Finding Aid for the Collection of Materials About Joseph Scott, 1910-1950

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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.

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Finding Aid for the Collection of Materials About Joseph Scott, 1910-1950

Collection number: 776

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:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Alight Tsai
Encoding supervision by:
Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
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Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, March 2003
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Materials About Joseph Scott,
Date (inclusive): 1910-1950
Collection number: 776
Extent: 2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Joseph Scott (1867-1958) practiced law in Los Angeles, California, was the president of the school board (1906-11), director (1907-18) and president of the board of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce (1910), a member of the Charter Revision Committee (1902), president of the Los Angeles Community Chest (1931-35) and of the California Conference of Social Work (1935-36), and dean and dean emeritus of Loyola of Los Angeles School of Law. The collection consists of correspondence, pictures, pamphlets, newspaper and magazine ephemera, banquet programs, and three master records of the America First Committee and Senator B.K. Wheeler.
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

PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
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], Collection of Materials About Joseph Scott (Collection 776). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Scott was born on July 16, 1867 in Penrith, England; attended Ushaw College in Durham and University of London; came to the U.S. in 1889; AM (1893) and LL.D, St. Bonaventure College, Allegheny, New York (1914); admitted to the bar in 1894, and began practice in Los Angeles, California; president of the school board, 1906-11; director (1907-18) and president of the board of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 1910; member, Charter Revision Committee, 1902; president, Los Angeles Community Chest (1931-35) and of the California Conference of Social Work (1935-36); dean and dean emeritus of Loyola of Los Angeles School of Law; appointed Privy Chamberlain of the Sword and Cape by Pope Pius XII; died on March 24, 1958.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, pictures, pamphlets, newspaper and magazine ephemera, banquet programs, and three master records of the America First Committee and Senator B.K. Wheeler. Includes letters to Scott from Herbert Hoover, Earl Warren, and William G. McAdoo, and telegrams to Scott from Cardinal Pacelli and Montini Sostituto.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Scott, Joseph, 1867-1958.
Lawyers--California--Los Angeles.
Civic leaders--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.


Container List

 

69 unframed pictures - portraits, group pictures and some scenic views.

 

5 framed pictures - 3 group pictures and 2 historic spots.

 

3 master records of America First Committee and Senator B.K. Wheeler.

 

32 letters to Mr. Joseph Scott from Herbert Hoover, Earl Warren, W.G. McAdoo, and others.

 

3 telegrams to Joseph Scott from Cardinal Pacelli and Montini Sostituto.

 

6 pamphlets.

 

Newspapers and magazine ephemera.

Physical Description: 3 pieces.
 

10 banquet programs.