The Resource Merrill R. Francis papers

Merrill R. Francis papers

Label
Merrill R. Francis papers, 1989-1999
Title
Merrill R. Francis papers
Inclusive dates
1989-1999
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Merrill R. Francis papers include memoranda, reports, notes, among other materials, regarding Francis's participation in American Bar Association groups, including the Task Force on Federal Court Structure, the Ad Hoc Committee on Bankruptcy Structure and Insolvency Process, and the Ad Hoc Committee on Partnerships in Bankruptcy. The collection also includes 1992 meeting materials of the American Bankruptcy Institute, and related reports from 1991-1992 and 1999
Note
Forms part of the National bankruptcy archives
Is part of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Biographical or historical data
Merrill R. Francis received his J.D. from Stanford University Law School in 1959, at which time he joined the firm of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter and Hampton in Los Angeles. He became a partner in January 1961, and remained with the firm until his retirement in January 2001, during which time he served as chair of the firm's Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Group. Throughout his career he practised in Bankruptcy Court. Francis was a member of the American Bar Association (where his chaired a number of groups and committees) and the American Bankruptcy Institute, as well as a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American College of Bankruptcy since 1995
Cataloging source
PU-L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Francis, Merrill R.
Index
index present
Language note
Materials in English
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy lawyers
Label
Merrill R. Francis papers
Instantiates
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Cumulative index finding aids
Guide to the Merrill R. Francis papers can be found at: www.law.upenn.edu/bll/archives/xml/francis.xml
Extent
  • c. 30 items,
  • 1.5
Governing access note
The archives reserves the right to restrict access to materials of sensitive nature. Please contact the department for further information
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Merrill R. Francis in 2001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
07-B1073
Terms governing use
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law
Type of unit
cu. ft
Label
Merrill R. Francis papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Cumulative index finding aids
Guide to the Merrill R. Francis papers can be found at: www.law.upenn.edu/bll/archives/xml/francis.xml
Extent
  • c. 30 items,
  • 1.5
Governing access note
The archives reserves the right to restrict access to materials of sensitive nature. Please contact the department for further information
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Merrill R. Francis in 2001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
07-B1073
Terms governing use
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law
Type of unit
cu. ft

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