Guide to the Byron D. Sher Papers

Daniel Hartwig & Jenny Johnson
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
August 2012
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Overview

Call Number: SC1119
Creator: Sher, Byron D.
Title: Byron D. Sher papers
Dates: 1949-1990s
Physical Description: 18 Linear feet
Physical Description: 18 linear feet (12 boxes)
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Information about Access

The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

[identification of item], Byron D. Sher Papers (SC1119). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical note

Byron D. Sher was born February 7, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri. Sher is an American Democratic politician who served in the California State Senate from 1996 to 2004, and in the California State Assembly between 1980 and 1996. He received his BA from Washington University in St. Louis and his JD from Harvard Law School. Before beginning his political career, Sher taught at several schools, including Harvard Law School, Southern Methodist University, and was a longtime professor at Stanford Law School.
Text excerpted from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byron_Sher

Scope and Contents

Collection contains mostly teaching files from Sher's time at Harvard Law School, Southern Methodist University, and Stanford Law School. Other miscellaneous files include correspondence, resumes and CVs, and some books belonging to Sher.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged into four series: Harvard Law School; Southern Methodist University; Stanford Law School; and Miscellaneous.

Access Terms

Stanford University. School of Law.
Law--Study and teaching.


Collection Contents

 

Accession 2005-366 Records

 

Harvard Law School

Box 1, Folder 1

HLS notes - Contracts (notebook 1) 1949

Box 1, Folder 2

HLS notes - Contracts (notebook 2) 1950

Box 1, Folder 3

HLS notes - Criminal Law 1949

Box 1, Folder 4

HLS notes - Procedure (notebook 1) 1949

Box 1, Folder 5

HLS notes - Procedure (notebook 2) 1949

Box 1, Folder 6

HLS notes - Property I (notebook 1) 1949

Box 1, Folder 7

HLS notes - Property I (notebook 2) 1950

Box 1, Folder 8

HLS notes - Torts (notebook 1) 1949

Box 1, Folder 9

HLS notes - Torts (notebook 2) 1950

Box 1, Folder 10

HLS notes - Accounting 1950

Box 1, Folder 10

HLS notes - Agency 1950

Box 2, Folder 1

HLS notes - Constitutional Law (notebook 1) 1950

Box 2, Folder 2

HLS notes - Constitutional Law (notebook 2) 1951

Box 2, Folder 3

HLS notes - Corporations I (notebook 1) 1950

Box 2, Folder 4

HLS notes - Corporations I (notebook 2 1950

Box 2, Folder 5

HLS notes - Legislation 1950

Box 2, Folder 6

HLS notes - Property II (notebook 1) 1950

Box 2, Folder 7

HLS notes - Property II (notebook 2 1951

Box 2, Folder 8

HLS notes - Taxation (notebook 1) 1950

Box 2, Folder 9

HLS notes - Taxation (notebook 2) 1951

Box 2, Folder 10

HLS notes - Trusts (notebook 1) 1950

Box 2, Folder 11

HLS notes - Trusts (notebook 2) 1951

Box 2, Folder 12

HLS notes - Administrative Law 1951

Box 2, Folder 13

HLS notes - Conflicts of Laws 1951

Box 3, Folder 1

HLS notes - Evidence 1951

Box 3, Folder 2

HLS notes - Investment Management 1951

Box 3, Folder 3

HLS notes - Restitution 1951

Box 3, Folder 4

HLS notes - Corporations II (notebook 1) 1951

Box 3, Folder 5

HLS notes - Corporations II (notebook 2) 1951

Box 3, Folder 6

HLS notes - Commercial Law (notebook 1) 1951

Box 3, Folder 7

HLS notes - Commercial Law (notebook 2 1952

Box 3, Folder 8

HLS notes - Current Tax Problems 1952

Box 3, Folder 9

HLS notes - Seminar in Problems in Taxation 1952

Box 3, Folder 10

HLS Yearbook 1950

Box 3, Folder 11

HLS Yearbook 1951

Box 3, Folder 12

HLS Class of 1952 - 10th Year Report 1962

Box 3, Folder 13

HLS Class of 1952 - 25th Year Report 1977

Box 3, Folder 14

HLS Class of 1952 - 30th Year Report 1982

Box 3, Folder 15

Massachusetts Bar Exam 1952

 

