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Finding Aid for the William Austin Strong Papers, 1897-1955
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  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William Austin Strong Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1897-1955
    Collection number: 781
    Creator: Strong, William Austin, 1875-1959
    Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: William Austin Strong (1875-1959) was a lawyer in California. The collection consists of court transcripts, correspondence, notes, books and ephemera concerning Strong's life and career as a lawyer. Included are materials regarding probate law, legal testimony, the Richfield Oil Company, Cornell University, Sigma Chi fraternity, Stanford University, and the settlement of Strong's estate.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of John Bell, 1962.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], William Austin Strong Papers (Collection 781). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Strong was born January 18, 1875 in Woodbourne, New York; moved to California with his parents, 1886; AB, Stanford University, 1897; LL.B, Cornell University, 1898; admitted to California bar, 1898; died in 1959.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of court transcripts, correspondence, notes, books and ephemera concerning Strong's life and career as a lawyer. Includes materials regarding probate law, legal testimony, and the Richfield Oil Company. Also includes materials related to Cornell University, Sigma Chi fraternity, Stanford University, and the settlement of Strong's estate.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Strong, William Austin, 1875-1959--Archives.
    Lawyers--California--Archival resources.