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A Guide to the John Marshall Bar Association Miscellany

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
March 2005

Descriptive Summary

Creator: John Marshall Bar Association
Title: John Marshall Bar Association Miscellany
Dates: 1944-1972
Abstract: Association publications, scripts for homecoming celebrations, programs for the Barristers' Brawl, and other documents.
Extent: 0.01 Linear feet. 1 folder.
Identification: Ms Coll. 47
Language(s): English
Online Content Items from this collection have been digitized and are available online in the UF Digital Collections. For more information please see the note below.

Biographical/Historical Note

Originally known as the John Marshall Debating Society, the John Marshall Bar Association is today the student bar association affiliated with the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association and the Florida Bar.

Scope and Content

The collection contains mimeographed JMBA publications, both official and unofficial. The titles include The Shuffle (1953-56), The Dicta (1953), What's in a Name? (1953), and The John Marshall Bar Association Bulletin (1965-1966). Also included are two scripts for JMBA homecoming skits, programs for the spring Barrister's Brawl and homecoming celebrations, a 1972 JMBA position paper on the University's conversion to a quarter-based academic calendar, and other miscellaneous documents.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Alternate Form of Material

Digital reproductions of items in this collection are available online via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Marshall Bar Association Miscellany, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Processing Information

The publications in this collection were pulled from the University Archives Series 42, Clippings File.

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Law students -- Florida -- History.

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