Scope and Contents
Call Number: SC1119
Sher, Byron D.
Title: Byron D. Sher papers
18 Linear feet
18 linear feet (12 boxes)
Language(s): The materials are in English.
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[identification of item], Byron D. Sher Papers (SC1119). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University
Libraries, Stanford, Calif.
Byron D. Sher was born February 7, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri. Sher is an American Democratic politician who served in the
California State Senate from 1996 to 2004, and in the California State Assembly between 1980 and 1996. He received his BA
from Washington University in St. Louis and his JD from Harvard Law School. Before beginning his political career, Sher taught
at several schools, including Harvard Law School, Southern Methodist University, and was a longtime professor at Stanford
Text excerpted from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byron_Sher
Scope and Contents
Collection contains mostly teaching files from Sher's time at Harvard Law School, Southern Methodist University, and Stanford
Law School. Other miscellaneous files include correspondence, resumes and CVs, and some books belonging to Sher.
Materials are arranged into four series: Harvard Law School; Southern Methodist University; Stanford Law School; and Miscellaneous.
Stanford University. School of Law.
Law--Study and teaching.