Dr Erwin Griswold
On 16 August 1951, the Chancellor Sir Charles Bickerton Blackburn conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws upon the Dean of Harvard Law School, Dr Erwin Griswold.
Dr Griswold was visiting Australia for the seventh Legal Convention of the Law Council.
Dr Erwin Griswold was Master of Arts of Aberlin College, Bachelor of Laws and Doctor of Juridical Science of Harvard University. He had written many works of scholarship and had initiated new courses in fields of law such as the Study of Legislation. Dean Griswold was recognised as an authority in the field of Taxation. 'It was an honour to the University that not only could we pay tribute to Dean Griswold, but also, through him, to the great institution of which he is head.'
From 'The Gazette' 1952