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Marshall Stimson Papers: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection consists of the papers of Los Angeles lawyer Marshall Stimson (1876-1951). Includes materials related to California and national politics (including Hiram Johnson and the Progressive Party "Bull Moose" Convention of 1912), Homer Lea, the League of Nations, and World War II. The collection also contains the diaries of Stimson's wife, Mary Gordon Stimson.
Background
Marshall Stimson (1876-1951), a Los Angeles lawyer, was active in civic affairs and was instrumental in the development of the Los Angeles Harbor. He was director of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and active in reform movements in state and local governments. Stimson was prominent in Republican politics and organized the Lincoln-Roosevelt Republican League of California (1907) and the Progressive Party in California (1912). He was also active in supporting the League of Nations and the United Nations.
Extent
Approximately 932 pieces in 11 boxes, 13 volumes, and 1 case.
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.