The Fairbrook Collection consists of: Commission minutes; policy statements; financial
records; personnel records; correspondence; and, clippings pertaining to the Port of
Stockton and its commissioners (1973-1977).
Following graduate studies in Food Distribution at Michigan State University, Paul
Fairbrook (b. 1923) became Director of Auxiliary Services at the University of the
Pacific, Stockton (1965). His involvment with public service led him to a four-year term
as Commissioner of the Port of Stockton (1973-1977). In the course of Fairbrook's term in
office an ILWU strike took place at the Port (1976).
Collection is open for research.