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Finding Aid for the Hugo Fisher Papers, 1958-1962
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Organization and Arrangement
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hugo Fisher Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1958-1962
    Collection number: 792
    Creator: Fisher, Hugo
    Extent: 112 boxes (56 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Hugo Fisher (1921- ) was a lawyer and politician. He was a California state senator (1959-62), a member of the central committee of the San Diego County Democratic Party (1951) and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention (1952,1956,1960). The collection consists of correspondence, hearings, notes, speeches, legislative bills, and other printed material compiled during Hugo Fisher's term as a California state senator from 1959-62.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Hugo Fisher, 1963.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Hugo Fisher Papers (Collection 792). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1218100 


    Fisher was born April 30, 1921 in San Diego, California; attended San Diego State College (1938-40); LL.B., Balboa University, 1950; admitted to California State Bar, 1951; member, Sloane & Fisher (1951-59), Fisher & Barrett (1959-60), and Precopio, Price, Cory & Fisher from 1960; California State Senator (1959-62); became member, central committee, San Diego County Democratic Party, 1951; delegate, Democratic National Convention (1952,1956,1960); member, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, hearings, notes, speeches, legislative bills, and other printed material concerning the activities of Hugo Fisher as a California State Senator from 1959-62. The materials also reflect his interests in water resources and education.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Senate bills.
    2. Senate committees.
    3. Senate and assembly committees.
    4. Senate and assembly bills.
    5. Assembly bills.
    6. Legislative counsel.
    7. Education.
    8. Governor's office.
    9. State commissions.
    10. State boards and divisions.
    11. Campaign.
    12. State departments.
    13. Speeches.
    14. Notebook.
    15. Water.
    16. Feather River project.
    17. San Diego.
    18. Fisher misc. correspondence.
    19. Governor's committees.
    20. Lobby materials and correspondence.
    21. Appointments and invitations.
    22. Alphabetical files.

    Indexing Terms

    Fisher, Hugo--Archives.
    California. Legislature. Senate.
    Legislators--California--Archival resources.
    Lawyers--California--Archival resources.
    California--Politics and government--1951- --Archival resources.