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Finding Aid for the Georgia Philipps Morgan Bullock papers, 1890-1957
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • 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 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 Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    • Gift of Georgia Bullock, 1954 and 1955.
    • Gift of Edna Bullock, 1980-1986.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Georgia Philipps Morgan Bullock Papers (Collection Number 1374). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709513 

    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.