Guide to the Papers of William Timbers, 1933 - 1937Manuscript MS-1055

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Title:

Guide to the Papers of William Timbers, 1933 - 1937

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1055

Collection Dates:

1933 - 1937

Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear feet)

Abstract:

William H. Timbers, (1915-1994). Dartmouth College class of 1937 and senior judge of the US Court of Appeals in the Second Circuit in Manhattan. The collection includes correspondence, clippings, and other material related to his time at Dartmouth.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College Required for Publication or Reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The papers of William H. Timbers contain correspondence, schedule of examinations, a commencement program, a Rhodes Scholar application, bank statements and voided checks, newspaper clippings, photographs, as well as a text for the freshman course in Evolution at Dartmouth College.

Biography

A 1937 graduate of Dartmouth, William H. Timbers was a senior judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan. After attending Dartmouth, Timbers received his law degree from Yale Law School and worked in the law offices of Davis, Polk, Wardwell, Sutherland & Kiendl before becoming a partner at Cummings & Lockwood. He was appointed to the appeals court in 1971 by Richard Nixon and became a senior judge in 1981. In addition to his work as a judge, Timbers also raised, trained, and showed Norwegian Elkhound dogs, and was president of the Norwegian Elkhound Association of America.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Papers of William Timbers, 1933-1937

Papers

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: 1933-1937

Contains correspondence, schedule of examinations, a commencement program, a Rhode Scholar application, bank statements and voided checks, newspaper clippings, photographs, as well as a text for the freshman course in Evolution at Dartmouth College.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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