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Finding Aid for the Charles Frank Stern Papers, 1909-1943
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Description
Charles Frank Stern (1879-1960) was a member of the California Highway Commission (1914-18), and later served as the Superintendent of Banks (1918-20), the vice president of the First National Bank of Los Angeles. He was also a partner with Ed Fletcher in the Cuyamaca Water Company in San Diego. The collection consists of Stern's correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, and related printed material.
Background
Stern was born in 1879 in Arcata, California; he became a member of the California Highway Commission, helping to organize the drive for the use of convict labor on the highways, 1914-18; he served as Superintendent of Banks, 1918-20; became vice president of the First National Bank of Los Angeles; became a partner with Ed Fletcher in the Cuyamaca Water Company in San Diego; was a friend of Hiram Johnson and William Stephens; he died on May 10, 1960.
Extent
8 boxes (4.0 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.