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Manuscripts by Subject - Health / Medicine - #10530

Title: Lawrence D. Spears Papers

Dates: 1984-1987

Collection Number: 10530

Quantity: 1 foot

Abstract: Includes correspondence, notes, and records generated while chairman of the North Dakota Commission on Mental Health Services and Vice-Chairman of the North Dakota Commission on Physical Fitness and Productivity. Mr. Spears is a graduate from Stanford University (1965) and the University of Chicago Law School (1971) and served as the assistant state court administrator of the North Dakota Judicial System from 1976-1989. In 1989, he and Justice Herbert L. Meschke co-authored an article titled "Digging for Roots: The North Dakota Constitution and the Thayer Correspondence." North Dakota Law Review; North Dakota. Judicial System Court Administrator; North Dakota. Supreme Court.

Provenance: Lawrence D. Spears donated his papers to the State Historical Society of North Dakota in June 1989.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs. Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements are needed.

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Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

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BOX / FOLDER INVENTORY

Box 1:
1 Physical Fitness & Productivity Comm., A           1984      
2 Physical Fitness & Productivity Comm., B           1984      
3 Physical Fitness-Productivity Comm.V.II B         1984      
4 Drafting Committee Vol. III, Part A        1984-1986   
5 Drafting Committee Vol. III, Part B         1984-1986
6 Drafting Committee Vol. III, Part C         1984-1986        
7 Report Drafting Process, Part A              1986      
8 Report Drafting Process, Part B                             1986       
9 Report Drafting Process, Part C              1986      
10 Mental Health Services, Part A             1885-1986           
11 Mental Health Services, Part B             1985-1986           
12 Mental Health Services, Part C             1985-1986           
13 Mental Health Services, Part A             1986      
14 Mental Health Services, Part B             1986      

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