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National Hispanic Heritage Month 

September 30, 2021

Select books and oral histories from our collection for National Hispanic Heritage Month


From the Archives: Enhancing Access to the NBA Oral Histories 

May 11, 2021

Penn Law Archives Intern, Kathryn Gstalder, describes her work on the National Bankruptcy Archives (NBA) Oral History Collection.


Honnold on Honnold: An Oral History Interview with Professor John Honnold 

March 2, 2011

The Penn Law community was saddened to learn of the recent passing of Professor John O. Honnold, Jr., a preeminent figure in international law who taught at the Law School from 1946…


Summers on Summers: An Oral History Interview with Professor Clyde Summers 

January 11, 2011

Penn Law and the community at large lost one of the singular figures in American legal education with the passing of Professor Clyde Summers who died on October 30, 2010. Summers...


The Penn Law School Legal Oral History Project: Leaders of the Law, in Their Own Words 

August 18, 2010

In his book, The Voice of the Past, the sociologist Paul Thompson comments on the cultural importance of oral histories, saying:[oral history] can break down barriers between teachers and…


Recent Developments in the National Bankruptcy Archives 

February 13, 2009

There are many interesting projects currently going on in the National Bankruptcy Archives, a repository of records and papers related to bankruptcy, debtor-creditor relations, and the reorganization of…