Scope and Content
Title: William Austin Strong Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1897-1955
Collection number: 781
Strong, William Austin, 1875-1959
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: William Austin Strong (1875-1959) was a lawyer in California. The collection consists of court transcripts, correspondence,
notes, books and ephemera concerning Strong's life and career as a lawyer. Included are materials regarding probate law, legal
testimony, the Richfield Oil Company, Cornell University, Sigma Chi fraternity, Stanford University, and the settlement of
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.
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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
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Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of John Bell, 1962.
[Identification of item], William Austin Strong Papers (Collection 781). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Strong was born January 18, 1875 in Woodbourne, New York; moved to California with his parents, 1886; AB, Stanford University,
1897; LL.B, Cornell University, 1898; admitted to California bar, 1898; died in 1959.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of court transcripts, correspondence, notes, books and ephemera concerning Strong's life and career as
a lawyer. Includes materials regarding probate law, legal testimony, and the Richfield Oil Company. Also includes materials
related to Cornell University, Sigma Chi fraternity, Stanford University, and the settlement of Strong's estate.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Strong, William Austin, 1875-1959--Archives.