The Early Manuscripts Collection contains a wide variety of documents relating to the law, ranging in date from the late thirteenth to twentieth centuries.The collection includes lawyers’ business records, lecture notes, student notebooks, commonplace books, accounts of trials, peerage claims, judges’ opinions, docket books, precedents of pleading, and collections of writs.The collection has developed from the early years of the school, and now includes all of the Library’s pre-1851 holdings and most pre-1877 American imprints.Also in the collection are many Anglo-American legal materials to 1900, international law to 1911, Russian and Soviet law to 1954, and Chinese law to 1960.You will also find in DORIE recent documents related to institutional issues.
It is not an exhaustive collection, but contains a selection of documents or excerpts of documents relating to general institutional issues and to the various intergovernmental conferences (including the 2002-03 European Convention) that have made changes to the founding treaties.
Some documents are for internal Commission use only and may not be disseminated outside the Institution.
You can search this specialised information database in English and French.
However, he may mention one or more members in addition to the one cited (see B‑IV, 3.1).
Such documents should be identified by the Office of origin, type and number of document, and preceded by the sign ampersand (&).