Dean Ben F. Johnson, Jr. office files, 1962-1974

Emory University

Emory Law Archives

Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library

1301 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/bn224

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Emory University. School of Law.
Title: Dean Ben F. Johnson, Jr. office files, 1962-1974
Call Number:L-036
Extent: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Records documenting the tenure of Ben F. Johnson, Jr. as Dean of the Emory School of Law
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: material restricted in accordance with Emory Law Archives access policy for Law School records. Records of the Office of the Dean of Emory Law School are closed for 20 years beginning on the date on which the Dean leaves office.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in This Repository

L-003 – Emory Law School annual reports; Series 005 – Emory Law School self-study records; Series 007 – Emory Law School faculty committee records; Series 009 – Dean Thomas D. Morgan office files; Series 010 – Emory Law School faculty meeting minutes; Series 021 – Dean David Epstein office files; Series 029 – Dean L. Ray Patterson office files; Series 033 – Dean Howard O. Hunter office files.




[after identification of item(s)], Dean Ben F. Johnson, Jr. office files, Emory Law Archives, Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library, Emory University.


Processed Nancy Hall Watkins, 2009.

Collection Description

Administrative History

Ben F. Johnson, Jr. served as Dean of the Emory School of Law from 1962-1974.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains records documenting the tenure of Ben F. Johnson, Jr. as Dean of the Emory School of Law. Of particular importance is the 1969 project proposal for the construction of a new Law School building which was completed in 1972.

Arrangement Note

Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 ABA-AALS inspection report, 1972
1 2 Budget memos, 1965-1973
1 3 Evening division, 1968-1974
1 4 First honor graduates, 1918-1974
1 5 Journal of Public Law, 1967-Report
1 6 Long-range planning, 1964
1 7 Luce Foundation, 1968-1971
1 8 Master of Laws program, 1955, 1963
1 9 Project proposal for construction of Law School building, 1969
1 BV Miscellaneous plans and programs, 1967-1972. Includes: Law enforcement field study program; Educational plans; Dean's statement re law school at Georgia State University; DeVito matter; Evening division phase-out; Candler House conference; Statement re HB 1126; New building; Capital development; Dean's retirement statement; Diploma privilege; Pre-start program for prospective Negro law students; and Code of conduct