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Inventory of the Joseph H. Quire Papers Relating to Peter J. Shields
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  • Creator: Quire, Joseph H.
    Title: Joseph H. Quire Papers Relating to Peter J. Shields
    Date (inclusive): 1927-1955
    Extent: 0.4 linear feet
    Abstract: Joseph H. Quire, was a personal friend of Peter J. Shields, the Sacramento Superior Court Judge who wrote the legislation that led to the establishment of the University Farm (now the University of California, Davis). The collection contains correspondence, articles and ephemera related to Shields.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-445
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Joseph H. Quire was a personal friend of Peter J. Shields. Shields (1862-1962) presided as a Superior Court Judge in Sacramento County from 1900 to 1949. In 1905, Shields wrote the legislation that led to the establishment of the University Farm. He maintained his association with the campus until his death in 1962.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains correspondence, articles and ephemera related to Peter J. Shields, the Sacramento Superior Court Judge who wrote the legislation that led to the establishment of the University Farm (now the University of California, Davis).

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in three series: 1. Correspondence, 2. Works about Shields or the University of California, and 3. Ephemera.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Quire, Joseph H.--Archives
    Shields, Peter J., 1862-1962
    University of California (1868-1952). College of Agriculture--History

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Frances Claire Quire Ashley in 2005.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Joseph H. Quire Papers Relating to Peter J. Shields, D-445, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.