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New Collection in the Archives! The Arthur N. Votolato Papers

August 20, 2014

Judge Arthur N. Votolato was the first bankruptcy judge to sit in Rhode Island, and for 44 years, he was the only U.S. bankruptcy judge to serve the state. He served on the First Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (B.A.P.), Massachusetts and Maine panels.  Judge Votolato was Chief Judge, Massachusetts’ B.A.P. from 1981 to 1984, and later from 1996 to 2000.

The Judge Arthur N. Votolato Papers is a small collection of material relating to Votolato’s work in bankruptcy  law. The collection contains Bankruptcy Appellate Panel materials  including correspondence, notes, and outlines, as well as case files, reports, publications including The Conference Newsletter, The Silver Whistle, and other related documents.

View the finding aid for the collection here.

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