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Guide to the Byron D. Sher Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC1119
    Creator: Sher, Byron D.
    Title: Byron D. Sher papers
    Dates: 1949-1990s
    Physical Description: 18 Linear feet
    Physical Description: 18 linear feet (12 boxes)
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    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 94305-6064. 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

    [identification of item], Byron D. Sher Papers (SC1119). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    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 Law School.
    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.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University. School of Law.
    Law--Study and teaching.