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Finding Aid for the Eugene E. Prussing Papers, 1910-1935
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Eugene E. Prussing Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1935
    Collection number: 309
    Creator: Prussing, Eugene E. (Eugene Ernst), 1855-1936
    Extent: 14 boxes (7 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Eugene Ernst Prussing (1855-1936) practiced law in Chicago (1878-1918) before relocating to California in 1921. His publications include George Washington in love and otherwise (1925) and The estate of George Washington, deceased (1927). The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, typescript drafts, photocopies, and printed matter.
    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.
    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.

    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 Eugene E. Prussing.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Eugene E. Prussing Papers (Collection 309). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Prussing was born on July 12, 1855 in Chicago, Illinois; attended Bryant and Stratton's Business College; LLB, University of Michigan, 1878; admitted to Illinois and Michigan bars in 1878; practiced law in Chicago until 1918; settled in Hollywood, California, 1921; director of Citizens' Association of Chicago, serving as president, 1903-04; publications include George Washington in love and otherwise (1925) and The estate of George Washington, deceased (1927); he died in 1936.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, typescript drafts, photocopies, and printed matter.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Prussing, Eugene E. (Eugene Ernst), 1855-1936--Archives.
    Washington, George, 1732-1799.
    Lawyers--California--Archival resources.
    Authors, American--California--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.