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Lytle, Alice

CSUS Special Collections & Archives - Manuscript Collections


Alice Lytle papers


Alice Lytle was the first African American woman to serve on the Sacramento bench and in 1998 upon the unification of the courts she became the first female African American Superior Court judge in California. Her terms spanned 20 years.

The collection consists of personal papers, artifacts, audio cassettes, photographs, advocacy files, correspondence, speeches and subject files.


Collection is currently not open for research.  Please contact Head, Department of Special Collections and University Archives for information.

Flyers for Alice Lytle, 1980.

Date Span: 1979-2002
Extent: 42.75 Linear feet (30 record cartons and 7 manuscript boxes)

Finding Aids:
Guide to the Alice Lytle papers, 1979-2002 [xml]
Directory of Special Collections of the California State University Libraries [link]
OneSearch - Sacramento State University Library catalog [link]

General Subjects:
African Americans
Politics & Government
Women & Women Studies