34 Chi. L. Libr. Bull. 1 (December 1963)

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                              CHICAGO LAW LIBRARy BULLETIN

                       CHICAGO ASSOCIATION    OF LAW   LIBRARIES

 Number 34                                                             December. 1963

                                      INSTITUTE
           Sixth biennial institute of AALL The Law Library, a Living Trust,
 directed by Robert Q. Kelly, took place in Chicago, DePaul University College of
 Law, from June 28 to July 2.

           The Law Library and the services it renders were discussed from the point
 of view of various people: a dean, a professor, a director, a student, a practicing
 lawyer, a judge. At intervals law librarians gave their comments. The final account-
 ing: the past, present and future of law libraries completed the institute, which,
 left long lasting impressions.

                                   ANNUAL CONVENTION
           Annual convention of AALL was held at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island,
 from July 4 to July 7.

           Very different and beautiful setting, interesting professional program,
 dancing and entertainment made the convention very successful.

           The professional program will come to you in Law Library Journal, as
 usual.
           Mr. Forrest Drummond, Chairman of the Sub-Committee on Biographical Direc-
 tory, announced the proposed publication of A Biographical Directory of Law
 Librarians, which will be published by West Publishing Co. every other year. Com-
 merce Clearing House will continue to put out Law Libraries in the United States
 and Canada in the intervening years.

           The performance of the AALL players The Rule of Law Goes West was not
way out, but right with us and lots of fun. The costumes were great.
          For the wind-up banquet, President Julius J. Marke made a speech on
 Information Retrieval--a successful variation of the usual program.

                        SPECIAL EXHIBITS AT THE LAW SCHOOLS
          In honor of the 68th annual meeting of the American Bar Association,
August 7-16, 1963, the University of Chicago Law Library had on display special
exhibits, which included legal artifacts from the Near East; legal documents,
letters and rare books; also selected publications of the Law School and faculty
research projects.

          Etchings and engravings depicting legal profession at work completed the
display. It was a rare occasion to take a glimpse into the past.

          Northwestern University Law Library. On the occasion of the centennial
of the birth of John Henry Wigmore, Dean of Northwestern University School of Law
from 1901 to 1929, the Law Library arranged a display of materials pertaining to
Wigmore's life and works. The exhibit coincided with the 86th annual meeting of

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