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Guide to the Percy Vincent Long Papers, 1905-1938
BANC MSS C-B 518  
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Description
Letters; MSS, tear sheets and reprints of his writings, many of which relate to governmental matters; material re Coolidge-Dawes Republican League of California; personalia; clippings, including obituaries. A few papers re the Juvenile Probation Committee in San Francisco.
Background
Percy Vincent Long was born in Sonora, California, March 26, 1870. He studied law independently and was admitted to the California bar in 1892 and to practice before the United States Supreme Court in 1905. In 1903 he was elected City Attorney of San Francisco, a position which he held almost continuously until 1918. He then became assistant general counsel for the National Board of Fire Underwriters. From about 1938 until shortly before his death in 1953, he was the senior member of the San Francisco law firm of Long and Levit.
Extent
Number of containers: 1 box and 1 oversize folder
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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 reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.