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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

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7005
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Printers sheets, lecture notes and notes on constitutional history and law.

Dates: 1884-1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence, 1877-1902

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7006
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Printers sheets, lecture notes and notes on constitutional history and law.

Dates: 1877-1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence, 1903-1904

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7007
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Printers sheets, lecture notes and notes on constitutional history and law.

Dates: 1903-1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence, 1905-1908

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7008
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Printers sheets, lecture notes and notes on constitutional history and law.

Dates: 1905-1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence from Frederic W. Maitland to C.T. Carr, 13 May 1906-1 June 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/350-352
Dates: 13 May 1906-1 June 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence from Frederic W. Maitland to John Willis Clark, 21 May 1893-21 Oct. 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8954/99-100
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Letters mostly to Clark, with some to his wife Frances Clark (d.1908), Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) and others, mainly routine in nature, and collected for their autograph value. Another volume, containing letters of scientists, was not acquired. The original numbering in each volume has been retained; in this catalogue the letters are grouped by subject.

Dates: 21 May 1893-21 Oct. 1894
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence of Professor Henry Jackson concerning the Acton Library

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7720
Scope and Contents In 1890 Lord Acton, whose financial affairs were in a state of some embarrassment, decided to sell his vast historical library at auction, and the first part of what was to have been a many-volumed catalogue was issued by Messrs Puttick & Simpson, containing 2,400 lots to be sold on eight days in July. Before this sale took place, Andrew Carnegie had (at the suggestion of Acton's friend and political mentor Gladstone) purchased the entire library, and allowed Acton to retain possession...
Dates: 1902-1903
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Description by F. W. Maitland of CUL MS Add.332,1'Summae Decreti Gratiani', early 13th century.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4432
Dates: 1895
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Fragments of lectures

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7002
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Printers sheets, lecture notes and notes on constitutional history and law.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Fragments of Lectures

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7003
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Printers sheets, lecture notes and notes on constitutional history and law.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Frederic Maitland: Correspondence and related papers, 1892-1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2766.16
Dates: 1892-1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Frederic William Maitland: Lecture notes on constitutional law, 1890 (Circa)

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)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Frederic William Maitland: Lecture notes on corporations, 1899

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
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Frederic William Maitland: Lectures on Real Property

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6173
Scope and Contents Written in a fair hand from the notes of a student attending the lectures. The lectures probably related to Maitland's course on 'Advanced Real Property', held at Cambridge University between 1887 and 1892. There are references to chapters, indicating that the writing may have been intended for publication. Correspondence found in MS.Add.4403/247-250 suggests that the note-taker was probably Charles Samuel Jackson. The papers include typescript notes on suit of court, hundred courts,...
Dates: 1887-1892 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Frederic William Maitland: Notes on miscellaneous legal matters, 1888-1903 (Circa)

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)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Frederic William Maitland: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6987-7009
Scope and Contents

Printers sheets, lecture notes and notes on constitutional history and law.

Dates: 1884-1908
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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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

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
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Frederic William Maitland: Printer's sheets for Maitland's The constitutional history of England, 1887-1888

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
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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'Frederick William Maitland. A memoir by the late Mrs. Reynell', reprinted from the 'Cambridge Law Journal', Vol. 11 - No. 1, 1951, 1951-1956 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/255
Scope and Contents

Presented by Ermengard Maitland to Helen Cam; with Ermengard's notes of a letter, 2 July 1956, on her mother, Selina Caroline

Dates: 1951-1956 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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F.W. Maitland: Letters to Dr. Joseph Redlich

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8130
Scope and Contents The following letters were written by Professor and Mrs. Maitland to Dr. Josef Redlich of Vienna, author of 'Local government in England' (published in German 1901, in English 1903) and 'The procedure of the House of Commons' (published in German 1905, in English 1908). They mostly concern an essay by Maitland on English trusts and corporations for a Germanic readership, which Redlich offered to translate. They also contain references to Maitland's health, his thanks for German publications...
Dates: 26 July 1903-20 January 1907 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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F.W. Maitland: Notes on Cambridge University Library manuscripts, with a covering letter to 'Hall', 10 Oct. 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9750/267
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Comprises single items or small collections, chiefly correspondence, donated to or purchased by Cambridge University Library. Together with a number of items and fragments found in Cambridge University Library books and bindings.

Dates: 10 Oct. 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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F.W. Maitland: Papers, 1895-1903 (Circa)

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)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Henry Jackson: Correspondence to G.F. Browne and F.W. Maitland, 1891-1905

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/711-713
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1891-1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Honourary degree certificate for F.W. Maitland, University of Cracow (Krakow)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.4142
Dates: 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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James Smith Reid: Correspondence to Francis Jenkinson and F.W. Maitland, 1899-1902

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1165-1166
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1899-1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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