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Guide to the John W. Shenk Papers, 1900-1935
Special Collections M0215  
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Description
Correspondence, printed material, photographs, and documents concerning Shenk's family, friends, family businesses (specialty chemical firm; land in the California Imperial Valley; and mining properties), and charitable, civic, and fraternal organizations. Justice Shenk's legal activities are represented to a minor degree.
Background
California Supreme Court Justice, 1924-1959. Involved in the development of water law in California.
Extent
15.5 linear ft.
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
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None.