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Series Accession 2019-M-0059: Additional Material, Circa 1960s-2011

Call Number: MS 2071, Series Accession 2019-M-0059

Scope and Contents

This accession primarily contains Dworkin’s professional correspondence. Correspondence includes discussions of writings and courses with colleagues, logistical correspondence related to Dworkin’s attendance at lectures or conferences, and correspondence with publishers regarding Dworkin’s writings. Correspondence with prominent individuals and organizations in academia and law are filed in individual folders, as are those of correspondents with whom Dworkin exchanged three or more letters, and those with individual folders of correspondence in Series III. Other correspondence is grouped in general folders by letter and arranged in alphabetical order. Additional files contain course and teaching materials from Dworkin’s time at the University of Oxford; conference and event files, generally for events related to law or philosophy; and writings by Dworkin and other authors. Materials date primarily from the late 1960s and the 1980s.


  • Circa 1960s-2011

Language of Materials

From the Collection: The materials are predominantly in English. A small amount of material, primarily translations of Dworkin’s work or materials relating to events Dworkin attended, is in Greek, Italian, Japanese, and Mandarin.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: The collection is open for research.

1TB WD My Passport Ultra HD external hard drive (Item 2017-m-0051-0194) in Series IX, Computer Files, is unprocessed and may contain sensitive information or be in a physical state that would prohibit use. Researchers wishing to request access should email The request should outline the scope and purpose of the research project, why the researcher believes the material is relevant to their project, and contact information. If possible the request should also include a list of specific material of interest. The review may take several weeks.

Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy of non-commercially produced items for their personal use should consult the ordering reproductions information on the Manuscripts and Archives website.

Original computer files may not be accessed due to their fragility. Researchers must consult access copies.


Accession 2019-m-0059 is arranged under five headings: Numerical files, Conference and event files, Correspondence, Course materials, and Writings. Materials are arranged alphabetically within each grouping.

Processing Information

Materials in this series were originally filed loosely with related materials, sometimes in roughly chronological groupings. Materials were sorted into groupings and arranged alphabetically during processing.


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