The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources [via Gale]

Published records of the American colonies; federal, state, territorial, and municipal codes; constitutional conventions and compilations; law dictionaries and other resources. Part 1 materials date from the 17th century through 1920 covering the American colonies’ documents published by state constitutional conventions, state codes, city charters, law dictionaries, digests and more.” Part 2 covers materials cover 18th century through the 1960’s including constitutional convention, U. S. state, territorial and municipal codes. Content is searchable by either Part 1 or 2 or as an entire collection.

The contents of this collection are available for text analysis and data mining through Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab.

Access is courtesy of the UC Davis School of Law, Mabie Library.

Coverage

1620 -1970