Edgar James Patterson Papers

collection

Edgar J. Patterson, circa 1944

Campus:
California State University, Sacramento
Library:
University Library
Subject(s):
African Americans ; California State Police ; Criminology
Description:
Edgar J. Patterson (1911-2001) taught in the Criminal Justice Department at Sacramento State. Throughout his life he was a top athlete in sprinting, served in the Navy as Head of the San Francisco District Shore Patrol, and was the personal police officer to Governors Earl S. Warren, Goodwin J. Knight, and Edmund G. Brown. The collection consists of personal papers, photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks, plaques, and ephemera.
Dates covered:
1938-2001
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
1.75 Linear feet (1 record carton, 1 manuscript box)
Additional Information
Citation Sample:
[Identification of item], MSS 2007/48, Edgar James Patterson papers, Department of Special Collections and University Archives, The Library, California State University, Sacramento.
Collection policy:
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, Chapter 17 of the U.S. Code.