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Finding Aid for the Collection of Materials About Joseph Scott, 1910-1950
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
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
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.