Special Collections

Louis D Brandeis Collection - a collection of Louis D. Brandeis papers housed at the University of Louisville

John Marshall Harlan Collection - a collection of John Marshall Harlan papers housed at the University of Louisville

Kentucky Constitution Collection - digitized Kentucky Constitutional debates

Kentucky Supreme Court Briefs - a digitized collection of landmark Briefs & Records of the Kentucky Supreme Court held at the UofL Law Library

Law Library Digital Collection - a digital collection of historic materials held by the Law Library at the University of Louisville

Littell's Statutes - the 5 volumes published from 1809-1819 are available in the Internet Archive


Law School Archives

The Law School Archives is a special collection devoted to the history of both the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law and Jefferson School of Law.

The Archives consist of official publications from both schools, including, but not limited to:

  • student publications
  • yearbooks
  • Senior Bulletins
  • course catalogs
  • graduation announcements and programs
  • class composites
  • diplomas

Many of our physical materials are being digitized as part of preservation efforts. Digitized items are available through our Law Library Digital Collection on campus or with a UofL login. Currently, the Law School Archives section of the Digital Collection includes:

  • Law Student Publications
    • Louisville Lawyer
    • Louisville Law Examiner
    • the first version of The Brandeis Brief
  • Senior Bulletins
  • Law School newsletters from World War II

If you have a research request or would like to inquire about making a donation to the Law School Archives, please feel free to or telephone Marcus Walker, the Law School Archivist.

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