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BLS Library Archives Collection: Introduction

The archival collection of Brooklyn Law School, located in Room 107M, contains bulletins, yearbooks, commencement programs, class pictures, centennial memorabilia, newspapers, newsletters and other material dating back to the school's founding in 1901.

Access to BLS Archives

The BLS Archives is a closed collection located in room 107M of the BLS Library.  For access to the collection, contact Linda Holmes, Associate Law Librarian, linda.holmes@brooklaw.edu, (718) 780-7974 or contact the BLS reference desk, refdesk@brooklaw.edu, (718) 780-7567.

The Archives contains several copies of Brooklyn Law School: the First Hundred Years by Jeffrey Brandon Morris, Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn Law School, 2001. (KF 292 .B76 M67 2001)

Introduction

Brooklyn Law School was founded in 1901 by William Payson Richardson and Norman Heffley.  In 1903 it became affilliated with St. Lawrence University in order to secure degree-conferring authority for its first class.  The school's affilliation with St. Lawrence University ended in 1943 when it became an independent law school.

For information about the BLS archival collection, e-mail Linda Holmes: linda.holmes@brooklaw.edu or call: (718)780-7974.

See the book written about the school's first hundred years at the link below:

Subject Guide

Linda Holmes
Contact:
Brooklyn Law School
Room 332 Library
250 Joralemon St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 780 - 7974