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Finding Aid for the Fred B. Wood Papers, 1940-1958
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Fred B. Wood Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1940-1958
    Collection number: 245
    Creator: Wood, Fred B. (Frederick Bertram), 1888-1961
    Extent: 32 boxes (16 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Fred B. Wood (1888-1961) served on the state legislative council of California (1927-50), was a member of the state personnel board (1934-39), a justice of the California District Court of Appeals, District 1 (1950), and a member of the California Commission on Uniform State Laws. The collection consists of Wood's alphabetical files, notes, publications, clippings, photographs, legal papers, and memorabilia.
    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

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Restrictions on Access

    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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Alice Wood, 1963.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Fred B. Wood Papers (Collection 245). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4234026 

    Biography

    Wood was born on June 15, 1888 in Tecumseh, Michigan; AB (1910), J.D. (1912), Stanford University; admitted to California bar in 1912; served on state legislative council of California, 1927-50; member, state personnel board, 1934-39; became justice of the California District Court of Appeals, District 1, in 1950; member of the California Commission on Uniform State Laws; he died in 1961.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of alphabetical files, notes, publications, clippings, photographs, legal papers, and memorabilia of lawyer and judge Wood. Includes material relating to his service on the state legislative council of California.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Senate and Assembly bills - scrapbook analysis (Boxes 1, 13).
    2. Legislative Council - Miscellaneous subjects (Boxes 2, 12, 14-15).
    3. Alphabetical files (Boxes 3, 5-11, 19, 26).
    4. Memorabilia (Box 4).
    5. Bound decisions, briefs, notebook (Boxes 16, 21).
    6. Correspondence (Boxes 17, 24-25, 27-28, 30-32).
    7. Files (Box 18).
    8. Publications (Boxes 20, 29).
    9. Judicial appointment (Box 20).
    10. Miscellaneous (Boxes 22-23).
    11. Speech material, biographical material, clippings (Box 27).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Wood, Fred B. (Frederick Bertram), 1888-1961--Archives.
    Judges--California--Archival resources.