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Register of the Loyd Wright Papers, 1924-1971
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Loyd Wright papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1924-1971
    Collection number: 82071
    Creator: Wright, Loyd, 1892-1974
    Collection Size: 45 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (18.9 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Speeches and writings, correspondence, testimony, reports, conference proceedings, printed matter, and photographs, relating to internal security in the United States, international law, law in the United States, and California politics.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Loyd Wright Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1982.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    American Bar Association
    International Bar Association
    United States. Commission on Government Security
    Internal security--United States
    Law--United States
    Subversive activities--United States
    California--Politics and government
    United States--Politics and government
    International law

    Biographical Note

    1892 Dec. 24 Born, San Jacinto, California
    1915-c. 1970 Practiced law in Los Angeles, California
    1921-1936 Lecturer, School of Law, University of Southern California
    1937-1938 President, Los Angeles Bar Association
    1940-1941 President, State Bar of California
    1942-c. 1945 Member, Alien Enemy Appeals Board
    1944-1951 Chairman, California State Racing Board
    1953-1954 Member, Commission on Judicial and Congressional Salaries
    1954-1955 President, American Bar Association
    1954-1964 President, International Bar Association
    1955-1957 Chairman, Commission on Government Security
    1962 Candidate, U.S. Senate
    1974 Oct. 22 Died, Hemet, California