From Jordan Patterson

Blog posts from former cataloguing assistant Jordan Patterson

Glanvill's Tractatus: The First Treatise on English Law (ca 1188, First Print Ed 1554)

Glanvill, Ranulf de, 1130-1190. Tractatus de legibus et consuetudinibus regni Anglie. Londini : In aedibus Richardi Totteli, 1554. [1st edition]. ― Tractatus de legibus et consuetudinibus regni Angliae. Londini : postant venales apud J. White et E. Brooke, 1780. [3rd edition]. “Here begins the treatise on the laws and customs of the realm of England, composed […]

Size Matters

Over the past few months, members of the law library staff, myself included, have been preparing to reorganize our special collections. Now, as all savvy library users know, libraries generally organize their collections and shelve their books by subject. You’re all familiar with the Library of Congress classification system, used in academic libraries throughout the English-speaking […]