Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Archives

The Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Archives comprises the rare and unique materials held by the Wilbur C. Hall Law Library. The collection is centered on the papers and chambers library of Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr. and other manuscript collections held by the law library. The archives also houses a rare book collection with strengths in Virginia law and serves as the official repository for the records of the School of Law. The Powell Archives is open for use by all researchers including W&L faculty, alumni, and students.

Selected materials from the Powell Archives have been digitized and made available online through Scholarly Commons. Physical access to the Powell Archives is available by appointment. To make an appointment contact the archivist, Jenny Mitchell.

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