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

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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…

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

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

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

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