Title: Lawrence D. Spears Papers
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.
Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
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.
BOX / FOLDER INVENTORY
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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