C. A. Lindeman Collection

TITLE: C. A. Lindeman Collection

DATE RANGE: 1910 – 1920 


PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: .5 linear feet (1 box)

PROVENANCE: Donated by Eb Lawler, 1969.


RESTRICTIONS: This collection is unrestricted.   

CREDIT LINE: C. A. Lindeman Collection, Y-MS 47, Yuma County Library District

PROCESSED BY: Benjamin Findley, July 2014

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:  Clarence A. Lindeman was an attorney in Yuma in the 1910s. He was born to August A. and Celia Neuenberg Lindeman at Redwood Falls, Minnesota on September 23rd 1884. He spent his early years in Minnesota before moving with his family to California in 1901. In the early years of the 20th century Clarence moved to Yuma and found employment working with the Bureau of Reclamation. Eventually, Clarence decided to pursue a law degree and moved back east to Washington D.C. in order to study at George Washington University. After his graduation in 1912 he returned to Yuma and opened a law office. During, he met and married Adele Priest, was elected Exalted Ruler of Yuma’s Elks Lodge, and became heavily involved in many other groups. Clarence was also the local contact for the United War Work Campaign. In 1924 Clarence moved to Los Angeles, California and started an independent law practice.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: This collection contains materials from Clarence Lindeman’s time in Yuma. This material includes an assortment of business correspondence, legal documents, and financial papers. Also included in this collection are papers from his work with the United War Work Campaign. The publications folder contains abstracts of a U.S. Supreme Court case. Files are organized alphabetically.


Box Folder Title Dates
1 1 Biographical 1919
  2 Correspondence 1893 – 1918
  3 Correspondence 1918 – 1920, n.d.
  4 Financial 1910 – 1918
  5 Legal 1871 – 1919, n.d.
  6 Memorabilia n.d.
  7 News Clippings 1924
  8 Publications 1918 – 1920
  9 United War Work Campaign 1918


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