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Shaw family papers
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Description
This collection consists of material relating to the Shaw family. The bulk of the collection was created by Hartley and Fern Shaw, with additional material from Lucien Shaw and other Shaw family members.
Background
Lucien Shaw was born on March 1, 1845, on a farm near Vevay, Switzerland County, Indiana. Lucien Shaw was the 18th Chief Justice of California and a prominent Republican politician in California during the early 20th century. Shaw served as judge on the Superior Court of California from 1899 to 1902, and as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California from 1903 until he was promoted to the position of Chief Justice in 1921. After Shaw retired from the court, he joined the Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company’s Board of Directors.
Extent
837 items in 24 boxes and 1 folder
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
Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to following web site.