Finding Aid for the Georgia Philipps Morgan Bullock Papers, 1890-1957

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Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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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.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

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

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). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

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.


Container List

 

Awards

Box 32

Woodbury College honorary degree. 1939 August

 

Calendar

Box 15

1914

Box 15

1915

Box 15

1920

Box 15

1933

Box 15

1934

Box 15

1935

Box 16

1936

Box 16

1937

Box 16

1938

Box 16

1939

Box 16

1940

Box 17

1941

Box 17

1942

Box 32

1934 July - 1935 August

Physical Description: In ledger book.
 

Calendar - personal

Box 16

1940-1941

Box 17

1942

 

Correspondence

Box 14

Letter to editor. undated.

Box 14

1923

Box 14

Woodbury College. 1931

Box 14

Bank of America. 1938

Box 14

University of Southern California. 1941

Box 14

Christmas cards. 1942

Box 14

Chavin, Lillian. 1952

Box 4

Bullock personal letters. 1929

 

Documents

Box 17

Testimonial to GPB ... from the Business & Professional Women's Club of Los Angeles. 1950

Physical Description: 1 volume.
Box 18

Certificate of Appreciation. Presented to GPB by Conference of California Judges. 1952

Box 18

Certificate of Appreciation. Presented to GPB by Holy Family's Adoptive Parents. 1954 June.

Box 32

California Association of 1952-1953. Secondary School Administrations. Certificate of Contributing Membership.

 

Ephemera

Box 14

ca. 1925-1951

 

Microfilm

Box 41

From box 17: Testimonial to Judge Georgia P. Bullock from the business and Professional Women's Club of Los Angeles

Physical Description: 1 reel (positive)
 

Personal Files

Box 32

Clippings, biographical material, service citations.

Physical Description: Removed from envelope.
Box 7

General private correspondence to 1925. 1925

 

Photographs

Box 32

Testimonial dinner for Georgia P. Bullock. Business & Professional Women's Club of Los Angeles. 1950 February 16.

Physical Description: 2 photographs, 1 negative.
 

Printed material

Box 17

Legal Informant. vol. 1, no. 8. (1918 February)

Physical Description: Bullock, pp. 20-22.
Box 17

Eleusis of Chi Omega. 1956 February

Physical Description: Bullock, portrait between pp. 152-155.
Box 32

The Protector, vol. 5, no. 1 (1953)

Box 32

Phi Delta Delta. vol. 30, no. 1 1951 November 1

 

Professional Files

Box 1

Psychopathic parole office.

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 10

Georgia Bullock correspondence. 1928

Box 11

Georgia Bullock correspondence. 1929

Box 12

Georgia Bullock correspondence. 1935

Box 13

National League of the Mothers of America.

Box 13

Campaign forms.

Box 14

Police reports. 1931

Box 2

Campaign papers. 1936

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 2

Committees - Bar Association.

Box 2

Crime.

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 2

Domestic relations.

Box 2

Insanity.

Box 2

Narcotics.

Box 2

Miscellaneous subjects taken from cards.

Box 3

Campaign material. 1924

Box 3

Clippings.

Box 5

Memos, clippings. ca. 1940, 1946

Box 5

Traffic.

Box 5

Institutions, hospitals, jails.

Box 5

Fingerprints.

Box 5

Liquor.

Box 5

News releases, background information, etc.

Box 5

Data from Juvenile Hall County Probation Committee.

Box 5

Judge Georgia Bullock - 25th anniversary on bench.

Box 6

Georgia Bullock correspondence. ca. 1927-1929

Box 7

Georgia Bullock correspondence. ca. 1915-1925

Box 8

Georgia Bullock correspondence. ca. 1925-1927

Box 9

Notebook - notes on California law.

Box 9

Georgia Bullock correspondence. 1925

 

Receipts

Box 14

1928

 

Scrapbooks

Box 18

"Family and photographs."

Physical Description: Includes photographs, ephemera, letters, cards, clippings.
Box 19

"Memory book #1. To 1925."

Physical Description: Includes photographs, ephemera, letters, cards, clippings.
Box 20

Scrapbook 1937-1938

Box 21

[Scrapbook - newsclippings] 1938 January - September.

Box 22

Clipping book, no. 1. 1913 July - 1924 July

Box 23

Clipping book, no. 5. 1928 April - 1929 May

Box 24

Campaigns. 1928, 1932, 1938

Box 25

Clipping book, no. 6. 1929 September - 1931 August

Box 26

Georgia Bullock Judge of Superior Court, Los Angeles County - scrapbook. 1931 August - 1932 March

Box 27

[Scrapbook] 1928 September - 1938 May

Box 28

[Scrapbook - newsclippings] 1935 June - 1938 February

Box 28

[Scrapbook] 1934 May - 1937 July

Box 29

[Scrapbook] 1932 August - 1938 August

Box 30

[Scrapbook] 1940 January - 1941 September

Box 31

Clipping book, no. 3. 1926 January - 1926 December

Box 32

Clippings re women.

Box 33

"Memory book #2 1926 to 1928."

Physical Description: Includes photographs, ephemera, letters, cards, clippings.
Box 33

[Scrapbook #18: newsclippings] 1933-1937

Box 34

"Clippings, 1928. Campaign for Superior Court - Office No. 3, Primary Election, July, August, September." Scrapbook #10.

Box 34

"Re: Appointment to Superior Court, August 14, 1931." [Scrapbook #14]

Box 35

[Scrapbook #23 - newsclippings] 1943-1944

Box 36

"Memory book" 1924-1940

Physical Description: [Includes photographs, ephemera, letters, cards, clippings #1.]
Box 37

[Scrapbook #25 - newsclippings] 1945-1946

Box 37

[Scrapbook #6 - newsclippings] 1916-1937

Box 38

[Scrapbook #3 - newsclippings] 1912-1914

Box 38

"Women Lawyers' Association" [#4, mainly letters] 1913-1916

Box 38

[Scrapbook #7 - mainly letters] 1924-1936

Box 39

"Clipping book #2" 1912 May to 1925 December

Box 40

"Clipping book #4" 1927 January to 1928 April