Stanford Law School Archives

Within the Robert Crown Law Library, the SLS Archives are the repository for the materials/records of enduring value created by or pertaining to SLS and its faculty, students, staff and alumni.


SOME RESOURCES ON SLS HISTORY:

Chronology of SLS Leadership  (list of Deans)

A Brief History of the Stanford Law School, 1893-1946
from Kirkwood & Owens, 1961

A Brief History of Stanford Law School
from Stanford Law School Yearbook, 1968

Stanford in 1910-1911
from Stanford Lawyer magazine, 1971

Nathan Abbott: A Man No Different From Today’s Law Professor…In Some Ways
from Stanford Lawyer magazine, 1973

Stanford Law School 1893-1907: From Tuolumne’s Peer To Respectability
from Stanford Lawyer magazine, 1976

George Osborne and the Stanford Law School
from Stanford Lawyer magazine, 1977

George E. Crothers: He was the Third Founder of Stanford
from Stanford Historical Society Newsletter, 1979

Who Stole the President’s Wine? (regarding Benjamin Harrison)
from Stanford magazine, 1991

Our Professor the President (regarding Benjamin Harrison)
from Stanford Lawyer magazine, 1991

Legal Legacies: A Brief History of the Stanford Law School
from Stanford magazine, 1993

The Early Years
from Stanford Lawyer magazine, 1993

Stanford Law School in the 20th Century
from Stanford Lawyer magazine, 1999

After Five Decades: Stanford Law School’s Class of 1952
from Lempert, Legal Studies Forum, 2003

History of Stanford Law School
from Stanford Law School Alumni Directory, 2004

Stanford Law School: Crown & Gown
from Heckenlively, student paper, 2005

Chronology of Stanford Law School, 1885-2005
from RCLL Legal Research Paper Series, 2005

Chronology of Legal Education at Stanford, 1885-2006
from RCLL Legal Research Paper Series, 2006

Chronology of Degrees at Stanford Law School
from RCLL Legal Research Paper Series, 2006

Timeline showing a select few milestones
from Stanford Challenge campaign, 2008

A Short History of Stanford Law School
from Stanford Law School Commencement Program, 2013


ONLINE:

On the web are all back issues of Stanford Lawyer magazine.


SLS PUBLICATIONS:

Some of these publications have been digitized.  Please contact Carol Wilson to ask about access (contact info above).

  • Bulletin: The Law School Annual Announcements (1893-1998)
  • SLS alumni directories (1934-2004)
  • SLS Board of Visitors reports (1955-present)
  • SLS commencement & awards programs (1966-present)
  • SLS Faculty Memorial Resolutions, various
  • SLS Handbooks (1967-present)
  • SLS Journal, student-run newspaper (1970-1996)
  • SLS law reviews/journals, various
  • SLS newsletters, various
  • SLS Photo Directories / Facebooks / Who’s Whos (1983-present)
  • SLS theses & dissertations
  • SLS yearbooks (1966-1980)