1953-1973.

Box
5
6
7
Folder
93-103
1-28

Articles (Rejected), 1953-1973.

Box
7
8
Folder
29-44
1-13

Biographical Data of Counsel, 1960-1972.

Scope and Contents note

The Biographical Data of Counsel series consists of biographies of lawyers "in counsel" for "The Practical Lawyer" and ALI-ABA. The series ranges in dates from January 1972 to May 1972.

Box
8
Folder
14-18

Continuing Legal Education: Around the Country, 1958-1965.

Scope and Contents note

The Continuing Legal Education: Around the Country series consists of correspondence and reports about various legal education classes held around the United States. There are files for the years 1958, 1959, and 1963-1965.

Box
8
Folder
19-21

Continuing Legal Education Calendar, 1972-1973.

Scope and Contents note

The Continuing Legal Education Calendar series consists of correspondence and notes about the arrangement of education classes held by the ALI-ABA. The series ranges in date from February 1972 to May 1973.

Box
8
Folder
22-33

Editorial Board and Joint Committee, 1968-1973.

Box
8
Folder
34-37

Invitations to Write, 1956-1973.

Box
9
Folder
1-17

Letters to Editor, 1971-1973.

Box
9
Folder
18-22

Organization of Issues, 1972-1973.

Box
9
Folder
23-35

Printing and Publications, 1955-1973.

Box
9
Folder
36-60

Procedures and Policies, 1955-1959.

Box
10
Folder
1-4

Publications Correspondence, 1972-1983.

Box
10
Folder
20-27

Publicity and Public Relations, 1954-1961.

Box
10
Folder
5-19

Subscriptions, 1954-1979.

Box
10
11
Folder
28-60
1-36

Subject Files, 1953-1974.

Box
11
12
Folder
37-82
1-17
Box Folder

16th Annual Federal Tax Course, 1957-1959.

11 37

25th Birthday Promo, 1980.

11 38

ALI-ABA Cassette Tapes Brochure, 1970.

11 39

ALI Council Members Correspondence, 1955.

11 40

Book Publishers Correspondence, 1972-1973.

11 41-42

Book Reviews, 1972.

11 43

Catalog Requests, 1983.

11 44

Circulation Reports, 1973-1974.

11 45

Continuing Legal Education Programs, 1972-1973.

11 46

Continuing Legal Education Sponsors, 1972-1973.

11 47

Complimentary & Purchased L.O.M., 1960.

11 48-49

Complimentary Copies, 1972-1973.

11 50

Complimentary Subscriptions, 1962-1963.

11 51

Cumulative Index, Volumes 1-15, 1955-1969.

11 52

Estimates for Printing, 1967.

11 53

Exchanging Mailing Lists, 1972.

11 54

Invitations, 1958-1959.

11 55-58

Law Offices - List of Names, undated.

11 59

List of Legal Newspapers in PA, 1956.

11 60

Magazine Publishers, 1972-1973.

11 61

Memoranda to Staff, 1972-1973.

11 62

Miscellaneous Inquiries, 1970-1973.

11 63

Monthly Bulletin, 1965.

11 64

North Carolina Bar Association Correspondence, 1959.

11 65

Orders for Back Issues, 1972.

11 66

Ownership Statement, 1972.

11 67

People to Call, 1955.

11 68

Personnel Correspondence, 1972.

11 69

Possible Future Material, 1954.

11 70

Price Letters, 1983.

11 71

Professor Letters, 1983.

11 72

Progress Reports, 1972.

11 73

Publication Impact, 1959.

11 74

Re: Cost of Printing, 1961.

11 75

Re: Exchanges of Publications, 1973.

11 76

Re: Media File Column, 1972.

11 77

Re: Student Poster, 1968.

11 78

Reprint Orders, 1972-1973.

11 79

Reprint Requests, 1972-1973.

11 80

Report to the Council of the ALI, 1956.

11 81

Subscribers' Report, 1958.

11 82

Subscription to "Publications Institute Newsletter", 1956-1960.

12 1

Suggestions to Authors, 1953.

12 2

Tapes from Assoc., 1959.

12 3

"The Next Federal Tax Lien Law", 1967.

12 4
Volumes, 1955.
Scope and Contents note

Includes copies of Volume 1, Issues 1-4 of "The Practical Lawyer" and related drafting material.

12 5-17