Series 23594
Governor Lee Extradition case files

Dates: 1949, 1953.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

This series is comprised of two files on extradition cases handled by Governor Lee. The files document requests for extradition of one suspected criminal from California to Utah and another from Utah to Idaho.


Chronological by date.

Research Note

This series contains documentation of only two extradition cases and does not represent the full number of cases handled by Governor Lee's office. Information about numerous other extradition cases can be found in Governor Lee's correspondence (Series 211) under the heading "Extraditions."

Related Records

Correspondence from the Governor Lee, Series 211, contains the bulk of Governor Lee's correspondence, including additional materials relating to various extradition cases.

Newspaper clippings from the Governor Lee, Series 214, includes newspaper accounts from the 1956 gubernatorial campaign, along with articles about issues facing state government at the time.

Press releases from the Governor Lee, Series 215, contains statements issued to the press by Governor Lee, along with correspondence between Lee and members of the news media.

Proclamations from the Governor Lee, Series 216, contains official proclamations issued by Governor Lee.

Speeches from the Governor Lee, Series 217, includes the text of Governor Lee's public speeches, correspondence in reaction to his speeches, and source materials for writing speeches.

Miscellaneous committee reports from the Governor Lee, Series 13852, contains committee reports submitted to Governor Lee.

French Merci Train gifts. from the Governor Lee, Series 20732, contains gifts from the people of France to the people of Utah, formally accepted by Governor Lee.

Custody History

Found and removed from the governor's office during Calvin Rampton's term.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series will be microfilmed and the hard copy kept because of the intrinsic value of the papers. It was processed by Alan Barnett in January 2004 and scheduled in accordance with the Utah State Agency General Retention Schedule.

Indexing Terms

  • Legislation—Utah.
  • Governors—Utah.
  • Legislation—Utah.
  • Utah—Politics and government.

Container List

1 1 1 Weickelt, William Arthur, Jr.
1 1 2 Allen, Harold T.

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