March 27, 1902 letter from Joseph Henry Beale Jr. to University of Chicago President William Rainey Harper. Beale writes that Harvard has approved his leave of absence to serve as the first Dean of the University of Chicago Law School, and sets out his initial plans for getting started.
University of Chicago. Office of the President. Harper, Judson and Burton Administrations. Records, [Box 28, Folder 3], Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library