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Selection Criteria

Our selection criteria include:

  • United States imprints published before 1870, except for case reporters, and including serials that were published in their entirety before 1870
  • Non-United States monographs published before 1860
  • Non-United States serials published before 1850, except case reporters
  • All Blackstone Commentaries published before 1900
  • Connecticut historical primary legal materials
  • Commercially published faculty materials
  • Items of special significance to the Law School or the Law Library collection

Access to Special Collections material is limited. Many materials in Special Collections are fragile and are difficult to replace. To obtain access to materials in our collection review our access policy.