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Photographs of the Supreme Court of California
PC 001  
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Description
The bulk of this assembled collection consists of official individual and group portraits of the justices of the California Supreme Court, dated circa 1860-2020. Most photographs are twentieth-century photographic prints. All nineteenth-century prints, with the exception of the Solomon Heydenfeldt cabinet card, are reproductions of framed portraits of the justices, likely made from negatives in 2004. Official photographers include Gabriel Moulin Studios, San Francisco, and Sirlin Studios, Sacramento.
Extent
14.8 linear feet (3 legal document boxes, 1 cabinet drawer, 3 map case drawers)
Restrictions
Because of the assembled nature of this collection, copyright status varies across the collection. Copyright is assumed to be held by the original creator of individual items in the collection. The California Judicial Center Library is not authorized to grant permission to publish or reproduce materials from this collection.
Availability
Collection is open for research upon approval of written request. Requests should be submitted to: California Judicial Center Library, Special Collections and Archives, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Room 4617, San Francisco, CA, 94102-7013, or by e-mail to archives@jud.ca.gov. All researchers must sign the California Judicial Center Library Special Collections Access Agreement form. This agreement can be sent electronically by request. Records in the collection may contain confidential information, as defined in the Access Agreement. Publication or disclosure of such information is strictly prohibited.