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Finding Aid for the Henry E. Carter Papers, 1910-1940
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Henry E. Carter Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1940
    Collection number: 661
    Creator: Carter, Henry E.
    Extent: 134 boxes (67 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Henry E. Carter served as deputy attorney general of California (1894-1899), was a California state assemblyman (1901-05, 1919-21, 1923, 1925, and 1927-28) and state senator (1905-09 and 1928). The collection consists of correspondence and papers of Carter's law practice in Los Angeles, material relating to his term as California state senator and as secretary of the Searchlight Nevada Mining Company.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library 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 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 Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library 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

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Henry E. Carter Papers (Collection 661). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709594 


    Carter was born in Tuolomne County, California; he studied law in the offices of anderson, Fitzgerald and anderson in Los Angeles; admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of California in 1890, and later before the Bar of Federal Courts; he served as deputy attorney general of California, 1894-1899; he was a California state assemblyman, 1901-05, 1919-21, 1923, 1925, and 1927-28; state senator, 1905-09, and elected again in 1928; member, Wilmington Chamber of Commerce.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence and papers of Carter's law practice in Los Angeles. Also contains material relating to his term as California state senator and secretary of the Searchlight Nevada Mining Company.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Legal cases (Boxes 1-129).
    2. Political matters and correspondence (Boxes 130-134).
    3. Ledgers and by-laws of Searchlight Nevada Mining Company (Box 135).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Carter, Henry E.--Archives.
    Searchlight Nevada Mining Company.
    Lawyers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Legislators--California--Archival resources.