Title:William C. Mathes collection, 1921-1976
Periodicals and articles, court bulletins, newspapers and clippings, books and excerpts, transcripts of addresses, certificates
and diplomas, photographs, and miscellaneous items belonging to William C. Mathes.
Box 3400: Periodicals & Articles, Court Bulletins; Box 3401: Court Bulletins; Box 3402: Newspapers & Clippings, Books & Excerpts;
Box 3403: Transcripts of Addresses, Certificates & Diplomas, Photograpsh, Miscellaneous; Box 3404: Gavels; Box 3405: Scrapbooks;
Box 3406: Certificates; Box 3407: Certificates, Newspapers, Photographs.
Subject:Mathes, William C -- 1899-1967
Truman, Harry S -- 1884-1972
Law reports, digests, etc
William C. Mathes was born in Hale Center, Texas on December 17, 1899. He received a B.M.A. from the University of Texas in
1921, and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1924. Mathes was in private practice in Los Angeles until 1945, when he was
nominated by President Harry S. Truman to the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. Mathes
served as chief judge from 1964 to 1965, assumed senior status on June 9, 1965, and remained in that capacity until his death
on July 24, 1967.
Inventory available in library; item level control.
Gift; William C. Mathes' son; Michael Mathes 1980.
4 archival boxes; 16 x 12 1/2 x 11 1/2.
2 large manuscript boxes; 25 x 19 x 2 1/2 in.
1 large manuscript box; 20 12/ x 16 1/2 x 3 in.
1 manuscript box; 12 x 6 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.