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New collection in the Archives! The Arthur N. Votolato papers

June 05, 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,
Massachusetts and Maine panels. He was Chief Judge, Massachusetts’
B.A.P. from 1981 to 1984. 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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