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Judge Richard E. Arnason Collection
2014.58  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Judge Richard E. Arnason Collection
    Dates: 1913-1916; 1966-2014
    Collection Number: 2014.58
    Creator/Collector: Arnason, Richard
    Extent: 16 boxes
    Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
    Martinez, California 94553
    Abstract: The Collection consists of artifacts and extensive court documents that once belonged to Judge Richard Arnason. Judge Arnason served as a Superior Court Judge for 49 years. He was the presiding judge in the Angela Davis trial, in 1972, which is arguably one of the most significant (for both legal and political reasons) cases of the latter 20th century.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Judge Richard E. Arnason Collection. Contra Costa County Historical Society

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Collection consists of artifacts and extensive court documents that once belonged to Judge Richard Arnason. Judge Arnason served as a Superior Court Judge for 49 years. He was the presiding judge in the Angela Davis trial, in 1972, which is arguably one of the most significant (for both legal and political reasons) cases of the latter 20th century.

    Indexing Terms

    death penalty
    judicial system
    law
    Davis, Angela Y.
    MaGee, Ruchell
    Nem, Soknoeun
    Richmond
    judge

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