Law School Archives

The library serves as the repository for certain law school administrative records and publications. (Official student records are retained elsewhere in the University.) Of primary significance are the records of the Dean's Office dating from the 1930s through the tenure of Dean Richard A. Merrill (1980-1988) and our large collection of U.Va. Law School photographs, many of which have been digitized. In addition we maintain administrative records of associate deans, the admissions office, the library, the alumni association, the graduate degree program for judges, and various student organizations. There is a growing collection of nineteenth and early twentieth century student notebooks, exams, and other records of the educational experience. Publications include archival copies of the journals published by student organizations, a complete set of the Law Weekly, The Barrister, Virginia Law School Report, UVa Lawyer, and similar works.