Papers of Francis de Zulueta

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

GB 231 MS 2758 Catalogue of library of Francis de Zulueta (1878-1958), legal historian. Offprints and pamphlets listed in the catalogue are deposited in Aberdeen University Law Library (53 boxes). The bound books listed in the catalogue are dispersed throughout Aberdeen University Library (principally classmark "345" and classmarks"34" - "341" in the general collection) with any early or rare volumes deposited in Special Libraries and Archives.

GB 231 MS 2785 Small collection of personal papers relating to the research and publications of Francis de Zulueta (1878-1958). The collection comprises photographs, transcripts, notes, and memoranda, of and re., early legal manuscripts; drafts, supplements, and typescripts of various papers and publications, including The Liber Pauperum of Vacarius, ed. by Francis de Zulueta, Selden Society Publications, 44 (London: Quaritch, 1927), and Don Antonio Augustin, 8th lecture of the David Murray Foundation, Glasgow, Aug 1939; offprints of Zulueta's publications, with some related correspondence and comment from scholars; misc. correspondence with colleagues and others re legal manuscripts, research and publications.

For further details on the contents of these 2 deposits, and on the scope and contents of Francis de Zulueta's library, see Gero Dolezalek, Books and Papers of the late Francis de Zulueta (1878-1958): Regius Professor of Law at Oxford 1919-1948 (n.p., n.pub., 1996). A copy is deposited in Aberdeen University Law Library: Law Ref 340.54 Dol.

Administrative / Biographical History

Francis de Zulueta (1878-1958) was the son of Senor Don Pedro de Zulueta, sometime Secretary of the Spanish Embassy in London, and Laura Mary Sheil, daughter of Sir Justin Sheil, KCB. He graduated from New College, Oxford, c 1902, and after fellowships in several of the Oxford Colleges, became Regius Professor of Law at All Souls College, Oxford, 1919-1948. He received honorary doctorates from the University of Aberdeen and the University of Paris.

He specialised in, and published several works on, ancient Roman law, including Patronage in the Later Empire, Oxford studies in social and legal history, 1 (Oxford, 1909); The Liber Pauperum of Vacarius, Selden Society Publications, 44 (London: Quaritch, 1927); The Roman Law of Sale (Oxford: Clarendon, 1945); and Institutes of Gaius (Oxford: Clarendon, 1946).

For further details see Who was Who, 1951 - 1960.

Arrangement

None observed - listing in process

Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to signature accepting conditions of use at reader registration sheet

Acquisition Information

GB 231 MS 2758 deposited in the University in Jun 1970, by the Law librarian, University of Aberdeen.GB 231 MS 2758 deposited in the University in Jun 1970, by the Law librarian, University of Aberdeen.GB 231 MS 2785 deposited in the University in 1972. Source not recorded.

Other Finding Aids

A box list of the contents of GB 231 MS 2875 is given in Gero Dolezalek, Books and Papers of the late Francis de Zulueta (1878-1958): Regius Professor of Law at Oxford 1919-1948 (n.p., n.pub., 1996). A copy is deposited in Aberdeen University Law Library: Law Ref 340.54 Dol.

Very brief collection level description available on Aberdeen University Library Catalogue, accessible online http://www.abdn.ac.uk/diss/library/

Alternative Form Available

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Conditions Governing Use

Subject to the condition of the original, copies may be supplied for private research use only on receipt of a signed undertaking to comply with current copyright legislation.

Permission to make any published use of material from the collection must be sought in advance from the Head of Special Libraries and Archives (e-mail: speclib@abdn.ac.uk) and, where appropriate, from the copyright owner. Where possible, assistance will be given in identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with normal procedures

Custodial History

GB 231 MS 2758 was gifted to the Law Library, University of Aberdeen, c 1970, with Francis de Zulueta's library.

Accruals

No accruals expected

Related Material

Offprints, pamphlets and books from Francis de Zulueta's library are dispersed amongst the stock of the Law Library, the general library, and Special Libraries and Archives of the University of Aberdeen.

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