Robert E. Mathews Papers, 1951-59 | University of Illinois Archives
Association of American Law Schools - Annual Meetings
Association of American Law Schools - Executive Board and officers
Association of American Law Schools - Faculty Recruitment
Association of American Law Schools - Finances and Administration
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Papers of Robert E. Mathews (1864-1983), AALS President (1952) and AALS delegate to UNESCO (1951-55), include correspondence regarding 1951 annual meeting, annual committee reports, minutes of annual meetings, program for 1952 annual meeting in Chicago, committee appointments, AALS representatives' appointments to other national organizations and conferences (National Conference on International Economic and Social Development, 1952), law professor placement, racial discrimination in law schools, inspection of Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1952, articles in Journal of Legal Education, Ford Foundation fellowship for law professors, Korean War veterans returning to law school, and introduction of Law School Aptitude tests, 1951-52. Correspondents include Vernon X. Miller, Sheldon Elliott (Secretary-Treasurer), Philip Mechem (Secretary-Treasurer), Charles B. Nutting (President-Elect, 1952), Robert Kramer (Editor, Journal of Legal Education), and Norman D. Lattin.