What can you learn from reading past issues of The Gargoyle, the alumni magazine of the University of Wisconsin Law School? You'll discover many historical facts about the law school and interesting stories about our students, faculty and staff.
Below are just a few of the questions you can explore through past issues of The Gargoyle:
- Why is there a controversy behind who was the first woman to graduate from the University of Wisconsin Law School?
- Who was one of the first University of Wisconsin Law School student-athletes?
- When was the Law School Library first air-conditioned?
- Do you think you could you pass the bar exam of 1889?
- What was the average cost of student resident tuition in 1969-1970, at the Law School?
- When did current Wisconsin Chief Justice, Shirley Abrahamson, become a member of the Law School Faculty?
- Where were you on the night of the Law Ball 1936?
To view past issues of the The Gargoyle and find answers to these questions and so much more, select the link provided or go to the Law Library’s home page and locate heading E-Resources, under all Databases select, by Name, then select G at the top of the page, and scroll to The Gargoyle. An archive of past issues is available from 1969 (vol. 1) to the present. Issues are keyword searchable and browsable by table of contents.
You can also keyword search The Gargoyle at the Minds@UW site or by using Google Advanced (tip: In the "Search within a site or domain" enter "http://minds.wisconsin.edu" to search just the Minds@UW content and not the entire web).
A complete run of The Gargoyle is also available in print in the Law Library on the third floor.
Submitted by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian on April 27, 2009
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