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  • Collection: Gleason Leonard Archer Personal Papers, 1790-1999 (MS108)

Pictured left to right: Allan Archer; F. Morse Wemple (New England Conservatory); Gleason L. Archer, Jr., kneeling; Mrs. Wemple; Elizabeth Archer

Postcard message reads: "Here is where I became a lawyer at 9.30 this morning G.L. Archer August 21 '06", addressed to Rev. L.S. Williams (uncle of Gleason L. Archer) in East Wilton, Maine

This gold-leafed glass sign hung in the bay window of founder Gleason L. Archer's the first floor apartment and advertised Archer's Evening Law School (now Suffolk University Law School) to passersby.

The ring design features the Suffolk Law School motto: "Honestas Et Diligentia" encircling "Suffolk Law" with a scale. Archer's name is engraved inside the ring.

Text on the front reads: "Second Year. School opens Sept. 18, 1906." Tagline at bottom: "Three evenings a week for three thirty-one week years fit you to practice law." The back of the advertisement lists the courses offered for the Fall, Winter, and…

Written on back of photograph: "boiling spring near cabin, Norwell"

Written on back of photograph: "Maria Snyder & 3 daughters, Marian Osgood, Justine Connor, Elizabeth Archer"

Written on back of photograph: "Maria & Harry Snyder played checkers daily except on Sundays"

Includes a copy of The Ancestors and Descendants of Elisha Pratt of Turner, Maine by Francis H. Russel, 1963
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