Discovering William Cook: Ten Sources for Reconstructing the Life of a Lawyer
Margaret A. Leary
University of Michigan Law School
February 4, 2009
Law Library Journal, Vol. 100, No. 39, 2008
Ms. Leary uses a case study to describe ten categories of resources for reconstructing a Manhattan lawyer's life. These resources answer questions about his law practice, scholarship, personal life, personality, values, and philanthropy. The case study uses today's resources to look far back into the details of the life of William W. Cook, who gave his fortune to the University of Michigan Law School.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 20
Keywords: William Cook, lawyer biography, lawyer's life, University of Michigan Law School, Manhattan lawyerAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: February 5, 2009
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