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Bordwell (Walter) papers
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Description
The Judge Walter Bordwell Papers concern both his private and professional life as lawyer and judge. The collection spans the years 1835-1929, with the bulk of the material occurring from 1890-1912, during which his career was most active. There is little material from 1915-1925 - the years between his retiring as Los Angeles Superior Court Judge and his death. The material is grouped and arranged generally, but not strictly, in alphabetical order. Items within the groups are arranged chronologically but with attached items left attached.
Extent
3.5 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital 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. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish
Availability
The collection is open for research. Note that material is stored off-site and must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.