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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

Flashback Friday: Garland Walker Day

by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist




On August 26, 1977, the Mayor of Tampa, Florida, William F. Poe, declared the following day, August 27, to be Dr. Garland R. Walker Day, in recognition of Dean Walker's contributions to legal education. Houston College of Law has a large alumni presence in Florida. This proclamation is from the Garland R. Walker Papers, located in the Special Collections Department at Houston College of Law.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Throwback Thursday: Urban growth and renewal edition

by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist



Today is the first day of orientation here at the Houston College of Law. The halls are filled with eager students, ready to embark on the next phase of their lives. All around downtown Houston, the sights and sounds of myriad construction projects let us know that when this class graduates in three years, downtown won’t be the same. Like our entering class, it will have grown and flourished.  It is with change and renewal in mind that we start off the 2016-2017 academic year, and give you this photo, taken in 1976, from our student lounge of the corners of San Jacinto and Polk St.