Reel 1 Nutter, McClennen & Fish 1881-1909

This reel includes background material and notes from a course on business law that Brandeis taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; correspondence about the Homestead Steel Strike of 1893; opposition to the West End lease of the Boston Elevated; draft legislation concerning the construction of the Washington Street Subway; and correspondence with educational and civic leaders such as James Barr Ames, Charles W. Eliot, and Richard Henry Dana. The reel concludes with early legislation, news clippings and hearing reports concerning the Boston and Maine/ New Haven Railroad Merger. (Boxes NMF 1,1A, 1B-1)

View a rough draft for an exam Brandeis gave in his business law class at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (554 kb).