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Guide to the George E. Osborne Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0198
    Creator: Osborne, George E. (George Edward), 1893-1977
    Title: George E. Osborne papers
    Dates: 1911-1977
    Physical Description: 8 Linear feet
    Summary: These papers largely pertain to his teaching career at Stanford Law School and include correspondence, memoranda, curriculum materials, Law School publications and reports, and speeches. Other professional papers include correspondence with his publishers, 1938-61; and correspondence with legal scholars at Harvard, West Virginia, Minnesota, Stanford, Duke, Columbia, University of California, Chicago, and University of Colorado, 1920-51. Correspondents include Henry W. Ballantine, Herbert C. Jones, Marion R. Kirkwood, Douglas B. Maggs, Cyril C. Means, Justin Miller, Roscoe Pound, and William L. Prosser. Other items include a diary for 1930 and journals for 1956-1965; correspondence with George Crothers and information on Crothers Hall at Stanford; correspondence and typescript articles on the history of the Bohemian Grove; biographical materials; and photographs.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    George E. Osborne Papers (SC0198). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Scholar of mortgage and property law. Osborne received his LLB and JD degrees from Harvard in 1919 and 1920; before joining the faculty at the Stanford Law School in 1923, he taught at the Universities of West Virginia and Minnesota. He was appointed to the William Nelson Cromwell Professorship in 1953, which he held until his retirement in 1958. He died in 1977.

    Description of the Collection

    These papers largely pertain to his teaching career at Stanford Law School and include correspondence, memoranda, curriculum materials, Law School publications and reports, and speeches. Other professional papers include correspondence with his publishers, 1938-61; and correspondence with legal scholars at Harvard, West Virginia, Minnesota, Stanford, Duke, Columbia, University of California, Chicago, and University of Colorado, 1920-51. Correspondents include Henry W. Ballantine, Herbert C. Jones, Marion R. Kirkwood, Douglas B. Maggs, Cyril C. Means, Justin Miller, Roscoe Pound, and William L. Prosser. Other items include a diary for 1930 and journals for 1956-1965; correspondence with George Crothers and information on Crothers Hall at Stanford; correspondence and typescript articles on the history of the Bohemian Grove; biographical materials; and photographs.
    Folders 19-29 contain correspondence; many are congratulatory on his retirement in 1958. The names noted for the alpha folders are not all-inclusive

    Access Terms

    Ballantine, Henry Winthrop, 1880-1951.
    Bohemian Club (San Francisco, Calif.).
    Crothers, George Edward, 1870-1957.
    Jones, Herbert C. (Herbert Coffin), 1881-1970.
    Kirkwood, Marion Rice, 1887-1978.
    Maggs, Douglas Blount, 1899-1962
    Means, Cyril C.
    Miller, Justin.
    Osborne, George E. (George Edward), 1893-1977
    Pound, Roscoe.
    Prosser, William Lloyd, 1898-
    Stanford University. School of Law.
    Law --Study and teaching.