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Register of the Case (Leland D.) Small Business Collection, 1941-1955
Mss180  
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Description
The collection contains documents describing the laws of various states regarding credit life insurance and decisions in court cases regarding this practice. There are also articles from law reviews and newspapers regarding the small loan business as well as correspondence, testimony, court decisions, printed pamphlets, articles, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Hearings before the U.S. House Ways & Means Committee on a tax increase (March 1951). Many items labelled with letters or numbers suggest their use as documents presented for a hearing or report.
Background
Leland D. Case was a journalist and editor of Rotarian Magazine (1930-1950) and Together Magazine (1956-63). He was also an amateur historian, founder of Westerners International and Director of the Pacific Center for Western Studies at the University of the Pacific from (1965-1967).
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Collection is open for research.