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Finding Aid for the Georgia Philipps Morgan Bullock Papers, 1890-1957
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Georgia Philipps Morgan Bullock Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1890-1957
    Collection number: 1374
    Creator: Bullock, Georgia Philipps Morgan, 1878-1957.
    Extent: 18 boxes (9 linear ft.) 23 cartons (23 linear ft.) 23 oversize boxes.
    Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, clippings, speech files, and scrapbooks relating to the legal career of Georgia Phillips Morgan Bullock, attorney and first woman judge of the California Superior Court.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    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.

    Biography

    Born as Georgia Philipps Morgan in Chicago, 1878; married William Wingfield Bullock in 1899 and had two children; attended Univ. of Southern California (LL.B, 1914), and Southwestern Univ. (LL.D); admitted to CA bar in 1913; deputy district attorney, LA; appointed police judge, 1924-26; judge, LA Municipal Court, 1926-31; judge, CA Superior Court, LA County, 1931-56; retired in 1956; died Aug. 29, 1957.

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains correspondence, clippings, speech files, and scrapbooks relating to the legal career of Georgia Phillips Morgan Bullock, attorney and first woman judge of the California Superior Court.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Professional and personal files (boxes 1-14)
    2. Calendars (boxes 15-17)
    3. Documents and scrapbooks related to legal career (boxes 18-40)
    4. Awards, printed material, photographs (box 32)
    5. Microfilm reel of testimonial (box 41).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Bullock, Georgia Philipps Morgan, 1878-1957--Archives.
    Women judges--California, Southern--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Scrapbooks.