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Guide to the Steven Mallory White Papers, 1871-1901
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Access Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: White, Stephen Mallory. Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1871-1901
    Collection number: M0035
    Creator: White, Stephen Mallory
    Extent: 30 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: Correspondence and other papers relating to White's career as lawyer, Los Angeles district attorney, state senator, and U.S. Senator. Subjects covered include: estate litigation, water rights, incorporations, mortgages, property rights, local and California politics, patronage, tariffs, annexation, pensions, appeals for clemency, the Chinese problem, free silver question, Indian rights, discrimination against Catholics, Negro rights, and the Itata incident.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    Steven Mallory White Papers. M0035. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of the White family, 1917 and 1920.

    Biography

    Stephen Mallory White was born January 19, 1853 in San Francisco, California. He was a lawyer, district attorney for Los Angeles, California State Senator (1886-1890), acting Lieutenant Governor of California (1888-1890), and U.S. Senator (1893-1899). He died in Los Angeles, California, February 21, 1901.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    Correspondence and other papers relating to White's career as lawyer, Los Angeles district attorney, state senator, and U.S. Senator. Subjects covered include: estate litigation, water rights, incorporations, mortgages, property rights, local and California politics, patronage, tariffs, annexation, pensions, appeals for clemency, the Chinese problem, free silver question, Indian rights, discrimination against Catholics, Negro rights, and the Itata incident.

    Access Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?.
    Bradford, Gamaliel, 1863-1932.
    Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925.
    Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948.
    Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924.
    Griggs, John William, 1849-1927.
    Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951.
    Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
    Root, Elihu, 1845-1937.
    Southwick, George, 1863-1912.
    Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893.
    Whitehead, Charles.
    Long, John Davis, 1838-1915.
    Buckley, Christopher Augustine, 1845-1922.
    Olney, Warren, 1841-1921.
    Yellow Aster Mining and Milling Co.
    Wells, Fargo & Company.
    Winchell and Stanton.
    Lawyers.
    Democratic Party--California.
    Discrimination in employment.
    Silver question.
    Statesmen.
    Tidelands oil--California.
    Patronage--California.
    Itata incident.