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Mortensen (Detective E. B.) Daily Reports Collection
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
    Title: Detective E. B. Mortensen Daily Reports Collection
    Creator: Mortensen, E. B.
    Identifier/Call Number: SC.EBM
    Extent: 0.42 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1924-1929
    Abstract: Daily reports of cases assigned and daily activities submitted by Officer E. B. Mortensen to Police Captain George K. Home.
    Language of Material: English

    Biographical Information:

    E. B. Mortensen was a Police Detective in the Los Angeles Police Department during the 1920s.

    Scope and Contents

    The Detective E. B. Mortensen Daily Reports Collection consists of the reports of cases assigned and daily activities submitted by Officer E. B. Mortensen to Police Captain George K. Home. Daily entries include the date, time he reported for duty, locations around Los Angeles he visited throughout the day, and the time he left work. Where appropriate, depending on the day, Mortensen also included the number of interviews he conducted, arrests he made, reports he filed, calls he made, and the amount, in dollars, of stolen property he recovered. The collection consists of four volumes, dated 1924, 1926, 1928, and 1929, each of which includes a name index.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

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