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Finding Aid for the Leon Hoage collection of material about the Lindbergh kidnapping case, 1932-1950
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Description
Leon Hoage was hired by New Jersey Governor Harold Hoffman to help investigate the 1932 kidnapping of the Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. Collection consists of photographs, clippings, and Photostats of evidence used in Bruno Richard Hauptmann's trial, and correspondence between Hoffman and Hoage regarding the case.
Background
Leon Hoage was hired by New Jersey Governor Harold Hoffman to help investigate the 1932 kidnapping of Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr. His examination of evidence and testimonies led him to claim that the Lindbergh kidnapping was an "inside job" and that Bruno Richard Hauptmann was innocent of the crime for which he was convicted and executed.
Extent
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.