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Maitland, Frederic William, 1850-1906 (legal historian)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1850 - 1906

Biography

Frederic William Maitland (1850-1906), son of John Gorham Maitland, was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he took the moral sciences tripos (B.A., 1873; M.A. 1876). He was called to the bar in 1876, and thereafter became reader in English law at Cambridge in 1884, and Downing professor, 1888-1906. He was the founder of the Selden Society, which sought to encourage the study of the history of English law, and served as its literary director in 1895. He became Ford's lecturer at Oxford in 1897, and Rede lecturer at Cambridge in 1901. He was also made an honorary fellow of Trinity College.

Found in 90 Collections and/or Records:

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Correpondence, 1884-1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7005
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Correspondence, 1877-1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7006
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Correspondence, 1903-1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7007
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Correspondence, 1905-1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7008
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Correspondence from Frederic W. Maitland to C.T. Carr, 13 May 1906-1 June 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/350-352
Dates: 13 May 1906-1 June 1906
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Correspondence of Professor Henry Jackson concerning the Acton Library

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7720
Dates: 1902-1903
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Fragments of lectures

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7002
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Fragments of Lectures

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7003
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Frederic Maitland: Correspondence and related papers, 1892-1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2766.16
Dates: 1892-1939
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Frederic William Maitland: Lecture notes on constitutional law, 1890 (Circa)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6998
Scope and Contents

217 folios, c. 1890. The notes are an imperfect series and are bound up out of order.

Dates: 1890 (Circa)
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Frederic William Maitland: Lecture notes on corporations, 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6999
Scope and Contents

1899, 311 folios. The lectures are no longer in consecutive sequence, but are indentified in a pencil note (fol. 1) as 'Corporation in English Law. Lectures, Autumn 1899'.

Dates: 1899
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Frederic William Maitland: Lectures on Real Property

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6173
Dates: 1887-1892 (Circa)
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Frederic William Maitland: Notes on miscellaneous legal matters, 1888-1903 (Circa)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7000
Scope and Contents

In Maitland's hand and that of Florence Maitland, c. 1888-1903, 366 folios.

Dates: 1888-1903 (Circa)
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Frederic William Maitland: Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6987-7009
Dates: 1884-1908
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Frederic William Maitland: Printer's sheets for F.W. Maitland's and Frederick Pollock's The history of English law before the time of Edward I, 1894

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6987-6995
Scope and Contents

In Maitland's hand, bound in nine volumes. On a flyleaf is 'F. H. M. from F. W. M.', indicating that the volumes were presented by Maitland to his wife Florence.

Dates: 1894
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Frederic William Maitland: Printer's sheets for Maitland's The constitutional history of England, 1887-1888

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6996-6997
Scope and Contents

In his own hand. The sheets were originally the loose sheets of lectures given in 1887-1888.

Dates: 1887-1888
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F.W. Maitland: Letters to Dr. Joseph Redlich

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8130
Dates: 26 July 1903-20 January 1907 (Circa)
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F.W. Maitland: Papers, 1895-1903 (Circa)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/63
Scope and Contents

Including: 'Observations on the Case of Harrington v. Sendall'; 'Agrarian Cambridge'; proof sheets of chapter on 'The Anglican settlement' in 'Cambridge Modern History'; biographical notes on Sir Leslie Stephen with printed lists of cases of 3 & 4 Edward II

Dates: 1895-1903 (Circa)
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Henry Jackson: Correspondence to G.F. Browne and F.W. Maitland, 1891-1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/711-713
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