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Archives and Special Collections

The Archives and Special Collections Department of Biddle Law Library preserves and provides access to the American Law Institute (ALI) archives, the National Bankruptcy Archives (NBA), and Penn Carey Law historic records.

Current Exhibitions

Exhibitions at Biddle Law Library have been temporarily paused due to Library construction, please check back here for future exhibition developments.

For more information contact Biddle Law Library’s Archives and Special Collections Department.

Digital Exhibitions

Featured Digital Exhibitions

Benchmark: Penn Carey Law Women and the Federal Courts

"Benchmark: Penn Carey Law Women and the Federal Courts" highlights the careers of Penn Carey Law alumnae who have served or are currently serving on the federal judicial court system. The women featured in this digital exhibition provide a wide lens of exemplary accomplishments, and by highlighting their careers it also provides greater insight into the evolving historical context of women entering into federal judicial service.


Penn Carey Law Milestones: Black History at Penn Carey Law 

The Penn Carey Law Milestones series of digital exhibitions celebrates the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff. Penn Carey Law has been celebrating Black accomplishments since 1888 when Aaron Albert Mossell became the first Black man to graduate from Penn Carey Law. This exhibition provides a list and an accompanying visual timeline to outlines Black history here at Penn Carey Law.


Exhibition Ideas and Documentation

Please use this form to submit your exhibition ideas or completed exhibition documentation.