Finding Aid for the Charles Edmund Haas Papers, ca. 1884-1957

Processed by Saundra Taylor; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Charles Edmund Haas Papers, ca. 1884-1957

Collection number: 1051

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Saundra Taylor, March 1969
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
Lilace Hatayama
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, March 2002
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles Edmund Haas Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1884-1957
Collection number: 1051
Creator: Haas, Charles E. (Charles Edmund), 1873-1960
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Charles Edmund Haas (1873-1960) was a clerk in the U.S. State Department (1905-06), Los Angeles deputy city attorney (1907-13), deputy county counsel (1913-18), judge, Los Angeles Municipal Court (1926-31) and later a presiding judge (1948), Los Angeles Superior Court. The collection consists of biographical materials on Judge Haas, several articles written by him and a bound typescript of his autobiography, California Reverie.
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

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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

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles Edmund Haas Papers (Collection 1051). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1470706 

Biography

Haas was born April 15, 1873 in California, Missouri; BA, Stanford University, 1898; LL.B., DGS, George Washington, P.G. Olympic, 1931; high school teacher (1895-1905); clerk, U.S. State Department (1905-06); Los Angeles deputy city attorney (1907-13); deputy county counsel (1913-18); judge, Los Angeles Municipal Court (1926-31); became a judge, and later a presiding judge (1948), Los Angeles Superior Court; president, Avocado-Citrus Company; vice president, Dell-Osso Mining and Milling Company; lecturer on law, radio stations KFI and KECA; lecturer on California history, KRKD; wrote a book, Lawyers I Have Known and Their Cases (1953?) and an autobiography entitled, California Reverie; died in 1960.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of biographical materials about former Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charles Edmund Haas and several manuscripts of articles written by Judge Haas. Includes a bound typescript of his autobiography, California Reverie.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Haas, Charles E. (Charles Edmund), 1873-1960--Archives.
Judges--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Authors, American--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Papers, ca. 1884-1957

Creator/Collector: Haas, Charles Edmund, 1873-1960
Physical Description: (1 box)

Scope and Content Note

Includes biographical materials on former Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charles Haas; also, several manuscripts of articles written by Judge Haas; including a bound typescript of his autobiography, California Reverie.