Richard E. Bird Collection of Court Documents

Collection Summary

Title: Richard E. Bird Collection of Court Documents
Call Number: MS 87-36
Size: 1.0 linear feet
Acquisition: Gift of Richard E. Bird, Jr.
Processed By: LTM, 6-12-1987; Reprocessed by JEF, 1-30-1998; MN, 10-2008
Note: None
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

Literary rights were granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Restrictions

None

Content Note

The Richard E. Bird Collection of Court Documents contain instructions given to jurors in District Court of Sedgwick County, Kansas, Division 1, by the Honorable Richard E. Bird, Judge. Typescript, these documents pertain to various criminal and civil cases and they date from October 1, 1916 to October 1, 1917. Bird served as a judge of the district court in Wichita from 1916 to 1921.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 Contains a typescript of 438 leaves that outline instructions given to jurors in the District Court of Sedgwick County, Kansas, Division 1, by the Honorable Richard E. Bird, Judge from 10-1-1916 to 10-1-1917.