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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Jerome C. Muys papers
    Creator: Muys, Jerome C.
    source: Muys, Jerome C., Jr.
    Identifier/Call Number: M2228
    Physical Description: 8 Linear Feet (19 manuscript storage boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1922-2008

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual & born-digital materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Biographical / Historical

    Jerome C. Muys (1932-2009) was a lawyer specializing in environmental law.


    Page from library catalog: https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/12112054

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Jerome C. Muys papers (M2228). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford Libraries, Stanford, California.

    Content Description

    The Jerome C. Muys papers consist of legal and research materials created and compiled by Muys and related to his work as an attorney in the Arizona v. California case and other related cases dealing with water rights in the West. The files consist of court opinions, reports, studies, correspondence, memorandums, newspaper clippings, publications, and other materials. A large portion of the files deal with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the Colorado River Compact Commission.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico)
    Water rights -- California.
    Water rights -- Arizona
    Arizona -- Trials, litigation, etc.
    California -- Trials, litigation, etc.
    Muys, Jerome C., Jr.