The Papers of Jeffrey O'Connell
Scope and Contents
- Majority of material found in 1951-1987
- O'Connell, Jeffrey, 1928-2013 (Person)
Biographical / Historical
After O'Connell graduated from Harvard Law School, he was a trial lawyer in Boston with the firm of Hale & Dorr. He came to the University of Virginia in 1980, after 16 years at the University of Illinois. He also taught at the University of Iowa and was a visiting professor at Northwestern University, the University of Michigan, Southern Methodist University, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Washington, and Oxford and Cambridge universities in England. He was the recipient of Guggenheim fellowships in 1973 and 1979. In 1989, he was the Thomas Jefferson Visiting Fellow at Downing College, Cambridge University and, in 1991, the John Marshall Harlan Visiting Distinguished Professor at New York Law School. In 1992 he received the Robert B. McKay Award for Tort and Insurance Scholarship from the American Bar Association.
O'Connell served on the board of directors of Consumers Union, the Educational Advisory Board of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Medical and Safety Committee of the NCAA.
He wrote or co-wrote 12 books dealing with accident law, published dozens of articles on tort and insurance law, and lectured extensively throughout the United States and the world.
Professor O'Connell died 6 January 2013.
21 Cubic Feet (45 archival boxes, plus 3 cartons)
3 items (Cartons)
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- The Papers of Jeffrey O'Connell1951-1987 MSS 84-3
- The Papers of Jeffrey O'Connell MSS 84-3
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