Freedom of the Seas: Acknowledgments

Michael Widener

Freedom of the Seas, 1609: Grotius and the Emergence of International Law
An exhibit marking the 400th anniversary of Hugo Grotius’s Mare Liberum


Thanks to the following individuals and institutions for their assistance in preparing this exhibit:

David Warrington
Librarian for Special Collections
Harvard Law School Library

Kathryn James
Assistant Curator, Early Modern Books and Manuscripts
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University

Christine McCarthy
Chief Conservator
Yale University Library

Tara Kennedy
Preservation Field Services Librarian
Yale University Library

Shana Jackson
Lillian Goldman Law Library

Benjamin Yousey-Hindes
Stanford University

The portrait of Hugo Grotius is from: Hugo Grotius, Inleydinghe tot de Hollandsche rechtsgheleerdheydt (Haarlem, 1636). Rare Book Collection, Lillian Goldman Law Library.

“Freedom of the Seas, 1609: Grotius and the Emergence of International Law,” curated by Edward Gordon and Michael Widener, is on display October 2009 through January 2010 in the Rare Book Exhibition Gallery, Level L2, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School.

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