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Friis, Leo, 1948-04-05 - 2009-07-28

 Sub-Group — Document box: 33
Identifier: 6-1

Scope and Contents note

From the Collection:

The Local History Collection focuses on the history of Orange County California and the cities within Orange County, Southern California and to a lesser extent California as a whole. Years 1776-2012 (to date) are covered. The collection includes 3860 cataloged books and pamphlets, correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts, maps, memoribilia, papers, periodicals, posters and photographs.


  • 1948-04-05 - 2009-07-28



From the Collection: 733 boxes (733 boxes, 3860 volumes in 429 linear feet plus two large orange cabinets drawers and two map cases drawers. )

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Materials belonging or pertaining to Leo J. Friis (1901-1980), an Anaheim resident and lawyer who served as an Anaheim city attorney and Orange County deputy district attorney. Friis was a member of the Cal State Fullerton Patrons, of the Library, Anaheim Elks Lodge, Masons and the Orange County Historical Society.

Friis published numerous works on Southern California history, and with his son James J. Friis, he founded Friis-Pioneer Press, which published local history books by Friis and other historians.


Repository Details

Part of the CSUF University Archives & Special Collections Repository

University Archives & Special Collections
Pollak Library South Room 352 (PLS 352)
Fullerton CA 92831-3599 USA
(657) 278-4751