Guide to the James Roy Welch Papers, 1895-1935

Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by C. Del Anderson
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
Phone: (650) 725-1022
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
© 1998
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the James Roy Welch Papers, 1895-1935

Collection number: M0257

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1975 Feb
Encoded by:
C. Del Anderson
© 1998 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: James Roy Welch Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1895-1935
Collection number: Special Collections M0257
Creator: Welch, James Roy, 1860-
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Purchased, 1975

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] James Roy Welch Papers, M0257, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biography

City attorney, San Jose, California (1895) and Superior Court Judge, Santa Clara County, California (1904).

Scope and Content

Legal papers relating to Judge Welch's term as city attorney of San Jose and as Superior Court Judge, Santa Clara County. Also includes a small amount of personal papers and photographs.

Container List

 

Judge James Roy Welch Papers re:

 

1) Reorganization of California Cured Fruit Association

 

2) Business and struggle with California Prune and Apricot Growers Association ("Sunsweet") 1921

 

3) City Attorney of San Jose

 

4) 1920s cases, petitions, bills re: Judges' Conference, Salary, Retirement with State Legislators (public), Friend Richardson (executive).

 

5) Denial of citizenship to aliens who did not accept draft in 1917

 

6) Personal and Business Affairs re: automobiles, repairs(where only 32 cars in Santa Clara County.-Welch had Winton Phaeton (sp?)) 1902

 

Commissions/ documents: recovered money for depositors on complex Union Savings Bank litigation; (bank looted by officers).

 

Calling Cards

 

Some photos: Boulder Dam + Death Valley (1935)