Finding Aid for the Fred B. Wood Papers, 1940-1958

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1998
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Social Sciences --Law Social Sciences --Political Science --State Government History --History, California --General Geographical (By Place) --California

Finding Aid for the Fred B. Wood Papers, 1940-1958

Collection number: 245

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 1998
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, December 2002
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Fred B. Wood Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1940-1958
Collection number: 245
Creator: Wood, Fred B. (Frederick Bertram), 1888-1961
Extent: 32 boxes (16 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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.
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

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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  • 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 Alice Wood, 1963.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Fred B. Wood Papers (Collection 245). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of alphabetical files, notes, publications, clippings, photographs, legal papers, and memorabilia of lawyer and judge Wood. Includes material relating to his service on the state legislative council of California.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Senate and Assembly bills - scrapbook analysis (Boxes 1, 13).
  2. Legislative Council - Miscellaneous subjects (Boxes 2, 12, 14-15).
  3. Alphabetical files (Boxes 3, 5-11, 19, 26).
  4. Memorabilia (Box 4).
  5. Bound decisions, briefs, notebook (Boxes 16, 21).
  6. Correspondence (Boxes 17, 24-25, 27-28, 30-32).
  7. Files (Box 18).
  8. Publications (Boxes 20, 29).
  9. Judicial appointment (Box 20).
  10. Miscellaneous (Boxes 22-23).
  11. Speech material, biographical material, clippings (Box 27).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Wood, Fred B. (Frederick Bertram), 1888-1961--Archives.
Judges--California--Archival resources.


Container List

Box 1

Senate and Assembly bills - Scrapbook analysis.

Box 2

Legislative Council - Miscellaneous subjects.

Box 3

Files: K - L.

Box 4

Memorabilia.

Box 5

Files: A - B.

Box 6

Files: M.

Box 7

Files: D - F.

Box 8

Files: S.

Box 9

Files: O - R.

Box 10

Files: C.

Box 11

Files: A.

Box 12

Legislative Council - Miscellaneous subjects.

Box 13

Senate & Assembly bills - Scrapbook analysis.

Boxes 14-15

Legislative Council - Miscellaneous subjects.

Box 16

Bound decisions.

Box 16

Briefs.

Box 16

Notebook.

Box 17

Correspondence.

Box 18

Files.

Box 19

Files: G - J.

Box 20

Publications - Miscellaneous.

Box 20

Judicial appointment.

Box 21

Bound decisions.

Boxes 22-23

Miscellaneous.

Box 24

Bound letters.

Box 25

Condolences.

Box 26

Files: U - W.

Box 27

Speech material.

Box 27

Biographical material.

Box 27

Clippings.

Box 27

Correspondence - Miscellaneous.

Box 28

Correspondence, 1944-1952 - Bound letters.

Box 29

Publications - Bound.

Box 30

Correspondence, 1957-1958 - Bound letters.

Box 31

Correspondence.

Box 32

Correspondence: A - G, 1940.