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California Supreme Court Historical Society Records MSS.0402
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  • Access
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: California Supreme Court Historical Society records
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS.0402
    Contributing Institution: California Judicial Center Library, Special Collections and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 6.12 Cubic feet (13 archives boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1980-1993, bulk 1989-1993
    Abstract: Institutional records of the California Supreme Court Historical Society, including records that predate the founding of the Society in 1989. Materials date from 1980-1993.
    creator: California Supreme Court Historical Society.

    Access

    The California Supreme Court Historical Society records are open to researchers upon approval of written request. Requests should be submitted to: California Judicial Center Library, Special Collections and Archives, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Room 4617, San Francisco, CA, 94102-7013, or by e-mail to archives@jud.ca.gov.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    Use must comply with all applicable California and federal statutes and regulations, and with such rules and procedures as the California Judicial Center Library may adopt and promulgate. The security and safety of material in the collections must be assured at all times. Any use of materials or other behavior that creates risk of damage or loss to materials in the collections is prohibited and will result in immediate withdrawal of permission to use the collections. Permission to copy materials in Special Collections and Archives must be requested in advance and in writing.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], California Supreme Court Historical Society records, MSS.0402, California Judicial Center Library, Special Collections and Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Received September 24, 2004 from James J. Yoppolo, Director of Operations, Finance and Administration, California Supreme Court Historical Society.

    Administrative History

    The California Supreme Court Historical Society was founded in 1989 as a non-profit public benefit corporation to serve the interests of the bench and bar, the academic community and the general public. The Society is dedicated to preserving, documenting and promoting California judicial history through publications, academic research and educational initiatives. While the history of the California Supreme Court has been the focus of the Society’s efforts, it has also provided a forum for more broadly addressing the state’s judicial and legal past. The Society publishes the annual journal, California Legal History (formerly the California Supreme Court Historical Society Yearbook), as well as a biannual newsletter and periodic releases of monographic works. Working with judges, lawyers, historians, archivists and private and public agencies, the Society sponsors educational programming, and assists in the creation of exhibits and oral histories, and in the acquisition of historical judicial materials.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The California Supreme Court Historical Society records consist of 6.12 cubic feet of materials in 13 archives boxes, comprising organizational correspondence, minutes, reports, by-laws, institutional notes, and a smaller number of Society photographs and in-house publication reproductions. The collection spans the years 1980 to 1993, with the bulk of the material dating from the founding of the California Supreme Court Historical Society in 1989 to 1993.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    California Supreme Court Historical Society.
    Lucas, Malcolm M.
    Yoppolo, James J.
    California. Supreme Court--History
    Justice, Administration of--California