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Finding Aid to the Francis J. Heney Papers, 1892-1937
BANC MSS C-B 389  
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Description
Contains mostly correspondence concerning Oregon land fraud cases, the San Francisco graft prosecutions, the Progressive Movement, and the Democratic Party in California. Some correspondence is addressed to Mrs. Heney, C.W. Cobb (Heney's law partner), and a few others. Also includes campaign materials for Heney's senate campaign in 1914, the Roosevelt Progressive Republication League, and Woodrow Wilson's 1916 Presidential campaign; and documents related to his legal practice and court cases.
Background
Francis Joseph Heney was a lawyer most famous for his involvement in the Dr. John Christopher Handy divorce case in 1891, the Oregon Land Fraud trials in 1905, and the San Francisco graft prosecution from 1906 to 1908. In 1914 Heney ran for the U.S. Senate as a Progressive, but lost to Democrat James D. Phelan.
Extent
Number of containers: 3 boxes and 3 volumes Linear feet: 1.5
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94270-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Collection is open for research.