A. Arthur Schiller papers, 1897-1977
Abraham Arthur Schiller (1902-1977) was professor of law at Columbia University from 1928 until his death. He specialized
in Roman law, African law, the law of developing countries, and military law. (Columbia University J.D., 1932).
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, notebooks, photographs, printed materials, computer print-outs and tapes, key-punched
cards, and card files of Schiller. The collection includes correspondence with his professional colleagues, foundations, and
learned societies, and some personal correspondence. There are manuscripts and drafts of his books, articles, book reviews,
lectures, and abstracts, his papers as a student, notebooks of readings and drafts, appointment books, mimeographed course
materials, photostats, photographs, and materials relating to his computer studies of Roman law texts. Correspondents include
Sir Harold Idris Bell, W.W. Buckland, W.E. Crum, Gilbert Highet, H.F. Jolowicz, Owen Lattimore, and Harold Medina.