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University of Connecticut, School of Law Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1998-0100

Scope and Content

Collection contains administrative records and publications associated with the School's reaccrediation by the American Bar Association.


  • undated, 1973-1983


The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.


In 1943, the University of Connecticut absorbed the Hartford Colleges of Law (founded 1921) and Insurance establishing the University of Connecticut School of Law and the College of Insurance. Laurence J. Ackerman was appointed acting Dean of the School of Law in the same year and would serve in an acting capacity until 1946 and the appointment of Bert E. Hopkins. The School of Law began enrolling students in 1946 with an inaugural class of 194 students. The Law School moved to its current location in Hartford, Connecticutogname>, in 1964, having increased its enrollment by forty percent in its eighteen years of existence.

Additional information can be found on the School of Law's website.

  • 1943-1946 Laurence J. Ackerman (acting)
  • 1946-1966 Bert E. Hopkins
  • 1966-1967 Cornelius J. Scanlon (acting)
  • 1967-1972 Howard R. Sacks
  • 1972-1974 Francis C. Cady (acting)
  • 1974-1984 Phillip I. Blumberg
  • 1985-1990 George Schatzki
  • 1990-2000 Hugh C. Macgill
  • 2000-2006 Nell Jessup Newton
  • 2007- Jeremy R. Paul


2 Linear Feet

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Collection includes materials associated with the reaccreditation of the School by the American Bar Association.


Series I: Reaccreditation records (undated, 1973-1983)

Acquisition Information

The materials were transferred to the University Archives prior to 1997.

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to the University, its history, administration, faculty, staff and students. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

University of Connecticut, School of Law Records
Archives & Special Collections staff
2011 February
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

University of Connecticut Library
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Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US