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Henry John May papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1640

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of an unpublished autobiography by former South African lawyer Henry John May. The memoir describes May's personal life as well as his professional career.

Dates

  • 1985-1985

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Henry John May, 1993.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1640

Overview

The papers consist of an unpublished autobiography by former South African lawyer Henry John May. The memoir describes May's personal life as well as his professional career.

Biographical / Historical

Henry John May began the practice of law in Johannesburg in 1925 and was considered an authority on native law and customs. He wrote and lectured on apartheid, constitutional law, and South African history.
Title
Guide to the Henry John May Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Carol King
Date
January 1995
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
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120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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