Southern Methodist University

Box 4, Folder 1

SMU course - Legal Accounting 1950s

Box 4, Folder 2

SMU course - Legal Accounting 1956

Box 4, Folder 3

SMU course - Insurance (binder 1) 1955

Box 4, Folder 4

SMU course - Insurance (binder 2) 1955

Box 4, Folder 5

SMU course - Legal Writing 1955-1957

Box 4, Folder 6

SMU course - Torts I 1956

Box 4, Folder 7

SMU course - Business Associations - Agency 1950s

Box 4, Folder 8

SMU course - Business Associations II - Corporations (binder 1) 1956

Box 4, Folder 9

SMU course - Business Associations II - Corporations (binder 2) 1956

Box 4, Folder 10

SMU course - Business Associations II - Corporations 1957

Box 4, Folder 11

SMU course - Security in Promised Advantages - Academy of American Law 1957

Box 4, Folder 12

SMU course - Partnerships Texas Law 1957

 

Stanford Law School

Box 5, Folder 1

SLS course - Commercial Law I - Bills and Notes 1950s

Box 5, Folder 2

SLS course - Commercial Law I - Sale of Goods 1950s

Box 5, Folder 3

SLS course - Commercial Law II - Sale of Goods 1957

Box 5, Folder 4

SLS course - Law in Society (taught by Harold Shepherd) 1959

Box 5, Folder 5

SLS course - Commercial Law I - Sale of Goods 1960s

Box 5, Folder 6

SLS course - Contracts 1960s

Box 5, Folder 7

SLS course - Contracts 1960s

Box 5, Folder 8

SLS course - Contracts 1960s

Box 5, Folder 9

SLS course - Contracts 1960s

Box 5, Folder 10

SLS course - Contracts (binder 1) 1964

Box 5, Folder 11

SLS course - Contracts (binder 2) 1964

Box 5, Folder 12

SLS course - Creditors' Rights 1963

Box 5, Folder 13

SLS course - Creditors' Rights (binder 1) 1967

Box 5, Folder 14

SLS course - Creditors' Rights (binder 2) 1967

Box 5, Folder 15

SLS course - Creditors' Rights (binder 3) 1967

Box 6, Folder 1

SLS course - Contracts (binder 1) 1969

Box 6, Folder 2

SLS course - Contracts (binder 2) 1969

Box 6, Folder 3

SLS course - Contracts (binder 3) 1969

Box 6, Folder 4

SLS course - Contracts (binder 4) 1969

Box 6, Folder 5

SLS course - Bar Exam (for Contracts) 1971

Box 6, Folder 6

SLS course - Sales and Sales Financing (binder 1) 1971

Box 6, Folder 7

SLS course - Sales and Sales Financing (binder 2) 1971

Box 6, Folder 8

SLS course - Sales and Sales Financing (binder 3) 1971

Box 6, Folder 9

SLS course - Sales and Sales Financing (binder 4) 1971

Box 6, Folder 10

SLS course - Commercial and Consumer Transactions 1975

Box 6, Folder 11

SLS course - Commercial and Consumer Transactions 1977

Box 6, Folder 12

SLS course - Debtor/Creditor Relations (taught by Treister) 1977

Box 6, Folder 13

SLS course - Intro to Statutory Analysis - Consumer Transactions, part 1 1979

Box 6, Folder 14

SLS course - Intro to Statutory Analysis - Consumer Transactions, part 2 1979

Box 6, Folder 15

SLS course - Intro to Statutory Analysis - Consumer Transactions, part 3 1979

Box 6, Folder 16

SLS course - Intro to Statutory Analysis - Assignments 1-6 1979

Box 6, Folder 17

SLS course - Intro to Statutory Analysis - Assignments 7-13 1979

Box 6, Folder 18

SLS course - Commercial Law - Secured Transactions

Box 7

Contracts: Old Files #1 (Contracts is a course Sher taught for many years) 1970s-1980s

Box 8

Contracts: Old Files #2 (Contracts is a course Sher taught for many years) 1960s-1970s

Box 9

Contracts and Legislation (seminar) 1980s-1990s

Box 10

Consumer Protection; Commercial Law; Commercial and Consumer Transactions; Three spiral notebooks from the Economic Institute for Law Professors (at George Mason University School of Law?) 1974-1980s

 

Miscellaneous

Box 11

Correspondence; Sher's publications (random selection); Sher's resumes and CVs; Other Miscellaneous 1958-1990s

Box 12

Miscellaneous, including Sher's books