Saturday, May 28, 2011

Weekend Round-Up

  • Famed poet Walt Whitman spent eight years working as a clerk in the Attorney General’s office (1865-1873), and according to newly discovered documents, he left a paper trail. The National Archives announced the find here. (Hat tip: Georgetown Law Library Blog)
  • Calling all grad students! The Historical Society wants to hear from you. Blogger Dan Allosso is putting together a series of posts on the "challenges and opportunities" that today's graduate students face as they prepare to become professional historians.
  • The American Journal of Legal History (published quarterly by the James E. Beasley School of Law of Temple University) has announced that it is now accepting articles via ExpressO. (Hat tip: H-Law)
The Weekend Round-up is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History Bloggers.