Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding Aid for the Collection of Materials About Joseph Scott, 1910-1950
776  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (56.43 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
 
Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Materials About Joseph Scott,
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1950
    Collection number: 776
    Extent: 2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Joseph Scott (1867-1958) practiced law in Los Angeles, California, was the president of the school board (1906-11), director (1907-18) and president of the board of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce (1910), a member of the Charter Revision Committee (1902), president of the Los Angeles Community Chest (1931-35) and of the California Conference of Social Work (1935-36), and dean and dean emeritus of Loyola of Los Angeles School of Law. The collection consists of correspondence, pictures, pamphlets, newspaper and magazine ephemera, banquet programs, and three master records of the America First Committee and Senator B.K. Wheeler.
    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

    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
    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

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Materials About Joseph Scott (Collection 776). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Scott was born on July 16, 1867 in Penrith, England; attended Ushaw College in Durham and University of London; came to the U.S. in 1889; AM (1893) and LL.D, St. Bonaventure College, Allegheny, New York (1914); admitted to the bar in 1894, and began practice in Los Angeles, California; president of the school board, 1906-11; director (1907-18) and president of the board of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 1910; member, Charter Revision Committee, 1902; president, Los Angeles Community Chest (1931-35) and of the California Conference of Social Work (1935-36); dean and dean emeritus of Loyola of Los Angeles School of Law; appointed Privy Chamberlain of the Sword and Cape by Pope Pius XII; died on March 24, 1958.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, pictures, pamphlets, newspaper and magazine ephemera, banquet programs, and three master records of the America First Committee and Senator B.K. Wheeler. Includes letters to Scott from Herbert Hoover, Earl Warren, and William G. McAdoo, and telegrams to Scott from Cardinal Pacelli and Montini Sostituto.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Scott, Joseph, 1867-1958.
    Lawyers--California--Los Angeles.
    Civic leaders--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.