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DiversityTaskForce1995_plan.pdf
A campus-wide conference was convened in 1992 to respond to the problem. The purpose of the conference, entitled "Suffolk University: Rebuilding a Diverse Community," was to coordinate, strengthen and expand diversity-related efforts in a…

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Nelson D. Simons (JD 1925) was the first Native American graduate of Suffolk University Law School. He was later elected chief of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe

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Thomas Vreeland Jones (JD 1915) was one of the first African Americans to graduate from Suffolk University Law School. Jones was also a veteran of WWI. his family, friends and the Black American Law Students Association at Suffolk University Law…

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Caption reads: The first twins to register for the pre-legal course of Suffolk University, College of Liberal Arts, are Eleanor Frances and Frances Eleanor O'Brien. They are filing application blanks with Miss Carrolla A. Bryant, Registrar. The twins…

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Image scanned from the Suffolk Law Register, Vol. 2, No. 2. The chair in front of window marks the spot where Archer gave his first lecture.

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Pictured: Ann Picardi (center). Ann Picardi is the first woman elected as Suffokl University's student body president

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Hayashi was the first student of Japanese heritage to graduate from Suffolk University Law School. See also the Class of 1922 photo (SU-0344)

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Jeanne M. Hession (JD 1956) was the first woman elected Suffolk University Law School President (1955) and the first woman appointed to Suffolk University's Board of Trustees (1973), served as Vice-Chair from 1976-1996

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Catherine T. Judge (JD 1957, LLM 1960) served as the Suffolk University Law School Registrar from 1955-1967. In 1967, she became the Law School's first female full-time teacher and the first female full professor in 1974. Known as the "grande dame…

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The Suffolk University Law School Register was likely the university's first publication (1915)

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Pictured (left to right): Treasurer Hiram J. Archer, John B. Hynes and President Walter M. Burse (1948-1954)

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This image is part of a glass lantern slide show created by Suffolk University President Gleason L. Archer in the 1920s for promotional purposes.

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This image is part of a glass lantern slide show created by Suffolk University President Gleason L. Archer in the 1920s for promotional purposes.

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This image is part of a glass lantern slide show created by Suffolk University President Gleason L. Archer in the 1920s for promotional purposes.

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Jeanne M. Hession (JD 1956) was the first woman elected Suffolk University Law School President (1955) and the first woman appointed to Suffolk University's Board of Trustees (1973), served as Vice-Chair from 1976-1996

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Catherine T. Judge (JD 1957, LLM 1960) served as the Suffolk University Law School Registrar from 1955-1967. In 1967, she became the Law School's first female full-time teacher and the first female full professor in 1974. Known as the "grande dame of…

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Catherine T. Judge (JD 1957, LLM 1960) served as the Suffolk University Law School Registrar from 1955-1967. In 1967, she became the Law School's first female full-time teacher and the first female full professor in 1974. She served on the faculty…

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Catherine T. Judge (JD 1957, LLM 1960) served as the Suffolk University Law School Registrar from 1955-1967. In 1967, she became the Law School's first female full-time teacher and the first female full professor in 1974. Known as the "grande dame…

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Signed by the Speaker of State House of Representatives, President of State Senate, and Governor of Massachusetts (includes a Certificate certifying the charter to be a "True Copy" with the seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts)

earlystudent research project.pdf
In 2006, the Moakley Archive completed a research project to find out more about Suffolk University Law School’s earliest graduates. This guide includes information about the classes and biographical information about a selection of graduates…
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