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Finding Aid for the Fred B. Wood Papers, 1940-1958
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Description
Fred B. Wood (1888-1961) served on the state legislative council of California (1927-50), was a member of the state personnel board (1934-39), a justice of the California District Court of Appeals, District 1 (1950), and a member of the California Commission on Uniform State Laws. The collection consists of Wood's alphabetical files, notes, publications, clippings, photographs, legal papers, and memorabilia.
Background
Wood was born on June 15, 1888 in Tecumseh, Michigan; AB (1910), J.D. (1912), Stanford University; admitted to California bar in 1912; served on state legislative council of California, 1927-50; member, state personnel board, 1934-39; became justice of the California District Court of Appeals, District 1, in 1950; member of the California Commission on Uniform State Laws; he died in 1961.
Extent
32 boxes (16 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.