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Leopold Justi papers
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Description
Leopold Justi (1864-1946), a longtime resident of Glen Ellen, California was a farmer, a winemaker, a justice of the peace and an insurance agent. He achieved recognition in each of his endeavors. As a farmer and winemaker, he helped develop a phylloxera resistant grapevine. As a justice of the peace, he was known as the "marrying magistrate," because of the many wedding ceremonies he performed. As an insurance agent, he served clients such as Eliza Shepard, Jack London's step-sister, and Charmian London, Jack London's wife.
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49 boxes
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The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.
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Collection is open for research by appointment.